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1. NGOs walk a supply chain tightrope to disaster response
...  Unit4 to help humanitarian groups manage these complex processes. While there are standard items required during every disaster such as water and food, more comprehensive resources and services wil ...
Created on 13 July 2018
2. Supply Chain Visibility with IOT
...  as storage temperature and humidity. This can be critical for industries that have rigid standards for transport, such as Pharmaceutical and Food Supply, as it crucial to know the history of atmospheric condit ...
Created on 04 June 2018
3. IBM Pins Hopes on Blockchain
According to Digital Supply Chain, IBM’s Food Trust Blockchain solution is being deployed with help from several collaborators. The hope is that it will improve transparency, delivery and save costs and ...
Created on 20 May 2018
4. Teenage Truckers, Solution to Nation’s Shipping Woes?
... legislation,” said Mark Allen, president and CEO of the International Foodservice Distributors Association, “creates opportunity while reinforcing a culture of safety to provide our nation’s youth with ...
Created on 07 May 2018
5. FDA Recommends Changes to Supply Chain
According to Supply Chain Dive, the pharmacy industry is due for a supply chain makeover. The chairman of the Food and Drug Administration suggests starting with standardized documentation practices for ...
Created on 30 April 2018
6. Technology Helps Stop Food Waste
Online ordering tools and new supply chain innovations are helping restaurants reduce food waste, reports Waste 360.   Read the article on  Waste 360  ...
Created on 02 April 2018
7. Walmart Takes Control Over Its Food Supply Chain
Walmart wants to increase its grocery business and one way to do that is to have more control over its food supply chain, reports Business Insider. To that end, Walmart has filed six patent applications ...
Created on 19 March 2018
8. What does crypto currency have to do with the supply chain?
... certainly need assurance of the validity of origin and shipping status, but when full-cycle validation is applied to products like foods and pharmaceuticals they become enablers for regulatory initiatives. ...
Created on 12 March 2018
9. Blockchain To Stop Fish Fraud
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.   Read the ...
Created on 05 March 2018
10. Walmart Seeks to Eliminate Spoiled Produce
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 ...
Created on 05 March 2018
11. Bar Codes in food and drugs
... distances (inches, not feet) so they don’t need to make contact with the products they are marking. Secondly the use of nontoxic inks that can simply be ingested as part of the food they identify. This ...
Created on 27 February 2018
12. Blockchain and the Food Supply Chain
Blockchain may soon transform the poultry supply chain, reports Poultry World. It will make it easier to trace the meat back to its source farm and prevent disruption or contamination along the supply ...
Created on 26 February 2018
13. Blockchain Will Change Food Supply
Blockchain is poised to change how people eat, reports Forbes. Currently, foodborne illness causes 10% of the population to get sick each year. Now, blockchain technology can help reduce that number.  ...
Created on 19 February 2018
14. Using Tech to Keep Food Supply Safe
Food companies are turning to emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning  and blockchain to make their supply chains safer, reports Food Safety News.   Read the article ...
Created on 13 February 2018
15. Supply Chain and the TCJA Effect on Jobs
... like raffles for tech items (TVs, phones, etc.) or bringing in food services for special lunch events. Those niceties may be interesting but don’t always make a meaningful contribution to workers’ paychecks. ...
Created on 12 February 2018
16. Technologies are defining the supply chain
... Here are a few current technologies that should be watched with an eye toward caution.   CRISPR / NGS Genetic modification has been with us as long as humans have grown food and experimented with ...
Created on 29 January 2018
17. Food Supply Chain in for Some Changes
2018 will be a year of great change in our food system, reports Food Dive. New technology and processes will change the current process of how food arrives from farm to table safely. Read the article ...
Created on 22 January 2018
18. Tech Keeps Food From Spoiling
Technology is being used to prevent food waste in transit, reports the Huffington Post. Sensors that monitor the fruits freshness while in transit has been developed by the Federal Laboratories for Materials ...
Created on 01 January 2018
19. Supply Chains Breaking Down the Middle
Companies are now starting to address the supply chain problem of the ‘middle’, reports the Next Web. Many times there are no clear rules for how product (especially food) is monitored for quality assurance ...
Created on 13 November 2017
20. Wal-mart Ramps Up Supply Chain Expectations
Wal-mart has adopted a new policy, reports Supply Chain Dive. The new on-time, in full policy states that food and perishables must be delivered within a 1 day window and softlines within a two day window. ...
Created on 31 October 2017