Food Logistics

OCT 2014

Food Logistics serves the entire food supply chain industry with targeted content for manufacturers, retailers, and distributors.

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O C T O B E R 2 0 1 4 • I S S U E N O . 1 6 1 ON THE MENU 4 OCTOBER 2014 • FOOD LOGISTICS www.foodlogistics.com Published and copyrighted 2014 by AC Business Media Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording or any information storage or retrieval system, without written permission from the publisher. Food Logistics (USPS 015-667; ISSN 1094-7450 print; ISSN 1930-7527 online) is published ten times per year in Jan/Feb, March, April, May, June, July, August, October, October and Nov/Dec by AC Business Media Inc., 1233 Janesville Avenue, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538, (920) 563-6388. Periodicals postage paid at Fort Atkinson, WI 53538 and additional mailing offices. POSTMASTER: Canada Post PM40612608. Return Undeliverable Canadian Addresses to: Food Logistics, Station A, P. O. Box 25542, London, ON N6C 6B2. Subscriptions: US, one year $45, two years $85; Canada & Mexico, one year $65, two years $120; International, one year $95, two years $180. All subscriptions must be paid in U.S. funds, drawn on U.S. bank. Printed in the USA. 34 26 16 COVER STORY Foodservice Charges Forward Consumer lifestyles drive away-from-home food sales while evolving formats challenge the foodservice supply chain. By Elliot Maras THIRD PARTY/REFRIGERATED LOGISTICS Getting More From Your 3PL Taking collaborative relationships to the next level pays dividends for today's food and beverage shippers. By Lara L. Sowinski SECTOR REPORTS How Do You Rack It? Static racking systems offer more ways to stock and replenish inventory. By Elliot Maras Stricter Regs Ahead: Telematics To The Rescue Telematics solutions improve vehicle management for drivers and fleet managers. By Elliot Maras Labels: Simple Yet So Sophisticated Label software can enhance data capture and improve traceability, speed and accuracy. By Elliot Maras COLUMNS FOR STARTERS Foodservice Sees Amazon In The Rearview Mirror International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA) president and CEO Mark Allen ponders Amazon's impact on the foodservice industry. By Lara L. Sowinski COOL INSIGHTS Cold Storage Expansion Stays Brisk More capacity comes online to handle growing cold chain activity. By Lara L. Sowinski FOOD (AND MORE) FOR THOUGHT The Survey Says: Leveraging Existing Technology Investments A Top Priority For Food Manufacturers ERP solutions come under pressure to deliver quicker ROI and more. By Thomas R. Cutler DEPARTMENTS 8 Supply Scan • 14 Food on the Move • 49 Marketplace 16 6 14 38 26 30 34 24 30

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