Geofencing

PIMM™ Geofencing enable the field organization to trigger business rules or create notifications as and when they are crossed by drivers. Almost 30 years ago the first hand-held navigation device was introduced and it has been 20 years since GPS accuracy degradation was stopped by the United States Defense Department, leading to a significant increase … Continued

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

Understanding the Cold Chain Process

So what is the cold chain logistics? Cold chain logistics, also commonly referred to as cool chain logistics or chill chain logistics, is a temperature controlled supply chain. In short, it’s a transportation chain that maintains freight at an agreed upon temperature throughout the logistics process. Understanding the cold chain process is half the battle … Continued

Temperature Controlled Transportation

One of the biggest risks to foods in transit relates to the transport of foods that require temperature controls to limit pathogenic microorganism growth or toxin formation. In the regulation, FDA has clarified that the shipper is the one with the knowledge and responsibility to establish all preventive controls, including the temperature controls required during … 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

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

COLD CHAIN MANAGEMENT

What is the Cold Chain Management? A cold chain is a temperature-controlled supply chain. An unbroken cold chain is an uninterrupted series of refrigerated production, storage and distribution activities, along with associated equipment and logistics, which maintain the desired low-temperature range. Cold chain logistics includes all of the means used to ensure a constant temperature … 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