Food Shippers of America


Food Shippers of America (FSA) would like to look at options to refresh and update the look of the FSA logo.  

To that end, FSA is sponsoring a competition for our members and past annual conference attendees to help develop ideas for a new logo.

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Please be sure to add media@foodshippersofamerica.org to your email contact list to ensure prompt delivery of your registration voucher for the 2020 Food Shippers of America Annual Conference.

Hub Group, Inc.
Syfan Logistics, Inc.

After almost 30 years at the Forney Road warehouse and corporate offices, The Shippers Group has moved.

The move to a brand-new 560,000 sq ft. distribution facility, which is now home to TSG’s Corporate Headquarters, creates a campus environment alongside the existing Wintergreen Road facility in Hutchins, TX.

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Bison Transport Inc. announced April 1 the acquisition of Amherst, WI.-based H.O. Wolding, Inc. HOW is a 320-truck, dry van fleet with truckload operations in the U.S. Midwest, Northeast and Southeast regions.

"We are very pleased to welcome the drivers, staff and partners of HOW to the Bison family," said Bison's Executive Chairman, Don Streuber.

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A big "Thank You!" to all of the men and women on our team who continuously strive for perfection on a daily basis. Your hard work is why Star Distribution Systems is the Brightest Name in Distribution.

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H&M Bay, Inc. has broken ground on a 51,000 sq. ft. LTL consolidation center and cold storage facility located in Lawrenceburg, TN.

H&M Bay will provide LTL service for shipments originating in Tennessee, Kentucky, northern Alabama, and northern Mississippi to the 48 contiguous states. The Lawrenceburg facility will also offer cold storage and fulfillment services.

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Bison Transport announced April 29 that it had acquired all of the assets of the container on flat car ("COFC") intermodal operations of Indianapolis, IN-based Celadon Group, Inc.

The acquisition includes operating personnel, drivers, customers and supplier relationships. This represents the continued growth of Bison's intermodal service and enhances its ability to support cross-border shippers in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

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Visible Supply Chain Management

Transport Topics
American Trucking Association President Chris Spear spoke before a House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit in hopes of furthering a proposed $2 trillion infrastructure bill.

Visit https://www.ttnews.com/articles/atas-chris-spear-new-fuel-tax-remains-most-viable-way-fund-infrastructure to view the full article online.


With warmer weather fast on the heels of a wetter-than-average winter and spring, California produce is hitting high marks in outbound tender volumes from Stockton and San Francisco, growing by 11.29 percent and 39.5 percent, respectively, in the past two weeks.

Visit https://www.freightwaves.com/news/california-produce-volumes-blooming-as-weather-dries-out to view the full article online.


Food Processing
Riding high on their successful IPO, Beyond Meat CEO Ethan Brown says he is ready to increase his restaurant orders and take on his larger, meat-based competitors, with an eye toward lead contender McDonald's. The fast-food giant currently does not offer any meatless burger options.

Visit https://www.foodprocessing.com/industrynews/2019/beyond-meat-ceo-bring-on-more-orders/ 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.
Learn more.

John Murphy was one of the long-standing members of the Food Shippers of America organization both as a food manufacturer and as the Executive Director. John spent more than 40 years in the transportation industry of which the last half was at The Borden Food Company where he retired in 1995. Upon retiring from Borden, John spent 14 years as the Executive Director of Food Shippers of America.

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Thank you to all our members for your support!

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Registration for the 65th Annual Food Shippers of America Conference, scheduled for Feb. 23-25, 2020, at the JW Marriott Grand Lakes Orlando, FL., opens soon!

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The biography of Russell Gottemoeller featured on page 38 of our Summer issue of Food Shippers of America incorrectly referred to Mr. Gottemoeller as Guss and Gus. Naylor Association Solutions, as publisher, extends a personal apology to Mr. Gottemoeller and regrets any confusion we may have caused the Food Shippers of America or it member readers.

The Rail Update featured on page 87 of our summer issue of Food Shippers of America was written by Todd Tranausky, Vice President, Rail and Intermodal Services, FTR Transportation Intelligence. The Food Shippers of America Board thanks him for his time and insights. Naylor Association Solutions, as publisher, regrets the omission of his authorship and any confusion we may have caused the Food Shippers of America member readers.

 Please accept our sincerest apologies for these errors.

UTXL, Inc.

The Packer 
From sourcing to branding to the next generation of consumers, on June 10 industry executives gathered during the General Session of the United Fresh Produce Association's conference and expo to discuss changes in shopping technology, creating position within the market and sourcing of product for optimal quality.

Visit https://www.thepacker.com/article/produce-execs-look-future-united-fresh-outlook-panel to view the full article online.


Food Dive
Venturing into the ever-widening plant-based food landscape, Perdue Foods, in partnership with Better Meat Co., is creating a line of chicken nuggets, tenders and patties blended with vegetables that will appeal to "flexitarian" tastes. The new line will be in grocery stores starting in September.

Visit https://www.fooddive.com/news/perdue-gets-into-plant-based-food-with-blended-chicken-plus-line/556724/ to view the full article online.


FoodBev Media
In a solution aimed at optimizing in-line measurement and eliminating the need for manual product sampling, especially in cheese and milk powder production, Tetra Pak has partnered with analytical solution provider Foss to create a standardization unit that delivers key data every seven seconds and adjusts in real-time to ensure continuous protein control.

Visit https://www.foodbev.com/news/tetra-pak-introduces-advanced-version-of-its-standardisation-unit/ 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.
Read the full story here.
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