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How to Track Your Ocean Container with IoT How to Track Your Ocean Container with IoT

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 7 Mins.

Shipping overseas often means no continuous visibility beyond the port. If you ship overseas often, you’re probably...

How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track How to Keep Your Multimodal Transport Operators on Track

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 5 Mins.

The balance of power is shifting in the shipping industry — customers are no longer at the mercy of the shipper....

Attack That Sneaky Hidden Cost in Your Supply Chain: Reusable Packaging Attack That Sneaky Hidden Cost in Your Supply Chain: Reusable Packaging

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 7 Mins.

When we talk about supply chain cost reduction, we usually think about transit time, route optimization, or...

The Hidden Discounts of OpEx for Inventory Tracking The Hidden Discounts of OpEx for Inventory Tracking

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 4 Mins.

When you think of inventory tracking, you often think of purchasing RFID tags and readers at the best price & with...

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...

6 Ways Bluetooth Beacons Can Improve Inventory & Warehouse Management 6 Ways Bluetooth Beacons Can Improve Inventory & Warehouse Management

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 9 Mins.

While information management systems, warehouse management systems (WMS), and inventory management systems using...

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...

Digital Supply Chain — Impact of Industry 4.0 on Supply Chain Management Digital Supply Chain — Impact of Industry 4.0 on Supply Chain Management

By Hitendra Rathore
Read Time 3 Mins.

The Fourth Industrial Revolution — Industry 4.0 — has begun.

The emerging technologies and applications in...

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.

Why Last Mile Delivery Optimization Begins with the First Mile Why Last Mile Delivery Optimization Begins with the First Mile

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 6 Mins.

Amazonification has been a positive influence for B2B & B2C supply chains, spurring steady improvement in the...

Calculating Logistics Cost Reduction Through OTIF (On-Time and In-Full) Delivery Calculating Logistics Cost Reduction Through OTIF (On-Time and In-Full) Delivery

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 7 Mins.

On-time and in-full (OTIF) delivery, sometimes also referred to as Delivery In-Full, On-time (DIFOT), is an...

Connecting Your ERP with IoT and Ultimately Blockchain Connecting Your ERP with IoT and Ultimately Blockchain

By Jim Sabogal
Read Time 8 Mins.

Most companies have an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software in place to support their business and supply...

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...

What Are the Benefits of Blockchain in a Digital Supply Chain? What Are the Benefits of Blockchain in a Digital Supply Chain?

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 3 Mins.

Open data, trustable records, and easy authentication with blockchain could eliminate delays, disruptions, and...

Why Blockchain is Important for a Connected Supply Chain Why Blockchain is Important for a Connected Supply Chain

By Rainer Kuehling
Read Time 5 Mins.

Blockchain, the technology that cryptocurrencies are built on, has the potential to transform more than just online...

Step 1 to Prevent Pilferage & Theft in the Supply Chain — Track Your Packages Step 1 to Prevent Pilferage & Theft in the Supply Chain — Track Your Packages

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 7 Mins.

Supply chain security doesn’t stop at putting up fences, setting up access control, deploying CCTV surveillance, or...

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...

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...

Mr. Supply Chain Visibility – The Hottest New GST Consultant in Town Mr. Supply Chain Visibility – The Hottest New GST Consultant in Town

By Premsai Sainathan
Read Time 8 Mins.

Who is Mr. Supply Chain Visibility? And why has he transformed from a “nice-to-have” to a “must-have” consultant...

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 -...

Need Supply Chain Security? IoT Can Help You Save Millions! Need Supply Chain Security? IoT Can Help You Save Millions!

By Noe Ramos
Read Time 3 Mins.

Today’s IoT marketplace is growing exponentially and industry spend estimates for the next few years continue to...

A Cloud-Based Approach to Managing African Supply Chains A Cloud-Based Approach to Managing African Supply Chains

By LeRoy Ratnayake
Read Time 4 Mins.

With today’s fast-paced, highly competitive global environment, organizations need supply chains that are agile,...

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