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Ukraine Invasion Threatens Supply Chain Recovery

Prospects for a supply chain recovery in 2022 suffered a devastating setback this week when Russian forces invaded Ukraine.

Supply Chain Chaos Sends Companies Scrambling

American manufacturing has been outsourcing production overseas for so long that “Made in China” labels are as pervasive as price tags.

Bimbo Had Questions. TraceGains Had Answers.

The exchange of information between suppliers and customers has been a mess in the food and beverage industry as far back as anyone can remember. There are several reasons for this, but it’s driven primarily by the massive duplication of effort that...

Waste Not, Eat Not

Over the next 30 years, the global food supply chain must feed close to 10 billion people. That will be challenging enough on its own, but it becomes nearly impossible without tackling the lingering problem of food waste. Some studies suggest that...

Solving the CPG Supply Chain Challenge

Supply chains are the driving force behind CPG companies with the power to make or break a brand. Teams must consistently evaluate operations to close loopholes and improve business outcomes to succeed.

COVID-19 Impacts Food and Supplements Supply Chains

According to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the worlds food systems and disrupts regional agricultural trade and value chains. The FAO has warned that food shortages are a real risk in the coming...

Top Five Stories of 2019

To say 2019 was a big year in the food, beverage, and dietary supplements segments would be an understatement. Sales in the food and beverage space surpassed $7.8 billion, a 3.8% jump over 2018.

Can Brokers Survive the Supply Chain Data Crisis?

Today’s food supply chain is truly a global network. Experts estimate that about $14 trillion worth of food makes its way through the chain every year.

Who Owns the Supply Chain?

We all know that the supply chain doesn’t write checks, isn’t a chain, and is riddled with risks. Few, however, know that food makes up the most significant portion of the CPG supply chain. So, this unruly beast is vast. It’s global and speaks every...

Canada Tightens Food Safety Laws

Canadians can eat a little more comfortable with the implementation of a pair of new food safety laws that replace more than a dozen outdated sets of regulations.