posted on August 20, 2013 08:18
The Produce Traceability Initiative is moving forward in the USA by implementing Standard Crate labels for Track & Trace in fresh produce. During the PMA Fresh Summit in New Orleans, IFPS offers you the opportunity to learn more about PTI in practice.
On Tuesday 15th October, IFPS has arranged a visit to Associated Grocers, Inc. – Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where you will be updated on PTI in practice in this retail distribution centre, followed by visits to other retailers.
8:30 am Depart New Orleans (venue to be confirmed)
10:00 am - Arrival Associated Grocers, Inc. – Baton Rouge facility.
10:00 – 10:45 am Presentation on PTI – Ed Treacy, Vice President, Supply Chain Efficiencies, Produce Marketing Association
10:45 - 11:00 am Overview of Associated Grocers, Inc. – Randy Fletcher of AGBR
11:00 – 12:30 pm Tour of AGBR facility focusing on the PTI inbound and outbound processes.
12:30 – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 6:00 pm Visit 1 or 2 retail store tours en route back to New Orleans.
Participating in the tour is free. Registering in advance is needed. This can be done by sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org ( Frug I Com – IFPS Communications Committee ).