Food Shippers of America

Aljex Software, Inc.
Syfan Logistics, Inc.


Citing increased demand for transport of temperature-sensitive goods, Hapag-Lloyd announced it plans to order an additional 11,100 reefer containers through December. With the order, the world's fifth largest ocean shipper will realize a 29 percent growth in its refrigerated fleet since 2015.

Visit https://www.freightwaves.com/news/hapag-lloyd-reefer-fleet to view the full article online.



In response to ever-tightening environmental regulations here and abroad, Kenworth Truck Co. is working to produce a zero-emission freight hauling truck that relies on electric power, and is developing electrified powertrains that will work with myriad electrical sources.

Visit https://www.trucks.com/2018/08/16/kenworth-truck-alternative-fuels-strategy%e2%80%a8/ to view the full article online.



In followup to the recent fining of Walmart by the City of Springfield for allowing truck parking in its lot -- and a backlash across social media calling for a boycott of the city -- officials have begun to talk in earnest with the country's largest retailer about better accommodating truckers. More, the story generated broader conversations about the complications of ELD mandates and  increasingly limited parking for long-haulers.

Visit https://www.freightwaves.com/news/todays-pickup-august-16 to view the full article online.

One Partner. Many Solutions.
Burris Logistics
At Burris Logistics, your business is as important to us as our own. We listen to you, learning from our customers and the industries we serve to collaborate on the best solutions for your end-to-end supply chain needs.
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Pushing an agenda that includes hiring veterans, promoting new technology and fixing our nation's roadway system, American Trucking Assocation president Chris Spear recently spoke out about an experience he had aboard a $4 billion warship.

Visit https://www.trucks.com/2018/08/20/ata-president-spear-5-top-issues-trucking/ to view the full article online.


Transport Topics

The CVSA will conduct random inspections on commercial carriers weighing 10,000 or more to capture data on the condition and/or maintennace of rear trailer underride guards. The inspections are in response to a bill submitted by U.S. Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) who support legislation that may result in an out-of-service designation for some older trucks.

Visit https://www.ttnews.com/articles/cvsa-responds-senators-deciding-spend-day-inspecting-trailer-underride-guards to view the full article online.

UTXL, Inc.


Tropos Motors announced  this week that their latest delivery incarnation exceeds all current standard safety measures, and will, with a wider electric range, also handle last-mile delivery operations. 

Visit https://www.freightwaves.com/news/equipment/tropos-low-speed-vehicle-desiged-for-last-mile to view the full article online.


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


2019 Applicants- Please complete the attached applicationand return via email to scholarship@foodshippersofamerica.org or mail to Food Shippers of America Scholarship C/O FSA-MDI 2800 S River Road Suite 275 Des Plaines, IL 60018. All completed applications and supporting documentation must be received by received by December 14th, 2018.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/fud-nwl/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=517830&issueID=58973 to view the full article online.

A Fresh Approach to Food Shipping
Tucker Company Worldwide, Inc.
Planning your food delivery in the most economical and quickest transit time possible allows you to keep your food products at their best. Tucker specializes in arranging your freight according to your needs, contracting with a select group of carriers, and applying our innovative “forensic dispatch” approach to strive for the safe, seamless and on-time delivery of your product.
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