Real-World Applications of Advanced Analytics

Tackling food safety and maintaining medication efficacy is complicated, and requires close collaboration with foodservice and healthcare professionals to...

Written by Garret Weigel | February 6, 2019 | Connected Facility, Supply Chain, Food Safety, Pharmacy Safety

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Navigating Adverse Weather Conditions and Natural Disasters

Every year weather conditions make headlines, particularly events like fires, hurricanes, flooding, and more. In terms of extreme conditions, they have been devastating to people, their homes, and the supply chains they rely upon. The transportation environment has never been riper for a widespread adoption of technology to help forecast adverse weather conditions, reroute shipments, and provide real-time visibility...

Written by Garret Weigel | February 1, 2019 | Supply Chain

Canada’s New Safe Food Regulations: What You Need to Know

On January 15, Canada’s new safe food law replaced fourteen sets of previous regulations, effectively altering the course of the nation’s food safety requirements for both importers and exporters. Officially called the Safe Food for Canadians Act (SFCA) and the Safe Food for Canadians Regulations (SFCR), the law recognizes new threats to food safety, changing consumer preferences, and prevention-focused...

Written by Garret Weigel | January 30, 2019 | Supply Chain, Food Safety

Remote Monitoring Provides New Environmental Benefits

In our previous post, we outlined the environmental impact of using paper, but did not cover in detail how digital solutions can reduce waste and improve efficiencies that lead to lower carbon emissions. SmartSense solutions can be leveraged to improve our environment and reduce harmful emissions. From reducing food waste to improving fleet productivity, remote monitoring provides a new means of keeping our climate...

Written by Garret Weigel | January 23, 2019 | Supply Chain, Food Safety

Supply Chain Visibility Offers End-to-End Cargo Safety

A prevailing challenge of every shipper is keeping cargo safe, intact, and free from damage. After all, consider the pathways that cargo travels. It's often transferred several times from one mode of transportation to another within a single leg of transport. A shipment may originate in Asia, be packed in a carton, combined onto a pallet, loaded into a container, then transferred onto a ship, into a freight yard,...

Written by Garret Weigel | January 18, 2019 | Supply Chain

Canadian Laws On Temperature Monitoring: Province Specific Standards

In our previous post, we outlined general recommendations and national standards for vaccine storage and monitoring in Canada. Despite what may be common practice in The States, pharmacists cannot immunize patients in every province and territory, which directly affects the need for temperature monitoring of vaccines in pharmacies. In addition to the general recommendations and national standards, laws and...

Written by Garret Weigel | January 11, 2019 | Supply Chain, Pharmacy Safety

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