supply chain visibility

Visibility, response, and resiliency the most important aspects of supply chain management. Digital transformation is underway in supply chain management and it is evident in visibility. Manufacturing is an intricate web, complicated by the global economy and developments such as big data and sensor technology. Gaining visibility into the supply chain is invaluable, but it … Continued

Tips for Time and Temperature Control Foods

The temperature danger zone has its name for a reason. A single bacterium doubles every 20 minutes in the right conditions, meaning it can multiply trillions of times in just 24 hours without proper attention to food safety. The temperature danger zone is between 41℉ and 135℉—a temperature range in which pathogens grow well. Harmful … Continued

cold storage wireless monitoring system

Companies are obliged to monitor cold storage areas to preserve quality and maintain consumer product safety standards. When temperature sensitive or perishable goods are stored prior to final distribution, the storage condition data needs to be recorded and accessible anytime. Food waste and recalls are some of the most important problems of food sector nowadays … Continued

Managing the cold storage supply chain

Moving temperature-sensitive products through the supply chain presents a variety of challenges for food companies—from storage and transportation to selecting carriers and monitoring loads. Small variances can produce big headaches. A temperature difference of a few degrees during transportation, a slightly longer stay on a loading dock, or a faulty refrigeration unit can turn a … 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

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

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

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