Geofencing: A Treasured Tool for Yard Management and Monitoring

Consider the thousands of fleet assets that operate within a logistics network. To keep order in the fleet, geofencing solutions has enabled yard management,...

Written by Garret Weigel | February 15, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety, Food Safety, FSMA

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Supply Chain Visibility for Operational Excellence

Monitoring the supply chain is essential for ensuring that perishable foods maintain their quality, and medications maintain their efficacy. In order to do so effectively, logistics managers need a solution that provides proof of inventory temperature throughout the cold chain. Real-time monitoring would not be possible without the help of IoT connected sensors and on-demand reporting.

Written by Garret Weigel | December 19, 2018 | FSMA, Supply Chain

Improving Food Safety in Canadian and U.S. Supply Chains

In late October 2018, food manufacturers recalled 4 million pounds of goods shipped nationwide to grocers and food distributors due to a Canadian shipper's recall of vegetables used in the affected products. Earlier in the year, a seed snack mix produced in the United States and shipped to Canada was recalled first in Canada and later in the U.S. for fear of contamination from Listeria, a harmful bacterial...

Written by Garret Weigel | November 27, 2018 | Food Safety, FSMA, Supply Chain

The 4 Primary Food Safety Hazards and Preventing Foodborne Illness

September is National Food Safety Education Month, so this month we’re focusing on educating our readers to encourage safer food practices. The CDC has reported that 48 million people per year get sick from a foodborne illness, many of which are preventable. It is important for food service professionals to be aware of the primary types of food safety hazards, and the best methods of prevention.

Written by Garret Weigel | September 25, 2018 | Food Safety, HACCP, FSMA

Solving for FSMA Through IoT

Real-time Temperature Data Is Essential

Written by SmartSense | March 7, 2018 | Food Safety, FSMA, Supply Chain

Foreign Supplier Verification Program: Keeping Food Imports Safe

Twenty percent of the total United States’ food supply is imported. To break that down, 70% of our seafood is imported, as well as 35% of our fresh produce. That’s a lot, and it could likely include foods that are being distributed to your restaurants. So, how do we know that the imported food is safe? That’s why we have the Foreign Supplier Verification Program (FSVP).

Written by SmartSense | July 11, 2017 | Food Safety, FSMA

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