Block is president of the National-American Wholesale Grocers, Association (NAWGA
), and its foodservice division, the International Foodservice Distributors Association (IFDA), based in Falls Church, VA.
In 1987, Ed was presented with one of its most prestigious prizes, NAWGA
's Herbert Hoover award, bestowed on him for the significant contributions he made to our business world.
One of the NAWGA
keynote speakers, Mike Wright, CEO of Supervalu, Eden Prairie, Minn., urged manufacturers to join him on the ABC bandwagon.
guidelines recommend that the horizontal reach to a rack position be no more than 26 inches.
* As is the case with BFI's rodeo, competitors in NAWGA
's event face three challenges: a written test, a pre-operation truck inspection, and a driving course competition.
We will work smarter, rather than harder," says Bruce Gates, vice president for government relations, National-American Wholesale Grocers' Association (NAWGA
), speaking of goals for guidelines on ergonomics in food warehousing.
Gerstein, a visiting scholar at the MIT, Sloan School of Management, and a noted proponent of organizational re-engineering, led a special session at last month's NAWGA
Midyear Executive Conference on "Designing the 21st Century Enterprise."
The conference, sponsored by NAWGA
and IFDA, is geared toward both the grocery and foodservice industries.
According to NAWGA
's 1994 Transportation and Fleet Maintenance Report, of distributors responding to a survey said they use the software.
and NGA, testifying at the hearing, said PACA is outdated and should be scrapped.
coli 0157:H7, FMI, NAWGA
, NGA and four other industry associations have dropped their lawsuit to stop the testing.
The issue of who pays is what bothers groups such as the Food Marketing Institute, NAWGA
and the National Grocers Association.