Featured in Food Logistics: How the Internet of Things Transforms TMS

“We’re transforming from a world where only a select handful of people have sophisticated intelligent technology. Now everybody has it,” says Abtin Hamidi, co-founder and executive vice president of Cargo Chief.

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Advances in technology, analytics, computing power and information access have resulted in a paradigm the Material Handling Institute (MHI) calls the “always on supply chain.” In its annual industry report, MHI identified eight technologies that are enabling the “always on supply chain.”

MHI defined the “always on supply chain” as “an integrated set of supply networks characterized by a continuous, high-velocity flow of information and analytics, creating predictive, actionable decisions that better serve the customer.”

One area where software providers are introducing these capabilities is in transportation management. In transportation management, Internet of Things (IoT) technology has improved product traceability and inventory control. It has also enabled dynamic routing and the monitoring of product quality data.

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