Challenges of Fast Food Delivery Service
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Challenges of Fast Food Delivery Service

Several courier services, such as Uber, Postmates, and Door Dash, have tried to capitalize on the growing fast food delivery industry. However, these services continue to encounter numerous challenges, such as getting authorization to deliver food, ensuring the food is handled properly, and protecting customers from theft and mishandled food. Take a closer look at…

USDA Targets Better Food Safety Training and Rules for Organic Farming
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USDA Targets Better Food Safety Training and Rules for Organic Farming

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) constantly seeks ways to protect consumers from bad food distribution and handling practices. Now the organization is focusing on the organic market, due to its increasing demand. The USDA aims to create stronger rules for organic farming and better food safety training across the industry.

Fresh Produce and the Problem of Listeria
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Fresh Produce and the Problem of Listeria

Several Listeria monocytogenes outbreaks have already been reported in 2016. This growing problem is plaguing the food industry, particularly when it comes to pre-washed salad and fresh-cut vegetable products. For instance, one of the biggest Listeria outbreaks happened at an Ohio Dole processing plant in January 2016. Thousands of products were recalled, but several people…

The Introduction of an Air Freight Rate Index
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The Introduction of an Air Freight Rate Index

One of the biggest challenges that many businesses face is figuring out the cheapest and most efficient method for shipping products to customers. Several tools are available for comparing ground shipping routes and prices, but this convenience didn’t exist for air shipping until this year. To help carriers determine fair air freight pricing, John Peyton…

The U.S. Calls for Stricter Cybersecurity Measures to Protect Consumers
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The U.S. Calls for Stricter Cybersecurity Measures to Protect Consumers

Retailers, banks, insurance companies, and government agencies have all seen an increase in cyberattacks. The consequences can range from supply chain delays to customer data loss to reputation damage. With such serious consequences, increased security is an issue that has been on the agenda in Washington for a long time. Luckily, the U.S. has called…

Slavery in the Supply Chain: Driving Awareness
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Slavery in the Supply Chain: Driving Awareness

Slavery might seem like an issue of the past, but it’s still present in many communities today. If you eat fruits and vegetables, wear cotton clothing, use a cellphone, or eat chocolate, you might be contributing inadvertently to slavery. In recent years, consumers have driven companies to improve environmental practices and transparency in their supply…