Toray Streamlines Logistics by Adopting Labor-Saving Pallets Fitted with Active Tags

Toray Industries, Inc. reports that it has become the first in its industry in Japan to adopt the Smart Pallet®, employing it for shipping resin products around the nation from January this year. Toray is a producer of fibres, textiles, plastic resins, fine chemicals, films and carbon fiber composite materials, medical products, and more. It does … [Read more...]

AIPIA and BXP Magazine to bring third Smart Packaging event to New York City area this June

The 3rd annual Smart Packaging Summit Americas will return to the Greater New York City area this June. Co-produced by the Active & Intelligent Packaging Association (AIPIA) and BXP (Brand Experience: Packaging magazine), the event will continue to build off the successes from the 2018 and 2019 events. The conference, which was previously … [Read more...]

The Drop & Drive APP makes Europallets drop-off in Germany more efficient

Drop & Drive App from pooling specialist PAKi simplifies the drop-off of exchanged pallets, thanks to digitalized processes that eradicate paperwork. PAKi, a specialist for the Europe-wide pooling of standardized, exchangeable load carriers, has been testing its Drop & Drive App, a new completely digital platform for efficient … [Read more...]

US Patent Office Issues 48th RF Sensor Patent to Infratab, Inc.

Newly-issued patent adds audiovisual associations and private-public access of sensor data to the company’s portfolio of condition-intelligent RF sensor solutions Oxnard, California – Infratab, Inc., a provider of condition-intelligent radio frequency (RF) sensor solutions, is pleased to announce the issuance by the U.S. Patent Office of its … [Read more...]

Reusable Asset Tracking Technologies Panel: It Takes a Village

“I thought I knew a lot about all the technology that was available and how it worked. But it (the white paper) clearly points out to me that right now...the technology is there. It's working, it's available. It's now how do you use it in your product lines, and what is your ultimate goal with it.”  Dave Kalan, Paxxal    The future is at … [Read more...]

CalAmp and Pallet Alliance Partner to Provide IoT-Enabled Wood Pallets

CalAmp iOn Tags, Gateways and CalAmp Telematics Cloud Provide Granular Environmental Supply Chain Visibility and Risk Mitigation IRVINE, CA & CARRBORO, NC – CalAmp, a global technology solutions provider, is partnering with Pallet Alliance, a provider of holistic pallet management programs. This arrangement allows multi-site manufacturing … [Read more...]

NLP’s Plastic Pallet Pool and Smart Retur Deliver for Norway’s Grocery Industry

Long-lasting, lightweight RFID-equipped plastic pallets have delivered a 40% cost reduction for the Norwegian grocery industry. Loss/retirement rate has been less than 0.02% per trip - less than 50,000 pallets out of 1.1 million since the introduction of plastic pallets in 2010. Collaboration with Smart Return retrieval and repair provider … [Read more...]

HOREN launches Smart RTP* “CoRTP”on CeMAT Asia 2019

More than 700 well-known domestic and foreign logistics companies wee on display at the CEMAT trade show, covering more than 60,000sqm of exhibition space at the Shanghai International Exhibition Center. The event took place October 23-26 2019.  At this prestigious event, Horen founder & CEO, Jacky Liao, officially announced the opening of … [Read more...]

Reusable Packaging Association Issues White Paper on Smart Asset Technologies

New report provides guidance on available and emerging technologies for the identification, monitoring and tracking of reusable transport packaging assets. Panel of subject matter experts and contributors will formally introduce the white paper at Pack Expo Las Vegas Tuesday, September 24, 2019 | 11:30 am PT | Reusable Packaging Learning … [Read more...]

SUNDOG® RFID Tags for Rough Wood Surfaces

(AUSTIN, TX, September 2019) Until now, applications such as logs, lumber loads, pallets, utility poles and railroad ties, as well as live trees, have not had any UHF RFID tag tailored for these demanding applications. Utility Composites, Inc has introduced a ruggedized, long-distance, passive tag that can be instantly installed:  the SUNDOG® UHF … [Read more...]