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The Panama Canal and Its Impact on Modern Transportation

Infrastructure impacts the development of trade routes and ports. In turn, trade routes and ports affect the volume and reach of global trade. In the world...

Written by Garret Weigel | June 11, 2019 | FSMA, Supply Chain

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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, or the management of trailers and assets within a yard. For the fleet assets that transport goods and get them to their destination, yard monitoring is required to ensure proper asset utilization.

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

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

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