Walmart Celebrates Grand Opening of South Carolina Import Distribution Center

April 25, 2022 Walmart

Walmart associates and managers joined local residents and elected officials for the grand opening of Walmart’s highly anticipated $220 million Import Distribution Center in Ridgeville, S.C. The event featured remarks from Governor Henry McMaster and Mike Gray, SVP Supply Chain Operations, Walmart; as well as a congratulatory video from John Furner, President and CEO, Walmart; and concluded with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Freshfel Europe & Members Launch Environmental Footprint Initiative for Fresh Produce Supply Chain

April 22, 2022 Freshfel Europe

In light of upcoming EU legislation requiring environmental footprint accountability as well as increasing demand along the chain for product sustainability data for supply chain actors and customers alike, there is a growing need for a standardized environmental footprint methodology for the fresh produce sector.

Fairtrade America Celebrates National Banana Day With an Appeal to Americans to Support a Fair Deal in the Banana Supply Chain

April 20, 2022 Fairtrade America

This National Banana Day, April 20, Fairtrade America – an independent, third party certification that partners with farmers and workers in countries historically disadvantaged by trade to negotiate better prices, decent working conditions, and a fairer deal overall – calls for greater support for the more than 450 million people around the world whose livelihoods depend on banana and plantain farming.

Inteligistics Offers High-Tech Digital Solutions for Supply Chain, Cold Chain and Logistics Management and Efficiency

April 14, 2022 Inteligistics

Inteligistics has been working quietly to bring Silicon Valley cloud-powered and paperless scientific technology to support supply chain performance, productivity and sustainability for some of the leading growers and shippers in the Salinas Valley and elsewhere. With successful partnerships and process metrics accrued since 2015,

JBS USA Adding Northern Colorado Shipping Hub to Bolster Meat Supply Chain

Meatpacking giant JBS USA is opening a cold-storage and railroad shipping facility in northern Colorado, a project that’s expected to bolster its beef supply chain and add 80 jobs in the region.