Temeperature Monitoring for Cold Chain Logistics

A cold chain is a supply chain of perishable items, which protects a wide variety of food, pharma and chemical products from degradation, improper exposure to temperature, humidity, light or particular contaminants to keep them frozen, chilled and fresh state. The integrity of the cold chain must be preserved from the point of production or … Continued

A New Era of Smarter Food Safety

Smarter Food Safety is about more than just technology. It’s about leadership and creativity. It’s also about simpler, more effective, and modern approaches and processes: Tech-Enabled Traceability and Foodborne Outbreak Response: Looking at technologies, data streams, and processes that will greatly reduce the time it takes to track and trace the origin of a contaminated … Continued

quality management solution for inbound deliveries

To get to the dinner table, food must travel great lengths to preserve that farm fresh quality. Refrigerated shipping units and storage facilities are essential to reducing bacteria growth and by using an automated smart-refrigeration solution, a food-safe environment can be maintained throughout the journey with little supervision. Traditional food temperature monitoring is reliant on … Continued

End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

Line of sight is the biggest challenge for all aspects of the supply chain, from the manufacturer to the wholesaler, distributor and the reseller, and even to the end consumer. This lack of visibility and resulting lack of control results in a number of issues, from stock losses to pricing inflation, uncertain availability, and increased … Continued

Farm-to-Fork – new approach to Food Safety

The FDA has developed rules for the sanitary transportation of foods, as part of the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), to keep foods safe from contamination during transportation by motor or rail vehicles. One of the goals is to require that foods are properly refrigerated during transport. This is done by specifying that the equipment … Continued

Cold Chain Food Logistics

Getting temperature-sensitive product from one location to another requires diligent work on the part of the shipper, 3PL, and carrier to meet modern transporting food regulations set forth by the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act. This comprehensive legislation defines the conditions supply chain partners need to meet to ensure their compliance. There has been a … Continued

Which Regulations Impact Your Business?

As every food manufacturer and shipper knows, regulatory compliance is vital to stay operating and to ensure product quality. According to the US FDA, “The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), the most sweeping reform of our food safety laws in more than 70 years, was signed into law by President Obama on January 4, … Continued

Cold Chain in Meat and Poultry Transport

Cold chain management in meat supply is of utmost importance for the maintenance of quality and safety of meat/poultry products.Raw meat/meat products are likely to support the growth of pathogenic microorganisms and/or spoilage bacteria, and should be kept at temperatures that do not result in a risk to health. The cold chain should not be … Continued

The Logistics of Cold Chain Management

The two words: control and organization. Cold chain management in the supply chain typically focuses on groceries, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, as well as some high tech products. Each of the products under these umbrellas requires a constant temperature control to ensure the safe production and delivery to their final destination. Assuming that production and warehousing at … Continued