Fleet Management

Importance of Fleet Management Can you track your trailers in real-time? How fast can you assemble an extra load on the journey? Are your invoicing and delivery procedures as paperless as possible? Transport fleet management requires particular skills and specialized software. The benefits of fleet management software are essential. The PIMM™ Fleet Solutions provide our … Continued

Transport Management System with Electronic Logging Device

Transport Management System with Electronic Logging Device TMS w/ELD If your company functions in retail, distribution, manufacturing, e-commerce or third party logistics, chances are you already know – a Transport Management System/Software (TMS) is a logistics platform that allows users to manage and optimize the daily operations of their transportation fleets. Why do you need … Continued

Shelf Life Prediction via Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) AI is the latest “buzz word” in the technology space but it’s been around forever. Artificial Intelligence is more accepted today simply because we have better tools to collect and analyze data. IBM’s Watson is probably one of the most famous AI platforms. Invented in the 1980’s to “predict” outcomes based upon … Continued

Continuous Temperature Monitoring (CTM) & Shelf Life

The PIMM™ CTM program is the first monitoring program of its kind that allows distributors to share specific temperature performance data with their customer’s / brand owners without sharing every detail of their operations. Our system provides instant feedback and alerts to allow distributors to properly manage their air temperatures across their refrigerated fleet. When … Continued

Software as a Service (SaaS) Advantages

Procuro provides a family of hosted applications using the modern SaaS model. This model was selected because it provides the best value and the best service for Procuro’s customers. SaaS provides these specific benefits: Total cost of ownership is much lower because all infrastructure and maintenance is amortized across many customer accounts. Procuro takes full … Continued

Cost of Food Borne Illnesses & Technology

Food Safety, Technology & Foodborne illness Learn how Procuro can help! We found this article in the QSR Magazine and couldn’t help but share it with everyone. This article mentions the very same technologies, processes, and improvements that Procuro is educating customers and prospective customers on; as well as pointing out the importance of the … Continued

The Costs of Foodborne Illness

The Costs of Foodborne Illness, Product Recalls Make the Case for Food Safety Investments Learn how Procuro can help! “In 2012, the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the Food Marketing Institute estimated that the average cost for a food recall in the United States was $10 million. That number was just for the direct costs … Continued

Thermistors and Calibration

Temperature monitoring hasn’t changed much in the last decades in terms of temperature sensors, a thermal sensoring device is used to evaluate and display the current thermal conditions of an item, room, or sample. However, there are two major choices for type of sensors: thermocouples and thermistors; the latter being the most recent player joining … Continued

Managing supplies of vaccines is a huge problem

New research asks how often vaccines are exposed to temperatures below the lower limit. KEEP a tomato cool in a refrigerator and it will stay fresh far longer than it would at room temperature. Accidentally freeze it, though, and you will reduce it to a disgusting mush. A similar problem plagues the storage of vaccines. … Continued

Measure to Manage – The Cold Chain Quality Guide

In the cold supply chain the big risk is thermal abuse. In order to properly ensure quality control of perishable products throughout the cold chain process, we need to combine good science with sound operational procedures, and then continuously measure temperature each and every step within the chain. If we do not measure – we … Continued