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The Cost Breakdown — CapEx vs. OpEx for Shipment Tracking The Cost Breakdown — CapEx vs. OpEx for Shipment Tracking

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 6 Mins.

If you want to track your shipments using the Internet of Things (IoT), the big question is about whether to go the...

The Evolution of Supply Chain Control Towers The Evolution of Supply Chain Control Towers

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 9 Mins.

You’ve probably heard of a Supply Chain Control Tower.

A Supply Chain Control Tower (SCCT) is a central hub that...

9 Features a Good Cold Chain Data Logger Should Have 9 Features a Good Cold Chain Data Logger Should Have

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 9 Mins.

A cold chain data logger, otherwise referred to as a temperature data logger, is a device that records and logs...

How to Mitigate the Risk Associated with Just in Time(JIT) & Lean Inventory How to Mitigate the Risk Associated with Just in Time(JIT) & Lean Inventory

By Manpreet S. Mattu
Read Time 3 Mins.

JIT inventory and lean manufacturing make financial sense, but they leave businesses more vulnerable to unexpected...

Are Wireless Sensors Better for Remote Temperature Monitoring in a Warehouse? Are Wireless Sensors Better for Remote Temperature Monitoring in a Warehouse?

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 4 Mins.

While wired temperature sensors are a common tool to monitor temperature in cold storage warehouses, newer remote...

Reduce Container Dwell Time With GPS Container Tracking Reduce Container Dwell Time With GPS Container Tracking

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 5 Mins.

Dwell time can lead to unnecessary spends that drive up total logistics costs, and you can’t always pass that on to...

Multimodal Route Optimization - What Makes it Difficult? Multimodal Route Optimization - What Makes it Difficult?

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 2 Mins.

The rapid pace of globalization and trade is making supply chain and transport networks more complex than they’ve...

Why You Shouldn’t Run a Supply Chain Using Google Maps Why You Shouldn’t Run a Supply Chain Using Google Maps

By Shailesh Mangal
Read Time 6 Mins.

Because, despite Google’s mapping and data crunching prowess, it wasn’t designed to get the ETA right for logistics.

How to Set the Right On-time Delivery KPIs With GPS Vehicle Tracking How to Set the Right On-time Delivery KPIs With GPS Vehicle Tracking

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 5 Mins.

On-time delivery is important.

It impacts client satisfaction, the chances of getting more business from a satisfied...

Are GPS Trackers Enough for Cargo Security & Theft Recovery? Are GPS Trackers Enough for Cargo Security & Theft Recovery?

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 5 Mins.

While GPS tracking systems can improve the odds of tracing stolen vehicles or trailers, can they really address...

How to Choose a Cargo Container Security Tracking System How to Choose a Cargo Container Security Tracking System

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 6 Mins.

There are many tracking systems that claim to help you protect your containerized cargo. In this article, we will...

Supply Chain Visibility Evolution: Barcodes, RFID, NFC, BLE Beacons Supply Chain Visibility Evolution: Barcodes, RFID, NFC, BLE Beacons

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 8 Mins.

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October, 2017 and has been updated to include Near-field...

How to Track LTL Shipments, Packages, and Market Vehicles How to Track LTL Shipments, Packages, and Market Vehicles

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 9 Mins.

GPS vehicle tracking systems have been unsuccessful at tracking Less-than Container Load (LCL) goods, individual...

Why Vehicle Tracking Systems Failed in Logistics Why Vehicle Tracking Systems Failed in Logistics

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 5 Mins.

Real-time GPS vehicle tracking and management — aka fleet management — gave rise to the notion that complete...

6 Reasons to Switch from Vehicle Tracking to Package Tracking 6 Reasons to Switch from Vehicle Tracking to Package Tracking

By Rainer Kuehling
Read Time 7 Mins.

The first thing you search on Google when you want a logistics visibility solution is a ‘vehicle tracking system.’...

Vehicle, Container, or Package Tracking: What’s Right for You? Vehicle, Container, or Package Tracking: What’s Right for You?

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 12 Mins.

Logistics visibility has evolved to a level of granularity where you can monitor every single parcel shipped, and...

Is Digitizing Your Pharma Supply Chain Worth the Cost & Effort? Is Digitizing Your Pharma Supply Chain Worth the Cost & Effort?

By Greg Yonko
Read Time 6 Mins.

Supply chains have been around way longer than intelligent inventory management software, ERPs, or even computers...

Demystifying “Track & Trace” vs “Real-Time Tracking” vs “Monitoring” Demystifying “Track & Trace” vs “Real-Time Tracking” vs “Monitoring”

By Cindy Dickey
Read Time 10 Mins.

Have you ever performed a Google search for a GPS, RFID, or temperature data logger solution? If so, you may have...

How to Turn BLE into 360° Supply Chain Visibility How to Turn BLE into 360° Supply Chain Visibility

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 8 Mins.

Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) technology is positioned to be the third generation of supply chain visibility -...

5 Reasons Why Outsourcing Shipment Tracking to 3PLs can Hurt You 5 Reasons Why Outsourcing Shipment Tracking to 3PLs can Hurt You

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 3 Mins.

Implementing real-time shipment monitoring to gain visibility across the supply chain is paramount for companies of...

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