Registration is now open to all attendee types. If you would like to be added to our mailing list and receive an invitation voucher to the conference, please complete the information at the followig link: Request for Addition to FSA Mailing LIst Survey (foodshippersofamerica.org.)

The 2022 conference will be held from February 20 – 22, 2022 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida. Overflow rooms will be available at the adjacent Ritz Carlton Hotel.

Please continue to take advantage of the industry information available on our FSA website, in our eNewsletter, our bi-annual Food Shippers of America magazine, and on our LinkedIn page.

If you have any questions please contact Paul Newbourne, Executive Director, at executivedirector@foodshippersofamerica.org  or 847-302-1496 cell.


Food Shippers of America (FSA) is introducing a modernized branding initiative to better reflect the current relevance of its mission and member value proposition.


FTR Transportation intelligence and Food Shippers of America are co-hosting a webinar on “Current Transportation trends int eh Food and Beverage Industry” on October 21 and 2:00 PM EDT. To register, please click on the following link: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/4320998649538894096

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Thank you to all our members for your continued support!


Food Shippers is now accepting applications for the 2022 John J. Murphy Scholarship Program.
The scholarship program is open to any dependent of a current Food Shippers of America member. For more information on membership please visit our web site at FoodShippersofAmerica.org. For additional information on the scholarship application process please visit our Food Shippers of America Scholarship page.

The top scholarship winner for the 2022 John J. Murphy Scholarship Program will be announced at the 2022 Food Shippers of America annual conference in Orlando, Florida.


Consumer Goods Technology
General Mills has tapped Google to serve as its new data and analytics partner, using AI technology to create more personalized products and predictive consumer experiences.

Syfan Logistics, Inc.

A shortage of drug and alcohol testing sites and equipment has led to some drivers being unable to complete their testing as ordered, according to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association. The group has sent a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, asking for consideration of the impacts of the shortages and drivers unable to comply with testing orders.


Food Business News
Bakers are raising a warning flag that their access to a reliable supply of soybean and other edible oils is in jeopardy in the face of rising demand for food crops used in the production of biodiesel fuel.


Food Logistics
The right technology can unify food manufacturers, shippers, distribution centers, and suppliers using modern control tower technology, including collaborative information sharing for real-time insights.


While the roller-coaster ride of demand has subsided for the time being, food volumes remain high as restrictions continue to ease and more restaurants open. A recent report from FreightWaves and Redwood Logistics looks at future demand surges and the coming holiday season.

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Transport Topics
The Biden Administration announced on October 13 an agreement for the Port of Los Angeles to move to round-the-clock/7-day-a-week operation in an effort to break the logjam of ships waiting to dock and unload ahead of the holiday season.


Progressive Grocer
Shoppers have always gravitated toward grocery stores that were clean, convenient and a value for their family dollars, but today's grocers are finding a range of other challenges to connect with today's shoppers.


Food Dive
The Food and Drug Administration's latest voluntary sodium reduction guidelines may be five years in the making - and still non-binding - but the recommendations do move the dial forward in targeting sodium consumption reduction in the United States.

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The Winter 2021 issue of Food Shippers of America will be available the first week of November! 

Our current issue of Food Shippers of America magazine is also available in digital format,and includes an array of industry information, tips and perspectives. Read features about pandemic trends in food purchasing and other retail disrupters, the changing regulatory environment, and the pace of infrastructure improvements. Inside you will find perspectives on the 2021 economic outlook by ATA Chief Economist and Senior Vice President Bob Costello and a host of industry insiders who will also discuss many other facets of the food and beverage industry. Please click here for immediate access. 

Previous issues may be found by clicking here. 


Food Shippers of America is looking for FSA Members to feaure in our upcoming issues of the bi-annual Food Shippers of America magazine and monthly newsletter.

Tell us how you've weathered the pandemic and what your vision is moving forward. Perhaps how your organization is finding new solutions to capacity issues, or how new infrastructure legislation is affecting your  company's responses to increasing freight demands, We offer a unique opportunity for FSA Members to share their company's goals and successes, visions and innovations. 

If you would like your FSA Member profile to appear in our print and digital publications, please contact Food Shippers at media_advisor@foodshippersofamerica.org.


The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) is making its monthly magazine, 3PL Perspectives, available to all FSA members and suppliers. Please click here for a view of TIA's October issue. 

For more information about any articles appearing in 3PL Perspectives, contact Chris Burroughs at burroughs@tianet.org

Aljex Joins Global Leader in Logistics Technology
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Descartes has worked with Aljex for years to provide end-to-end solutions for the freight broker community in North America. The acquisition integrates the market leading Aljex TMS into the Descartes Global Logistics Network, providing customers with improved shipment tracking and carrier capacity.
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