Relaxed limits on what licensed U.S. travelers can bring home mean that Americans will be able to enjoy small quantities of the liquor at home. But, with the embargo still in place, the rum won't be flooding bars or the market.
The favorable outcome of the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade meetings should facilitate export of products like feta and parmesan cheese to China, which is a particularly large and fast-growing market for U.S. dairy products.
Perky Jerky landed in more than 220 high-end specialty retailers and supermarkets across Japan and South Korea in October 2014, with plans to be in China by January 2015. Its American ultra-premium turkey jerky line has experienced strong sales in its first several weeks in both Japan and Korea.
McDonald's in Japan began rationing its fries Wednesday. It said prolonged labor negotiations with port workers on the West Coast have made it difficult to meet demand despite an emergency airlift of 1,000 tons of processed spuds and an extra shipment from the U.S. East Coast by sea.
Retailers continue to put pressure on manufacturers to escalate production efficiency in order to enhance customer service though faster shipping to stores or home deliveries and personalized products. Warehouses have expanded well beyond the traditional product fulfillment function.
The recent past has been particularly painful, with economic downturns driving manufacturing overseas to take advantage of lower labor costs, and a generally depressed level of manufacturing activity becoming the norm. However, there’s good news to share.
Warehousing can be a rather complex business and one area in which this is especially true is in the food distribution business. Read on to discover four essential ways you can better manage your food distribution warehouse.
Forklifts in a warehouse are a vital part of any operation. Whether you require one to move boxes of products, pallets or other storage equipment, these machines are an indispensable part of smooth warehouse operations.
Sometimes the simple phrase of “going green” can seem overwhelming. After all, where do you start? Where can you see the most significant impact? There are many ways in which you can go green in your warehouse. Below are just a few ways you can get started.
On Thanksgiving Day, a fire destroyed the Fannie May Fine Chocolates warehouse and distribution facility in Maple Heights, Ohio. The company has been working around the clock to produce more of its iconic chocolates at its state-of-the-art production facility.
To meet the growing demand that reshoring will bring, I believe that contract manufacturers here in the U.S. should focus on two things: Reducing the lead-time of production and improving supply chains.
The Brainstrorm features industry experts sharing their perspectives on issues critical to the food industry. In the final installment of this three-part series, we ask: What are some areas of investment that food manufacturers should utilize to improve their energy management?
Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in November for the 18th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 66th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
Set to be fully operational in December 2014, the 40,000 square foot plant will produce and specialize in fresh, refrigerated, and ready-to-eat meals serving the Midwest with national distribution capabilities.
There are growing concerns that a slowdown at one of the country's busiest ports in Long Beach could hit holiday shipments. From apples to iPhones, business could come to a halt on the West coast, as a battle threatens to stop crucial imports.
The approximately 25,000 pounds of frozen boxed turkeys that an overturned tractor-trailer spilled on a Northern California freeway two weeks before Thanksgiving will be donated to a local food bank. A health inspector determined the turkeys are still safe to eat.
A tractor-trailer has overturned and spilled about 25,000 pounds of frozen boxed turkeys on a Northern California freeway two weeks before Thanksgiving.
Labor woes at major West Coast sea ports have slowed the export of a record crop of Washington apples and endangered big Christmas season shipments of the fruit to Central American nations.
A diverse coalition including retailers, manufacturers and farmers sent a letter to President Obama today urging the government's immediate involvement in contract negotiations between the Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.
I discussed the resurgence of the manufacturing sector with Ms. Amy Susan, the Director of Communications and Marketing for the Missouri Department of Economic Development. She shared some valuable insight into Missouri’s strengths for attracting expansions and investments.
For many companies, fleet management brings up one of those enduring business conundrums: whether or not to outsource. Should you hire an on-site fleet manager or use a company? There are good arguments on both sides, but no one solution fits all companies.
Buyers are interested in buying from distributors that are online and easy to use, so manufacturers should partner with distributors that have adopted ecommerce strategies to meet the growing demand for more mobile, digital, and automatic shopping.
The passage of several months since a heated legislative debate over the legal definition of Tennessee whiskey has done little to mellow the dispute between two global liquor giants and the growing number of craft distillers caught between them.
How can small businesses keep from spending all their precious pennies on shipping? One of the most obvious choices is to avoid shipping products by truck as much as possible.