Food safety, traceability and sustainability blog

Being Ready for Retail Grocery Recalls in Times of Crisis

Don't miss FoodLogiQ's upcoming demo for retailers looking to prepare for withdrawals and recalls during times of crisis.

Times of crisis call for quick, decisive action and execution. The retail grocery industry has learned this firsthand as a result of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), which has simultaneously led to a sharp increase in sales and caused wide supply chain disruption. From product shortages and inventory redirection, to changes in supplier relationships, adjustments to store layouts and measures to protect consumer and employee wellness, the industry has been forced to react swiftly and decisively.

Strengthening Your Supplier Relationships in the New Normal

Don't miss FoodLogiQ's upcoming demo on how to strengthen supplier relationships in the New Normal.

With consumer sentiment and state-level regulation affecting technic shifts within the food industry, communicating with supply chain partners, old and new, has never been more crucial. Some suppliers are in need of new buyers to divert product that is going to waste, others may be encountering operating failures, closures or unprecedented demand. Organizations need to be nimble and transparent in order to keep track of expected inventory, and to mediate gaps or excess as the rate of turns changes in response to varying aspects of the crisis.

Communicating Throughout Your Food Business During Crisis

Learn how FoodLogiQ customers are employing new communication strategies in our latest E-Book, 7 Ways FoodLogiQ Customers are Minimizing Risk During COVID-19.

The risk management programs developed in response to crises are only as good as your ability to communicate them. When attempting to rapidly deploy new procedures to mitigate risks associated with health concerns like the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), expectations, instructions and mechanisms for accountability must all seamlessly be deployed across an organization. Some programs will also require a public communications plan to ensure consumers are aware of changes to the shopping experience, and to build trust around your brand's commitment to health and safety.

7 Ways FoodLogiQ Customers are Minimizing Risk During COVID-19

Don't miss FoodLogiQ's upcoming webinar on how to adapt to new priorities in the face of the global COVID-19 crisis.

The COVID-19 pandemic has initiated unprecedented change in the food supply chain. Health guidance and local policies are shifting daily to suppress virus transmission throughout the United States, leaving food businesses to develop and enforce new operational programs overnight.

The Global Dialogue on Seafood Traceability Releases GDST 1.0

The seafood industry has a lot to gain from scalable traceability systems, particularly in the form of reduced supply chain costs and risks. With threats of fraud and adulteration, in addition to at-risk seafood supplies, seafood industry leaders have decided to come together to outline infrastructure for a more resilient and traceable seafood supply chain.