Real-Time Temperature Monitoring

The food supply chain is changing. An increasing need for transparency and traceability is driving new technology to the forefront. Terms that were once considered buzzwords, such as real-time visibility, the cloud, the Internet of Things (IoT), predictive analytics, and blockchain are increasingly becoming commonplace. As your organization is already likely considering the ways in … Continued


Observation of the temperature variations in a warehouse should be made over a period of time to establish a meaningful temperature profile, including the temperature variations and conditions in the different parts of the warehouse. Such observations provide data and information as to where various products should and should not be stored. Only climate control … Continued

The Future of the Supply Chain

What is Industry 4.0 and why it is one of the biggest disruptors to traditional freight and logistics? Why it is transforming the way in which Supply Chain industry continues to do business? DIGITAL DISRUPTION IN THE LOGISTICS INDUSTRY THREATENS TRADITIONAL PLAYERS WITH IRRELEVANCE—UNLESS THEY TOO LEARN TO DISRUPT. If they persist with ‘business as … Continued

7 Elements of a Cold Chain

A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain. This typically involves keeping items cold from point-of-manufacture to point-of-use. Cold Chain has several elements: Packaging Packaging designed to be energy efficient and secure such as insulated shipping containers for fresh seafood. These may be designed to safely endure short periods of increased temperature as a means … Continued

Real-Time Shipment Tracking & Rating

Despite the immediate benefits to the supply chain, there is still a lack of knowledge about the competitive advantages of real-time freight visibility. As the supply chain becomes exponentially more complicated, the importance of freight visibility increases due to its ability to provide real-time insight into the location and status of freight. There are four … Continued

The right quality management tool

By investing in a supplier quality management tool, importers will have direct access to critical compliance and quality data, such as continuous temperature monitoring, shipment registration, compliance, traceability & visibility, product profiles, and much more. Additionally, with the right tool, importers will be able to update data in real-time and require their suppliers to do … Continued

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


In the distribution of food products, temperature control is an essential factor; it affects product quality by influencing the level of quality degradation, and affects product safety by influencing the growth of potentially harmful bacteria. Transportation planning concerns the short term planning of the distribution operations and mostly deals with the planning of deliveries to … Continued

The supply chain technology trends for 2020

Supply chain technology always evolves, changes to meet the needs of the global supply chain, and offers huge benefits. With the new year, we take a moment to reflect on the state of the industry and the trends shaping it for the remainder of the year. The supply chain technology trends 2020 has to offer … Continued