Food Shippers of America John J. Murphy Scholarship UPDATE

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John Murphy was one of the long-standing members of the Food Shippers of America organization both as a food manufacturer and as the Executive Director. John spent more than 40 years in the transportation industry of which the last half was at The Borden Food Company where he retired in 1995.  After John retired, he spent 14 years as the Executive Director of Food Shippers of America 

John’s impact and contributions to the organization included:

  • Ambassador for the food industry
  • Facilitated the combining of the rail/3PL and motor carrier conference in 1997
  • Grew the organization from 150 to the 800+ it is today
  • Instrumental in transforming the organization to become more interactive and collaborative by doubling the shipper/receiver participation
  • Voice and visionary of the organization
  • Friend and mentor to hundreds of food logistics professionals

Most importantly he understood, progressed and protected the mission and values of the Food Shippers of America to be an educational resource that could be influential in driving change in the industry.

Eligible Applicants are children or dependents (including spouses) of a Supply Chain Logistics Department employee whose Company's membership dues are current.

For you convenience, click here for a link to access the John J. Murphy Scholarship Application for 2021.

The 2020 John J. Murphy Recipient and others will be announced by February 20, 2021.


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