Why Should Food Importers Utilize the FDA’s Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP)?

Why Should Food Importers Utilize the Voluntary Qualified Importer Program (VQIP)? Importing ain’t easy. Certainly not if you’re importing food. Food importers deal with all sorts of red tape and regulations to import their products into the United States. It seems like each year it becomes harder and harder to import food products without complications. READ MORE

Food Transportation – What You Need to Know

Without fail, food transportation is a major topic of conversation at our booth every year at the Summer Fancy Food Show (Booth #1642 in 2019), and understandably so. Transportation is a major expense for food companies and can quickly become a major hassle to manage. Your customers want your products, and you need a way READ MORE

Transporting Through Thick and Thin: How to Ensure That You Always Have Transportation Coverage for Your Shipments

The times are changing. The announcement of New England Motor Freight’s (NEMF) bankruptcy brings attention back to the volatility of the transportation industry. The transportation industry is complex, ever-evolving, and currently facing many hurdles. No matter how lean your manufacturing processes are or how well you manage your inventory, none of it matters if your READ MORE

Why Freight Class Matters

When it comes to less than truckload (LTL) transportation rates, accurate freight classification can be your best asset. By selecting the correct codes up front, you’ll avoid post-shipment reclassification charges from carriers. The National Motor Freight Classification (NMFC) system was developed as a standard to determine the shipment difficulty (transportability) of freight with varying specifications READ MORE