The Importance of Developing Standard Operating Procedures

The Importance of Developing Standard Operating Procedures

Perishable freight has limited shelf life and demands efficient execution and dedication. The first in C.H. Robinson's series "Best Practices in Managing Perishable Supply Chains," this podcast will highlight the importance of developing standard operating procedures when shipping your perishable goods.  

Moderator: Alessandra Gregory Barrett, JOC Special Projects Editor.


Gary York, General Manager, C.H. Robinson Worldwide
Gary York currently serves as the general manager in Monterey, Calif., focusing primarily on providing transportation solutions to the grower-shipper community for the Sourcing Division of C.H. Robinson Worldwide. Since joining C.H. Robinson's New York office in 1992, Gary has focused on produce and perishable transportation services throughout the Northeast. Today, he and his team advise grower-shippers on legislative and macro-economic challenges, while looking to provide them with new and innovative solutions to their increasingly competitive environment.

Bob Biesterfeld, Director of Transportation – Sourcing Division, C.H. Robinson Worldwide
Bob Biesterfeld currently serves as the director of transportation for the sourcing division of C.H. Robinson Worldwide, in Eden Prairie, Minn. Since joining C.H. Robinson 12 years ago, Bob has worked closely with national and regional food retailers, as well as food manufacturers and grower-shippers to improve supply chain performance and the cold chain by leveraging C.H. Robinson's people, process and technology. Bob was named one Produce Business magazine's "40 under 40" in 2010.

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