Food Shippers of America

Remember to mark your calendars to join us from February 20 – 22, 2022 at the JW Marriott Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, Florida for what will be the 66th annual Food Shippers of America conference. Registration will start late Summer/early Fall, and more details on registration opportunities will be coming soon!

Please continue to take advantage of the industry information available on our 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.


We have recently been made aware that a company, getmailinglist.com, was soliciting the sale of a mailing list to Food Shippers' members. Food Shippers does not make available, nor sell, any information collected as part of our conference or membership activities. We have reported this company to the Federal Trade Commission and request that if you do receive such a solicitation you please contact us immediately, at executivedirector@foodshippersofamerica.org so that we can notify the appropriate authorities.


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 New Normal looks like. Perhaps how your company is wrangling the capacity crunch, or the best practices your team has crafted to ensure continued resilience and adaptability moving forward. We offer a unique opportunity for FSA Members to share with our readers 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.

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/fud-nwl/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=676217&issueID=78467 to view the full article online.


Our current issue of Food Shippers of America magazine is also available in digital format, and include a host of industry information. Read features about pendemic trends in food purchasing and other retail disrupters, the changing regulatory environment and the pace of infrastructure need. Inside your find an economic outlook for 2021 ATA Chief Economist and Senior Vice President Bob Costello and a host of industry insiders discussing all facets of the food and beverage iindustry. Please click here for immediate access. 

Previous issues may be found in our association website archives, or by clicking here. 

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/fud-nwl/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=676223&issueID=78467 to view the full article online.


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 Food Shippers of America.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.

Red Classic Transportation Services, LLC
Syfan Logistics, Inc.

Cision PR Newswire
California-based Apeel Sciences has added machine learning imaging technology to further enhance food waste reduction efforts. The data is collected from produce at the distribution centers and warehouses during the application of the company's protective, edible layer designed to slow water loss and extend shelf life.

Visit https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/apeel-acquires-imaging-technology-to-unlock-the-insights-in-every-bite-of-fruit-301288845.html to view the full article online.


Colonial Pipeline has re-opened after paying Eastern European hackers $5 million and said that it was "delivering millions of gallons per hour" to markets along the East Coast.

Visit https://www.cnet.com/news/pipeline-hack-update-colonial-reopens-across-the-map-ransomware-payment/ to view the full article online.


Supply Chain Dive
In response to a growing call for traceability in the supply chain, the world's largest chocolate makers, including Cargill, Mars, and Nestle, have joined the World Cocoa Foundation and established farm-to-point-of-purchase tracking in Ghana and Ivory Coast for more than 80% of their direct cocoa purchases.

Visit https://www.supplychaindive.com/news/cocoa-chocolate-companies-increase-sourcing-transparency-wcf/600067/ to view the full article online.

United States Cold Storage, Inc.

Food and Wine
In the wake of a year's worth of altered food shopping habits, manufacturers had to pivot from supplying items in bulk to restaurants and schools to household-sizes, while some niche items were backburnered in favor of more high demand items.

Visit https://www.foodandwine.com/news/pandemic-food-shortages to view the full article online.


Food Industry Executive
Food prices spiked during the height of the pandemic in 2020, but industry analysts find there are several factors that will continue to put pressure on food manufacturers and keep CPG product prices on the rise.

Visit https://foodindustryexecutive.com/2021/05/ingredients-labor-shipping-drive-cpg-price-increases/ to view the full article online.


Financial Post
Some industry analysts believe over-regulation, labor shortages and heavy concentration in the Canadian grocery sector are negatively impacting the ability of the country to feed its citizens, despite a wealth of raw materials and untapped processing potential.

Visit https://financialpost.com/news/economy/the-unsteady-future-of-food-manufacturing-in-canada to view the full article online.

FSIS | USDA Inspections | Capacity available
NewCold Seattle Operations LLC
Under Covid our automated and robotized coldstores have enabled our teams to operate at maximum reliability and efficiency, 24/7.  We have capacity available in Tacoma, WA and Burley, ID and we are ready to support your import and export needs in Tacoma! We are FSIS certified.
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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 April issue. 

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

Visit https://www.naylornetwork.com/fud-nwl/articles/index-v2.asp?aid=676283&issueID=78467 to view the full article online.

Red Classic Transportation Services, LLC

Taste, texture and appearance have always been important aspects of food manufacturing, and plant-based foods are no exception. Motif is making those aspects and more, including mouthfeel, marbling and moisture retention its core mission.

Visit https://www.forbes.com/sites/johncumbers/2021/05/13/how-new-technology-is-making-plant-based-foods-taste-and-look-better/?sh=7313c830585e to view the full article online.


Food Engineering
The pandemic has made clear the benefits of automation in food manufacturing, including areas that architectural, engineering and construction firms have not traditionally considered automation-necessary areas.

Visit https://www.foodengineeringmag.com/articles/99469-automation-in-the-time-of-covid-19-an-aec-viewpoint to view the full article online.

Food for Thought
Alliance Shippers Inc.
By utilizing Alliance Shippers Inc.’s refrigerated fleet for dry commodities, shippers receive the same premium services as those who ship temperature-sensitive goods. This includes expedited rail service, complete satellite visibility, GPS tracking, cargo capacity greater than most 53-foot domestic containers, and a dedicated team committed to extraordinary customer service.
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Food Shippers of America
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