Food Shippers of America

Hurricane Florence gets closer to a possible landfall and several named storms
threaten other U.S. states and interests, we wanted to send all of our partners
a few quick but important storm-related reminders.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/fud-nwl/pdf/ALAN_Pre-Hurricane_E-Mail_Two.pdf to view the full article online.

Transport Topics

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has relaxed hours-of-service regulations in 11 states and the District of Columbia as Hurricane Florence makes its way to the East Coast.

Visit https://www.ttnews.com/articles/hos-rules-eased-hurricane-florence-approaches to view the full article online.

Aljex Software, Inc.
Syfan Logistics, Inc.

Transport Topics

The fate of a provision tucked in the transportation bills in the House and Senate that would suspend enforcement of the electronic logging device rule for livestock haulers remains uncertain as lawmakers approach a Sept. 30 government funding deadline.

Visit https://www.ttnews.com/articles/funding-deadline-fast-approaching-fiscal-2019-transportation-bills-not-yet-considered to view the full article online.


Transport Topics

The retailer will offer referral bonuses of up to $1,500, shorten the on-boarding process for new hires by more than a month and broadcast its first national TV ad focused on its 7,500 truckers.

Visit https://www.ttnews.com/articles/walmart-doubles-spending-battle-truckers-0 to view the full article online.



The DOE reviewed data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration and found gasoline demand had peaked. Diesel fuel, jet fuel and bunker fuel used in cargo ships is rising and is expected to keep going up for 30 to 40 years. 

Visit https://www.trucks.com/2018/09/12/trucks-fuel-economy-technology-research/ to view the full article online.



With harvest season ramping up in the southeast, the arrival of Hurricane Florence can’t come at a worse time. Peanuts in Georgia, soybeans and grain in North Carolina, and many other crops and agricultural products are being harvested in the region and loaded onto trucks for their next destination – whether that be a processing plant of an end customer.

Visit https://www.freightwaves.com/news/weather/bulk-trailers-in-demand-for-florence-cleanup to view the full article online.

The conference will take place September 25-27 in Westchester, New York. The Nears Awards will also be announced.

Visit https://www.nears.org/cdms/registration.cgi 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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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 application and 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=521533&issueID=58974 to view the full article online.

UTXL, Inc.

With the 64th Annual Foods Shippers of America conference almost 75% sold out, please find our tentative agenda that our Co-Chairs Earnie Seibert, Sanderson Farms and Mary Kearney, Hirschbach Motor Lines and committee are working towards another great conference.

Visit http://www.naylornetwork.com/fud-nwl/pdf/Tentative_2019_Conference_Agenda_091018.pdf 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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