food safety during transportaton

Meat, poultry, and egg products are susceptible to contamination from a wide variety of physical, microbial, chemical, and radiological agents. These products are particularly vulnerable to microbiological hazards because their moisture, pH levels, and high protein content provide ideal environments for the growth of bacteria. Because of these characteristics, the products must be carefully monitored … Continued

Loading and Unloading

Loading and unloading can be the most critical and complex point in a temperature controlled supply chain. Transferring product from one location to another adds factors to the process that are often unmonitored. Fortunately technology is rapidly improving in this critical space. In addition to maintaining the temperature of the truck, warehouse, and product, shippers … Continued

continuous temperature monitoring

With PIMM™ CTM, DC Managers can focus on improving their transport deliveries temperature quality instead of spending countless hours manually inputting route data How It Works: Route Plan Integration / Dynamic Routing: PIMM™ can integrate to any route planning system, ranging from the simplest route plans created on Microsoft Excel to high level route feed … Continued

DISTRIBUTION PROCESS FOR ORGANIC FOODS

Organic, vegan, non-GMO, local, sustainably or humanely raised, and allergen free, or any other variety — satisfying this growing demand poses unique supply chain challenges. Distribution process for organic farmers can differ from those who work with conventionally grown products. For example, conventionally produced corn typically will be shipped as part of a freight train … Continued

Data Loggers and Air-Tags

2019 trends in the global food supply chain The complexities of moving food and beverages throughout the supply chain are ever growing. What can we expect in 2019? Increasing consumer demands, from faster shipping and improved transparency to greater fresh food selections and e-commerce options. The threat of a global trade war and seemingly never-ending … Continued

Supplier Delivery System

The iPIMM™ Supplier Delivery System provides our customers with a customized quality management solution for inbound deliveries. iPIMM™ SuD is the first software platform that elevates the traditional “temperature logger” to integrated cold chain solution allowing the driver to guarantee a quality delivery. CONTINUOUS TEMP MONITORING (PIMM™ CTM) – The PIMM™ Continuous Temp Monitoring (PIMM™ … Continued

COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT

Procuro is dedicated to working with our customers to provide “End to End Quality Control & Visibility” and using the PIMM™ PPT to more accurately access the thermal condition of each and every product. One of the primary goals of a good cold chain management program is to minimize risk by utilizing best quality management … Continued

BEST PRACTICES FOR REFRIGERATED TRANSPORT©. PART 4. Departure and Arrival Process for Loaded Trailers.

Departure and/or Arrival procedures may vary from site to site but there are some industry accepted best practices that involve inspections, check lists, security checks and clearances as described below. Pre-Departure Checklist and Inspections of Loaded Trailers Drivers are required to conduct physical inspections of their assigned vehicles prior to departure. Although inspections and checklist … Continued

Best Practices for Refrigerated Transport©. Part 3. Staging Loaded Trailers.

Next to the Pre-Cooling of Trailers and Loading Trailer, the Staging of Trailers in the yard is of critical importance. The staging process allows for the trailer to re-stabilize the trailers temperatures prior to delivery process. Stabilizing compartmental temperatures in the trailer helps to defer the loss of product temperature that will definitely occur during … Continued