On The Road Again: Transporting Valuable Art

According to the Art Basel and UBS Global Art Market Report 2019, there’s been an uptick in global art sales of about 6% since the previous year. Auction sales and art fairs are part of the mix in driving the overall volume of art sales upward. This means there will likely be a focused surge in the transport of artwork in a remarkable feat of moving some of the world’s most valued treasures around the world.

Written by Garret Weigel | August 22, 2019 | Supply Chain

New Age Monitoring: How Improvements in the Visibility of Data is Empowering Supply Chains

In the IoT revolution for supply chains, visibility has become the eighth wonder of the world. Visibility enables shippers, carriers, and anyone delivering goods to know where they are and how they are performing at any given time. In the past, such visibility has been delayed – and in some cases it still is. But we are entering the age where supply chain monitoring is done in real-time, continuously, for single...

Written by Garret Weigel | August 20, 2019 | Food Safety, Supply Chain

FRUIT LOGISTICA's 2019 Trends Report: Surprises in the Store

Every year since 1993, FRUIT LOGISTICA has hosted a global trade show serving the international fresh produce market. The show covers every sector of the fresh produce business to provide a comprehensive view of the innovations, products, and services along the international supply chain. The company also provides a trends report, often with a central theme. In 2019, this theme was "Surprises in the Store."

Written by Garret Weigel | August 14, 2019 | Food Safety, Supply Chain

FRUIT LOGISTICA’s 2019 Trends Report: Adding Value to the Global Produce Market

FRUIT LOGISTICA, a global trade show serving the international fresh produce market, covers all facets of the business of foodservice in order to provide a comprehensive view of the innovations, products, and services along the international supply chain. The company also presents a trends report at the tradeshow, in addition to making it available to anyone via free download. The FRUIT LOGISTICA report provides...

Written by Garret Weigel | August 6, 2019 | Food Safety, Supply Chain

The Potential of Robotics Process Automation for Shipping Perishable Goods

In part 1, we introduced robotics process automation (RPA) and how it can provide value to industries such as banking, financial services, human resources, and transportation. In this post, we’ll speak more specifically to how RPA can improve the supply chain.

Written by Garret Weigel | July 31, 2019 | Supply Chain

How Good Distribution Practices Help Ensure Pharmaceutical Quality

As the FDA increases regulations to ensure consumer protections, expectations for pharmaceutical quality are playing a greater role for all stakeholders in the supply chain, from manufacturers and suppliers to pharmacies and clinics. Patients in need of medications rightfully expect that their prescriptions will be safe and effective, since consumers are unable to detect contamination in drugs as they might, say in...

Written by Garret Weigel | July 23, 2019 | Pharmacy Safety, Supply Chain

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