Food industry logistics on the agenda at Foodex 2018

Written By Reagan Nyandoro


Food industry logistics

Food industry logistics will play a major part in shaping the agenda for Foodex 2018, the upcoming trade show for the food and drink processing, packaging and logistics industries.

The event is set to take place on April 16th-18th at the NEC in Birmingham, with over 500 suppliers due to attend alongside adjacent events such as The Ingredients Show, Food & Drink Expo, Farm Shop & Deli Show, and the National Convenience Show.

Visitors to The Ingredients Show in particular can expect to see food industry logistics high on the agenda, from production processes to supply chain issues, and how digital advances are maximising efficiency and revolutionising food industry supply chains.

Research carried out ahead of the event found that 73% of consumers are willing to pay more for food if they trust the ingredients, while identifying concerns surrounding healthy recipes, natural additives and ‘clean’ food labels.

The main Foodex show will also feature a Sustainability Zone – giving food industry businesses more ways to reduce their environmental impact.

Efficient and eco-friendly food industry logistics

3T Logistics work with businesses across the food, retail and packaging sectors, to provide you with the transport and supply chain technology you need to make a difference in your operations.

We can improve efficiency based on product-specific planning, right through from order picking to POD approval, eliminating manual intervention and reducing the time spent on your logistics.

Our solutions help to maximise load fill based on real-world product dimensions; integrate delivery times and driver hours into route allocation for the best fit; and control carrier assets like totes and cages too.

Together this adds up to a bespoke logistics solution not just for the food industry as a whole, but for your unique circumstances as a business operating within the sector in your own right.

Find out more today when you contact 3T Logistics and ask to speak to one of our food industry logistics experts.

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