Reliability, Availability & Serviceability

The future of PIMM™ AI being applied more and more to “Predictive Management” solutions. Building Management Systems is a great example of where AI can significantly enhance the operational efficiency of systems like HVAC; Lighting; Energy Mgmt.; Security; Power Systems; Gears, Sub-Feeds; 24-hr Standby; etc. The critical factor is the inclusion of “Meantime to Failure” … Continued

TMS – Logistics and Supply Chain

Companies that are still using a mix of spreadsheets, phone calls, and email to manage their logistics and supply chain are costing themselves significant money on an annual basis. The reason is there is no way to compile the great amount of details and perform big data analysis to move their strategic direction forward. Data … Continued

Freezing Food For Optimum Quality

Freezing can preserve the taste, texture and nutritional value of foods better than most other preservation methods. However, such qualities depend upon the careful choice of food materials, use of appropriate pre-treatments, the choice of freezer and frozen storage options and the use of appropriate packaging. The major considerations for optimum quality of frozen foods … Continued

Interrupted Temperature and Climate Control

A top issue in cold chain logistics is temperature variances, which can affect the quality and safety of produce. There are times when a driver is loading product that has come directly out of the field on a warm day, or when they must make 5 deliveries on the same truck which means continually opening … Continued

What is a Transportation Management System (TMS)?

A transportation management system, or “TMS,” is a platform that’s designed to streamline the shipping process. It is a subset of supply chain management concerning transportation solutions. A TMS allows shippers to automate the processes they have in place and receive valuable insights to save time and reduce spend on future shipments. Distribution companies, e-commerce … Continued

eld – eLECTRONIC LOGGING DEVICE

The electronic logging device mandate, effective on Dec. 18, requires most carriers and drivers to convert from using paper logs or logging software to a registered ELD if they do not have an automatic on-board recording device in use. And those using AOBRDs prior to the mandate’s effective date will only be able to keep … Continued

10 trends in cold chain logistics

With its capital-intensive equipment, strict temperature requirements, and energy dependence, the cold chain has always been a demanding logistics segment. Now the sector is grappling with additional challenges—from increases in the sensitivity, quality standards, and volume of many of its goods, to continually mounting regulations. The cold chain also faces many of the same issues … Continued

PIMM™ Fleet Solutions – Benchmarking Transportation Processes

Many businesses that ship products use transportation management systems (TMS) for visibility and control within their supply chain operations. The introduction of cloud-based TMS has also opened the door to many small and mid-sized companies to find great tools that fit their budgets. While using TMS capabilities to support everything from carrier rate management, shipment … Continued

BENEFITS OF THE FLEET MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

Fleet Management is a method which enables organizations to organize and coordinate the vehicles used by the businesses to reduce costs, enhance efficiency and provide compliance with regulations. Fleet management is commonly used by couriers, utilities, oil & gas delivery, repair as well as service industry businesses to ensure vehicle safety and use and allow … Continued

Maintaining Compliance Across Multiple Franchises and Corporate Restaurant Chains

Whether you are responsible for multiple restaurant franchises, or a whole corporate chain PIMM™ Store Management System can provide you with the necessary temperature monitoring systems to allow you to focus on what is important, the restaurant’s operations. As a manager or owner of a restaurant franchise or corporate chain you undoubtedly understand the importance … Continued