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How Much Does a Food Recall Really Cost You?

 How Much Does a Food Recall Really Cost You?

It’s a dreaded word that no food manufacturer wants to hear…RECALL.  The cause of over 48 million illnesses annually, nearly 25-30 food contamination incidents occur globally each week. 1  According to a study conducted by Ohio State University’s Robert Scharff, food recalls cost an estimated $55.5 billion a year when factoring in medical expenses, productivity loss and mortality. 2But how does this translate from a company standpoint?

Trucking Updates: What You Need to Know This Month

 Trucking Updates: What You Need to Know This Month

Freight Index:  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics, freight transported via trucks, rail, air, waterways and pipelines decreased nationwide by 0.8% in June.1  The loss was mainly suffered by trucks and waterways while freight via air, intermodal and rail carloads saw an increase in freight.1

Compliance Date Draws Near for Food Safety Modernization Act’s Sanitary Transportation Rule

Compliance Date Draws Near for Food Safety Modernization Act’s Sanitary Transportation Rule

April 6th marks the day shippers, carriers, brokers, receivers, and loaders will need to comply with the sanitary transportation portion of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).