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M E E T

Y O U R

B O A R D

Diane Van Wagner
President, Food Shippers of America
The Dannon Company,
Director of Transportation
"I have responsibility for all domestic
transportation, both pricing and service. FSA
has allowed me to build relationships with many people in the
industry. All of my carrier partners have representatives who
attend, allowing me to meet one-on-one with many and talk
on an informal basis at the many networking events. Being on
the board has allowed me to meet and collaborate with other
shipper/receivers.  I communicate frequently throughout the
year with many of the people I have met at the FSA conference
for industry insights and questions that come up at Dannon.  I
really enjoy being a part of the board and the conference."

Michael Lowe
Vice President, Food Shippers of America
Bush Brothers & Company,
Transportation Manager
"The transportation industry faces ongoing
challenges that at times seem daunting.
However, with the right partners anything is possible. Food
Shippers has provided me with the opportunity to foster
long-term collaborative relationships that are beyond just the
transactional.  Being part of the board of FSA has helped me
grow as a leader and understand the challenges of developing
an organization that can stand the test of time. Exciting times
are ahead - and we have the right group to move forward."

Kelly Stoeckigt
Secretary, Food Shippers of America
Johnsonville Sausage,
Director of Transportation
"My responsibilities as the secretary of FSA are
to facilitate the monthly board meetings, the
conference planning meetings and the officers meetings. I
provide the officers and board members with an agenda for
each meeting and distribute the minutes. FSA provides me with
the forum to network with leaders from the food industry and
discuss business opportunities with service providers all in one
venue. The topics at the annual conference are very relevant to
current events and future changes. This has afforded me the
opportunity to be proactive with upcoming changes and make
better business decisions."  

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Nancy Newbourne
Treasurer, Food Shippers of America
Batory Foods, Regional Inventory Manger &
Corporate Governance
"I am proud to be entering my ninth year as Food
Shippers of America treasurer. Being part of FSA
provided me an invaluable "one-stop-shopping" environment at
the annual conferences for the 15 years I was director of logistics
at Batory Foods. In my new position, at the head end of the
supply chain, the organization continues to provide me with
contacts and resources to assist in the execution of my job
duties as well as keep me informed about the changing
regulations and challenges within the entire supply chain."

Royce Fisk
Executive Director, Food Shippers of America
"After retiring from the Union Pacific Railroad
(DRGW/SP/UP) I joined Food Shippers of America
as its executive director. I have been a part of
the FSA family for more than 20 years, serving
on the various planning committees, as a panel leader and for
several years as the rail advisor.   During my tenure with the
railroads, I work in various departments, including intermodal,
marketing and sales and lastly as the senior business director,
food and refrigerated products.  FSA was the cornerstone in
helping me build my professional career and gain a greater
understanding of the food and beverage markets and our
customers, which were FSA members. As executive director, my
responsibilities are to work closely with our board and advisors
in developing and implementing the Food Shippers of America
Annual Educational Transportation and Logistic Conference,
including assisting in site-selection, registration and contract
review. I am the go-to person for anyone who has questions or
needs assistance in attending the FSA Conference." 

Jeremy Blum
Board Member,
Food Shippers of America
GAMPAC, A Division
of Services Group of America,
Director of Logistics
"I am responsible for the day-to-day carrier relations of
GAMPAC. I also work with our current carrier base to build and
sustain long-term strategic relationships. My involvement in FSA
over the last several years has been beneficial in networking
and developing a better understanding of the industry year
over year. Since joining the board of directors earlier this year
it's deepened my relationships and enhanced my industry
knowledge beyond just being a member of FSA."



Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016

President’s Letter
Meet Your Board
Mentors Make a Difference
Are You Partnered with a 3PL Yet?
Caution: Merging Traffic
Retailers Sharpen Supply Chain Visibility With Improved Technology
Parking Woes Continue
Electronic Logging Devices: Myths and Facts
Tax and Accounting Changes Will Impact Transportation Industry
Retail Trends
Positive Attitudes and Strong Relationships: Key Tools for Success
From Farm to Fork
Narrow Focus to Separate from the Pack and Increase Sales Momentum
Industry Forecast
The Internet of Things
Member Profile: C&S Wholesale Grocers
Preparing for the New Overtime Pay Rules
10 Ways to Become an Effective Manager
Culture at Work is Everything, and Everything is Culture
FSA Members
In the News…
Index of Advertisers
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - President’s Letter
Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Meet Your Board
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Mentors Make a Difference
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Are You Partnered with a 3PL Yet?
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Caution: Merging Traffic
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Retailers Sharpen Supply Chain Visibility With Improved Technology
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Parking Woes Continue
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Electronic Logging Devices: Myths and Facts
Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Tax and Accounting Changes Will Impact Transportation Industry
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Retail Trends
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Positive Attitudes and Strong Relationships: Key Tools for Success
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - From Farm to Fork
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Narrow Focus to Separate from the Pack and Increase Sales Momentum
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Industry Forecast
Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - The Internet of Things
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Member Profile: C&S Wholesale Grocers
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Preparing for the New Overtime Pay Rules
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - 10 Ways to Become an Effective Manager
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Culture at Work is Everything, and Everything is Culture
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - FSA Members
Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - In the News…
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Food Shippers of America - Fall/Winter 2016 - Index of Advertisers
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