Why Join Food Shippers of America?

There are many benefits to membership in FSA, including education, access to relevant industry information, discounted registration to the annual conference, and invaluable industry networking.

FSA brings together a community of supply chain, logistics, transportation, and warehousing professionals specifically focused on the food and beverage business.

Benefits to membership include:


Relevant info

Access to industry news, market conditions, emerging trends and best practices through such channels as Food for Thought e-newsletter, Food Chain Digest magazine (digital and in-print versions), the Food Shippers blog, and social media channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook).

FSA Conference

Discounted registration rates to the annual FSA conference that features nationally recognized professional speakers, academic scholars, and high-level executives within the food and beverage industry. Of course, there are ample opportunities to network with your peers and providers as well. 


Education on important and relevant issues, including supply chain optimization, temperature-controlled logistics, modal usage, talent development, procurement and provider relations, regulatory developments, green logistics, and many other topical categories.


Scholarships awarded to children or dependents of a supply chain or logistics department employee whose membership dues are current. Recipients of this award are invited to receive the John J. Murphy Scholarship at the annual FSA  conference.

Provider Relations

A platform through which food shippers can establish and build relationships with providers (including 3PLs, consultants, and technology innovators), motor carriers, railroads, and maritime players (port authorities and ocean carriers).

Peer Networking

Networking opportunities through which food shippers can establish relationships and build rapport with transportation, logistics and supply chain professionals - your peers. Nowhere else will you find access to this unique industry market!

Who can join?

Food Shippers of America is a 501c6 trade association. Membership in the Food Shippers of America trade association is limited to individuals engaged in the business of shipping or receiving food and related products in the Food and Beverage industry where an individual is someone who conducts business on behalf of a company who has, or maintains, physical ownership of these products within the supply chain. This would include food manufacturing, processing, grocery, restaurant, food distributor and food service companies.   
Transportation, warehouse, logistics, material, technology and other service providers to these businesses are not eligible for membership but are welcome to attend the annual Food Shippers of America educational and networking conference.


What’s Your Investment in Membership?

Annual membership dues are only U.S. $75 per person and are part of the annual conference registration or separately as preferred. Annual membership runs from July 1 through June 30 each year.

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