In last week's issue we discussed how the Processor would benefit in cutting costs from implementing an effective Technology Solution.  This week we will look at a Distributor that has implemented a Virtual Distribution Center to reduce the cost of operation.

In this week's newsletter, we will look at different pricing factors and review some of the basics needed to maximize your profits.

In this week's newsletter, even though the gas prices finally have been steady, they are still extremely high compared to one year ago. We will look at some of the advantages of software systems that are designed for your business.

In our 6th Newsletter of the series, about Government regulations, we have the honor of a guest writer, Bob Hibbert.  Bob is a member of the firm McDermott Will & Emery LLP. He is going to help clarify the missing piece of broken case product, which seems to have escaped the radar of the regulators. Bob has been a great help to our staff as our legal expert.

This is our 5th newsletter in a series about Government regulations that can cost you your business.  We will look at the USDA recall directives that affect all processors.

Our 4th in the series will hopefully let you know all the facts as we see them today about your compliance and the laws that are designed to make our Food Supply chain safe.

This is the 3rd newsletter in our series about the laws that effect your costs of doing business.  Today we are going to cover the 'WHO' and 'WHEN' of the USDA regulations; and to follow will be 'WHAT' foods and 'WHAT' data is required under these regulations.  Before this discussion, we will discuss the "fuzzy" borders between FDA and USDA regulations as they pertain to Food Processors and Distributors.

This week we will form an understanding of the fourth part of the Public Health Security and Bio-terrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002We will discuss "WHAT RECORDS" need to be kept, and what options you have as of food distributor to store and retrieve the data.

In the next few newsletters we will discuss the regulations covered in the Public Health Security and Bio-terrorism Preparedness and Response Act of 2002, which will apply to you, the food distributor and/or processor.  We will also cover the USDA HACCP recall requirements for those applicable distributors and processors in future newsletters.

This week we will form an understanding of the benefits of Bar Codes, which can help you determine if they can cut costs in your organization. 

Issue 646 - Checking those Resolutions.

Last year we were early to declare our New Years Resolutions 2018. A lot has changed over in 2018, but I believe it's not quite too late to make sure we have addressed some of those resolutions.

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