Food logistics presents a variety of special challenges, from cold chain management to regulatory compliance. You want an experienced food warehouse and logistics partner that speaks the language, understands the requirements and can take the worry out of safe, compliant storage and shipping.
KANE handles a wide variety of food products, including candy, snack foods, dried fruit, canned goods, energy drinks and pet food. If the FDA regulates it, there’s a good chance we store and ship it.
Materne North America, makers of the popular GoGo squeeZ™ health snacks, had a problem most brands would love to have. When retailer demand for its products exploded, the company needed to open a new distribution center to service West Region customers. After a competitive search, Kane Logistics was chosen to run the facility, which handles well over a million cases a month.
KANE oversaw a seamless transition to the new facility. Within two weeks of the first load arriving, the facility was fully operational. In this video, Materne executives comment on the start-up.
Most product marketers these days sell online, and Nutrabolt sports nutrition supplements are no exception. KANE manages B2B and B2C shipping requirements for Nutrabolt out of multiple facilities.
As a result, the fast-growing company has:
The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) is considered to be the most sweeping piece of food safety legislation since the Food Drug and Cosmetic Act of 1938. The Act’s focus is on preventing food safety problems before they develop.
Here are key provisions of FSMA as it relates to logistics:
Here’s what the FDA said:
Translation: the government won’t dictate to you WHAT needs to happen to ensure safe food grade transport − only that you, as the shipper, need to define the plan and follow it, or else. From the packaging plant and the warehouse to the loading dock and the truck, food logistics companies such as 3PLs can work with you to meet requirements throughout the entire supply chain. Read more