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Our Response to COVID-19

March 18, 2020

Our response to COVID-19

Lineage's highest priority is the health and wellbeing of our team members. We also have a deep responsibility to our customers and our communities to ensure that food continues to move safely and efficiently through the supply chain.

A message for our front line heroes

Lineage team members are on the front line keeping the food chain moving. Huge thank you to all our team members for their heroic efforts to feed the world during this challenging time. Over 100 leaders came together to share their appreciation for the resilience and selflessness of our front line food supply chain heroes. Thank you for helping to feed the world!

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A message from the CEO

As the world acts in response to COVID-19, the importance of the cold chain logistics industry has never been clearer. Check out this video message from our President & CEO, Greg Lehmkuhl, to learn how Lineage team members are stepping up to meet the needs of our customers and to help feed the world.

Our Goal: 100 Million Meals

There’s a crisis on our hands – and we need to do something. Food insecurity is surging across the world due to the economic fallout from COVID-19. According to the International Labour Organization, approximately 400 million full-time jobs were lost around the globe in 2020. In the United States, food banks are seeing 30%-40% increases in people seeking assistance.

That is why we launched the "Share A Meal" campaign in March 2020 to help provide 100 million meals to those in need. We partnered with global influencers, like-minded individuals and food chain leaders to help connect families with safe, quality food.

We are proud to announce that as a result of providing 100+ million meals to those in need, we are now a Feeding America Visionary Partner!

Information for our team members & customers

We encourage team members and customers to review the messages below for more information on how Lineage is protecting our team members, navigating changing customer needs and ensuring safe, quality food reaches families in our communities and around the globe.

Updates & news

These are extraordinary times and as the world reacts, our industry is being called upon to help feed the world in a critical time of need. Check out the resources below for the latest news and updates on COVID-19.