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The 62nd Annual Conference will be held March 5-7, 2017, at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort in Orlando, Florida.  We are experiencing registrations at a rapid pace, so register soon to secure your spot. Total attendance is limited to the first 1,000 completed registrations. 
Please click here to access conference registration:
Hotel reservations at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort can be secured using the Food Shippers of America Reservations link. The hotel is already 49% booked, so please secure your rooms AFTER completing your Conference Registration. 

 
 
   
The tournament will be held at the Waldorf Astoria Golf Club adjacent to the conference hotel on Sunday, March 5, 2017. There will be two consecutive rounds: 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. tee times. Register early for your preferred tee time when you register for the conference.
 
TP3 Global and Q Products & Services (QPS) join forces to create a unique customer service experience in the challenging world of temperature sensitive product protection. The joint venture offers unrivalled customer service and product access on a truly global basis. QPS leads the U.S. market with their flagship, patented CargoQuilt® and PalletQuilt® products, while TP3 manufactures Silverskin™, Europe’s best known thermal cover and blanket brand. Available worldwide, these temperature protection products support all modes of transportation, including Over the road, Airfreight and Ocean shipments.
 
Mike Tamana Freight Lines LLC
Syfan Logistics, Inc.
Newbourne brings transportation career experience to CTG-owned brokerage firm. Chattanooga, Tenn. — Paul Newbourne, a veteran in U.S. transportation and logistics, is bringing his career experience to the Covenant Transportation Group (CTG) management team and taking on the role of chief operating officer at Covenant Transport Solutions, effective Monday, Sept. 19, 2016.
 
 
   
Due to overwhelming response, our 2017 Sponsorship availabilities are almost sold out. Remaining sponsorship selections are available during the Conference Registration process or you may contact Nancy Newbourne, Treasurer at treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org or Royce Fisk Executive Director at rfisk@foodshippersofamerica.org.
 
WSI
United States Cold Storage, Inc.
The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) supports disaster recovery by engaging industry to address the unmet needs of relief organizations, communities and people.
 
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More than $22,500 in awards will be presented, and the top applicant will be invited to attend the conference and accept the award in person. Eligible applicants are children or dependents (including spouses) of a supply chain department employee whose company's FSA membership dues are current. If you have any questions, please contact Nancy Newbourne, treasurer, at treasurer@foodshippersofamerica.org. Please click on the learn more below for more information about the John J Murphy 2017 Scholarship Application. Completed applications must be received by December 31, 2016.
 
 
   
Our co-chairs and Planning Committee have completed our agenda for the 62nd Annual Food Shippers of America Conference at the Hilton Bonnet Creek Resort.
 
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Pro Star Logistics
 
   
Tyson Foods appears to be the first big meat company to invest in a business that, among other things, aims to reduce consumption of chicken, beef and pork by replacing it with plant proteins. Tyson, the country’s largest meat processor, announced last week that it was investing an undisclosed amount for a 5 percent stake in Beyond Meat, a company based in El Segundo, Calif., that makes "meats" from protein sources like soy and peas.
 
 
   
ConAgra Foods’ spinoff of its frozen potato business into a stand-alone company could shape up to be one of the year’s most lucrative spinoff deals, one analyst told The World-Herald. But others are skeptical about whether the two companies will fare much better on their own than they have together, and about how quickly shareholders could see a gain.
 
 

 

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