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May 16, 2022
Combatting Unnecessary Food Waste with IoT Sensing-as-a-Service
Rmbracing the importance of IoT sensing-as-a-solution adoption across food retail is the most effective way to mitigate the damaging effects of unnecessary food waste.
SmartSense by Digi
December 2, 2022
A Step Forward is a Step in the Right Direction When it Comes to Digital Transformation
In an era of rapid change, organizations must prepare for adoption of innovative technologies with a thoughtful approach that is designed to succeed within the constraints of their unique environments.
December 1, 2022
Why Winterizing Food Distribution Fleets is Different This Year
When food distributors combine a comprehensive annual plan with today’s sophisticated data analytics and maintenance technology, they can keep their trucks on the road more and drivers safe during the winter months.
Fleet Advantage, LLC
November 30, 2022
3 Personal Insights for Women Breaking Through the Trucking Industry
The demand for drivers and the competitive pay that comes with the job make the trucking industry an untapped resource for women. This is an exciting time to level the playing field and build a revolutionary system that supports startups owned by women.
Davis & Davis Transportation LLC
November 29, 2022
The Need for Autonomous Sourcing Amid Global Food Inflation
The most innovative brands are making costs obtainable for the end customer by leveraging automation in the dynamic market sourcing process.
Keelvar Systems Ltd.
November 28, 2022
Suicide Prevention and Mental Wellness in the Workplace
For many companies, safety is often thought of in terms of the physical instead of being seen as both physical and psychological.
November 27, 2022
7 Deadly Sins of Food Safety
With an integrated, expert-led approach to food safety, you can root out the causes of negative outcomes while meeting regulatory pressures and market demand.
November 25, 2022
Why Businesses Must Develop Top-Down Contingency Plans in the Value Chain
Disasters and disruptions will continue to happen. That's why businesses must develop top-down contingency plans, beginning with the value chain.
November 24, 2022
The Dangers of Distracted Driving and How to Deter it
There is no single solution to combatting distracted driving, but through a combination of driver accountability, education, awareness and support from modern tech safety solutions, we can better work to get everyone to their intended destinations safely.
November 23, 2022
Overcoming Hiring Challenges in the Cold Food and Beverage Supply Chain
One of the most common challenges for the cold food and beverage supply chain and logistics industry is how difficult it is to source quality applicants. Here's how to fix that.
November 22, 2022
How Adding EV Charging Stations to Restaurants Attracts Key Audiences
The increasing EV demand means that restaurants will be competing with other businesses, including shopping centers, grocery stores and convenience stores to attract EV owners and convince them to come stay – and spend – with them.
November 21, 2022
Why Customers, Restaurants and Delivery Drivers are Frustrated
When you consider the future of the industry, with autonomous vehicles and drones expected to complete deliveries, solving the last mile will become increasingly important.
November 19, 2022
How to Ensure a Recall-Ready Supply Chain
Being recall ready involves planning, foresight and resources.
November 18, 2022
3 Major Causes of Waste in the Food Supply Chain
Here are top causes of waste across the food supply chain, and how technology can help grocery stores meet customer needs while reducing the food they must throw out and ultimately cut their footprint.
November 17, 2022
Global Gas Catastrophe is Heating Up Food Industry Obstacles
To mitigate the impact of a gas catastrophe, food industry manufacturers should deploy cutting-edge, artificial intelligence (AI)-based, predictive technology solutions that optimize operations and process teams and machine performance.
November 16, 2022
2 Things to Do Before Automating Your Food Processing Company
For safety, quality, efficiencies and insights, automating the right areas of your business will take you to the next performance level.
SGS Maine Pointe
November 15, 2022
Supply Chain Sustainability Considerations for Transportation Leaders
It’s no secret that supply chain processes directly impact the environment. As the demand for corporate social responsibility grows, supply chain leaders must make strategic course corrections and chart a path toward sustainable supply chain operations.
November 14, 2022
How Personalized Pricing Can Ease Inflation Concerns
By prioritizing the in-store experience and showcasing a personal interest in the shopper’s needs, customers will develop deeper relationships with their favorite grocers.
November 12, 2022
Reshore Supply Chains to Strengthen Food Security
The United States is uniquely poised to reshore crucial supply chains to strengthen food security. But, fortifying food security can only be truly accomplished by supporting U.S. manufacturers in onshoring production and prioritizing investment.
DMC Biotechnologies Inc.
November 11, 2022
Micro-Farming Could Be Key to Future of Sustainable Farming
The agricultural industry needs to invest in a model built for sustainability. Micro-farms can be the solution that farming needs.
November 10, 2022
Enhanced Data Sharing Critical to Digital Transformation in Food Industry
Cloud solutions provide the infrastructure, computing power and scalable capacity necessary for the data connectivity, advanced analytics and user-friendly interfaces required for high-impact data collaboration.
November 9, 2022
Software & Technology
Navigating Food Disruptions this Holiday Season
By incorporating the right tools coupled with the best combination of data, technology, people and processes, businesses will be empowered to adapt, evolve and stay resilient through challenging times.
November 8, 2022
Thanksgiving Turkey Shortage Highlights Need for Greater IoT Adoption
With supply levels scarce but consumer demand just as high, it is imperative to ensure that every available turkey reaches a Thanksgiving table by optimizing traceability and reporting accuracy to mitigate food waste.
SmartSense by Digi
November 7, 2022