Load Delivered, USA
Title: Food Logistics & Distribution
Biography: Michael Cherney
Statement of the Problem: Transportation is a key component to any supply chain. Specifically, in the Food and Beverage industry, with new regulations in place for Food Safety and driver’s hours, a lean supply chain with a comprehensive and robust transportation network able to scale with the necessary agility to meet quality and service standards. is as critical as ever. Companies in this space are faced with the task of understanding these new regulations and the impact they will have on their supply chain forcing them to analyze their supply chain and transportation network. Will they determine to adjust internal S&OP? Will they pass the burden along to their suppliers and implement VMI? Will they source locally? Build smaller regional facilities to lower total cost of transportation? Are they ready to handle the changes? Etc. Will these changes help compete with Amazon? These are a few of the challenges companies in the Food and Beverage space are faced with when it comes to logistics and distribution. There is no one-size-fits-all solution, however there are ways to be best prepared to take their supply chain to the next level without issue during this time of change.