ROCKVILLE, Md. – The CEO of Hi-G-Tek, a developer of sensing and security solutions for monitoring high-value cargo and sensitive materials, will participate in the panel session, “Technology in Agricultural and Food Transportation – Essential to the Food Chain,” at the upcoming International Summit on Agricultural and Food Transportation. Larry Blue’s session will be held on Dec. 3 at 10:45 a.m. and will include two other panellists, Cyndi Brandt of UPS Logistics and Dr. Homaira Akbari, president of Skybitz.
The International Summit on Agricultural and Food Transportation will be held Dec. 2-3 in Washington D.C. at the Fairmont Washington hotel. The summit is intended to bring together key leaders in both the trucking and food and agriculture industries to discuss critical issues and to generate solutions that will better the future of commercial agricultural trucking. The event is designed to encourage the discovery of proactive solutions for efficient transportation of agricultural goods.
“It is a pleasure to have been chosen to speak at the International Summit on Agricultural and Food Transportation’s panel session on technology in the food chain,” said Blue. “It is difficult to ignore the news stories of recent issues in food safety, both here at home and abroad. Secure transportation and monitoring of the world’s food and agricultural commodities throughout the supply chain is an issue of utmost importance. Open discussions, such as this panel session, about today’s transportation industry will facilitate the development of technology to aid in the safe transfer of food and other perishable goods around the globe.”
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