According to Digital Supply Chain, Honeywell wants to make sure counterfeit auto parts don’t enter the marketplace, reports Digital Supply Chain. So its partnered with automotive aftermarket provider TecAlliance and they are working to the oneIDentity+ service platform. This platform will authenticate and track individual components for major auto parts manufacturers.

Seafood Fraud is rampant in the restaurant industry, reports FoodDive. A report by Oceana found that 20% of seafood is mislabeled, but now Blockchain technology could reduce that number.

 

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Kentucky Fried Chicken’s (KFC) U.K. chicken disaster highlights how large a part logistics play in a business success or failure, reports Forbes. KFC is blaming a broken logistics system for the debacle which caused shortages of chicken to two-thirds of its U.K. stores.

According to FoodDive, Walmart has new technology to ensure only fresh produce makes it to their stores. The technology, called Eden, is  designed to inspect fruits and vegetables for defects and predict the exact date of spoilage.

According to Forbes, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are poised to revolutionize the supply chain. For example AR can be used in the warehouse to make picking faster and less prone to error.