Supply Chain Innovation

Why Covid-19 has Made Supply Chain Innovation Even More Important for Retailers.

As every retailer knows, the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting economic crisis have been incredibly challenging for the industry. Between statewide lockdowns, the need for enhanced safety and hygiene measures, and slowed economic activity in certain markets, the industry‚Äôs already narrow margins have gotten even slimmer and supply chain innovation has suffered. To survive and thrive…

Transporting creates of produce

Food Traceability Technology: The Tech Making It Easier to Track Food in the Supply Chain

In recent years, the issue of food traceability has received increasing attention from both producers and consumers. For manufacturers and producers, tracking food in the supply chain makes it easier to comply with FSMA food safety rules and prepare for potential emergencies such as foodborne illnesses. The recent example of Salmonella infections linked to onions…

Robotic palletizers are an important supply chain optimization tool.

The 3 Best Supply Chain Optimization Tools

Investing in supply chain optimization tools such as automated storage and retrieval systems and palletizers is a major step for most organizations. These tools can increase efficiency, reduce human error, and ease the burden on employees of handling products and pallets. Yet, despite their benefits, they can be challenging to implement and to keep running…