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Summer, vacation, lost luggage: How RFID tracking can help with lost bags at the airport

Summer, vacation, lost luggage: How RFID tracking can help with lost bags at the airport

Airlines want to use RFID technology to create solutions for lost baggage. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that from 2020, each piece of luggage will be equipped with an RFID tag.

IMS Evolve and Current, powered by GE, partner to enable smarter food retail

IMS Evolve and Current, powered by GE, partner to enable smarter food retail

IMS Evolve, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) company, has announced a strategic partnership with Current, powered by GE, the digital engine for intelligent environments, to deliver IoT solutions to the food retail sector. The partnership leverages IMS Evolve’s integration and automation capabilities and Current’s Daintree wireless controls infrastructure to offer a proven solution that is helping food retailers reduce operational costs and improve the customer experience.

Digital deliveries

Digital deliveries

By Mattan David, Supply Chain and IoT Director, Polymer Logistics.

Sensor-equipped pallets and roll cages can provide highly accurate location, temperature and humidity data, meaning that products reach retailers at the right time and in perfect condition. Polymer Logistics explains how these Internet of Things-enabled technologies are creating the smarter supply chains of tomorrow.

Checklist for third party risk: key considerations for businesses to safeguard their data

Checklist for third party risk: key considerations for businesses to safeguard their data

By AJ Thompson, CCO of Northdoor plc.

Organisations are increasingly aware that they should take their own cyber security and compliance requirements seriously. However, what security measures are in place for their third parties?

TU Berlin and 4flow develop multiscale data structures and algorithms for supply chain planning

TU Berlin and 4flow develop multiscale data structures and algorithms for supply chain planning

How can very large networks be designed more intelligently and efficiently? 4flow, a provider of supply chain consulting, software, and 4PL services, collaborated with the Combinatorial Optimization & Graph Algorithms Group (COGA) at the Technical University of Berlin in Germany in order to answer this question.

Ensuring your print estate is included in your digital transformation journey is key to manufacturing sector productivity

Ensuring your print estate is included in your digital transformation journey is key to manufacturing sector productivity

The manufacturing sector has faced increased pressures in recent years, with greater emphasis on faster, better products, services and experiences, customers and their changing needs and expectations.

Cargo Chief launches C4 2.0 – the most comprehensive database of trucking lane intelligence for freight brokers

Cargo Chief launches C4 2.0 – the most comprehensive database of trucking lane intelligence for freight brokers

Cargo Chief has released the latest version of its C4 platform, version 2.0—now the most complete and informative database of trucking carrier lane preferences and availability in the OTR (over-the-road) industry.

Checklist for third party risk: key considerations for businesses to safeguard their data

Checklist for third party risk: key considerations for businesses to safeguard their data

By AJ Thompson, CCO of Northdoor plc.

Organisations are increasingly aware that they should take their own cyber security and compliance requirements seriously. However, what security measures are in place for their third parties?

Freeway software auto-reads fleet documentation to speed paperless working

Freeway software auto-reads fleet documentation to speed paperless working

Freeway Fleet Systems has developed intelligent document reading software to automate the handling of paper documents relating to the fleet.

Hermes drives enhanced delivery experience with new app launch

Hermes drives enhanced delivery experience with new app launch

Hermes, the consumer delivery company, has finalised the roll-out of its new app that enables retailers to deliver an enhanced consumer experience. This new development provides online shoppers with increased visibility, as well as more choice and control over how they receive their parcels.

Zebra introduces Android ultra-rugged tablet with superior flexibility and durability

Zebra introduces Android ultra-rugged tablet with superior flexibility and durability

Zebra Technologies Corporation has introduced its new high-performance L10 Android ultra-rugged tablet. It is part of Zebra’s extensive portfolio of government and enterprise tablets as well as purpose-built mobile computers for the rigors of challenging warehouse, manufacturing, construction and field operations environments.

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