Some thieves are posing as truckers to load food and beverage freight into their own tractor-trailers and drive away with it. This alarming pattern is hurting commerce, pushing up consumer prices and potentially putting public health and safety at risk.
Thieves are turning to a deceptively simple tactic: They pose as truckers, load the freight onto their own tractor-trailers and drive away with it. It's an increasingly common form of commercial identity theft that has allowed con men to make off each year with millions of dollars in food and beverages.
Just like the cost of our groceries doesn’t stop at the checkout line, the cost of your inventory doesn’t stop at the receiving dock. So as we head downstairs to rummage through our stockpiles, now might be a good time for you to head to your raw material and MRO storerooms and ask yourself, “How much do our groceries really cost?”
Squeezing suppliers can be counterproductive to manufacturers, but a fast-moving evolution is occurring in the way suppliers are managed. As a result, an internal shift is happening that is breaking down barriers between the treasury, procurement and supply chain departments.
The Flex Neck LED Dock Light offers more adjustments, flexibility and features than traditional LED dock lights.
Campbell Soup Co. is selling its European simple meals business to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners for 400 million euros ($542 million). The deal includes Campbell's national brands of soups, sauces and simple meals, including Liebig and Royco in France, Erasco in Germany, Blå Band in Sweden and Devos Lemmens and Royco in Belgium.
The Salvo™ Chock is an interlocking wheel chock designed for restraint of straight trucks and other vehicles that cannot be locked out with a glad hand lock.
The CE Series Compactor Enclosure is a flexible, custom-designed product that encloses compactors and dumpsters at the loading dock.
Most everyone in manufacturing is aware that today, supply chain is, more or less, “king” of the manufacturing lifecycle. With more globalized supply chains and the trend of working with more and more third parties, it’s critical that manufacturers keep a strong hold on the flow of materials from one location to the next.
With the right solutions and planning, a warehouse can be a product and inventory manager, a dynamic process enabler, a key factor in rationalizing new SKUs, a sales growth catalyst, a business planning tool and a flexible entity that adapts to new market forces as they arise.
The FBC22N2-FBC30LN2 series of 4,500-lb. to 6,500-lb. capacity electric 4-wheel cushion tire forklift trucks is equipped with a variety of productivity-enhancing standard features.
What is a warehouse? Posing and answering this question will help you better understand the role of automation in your warehouse. A well-planned and managed warehouse can be a critical part of the supply chain, the tools you use can make your operations more efficient and saving money can give you a competitive advantage.
Dura-Dock™ Series loading-dock lifts transfer loads quickly and safely from any truck bed to any dock height, and vice versa, without ramps or inclines.
President Barack Obama says rising U.S. exports have been "one of the biggest bright spots" of the U.S. economy. Obama pointed out the United States now sells more goods overseas than ever before, and those sales have boosted the U.S. economy.
The Dok-Lok® RHR-4000 Rotating Hook Restraint incorporates a shadow hook which adds another layer of protection against trailer separation accidents.
In some instances, the food supply chain is growing even longer and more complex as global trade becomes more elaborate and expands into new regions. At the same time, there’s a major push for locally grown and organic specialty foods.
Matson Navigation Co., the company responsible for the spill of 1,400 tons of molasses off the coast of Hawaii last week, says it will pay for all related cleanup of the area affected by the spill. Matt Cox, the company's CEO, was contrite on Monday while assuring the public the company will take responsibility for the spill.
Fresca Foods in Louisville, Colo., provides full-service contract manufacturing and brand management services to a growing host of customers operating in the healthy snack foods market. Their unique business model has yielded impressive results for the company and its clients.
Walgreens CEO Greg Wasson says the company, widely known as a successful drug retailer, says his company will extend its fresh food grocery line. Geoff Colvin, the senior editor-at-large for Fortune Magazine, interviews the CEO about the changing consumer habits that prompted the new company's evolution.
Cargill Beef says it will spend $48 million to install an automated order distribution system at its Dodge City meatpacking plant. The Wichita-based company said Tuesday the system will be housed in a specially built 62,000-square-foot facility.
A recent cyclospora outbreak has sickened more than 500 people in 18 states, with some cases linked to salad mix imported from Mexico. The incident highlights the importance of using traceability to identify pathogenic contamination.
Company introduces five new sizes in the 6" high ShelfMax® line of plastic storage bins.
AccellosOne for EDI for Microsoft Dynamics® AX provides a highly configurable solution versus a solution that requires significant mapping and processing outside of Dynamics AX.
Routing and scheduling software can help transportation and logistics operations make strategic and tactical decisions to reduce operating costs.
The former Seattle distribution center for the Liquor Control Board has been sold to a commercial real estate investment company for $23.4 million. The sale to Panattoni Development Company, Inc. was finalized by the state Department of Enterprise Services.