How Has the Shipping Backup Affected the Foodservice Supply Chain?

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Jan 4, 2022 3:25:53 AM

Even though the seasonal peak in shipping demand has passed, this nation’s supply chain issues are expected to continue into the coming year. Shipping a container through major U.S. ports is now more costly and takes much more time than in the past. And, even items moving domestically are facing various bottlenecks due to trucking shortages and other inefficiencies in the supply chain. 

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Topics: Supply Chain, COVID-19




6 Ways Your Food Business Can Deal With Supply Chain Disruptions

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Nov 12, 2021 6:42:49 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed a host of vulnerabilities in the global food supply chain, leading to all sorts of disruptions across the country. Whether people are concerned about eating out at their favorite restaurant or getting ahold of their must-have snack food at the local grocer’s, fluctuating levels of supply and demand have created an unprecedented situation for food businesses. Here’s what you need to know about the current situation and six ways your food business can deal with supply chain disruptions.

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Topics: Supply Chain, inventory waste, COVID-19




8 Challenges in Food and Beverage Supply Chains

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Nov 12, 2021 5:56:31 PM

Supply chain challenges have become a constant source of stress for food and beverage companies and the businesses that contract with them. Any disruption along the supply chain can upend plant operations, production schedules, logistics, and the customer experience.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Planning, COVID-19




Top Things You Need to Know About Post-COVID Supply Chains

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Nov 6, 2021 8:08:06 PM

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global supply chain continues to reach well beyond urgent struggles on behalf of consumers to obtain finished products or manufacturers to get vital raw materials. As the world emerges from the past 18 months of what should have been a brief interruption in the way we do business, reports from experts reveal that the damage to the supply chain could be long-lasting.

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Topics: Supply Chain, Planning, COVID-19




How Online Shopping Will Affect the Food Supply Chain

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Oct 14, 2021 10:46:17 PM

World events and technological innovations have ushered in a new era for the food supply chain sector. How consumers look at, purchase, and consume food has changed drastically over the past several years in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and an increasing desire for complete transparency.

Here is how consumer behavior has shifted in such a short period, the ways that online shopping growth will affect the food supply chain, and what companies can do to provide greater transparency moving forward. 

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Topics: RFID, Warehouse Managment, Supply Chain, warehouse process, COVID-19




Why Transparency Matters in the Food Supply Chain

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Oct 5, 2021 2:03:13 PM

The beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic exposed weaknesses in the global food supply chain as retailers and food manufacturers worked tirelessly to keep up with consumer demand. But, even earlier than that, traceability and transparency were becoming hot-button issues for companies that wanted to cater to consumer desires to know more about their food as well as a need to prevent product recalls. 

But, before you can make transparency a goal, you have to understand it. Here is what transparency in the food supply chain means, why it’s important, and how some businesses are beginning to address the issue.

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Topics: RFID, Supply Chain, inventory challenges, COVID-19




What's Your Company's "RFIQ"?

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Mar 31, 2021 7:36:39 PM

The pandemic-induced spike in eCommerce has been credited with accelerating technology adoption in the supply chain at least five years ahead of what forecasters expected to see by now. But despite the rush to modernize, upgrade, automate and refresh hardware, software, and processes, many facilities are still missing some of their best opportunities to improve productivity with RFID.

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Topics: RFID, Planning, COVID-19




The Lesson for Pandemic Response in the Food Industry

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Mar 3, 2021 12:39:23 AM

The extreme climate event that kept Texas in the news for over a week put the spotlight on a lot of challenges that are growing due to climate change and extreme weather events. Putting aside the issue of Texas’ 80-year process of distancing their energy economy from the rest of the country, the tragic lack of preparation that appears to almost be intentional not only crippled the entire state, resulted in unnecessary deaths that were entirely preventable.

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Topics: Warehouse Managment, warehouse process, COVID-19

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