New Food Safety Rules Pose Impact for Refrigerated Carriers

Refrigerated carriers face a bevy of new mandates governing not only the condition and operation of equipment used transport foodstuffs but the capture and preservation of shipment temperatures, along with driver training requirements, due to go into effect March 31.

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Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) and the impact on transportation providers

Webinar Date & Time: February 24, 2016, 12:30PM-1:30PM (CST)

Presented by:
Global Trade & Supply Chain Institute™

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 10% discount code: ELD10

Who should attend:

General Managers and IT and Safety management personnel in the transportation & trucking companies & providers, including 3PLs/4PLs, freight forwarders, and others involved in the movement of freight within the U.S.

Agenda:

  • Overview of FMCSA/ELD Regulations
  • Implementation Timeline and Requirements for transport operators & providers including I/M, LTL Carriers, FTL Carriers, 3PL’s & 4PL’s: how it will impact your operations
  • How ELDs can improve productivity, reduce paperwork and cut costs
  • The focus on public safety and the impact to the commercial and trucking industries
  • Increasing government efficiency, enforcement and inspection of driver logbooks
  • Mandatory Safety Standards: What to expect
  • Service providers who can assist your company in complying

What you will gain from this webinar:

  • What your company will need in order to comply with the ELD provisions
  • Service providers who may assist your company in complying
  • Technology recommendations that will increase productivity, while complying with the new ELD regulations
  • Guest transportation attorney will be joining to speak on legal ramifications on non-compliance with FMCSA!

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Speaker:
The instructor, Keith O’Brien Vice President of Product Management and Professional Services at CarrierWeb, LLC.

Keith O’Brien has served in the transportation technology industry for over 20 years, working for several companies serving the For Hire and Private fleet markets. He has held roles in operations, marketing, and sales. Joining CarrierWeb in 2008, he served as Strategic Product Manager and moved to the position of Vice President of Product Management and Professional Services in 2014. Keith has extensive current and historical experience with electronic logging systems that dates back to shortly after they were first recognized by the FMCSA in the late ‘80’s.

 

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PFG Customized Distribution selects CarrierWeb®

PFG CUSTOMIZED DISTRIBUTION SELECTS CARRIERWEB® CARRIERMATE™ AND REEFERMATE® FOR MOBILE ASSET OPTIMIZATION AND MANAGEMENT

SMYRNA, GA – January 12, 2016 – CarrierWeb announced today that PFG Customized Distribution, a division of Performance Food Group Company (PFG), has selected CarrierWeb (www.carrierweb.com), a leading trucking mobile communications provider, as its vendor of truck mobile communications and of reefer command and control systems.

The CarrierWeb® CarrierMate™ system will facilitate managing mobile assets and driver hours of service at the nine locations of PFG Customized Distribution across the USA, facilitating compliance with the recently introduced Electronic Logging Device mandate.  The CarrierWeb® ReeferMate® will allow remote monitoring and management of the widely distributed reefer fleet of PFG Customized Distribution and will facilitate compliance with the Sanitary Transportation of Food portion of the Food Safety Modernization Act, which becomes fully effective in March 2016.

Donnie Bain, SVP Business Units at PFG Customized Distribution, noted that they had chosen CarrierWeb after an evaluation of multiple solutions because of the ease of deployment of the CarrierWeb® solutions and the ability of CarrierWeb to customize the solution based on PFG’s operational and strategic growth needs.  “CarrierWeb personnel addressed PFG needs in providing an HOS/DVIR solution that is easy to use for drivers and administrators.  We are impressed with the ability of CarrierWeb to address not only driver compliance, custom back office ERP integration, asset visibility for multi-stop deliveries but also provide a refrigerated trailer management solution that addressed our need for two-way refrigeration monitoring and communication. The refrigerated asset monitoring solution positions PFG for compliance with pending full implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act regulations,” said Bain.

“Fleets continue to seek technology to improve operational efficiency, safety, compliance and driver satisfaction.” said Jim Gamache, President and CEO of CarrierWeb USA.  “CarrierWeb offers PFG Customized Distribution the best of both worlds — an in-cab solution to meet all needs of the ELD mandate in a driver friendly way, and a refrigerated telematics solution that makes FSMA compliance much easier while continuing to ensure PFG Customized Distribution’s customers the level of quality that they expect.  The single platform offering of CarrierWeb for trucks, and refrigerated and dry trailers makes the CarrierWeb solution easy to adopt and integrate into legacy solutions.”

About CarrierWeb

Since 2002, U.S.-based, CarrierWeb, LLC has emerged as a global leader in real-time mobile communications, electronic logging and refrigerated telematics technology for private and for-hire fleets, providing driver-preferred workflow and immediately actionable business intelligence to enhance fleet profitability.  The CarrierWeb focus is in providing innovative mobile communications solutions at an affordable cost to streamline operations, improve safety and simplify driver workflow.  Products include: CarrierMate™, the driver-preferred mobile communications platform that will enhance compliance with the ELD mandate and includes GPS positioning, E-logs, Hours of Service, Electronic DVIR, Driver Performance information and other compliance/safety/retention products; ReeferMate®, an industry leading two-way refrigerated command and control technology integrated with Carrier® and Thermo King® refrigeration units for trailer temperature monitoring, GPS tracking, and alarm information and which enhances FSMA compliance for refrigerated carriers; and TrailerMate™, the dry van trailer tracking device.  The CarrierWeb group has offices in the USA, Brazil, China, Ireland, Morocco, Netherlands and the UK. For more information, please visit www.carrierweb.com or call (866) 884-8241 today.

About Performance Food Group

Through its family of leading foodservice distributors – Performance Foodservice, Vistar, and PFG Customized – Performance Food Group Company (PFG) markets and distributes approximately 150,000 food and food-related products from 68 distribution centers to over 150,000 customer locations across the United States. PFG’s 12,000+ associates serve a diverse mix of customers, from independent and chain restaurants to schools, business and industry locations, hospitals, vending distributors, office coffee service distributors, big box retailers, and theaters. The company sources its products from more than 5,000 suppliers and serves as an important partner to its suppliers by providing them access to the company’s broad customer base. For more information, visit www.pfgc.com

 

 

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