Over 40 Years Service and Technology Leadership for Japan Pallet Rental

Japan Pallet Rental. (This story first appeared in February 2017.) 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% … [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...]

Innovative tracking solution for roll cages launched by Deutsche Post DHL, ALPS Electric Europe GmbH and Sigfox

Foundation of long-term partnership for consistent transparency in logistics processes 250,000 roll cages to be equipped with smart trackers over 6-month rollout Bonn - Deutsche Post DHL Group, the leading logistics company in Germany, ALPS Electric Europe GmbH, one of the largest developers and manufacturers of electromechanical devices, … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Launches America’s First Narrowband IoT Asset Tracking Solution

T-Mobile for Business and Roambee team up to provide a comprehensive, proven asset tracking solution that pairs perfectly with America’s first NB-IoT network  -- What’s the news? The first narrowband IoT asset tracking solution is now available nationwide from T-Mobile for Business.   -- Why does it matter? Traditional approaches to asset … [Read more...]

hoopo & Polymer Logistics Bring IoT Tracking to the Supply Chain

The combined offering enables cost-effective, smart supply chain solutions for food delivery companies LONDON, UK – hoopo, the company redefining geolocation technology with high-accuracy low-power capabilities via the Internet of Things (IoT), and Polymer Logistics (PL), a global leading provider of Retail Returnable Packaging (RRP), have … [Read more...]

AgroFresh and Zest Labs Collaborate for Comprehensive Freshness Management

Industry Leaders to Partner on Promotion and Sales of Solutions for Global Markets PHILADELPHIA, June 6, 2019 - AgroFresh Solutions, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGFS), a global leader in produce freshness solutions, and Zest Labs™, Inc. (OTCQX: ZEST), an AgTech company modernizing the post-harvest fresh food supply chain, have announced a strategic … [Read more...]

Bastian Solutions Partners with Quuppa to Deliver Advanced Location Capabilities for Increased Supply Chain Visibility

ESPOO, Finland & INDIANAPOLIS - Bastian Solutions, a Toyota Advanced Logistics company and leading material handling systems integrator, and Quuppa, the world leader in advanced location systems, have announced that one of the first implementations through their partnership is with Brother International Corp., a premier provider of home, … [Read more...]

IoT Tracking Solutions Provider hoopo Raises $3.5 Million in Seed Funding

As part of a trend in IoT investments across industries, the Israeli startup has raised $5M total, backed by GiTV, Chartered Group, and TAU Ventures to enable IoT based asset tracking. LOS ANGELES – hoopo, a company offering geolocation services through high-accuracy low-power capabilities via the Internet of Things (IoT), has announced a $3.5 … [Read more...]

Verizon extends IoT leadership position, launching its Narrowband IoT Network nationwide, offering more choices, multiple use cases for IoT customers

NEW YORK, NY – Verizon’s Narrowband IoT (NB-IoT) Network is now available coast-to-coast covering more than 92% of the US population. The launch of this additional IoT connectivity option in combination with the company’s ThingSpace management platform, APIs, tools and rich ecosystem of partners will provide enterprise customers the ability to … [Read more...]

Marken Launches New Bluetooth Technology Option for Shipments

Roambee Will Increase Visibility of Assets and Shipments in Real Time Research Triangle Park, NC – Marken has announced the addition of Roambee monitoring technology to their packaging portfolio in order to provide increased end to end visibility throughout the supply chain for valuable clinical product shipments. Roambee devices will be … [Read more...]