09th  January 2018

EASYFRESH NEWSLETTER Nr.09011833

---

2018: Do business & be happy!

Welcome to another challenging new year ahead! You’ve probably already made your resolutions for 2018, but if not, we suggest a renewed commitment to finding happiness and satisfaction in your chosen business lifestyle. After all, most of us spend more hours in this role than any other. We suggest you try the following recommendations from...

Read more.

"Happiness inspires productivity. Make it happen."

---

The quality of the cold chain. Wisdom is a must

If your company works with temperature controlled cargoes, the quality of your cold chain system will define the quality of your products overall. Even if you’re sourcing the most valuable product, if it is stored wrongly during the following cold chain process, that value will be lost. At Easyfresh we know this can be a...

Read more.

"Wisdom is the success of modern business."

---

2018: The turning point for liner shipping?

How much has really changed and how much is likely to change are timely questions to ask as 2018 begins, following the wild ride of the top container carriers shrinking by eight in two years and heralding the potential — but still only that — for a different industry to emerge. A perfect industry would...

Read more.

"This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change."

---

Global online grocery market grows 30%

The 'Future of E-Commerce in FMCG' study found that e-commerce now accounts for 4.6% of all FMCG sales, with online channels contributing 36% of FMCG growth globally. Online FMCG outpaced the overall FMCG market in the 12 months to March 2017, with sales of groceries through e-commerce platforms growing by 30%, compared with an overall market increase of 1.3% across all channels. 

Read more.

"The e-commerce industry is a force that no investor can afford to ignore."

---

Potatoes for peace: how the humble tuber stopped conflicts in Europe

A new study says the introduction of potatoes and the resultant increase in productivity “dramatically reduced conflicts” both within and between states for some two centuries. The humble potato—drought-resistant, able to thrive in diverse soils, and enjoyed fried, steamed or baked—brought centuries of relative calm and prosperity to Europe after its introduction in the 16th...

Read more.

"Peace is costly. For sure more than potatoes."

---

Will other grocers beat Amazon Go to the punch?

While the U.S. continues to wait for the arrival of Amazon Go, other retailers are entering the cashier-less store space — including Amazon’s biggest emerging e-commerce rival. Walmart recently began discussing Project Kepler, an initiative headed by the co-founder of Jet.com which, according to Recode, aims to create technology that, like Amazon Go, will eliminate the need...

Read more.

"Technology made large populations possible; large populations now make technology indispensable."

---

Global trade growth supportive to carrier pricing power

It’s refreshing to hear shippers and transportation providers increasingly shed the view that they’re looking to the year ahead with cautious optimism, considering it’s seemingly been an economic “Groundhog Day” since the 2008-2009 global recession. But instead of grumpy Bill Murray being forced to live the same day in Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, the US and global...

Read more.

"Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together."

---

Valio Introduces 'Responsibility Bonus' For Dairy Farmers

Finnish dairy company Valio has announced that it will pay a one cent ‘responsibility bonus’ per litre of milk to its farmers who produce dairy responsibly. This move is part of larger reforms at Valio, which are aimed at promoting a better quality of life for animals involved in dairy production, according to the company. Currently, about...

Read more.

"If you focus on results, you will never change. If you focus on change, you will get results."

---

Logistics & a Smile:

---

Videos:

 

• No checkout, no staff, experience the grocery shopping from the future in China; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eXYHNWLKg-g
 

• Introducing Amazon Go and the world´s most advanced shopping  technology;  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrmMk1Myrxc

 

Articles & Market Reports:

 •  GLOBAL MANGO  MARKET;  http://www.freshplaza.com/article/187370/OVERVIEW-GLOBAL-MANGO-MARKET

---

Easyfresh Management Office on behalf of Easyfresh Logistics, S.L.
+34 963 218 021 | info@easyfresh-logistics.com

We’re on the Web!
www.easyfresh-logistics.com

Follow us in:
Facebook | Twitter | Instagram