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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.
 
We are pleased to offer the following sponsorship opportunities for the 63rd Annual Food Shippers of America Conference.
 
Lanehub is proud to announce we have been selected as one of eight finalists to pitch for a chance to receive a $100,000 investment from Steve Case, co-founder of AOL. Below is an excerpt from an article written about Rise of the Rest.
 
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63rd Annual Food Shippers of America Conference Sponsors for 2018 include:
 
The Trump administration now says that it wants to repeal the Obama administration’s prized environmental policy: the Clean Power Plan, which mandates 32% cuts in CO2 emissions by 2030. That’s what The Hill is reporting, which got a copy of its proposal and said that effort could begin as early as this week. "The EPA is proposing to repeal the CPP in its entirety," the agency writes in the notice that would be published in the Federal Register, as reported by The Hill.
 
Toyota’s long-awaited hydrogen fuel cell electric truck is finally hitting the road, almost six months after the company first unveiled the clean and quiet Class 8 drayage truck. The custom-built prototype will haul imported Toyota parts from the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach to warehousing and distribution operations in Southern California, some as many as 100 miles away. The program, which Toyota is calling "Project Portal," will run indefinitely starting Oct. 23.
 
Choptank Transport, a third-party logistics provider, headquartered in Preston, Maryland, announced the launch of a new brand strategy and logo design to align with its recent growth and technology-driven logistics services. "Choptank has grown over the years and we are not the same company we were when we first opened our doors. We need to let the industry know who we are today – rated as a top 3PL, with sophisticated logistics technology, real-time tracking capabilities and highly trained sales and logistics professionals," said Geoff Turner, president and CEO at Choptank. "Our new logo and brand strategy directly reflect our company’s evolution and fast adoption of leading edge technologies."
 
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Food Shippers of America is proud to announce its partnership with Cvent in creating a new registration process for the 63rd Annual Food Shippers of America Conference March 11-13, 2018, at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix, AZ. Registration is on target to open July 1, 2017. If you have attended an FSA conference in the last three years, you will receive an email invitation that will include your own unique voucher number. This number will be needed when you access the link within the email invitation to complete your conference registration.
 
Food Shippers of America Agenda 2018 as of 10/16/17.
 
Reich Brothers Holdings, a company that buys shuttered factories and sells their assets, says it has agreed to purchase the former Oscar Mayer headquarters and hopes to bring manufacturing back to the East Side site. The transaction is expected to close at the end of October, said co-CEO Adam Reich. "We firmly believe anything we do with the property should be in concert with local and state officials, with the infrastructure, the economy and with the job base," Reich told the Wisconsin State Journal. "We are looking to do something that’s going to attract jobs."
 
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Burris Freight Management, a business line of Burris Logistics — provider of customized supply chain solutions — announced that it has acquired Iowa-based, Streamline Logistics. Learn how we can offer you more options in transportation solutions.
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The popular brand, which recently introduced a chocolate brownie flavor, is rumored to be adding a Chocolate Hazelnut Oreo to its ever expanding range.
 
As the economy shows signs of improvement, so too do the rail and intermodal transportation markets. However, it bears repeating that even in the leaner economic times of recent years, these markets did a better than average job of persevering while it appeared that the other major modes were limping along. And all that hard work appears to be paying off, as the current state of the rail and intermodal markets looks promising, considering that volumes are up compared to a year ago at this time. Meanwhile, rail and intermodal players continue to seek pricing gains. In fact, rates are slowly starting to trend up again, while service levels remain below ideal levels—something that has not gone unnoticed by shippers. All of these factors—coupled with the ever-changing regulatory maze of challenges—continue to make these markets complex, competitive, vibrant and challenging all at once.
 
Global Cold Storage Construction Market 2017 - Industry Research Report This press release was orginally distributed by SBWire Deerfield Beach, FL -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/11/2017 -- The Global Cold Storage Construction Market 2017 Industry Research Report is a in-depth study and professional analysis on the current state of the Cold Storage Construction market. Cold Storage Construction Market Report Details: Worldwide Cold Storage Construction Market report provides a basic overview of the Cold Storage Construction industry including classification, definitions, key vendors, growth drivers, competitive landscape, regional analysis and cold storage construction industry chain structure.
 
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Pro Star Logistics
The land development plan for two warehouses at the former Kraft Foods property in Upper Macungie has won approval from township supervisors. The board voted unanimously to grant the preliminary plan approval to Atlanta-based Ridgeline Property Group for the Park 100 Logistics Center, 7352 Industrial Boulevard. The plan proposes two 730,080-square foot warehouses on the site that was home to the the Kraft Heinz Co. manufacturing plant since 1972.
 
LAS CRUCES, NM (KTSM) - Las Crucens will soon no longer have to make the trip to El Paso to buy their groceries at Sprouts Farmers Market! The new store, one of nine across the country scheduled to open in the first quarter of 2018, will be located at 2350 E. Lohman Avenue, according to a news release. The Las Cruces branch of the Phoenix-based grocery chain is expected to bring approximately 120 new job opportunities to the area.
 
TIA has received several emails from members regarding a letter from "UCRregistration.com" concerning 2018 Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) payments and registration. "UCRregistration.com" is not associated with the UCR and is charging more than the UCR registration fee. The Single State Registration System officially ended on January 1, 2007, and was replaced by the Unified Carrier Registration Agreement (UCR). The UCR was established in the Highway Reauthorization Bill enacted on August 10, 2005 (SAFETEA-LU, P.L. 109-59). UCR requires all motor carriers (including private, for-hire and exempt carriers), as well as brokers, freight forwarders and leasing companies to register with the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) annually. In addition, a broker is required to pay a $76 registration fee each year. Currently 41 states are participating in the UCR, but you must register even if you are not domiciled in one of those participating base states. A base state will be assigned to you. States are starting to ramp up enforcement of collecting unpaid UCR fees, so register today by visiting the Unified Carrier Registration System’s webpage. If you need assistance registering with the UCR, please contact Chris Burroughs at burroughs@tianet.org or 703-299-5705.
 
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Burris Logistics
Burris Freight Management, a business line of Burris Logistics — provider of customized supply chain solutions — announced that it has acquired Iowa-based, Streamline Logistics. Learn how we can offer you more options in transportation solutions.
Learn more.
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