Introducing the Tive Solo™: Tive Releases $29 Single-Use Supply Chain Tracker

New low-cost single-use tracker provides real-time visibility across the supply chain while eliminating reverse logistics challenges CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Tive, Inc., a provider of in-transit supply chain tracking solutions, has announced the release of its new tracker product: the Tive Solo™. The Tive Solo is a $29 single-use supply chain tracker, … [Read more...]

IBM revolutionizes container tracking for Groupe PSA with Sigfox

Paris, France – IBM and Sigfox have collaborated to launch within Groupe PSA, the innovative “Track&Trace” solution for the digitalization of reusable container tracking between suppliers and assembly plants. This solution, based on IBM’s cloud-based Internet of Things technologies and Sigfox’ international “0G” network allows Groupe PSA to … [Read more...]

Aeris and Roambee Unite to Enhance Cold Chain Monitoring via IoT

Companies Work Together to Help Enterprises Improve Global Monitoring On-Demand Goods and Assets Aeris, a technology leader in the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced it is working with the Roambee Corporation, an IoT supply chain and enterprise asset visibility company, to help enterprises improve their monitoring of shipments and … [Read more...]

The Importance of IoT for Cold Chain

The promise of real-time cold chain visibility has long intrigued cold chain leaders. For practical purposes, however, that initial excitement seemed to atrophy into many years of ‘hurry up and wait.’ The promise of real-time cold chain visibility has long intrigued cold chain leaders. For practical purposes, however, that initial excitement … [Read more...]

Polymer Logistics and Sequans Collaborate on LTE-M Smart IoT Pallet Tracker Now Available and Approved for Use on USA Networks

Sequans Communications S.A. leading LTE for IoT chipmaker, and Polymer Logistics, a global leading provider of "One-Touch / Retail Ready" Packaging (RRP) and pooling services solutions to retailers worldwide, announced the availability of the Polymer Logistics Smart IoT Tracker. According to a release, it is now approved for use on the LTE-M … [Read more...]

Choosing the Best Pallet Color

Color, Pallet and Pooling - Factors to Consider in Picking Pallet Color The color of a pallet remains an important consideration for any pallet pool. Just ask CHEP or other pallet and reusable packaging pools around the world that utilize specific colors to promote better control of their inventories. Pallet pools use a variety of basic … [Read more...]

Ocean Mist Farms Selects Zest Fresh To Optimize Freshness Management

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Zest Labs, an AgTech company modernizing the post-harvest fresh food supply chain, has announced that Ocean Mist Farms, a supplier of a full line of premium, fresh vegetables from multiple growing regions throughout California, Arizona and Mexico, is utilizing Zest Fresh™ to automate data collection on the condition of its … [Read more...]

Waterdrinker, on transitioning to the new CC TAG5: “Keep it all in your own hands”

In the next few weeks, Container Centralen will dispatch its new CC TAG5 label to all legitimate members of the pool. So that includes Waterdrinker, one of the biggest export and wholesale companies in Holland’s horticultural capital, Aalsmeer. Bert Broekhof, responsible for container administration and transport, has a lot of experience in dealing … [Read more...]

Savi Introduces Two New Sensors for IoT Asset Tracking for the Government and Military

Backward compatible active RFID sensor capabilities support new DoD audit requirements Savi®, an innovator in big data/machine learning analytic solutions, supply chain management software and sensor technology, has added two new devices to its current suite of active RFID transponders and interrogators available for use by the US Department … [Read more...]

Pallet Pooling in Real Time: Over 40 Years Service and Continued 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...]