Food Shippers of America

RWI Transportation LLC
We are pleased to announce the creation of the John J. Murphy Scholarship. John Murphy was a long-standing member of the Food Shippers of America organization both as a food manufacturer and as the executive director. He spent more than 40 years in the transportation industry of which the last half was with The Borden Food Company where he retired in 1995. He then spent 14 years as the executive director of Food Shippers of America.

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Mission Statement: Our primary mission as Food Shippers of America is to promote high standards and continuing education of transportation and logistics services to the food industry.

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Do you feel your supply chain is under attack? Do you find evidence that your past defenses are eroding or are underperforming and putting your plan and strategy at risk? Are you managing your capacity to the ebbs and flows created by driver shortages and an uneven economy? Do you need more tools in your arsenal? Then attend FSA 2012 Conference "What's in Your Logistics Bunker" and find out how to shore up your execution through new idea sharing, current and topical presentations/panels and benchmarking with your peers!

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Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) pushed the Transportation industry higher today, making it today's featured transportation winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1%. By the end of trading, Canadian Pacific Railway rose 93 cents (1.5%) to $61.22 on light volume. Throughout the day, 845,715 shares of Canadian Pacific Railway exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock ranged in price between $60.79-$61.40 after having opened the day at $60.90 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $60.29.
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Best Logistics, Inc.
WASHINGTON--(ENEWSPF)--December 2, 2011. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced a federal loan of up to $280 million to advance construction on the 30-mile Eagle P3 commuter rail project, which will significantly expand transportation choices in the greater Denver area. Source: dot.gov

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FAIRFIELD, CA, Dec 06, 2011 Today, MV Transportation, Inc., the largest privately-owned transportation contracting firm based in the United States, announced the successful opening of its new Dallas, Texas, location in the well-known and centrally located Premier Place Building at 5910 North Central Expressway. This executive office location adds to the company's two support center locations: one in Northern California and one in Iowa. (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX)

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After a successful North American launch, TempTRIP®, LLC is making its innovative time/temperature management system available in Europe. The company has partnered with several representatives throughout Europe who will be servicing the continent via TempTRIP's Vilnius, Lithuania-based logistics center. Posted by Healthcare Packaging

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New Miami Sales & Dispatch Center to Focus on Temperature-Controlled Freight Interstate Transport, Inc. will open another new, company-owned and operated aales & dispatch center on December 12, 2011. Located between Miami and Homestead, it will support Interstate's existing customer base with a regional focus. The Miami team brings more than 50 years of industry expertise to the new location, which will offer both sales and complete dispatch operations.

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While Republicans and Democrats fight over how to pay for the extension of a payroll tax cut — or whether to let it continue at all — a bipartisan cadre of House members has quietly been coalescing around the notion of a large-scale, long-term transportation bill to address the country’s myriad infrastructure needs. By JENNIFER STEINHAUER

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On Friday, ocean carrier MISC Berhad announced it will exit the container business next year. MISC is the first and largest carrier so far to announce a pullback from the ocean container market, even though it was one of a small number of ocean carriers that reported a 3Q profit. What does this mean for port real estate? The Industrial Transportation Property Network (ITPN)

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Schneider National
Nearby restaurants blocked Doc's of the Bay from parking at several spots it had applied for. Yesterday, the San Francisco Chronicle published a flawed story about the negative impact that food trucks are having on surrounding restaurants. By Jonathan Kauffman

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(Reuters) - Kraft Foods Inc (KFT.N) named its chief executive, Irene Rosenfeld, to lead its snacks business and Kraft North America President Anthony Vernon to lead its North American grocery business when it splits in two next year. By Martinne Geller

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As both parties hone their job-creation messages, transportation infrastructure spending has emerged as a key area ripe for action. But how to pay for much-needed projects as gas tax receipts dwindle remains a bone of contention. By ADAM SNIDER

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In an excerpt from Transport Topics, Ann Ferro of the FMCSA and President Bill Graves from the ATA said that a revised HOS rule would save lives, adding that preliminary truck-related fatality numbers are showing a slick uptick in 2010, approaching 4,000. Posted by Rickey Gooch

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