Robinson Fresh, a division of global logistics company C.H. Robinson, is now offering fresh produce under its own name for the first time in the company’s 115-year history of providing and transporting fresh produce.
IBM and eProvenance, a company specializing in monitoring and analyzing wine shipment conditions, recently announced the availability of VinAssure, an IBM blockchain-powered platform that offers a smart and secure way to track wines as they move through distribution from vineyard to consumer.
Carrier Transicold, a specialist in temperature-controlled cargo, recently announced that its EverFRESH active controlled-atmosphere system for refrigerated containers now offers a new carbon dioxide injection option to better preserve low-respiring, high-value perishable cargo.
Pelican BioThermal, a global provider of temperature controlled packaging, recently announced deep frozen temperature controlled packaging options with temperature ranges of minus 80 degrees Celsius to minus 20 degrees Celsius.
Ever since access to ubiquitous real-time data emerged as a technological reality, businesses have been lured by the possibility of redirecting their supply chains toward a model driven by demand. Applying analytics software to make sense of big data could allow organizations to close the gap between demand and supply.
Finance and supply chain: These two essential business functions speak different languages and live in different worlds. Both contribute mightily to the success and the profitability of their companies, in their own ways. Manufacturers need to get them to synchronize if they are to survive and succeed — and to achieve the agility and the resilience everyone strives for coming out of the pandemic crisis.