dnallen2, Author at Supply Chain Resource Cooperative

Apr 7, 2021  |  Articles

Wi-Fi HaLow Opens New Opportunities for Tracking and Monitoring Goods

A growing trend in supply chain and logistics is the utilization of the Internet of Things (IoT). Kevin Daly of Morse Micro states that such innovations must be “standards-based [and] cost-effective,” including the ability to operate on “low power to […]

Mar 30, 2021

Temperature Innovations Needed to Prevent Vaccine Spoilage

Over a year into the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the exigency for vaccines is paramount. Given the high demand for immunizations, President Biden seeks to set an astronomical goal for an additional 200 million vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna. An executive […]

Mar 29, 2021  |  Articles

‘Ever Given’ is Free, but the Cargo Industry Still Faces Congestion

Though Ever Given has officially been dislodged, the expectation of resumed passage through the Suez Canal has the maritime cargo industry bracing for the next phase of the plight: over 300 cargo ships racing to ports around the world competing […]

Mar 22, 2021

New Railway System to Connect Mexico, United States and Canada

Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) announced last week that it will purchase Kansas City Southern in a $29 billion deal to create a new entity called Canadian Pacific Kansas City (CPKC), which is still pending approval by the U.S. Surface Transportation […]

Mar 19, 2021

Data Boom Forecasted for 2021

A press release published by Gartner predicts that 2021 will be the year data and analytics becomes an essential component for many companies strategies.  Rita Sallam, distinguished research vice president at Gartner, stated that the global pandemic has served as […]

Mar 17, 2021

Increase in Take-Out Raises Sustainability Concerns

Since the start of the global pandemic, there has been an increase in people ordering take-out food. This boost in ready-made meals calls for a demand in better sustainability practices, as the leftover trash is harmful to the environment.  One […]

Mar 8, 2021

Potential Bills Seeks to Steer Women into the Future of Trucking

A 2019 bill called the Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act was reintroduced by Senators Jerry Moran and co-sponsors Tammy Baldwin, Deb Fisher and Jon Tester. As reported by Ben Ames of DC Velocity, the bill, if passed, would allow […]

Mar 8, 2021

Ways to Ensure Fresh Deliveries and Prevent Porch Pirates

Online grocery shopping is predicted to increase over the current year. Hence, grocers must focus on technological advancements to better serve the needs of their clientele. According to Jeanae DuBois of Bitwise Industries, customers are “fickle when it comes to […]

Mar 4, 2021

FedEx Commits to Carbon-Neutrality by 2040

FedEx seeks to increase its sustainability options by achieving carbon-neutral operations by 2040. This transition towards an environmentally-efficient future will be a $2 billion investment.  Going forward, FedEx will gradually replace all its trucks with electric-powered delivery vehicles to ensure […]

Feb 26, 2021  |  Articles

How Restaurant Owners Can Prepare for High Demand Amid Re-Openings

As restaurants face increasing demand to reopen after a year of living with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, owners will need food and beverage suppliers to deliver goods quickly and efficiently. Failure to do so–whether caused by the inability of trucks […]