Opinion

U.S. importing and exporting: Understanding the basics

Kevin Doucette of C.H. Robinson says that understanding the basics of trade compliance can make it easier to keep up with updates, changes, and additions to trade laws.
October 14 , 2020

Covid-19 has flipped the value proposition of omnichannel shopping for constrained consumers

Nielsen says that six months into the pandemic, early reliance on e-commerce has expanded into a fundamental dependence on still-evolving omnichannel shopping experiences. 
October 12 , 2020

Vanguard lists five things to know about the Peruvian grape season

Vanguard International gives insights into five key areas about its Peruvian grape season, including information about the climate, its fields and its team.
September 28 , 2020

Opinion: Meeting the challenges of vegan food production

James Sopwith, Group Strategic Account Director at adi Group, says that a gauntlet has been thrown down to manufacturers.
September 02 , 2020

California wildfires present new challenges during Covid-Era

The Grower-Shipper Association of Central-California says the current challenges farmers face "seem never greater than what we have seen in 2020".
August 26 , 2020

Opinion: Are consumers swapping fresh produce sustainability for safety?

Craig Stauffer, CEO of Vanguard International, says that it may be time to warm up the DeLorean and get back to the future again.
August 19 , 2020

Opinion: Is indoor farming critical to the local food economy?

Bea Miñana, Associate Consultant at Agritecture, looks at the rise and growing role of indoor farming in food supply systems.
August 04 , 2020

What to expect from trucking during Covid-19

Steve Raetz of C.H. Robinson says to be best informed on the trucking market and its capabilities in this unique environment is to study both the spot and the committed segments.
July 29 , 2020

Opinion: Expedited supply chain demands lead to tomorrow's standard processes

Todd Bernitt, Vice President of Managed Services for Robinson Fresh, says retailers who can utilize expedited supply chain models will be the best poised for growth.
June 24 , 2020

Opinion: After coronavirus, the time may be right to look at PMA/United merger once again

Jim Prevor looks at whether, in the post-Covid-19 world, it would make sense to re-examine the idea of combining the national produce associations.
June 17 , 2020