AT&T Accelerates Deployment of LTE-M Network for Internet of Things

Advanced Network to Bring the Latest IoT Network Technology Across the U.S. and Mexico to Create North American LTE-M footprint AT&T  plans to launch a nationwide deployment of its LTE-M network for Internet of Things (IoT) ahead of schedule in the second quarter of 2017.  It is also planning LTE-M availability in Mexico by the end of the … [Read more...]

Pallet Pooling in Real Time: Over 40 Years Service and Continued Technology Leadership for Japan Pallet Rental

With a pool of over 8.5 million pallets, Japan Pallet Rental Corporation is the leading pallet rental provider in Japan. And while it was launched as wood pallet rental service back in 1971, it began introducing plastic pallets in 2000. Today, plastic pallets encompass over 65% of its pallet inventory, and almost 100% of those plastic pallets are … [Read more...]

Surgere, Inc. President and CEO William Wappler to Present at Global Automotive Logistics Conference in Mexico.

Asset location technologies and analytics specialist Surgere to speak, host reception at Automotive Logistics Mexico Conference, January 31 - February 2, 2017, Mexico City If Mexico's fast-growing automotive industry achieves the kind of output boost that has been forecast in the next few years, its logistics networks will need to be well … [Read more...]

Equipment Tracking Solution Provider KONTROL Launches New Website, Announces New CEE Sales Agent

Reusable equipment tracking and mangement expert Kontrol AMS Limited announces the launch of the new-look KONTROL website:  www.kontrol.com. Kontrol is a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) application developed by industry experts to provide all the necessary functionality for managing and tracking reusable handling equipment; between locations; … [Read more...]

CYBERWATCH LAN: A Simple and Inexpensive Wireless Hour – Alarm Meter

Companies are faced with the real and often costly predicament of how to monitor and track the usage and alarm conditions of their equipment. Solving this issue, Keytroller, an industry leader as a designer, manufacturer, and supplier of electronic safety and weighing devices, has unveiled the CYBERWATCH LAN – a simple, inexpensive and … [Read more...]

The Swedish Food Industry Gets A Common Digital Pooling Platform

In 2017, Svenska Retursystem will be releasing SMART Pooling – a new digital platform - which offers the Swedish food industry improved control and simplified administration over all types of returnable transport items (RTI’s) such as return pallets, roll cages, wooden pallets, dairy boxes and pallet collars. SMART Pooling offers huge savings in … [Read more...]

MDI Now Offers Corrugated Polypropylene Packaging, Looks to Expand and Create More Jobs

  Social Enterprise Sees Its Workforce as a Competitive Advantage MDI’s announcement in September that it was expanding its product line to include corrugated polypropylene marks the latest evolution of the company, which over the last 23 years has gradually expanded its packaging business. It started with the U.S. Postal Service (over … [Read more...]

ORBCOMM Wins 2016 Connected World Award for Work With Rehrig Pacific

Company recognized for its IoT leadership and the ability to leverage connected technology to improve business processes ORBCOMM Inc. , a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, recently announced that it had received the 2016 Connected World Award. ORBCOMM was recognized for providing Rehrig … [Read more...]

Big data, pool management heroics, and automotive packaging: what’s next?

Reusable automotive packaging holds the potential to power big data analytics for the automotive supply chain as more OEMs and Tier suppliers embrace related projects. Magna anticipates saving $25 million in 2015 resulting from the early stages of its reusable packaging transition, demonstrating that management heroics can make important initial … [Read more...]

Roundup: Brambles Divests LeanLogistics, Reusable Packaging Management Featured in Wall Street Journal

RFID, Reusable Asset Management Featured in Wall Street Journal Reusables find themselves in the spotlight. The Wall Street Journal recently ran a feature about reusables (Johnson Controls Unravels Mystery of Missing Crates). The story describes reusables as "worth their weight in gold" and the problem of lost reusables as a "plague" in the … [Read more...]