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A Hot Summer Article
The hot market for Mergers and Acquisitions continues; and these deals are pretty big, overall. Last month we more information)
by Ann Grackin

Acsis Heads to 'Supply Chain 3.0' Article
Supply Chain complexity, outsourcing, and the complexity and speed of business processes, enhance the need for real-time visibility across the chain. This makes companies like Acsis an indispensable c... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Beyond Tools . . .
ToolsGroup Offers Solutions
Article
ToolsGroup, not content to solve one big problem for CPG companies, is ready to conquer the next . . . What we learned from the ToolsGroup User Forum. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Caribou Coffee's Supply Chain Story Article
Achieving 99% service levels through Implementing demand management technology solution ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin and Bill McBeath

ChainLink Research's CEO, Ann Grackin, spoke recently in Denver at the first conference of the Food Traceability Institute. Press Release
Our appreciation to all the individuals -- speakers, sponsors and delegates who contributed to make the inaugural Traceability Interoperability Summit a critical success for the food supply chain comm... (more information)

Cold Chain: A Story of Integration Article
Solution Providers discuss integration to provide end-to-end Cold Chain Management and traceability - from seed to consumer.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Cold Chains are Hot! Revised
Mastering the Challenges of Temperature
Report
Tsunamis, hurricanes, landslides -- in responding to the needs of the victims of these natural disasters, the effective delivery of food, pharmaceuticals and life saving products are now in the spotli... (more information)
by Carla Reed


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Customer Experience Is Not a Technology - Updates on SYSPRO Article
SYSPRO executives discuss company strategy at Grape Escape.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Demand Better for Demand Management Article
Highlights from DemandTec User Conference. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Elements of Food Traceability: 2010 Solutions Outlook Article
With increasing globalization and additional tiers in the food supply chain, more and more hands are providing and/or touching the ingredients in our "farm-to-fork" food supply chain. As this happens,... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Extending Manufacturing Visibility through the Cloud Article
Visibility to outsourced operations remains a challenge for most manufacturers...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Food for Thought: Part One - Challenges in the Produce Supply Chain Article
So you think you have supply chain challenges? How about daily price volatility and losses in transportation of up to 20%? Discussions with FoodLink Online, InfinityQS, AFS and Intelleflex. ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Food for Thought: Part Two - The Product Recall Challenge Article
In foods as diverse as burgers and bean sprouts, pathogens such as E.coli, Salmonella, Listeria and other food pathogens have caused outbreaks and made recent headlines. The challenges in tracing the ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Food Traceability and Interoperability Article
I recently attended the Food Traceability and Interoperability Summit in Denver, the first real attempt by a non government group to gather to discuss the need... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Food Traceability Research Poster Map of The Month

ChainLink has created a beautiful 48" X 36" poster summarizing the ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath


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Foodborne Illness Costs $152B/year. Who Will Pay for Prevention? Article
A recent study estimates the cost from sicknesses due to contaminated food in the U.S. to be $152B/year. Meanwhile, food safety legislation is making its way through congress, containing new guideline... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

From Complexity to Clarity Part One - Mastering Today's Complex Supply Chains Whitepaper
Achieving excellence in Supply Chain has always been a challenge, but the last decade has gotten more complex, requiring solutions to enable clarity... ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Global Trade Management Solution Is More Than Software Article
Management Dynamics serves Content and services beyond traditional software solutions.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Good Enough to Eat Report
How SMB Food Companies Embrace Technology and Thrive.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

GS1 Enters Product Recall Article
GS1, HP and Microsoft enter product recall space - but GS1 enters as a nonprofit. What is the impact to industry?... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Material Handling and Logistics Conference Flies High in Wasatch Mountains Article
Last week I attended the MHLC in the mountains in Utah. The higher altitude must have gone to everyone's heads, since I have to say, the topics discussed were timely, on target, and often profound. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Measuring Produce Freshness: Part One--Ensuring Delivered Freshness Article
Freshness 'blindness' causes a lot of waste in produce supply chains. Here we explain the role of the Condition-based Expiration Date--a critical element to solving this problem. We look at what it ta... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Measuring Produce Freshness: Part Two--Meeting Customer Requirements Article
Improving produce freshness and quality requires a system bringing together the end-to-end temperature history of each pallet, knowledge of the temperature response of different varieties, capabilitie... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

NetSuite's Manufacturing Capabilities Boosted by IQity Acquisition Article
The recent acquisition of IQity is a major addition that adds a strong pillar to NetSuite's manufacturing solution offerings. ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Pallet-level Monitoring for the Fresh Food Supply Chain Report
Freshness of produce is a key competitive battleground for grocers. The common practice is to monitor the temperature of the field, cooler, trailer, and warehouse. By instead monitoring the temperatur... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Plex Shows Off its Manufacturing Prowess Article
PowerPlex 2014 highlighted how small and medium manufacturers are implementing quite sophisticated manufacturing solution capabilities. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin & Bill McBeath

Reducing Spoilage in the Fresh Food Supply Chain Article
Intelleflex and The Hartford recently formed an alliance to use RFID and temperature monitoring technologies to tackle the multi-billion dollar spoilage problem in the world's food supply chains. ... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Retailer Collaboration: Myth or Reality? Article
The theme of the recent RVCF conference was Collaboration. The move to getting better performance from suppliers and retailers ultimately depends on it. Read on for real results.... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

RFID Market Still Shows Promise Article
Highlights of RFID Live: Part Two.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

SYSPRO's Remarkable Journey Article
Grape Escape features SYSPRO customers such as 1000Bulbs.com, Rochester Electronics and more...... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Terra on a Tear Article
The holy grail of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies (or any manufacturer, for that matter) is to become more responsive to customer demand while reducing inventory. Learn how new solutions such ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

The Mobile Supply Chain Market: Preparing for Takeoff Article
The merger of Airclic and AirVersent, two leaders in vertical industry/process-specific mobile supply chain applications, is a sign of the maturing of mobile platforms and the beginning of a strong gr... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Traceability Interoperability Summit 2010 Event
All parties at work in the food supply chain will benefit from constructive dialogue about the definition, requirements, and roadmap to achieve solution interoperability and controlled transparency. T... (more information)
by Ann Grackin and others

Wholesale Distributors
Meeting 21st Century Challenges
Report
Wholesale Distributors represent approximately $4 trillion in trade, just in the US, alone! They are a powerful segment of every economy. The speed of business and increased competition powered by the... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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Why Quality Consistency Matters Report
About 30% of harvested produce is wasted. The profitability of each player in the food chain is impacted by this inconsistent quality and control. There are tremendous opportunities to improve. Here w... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Winning the Freshness Wars: Creating Shopper Loyalty and Profitability in Retail Grocery Article
How end-to-end temperature monitoring improves produce quality, reduces waste, and increases customer satisfaction and profitability.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

WMS Technology Part Four - Returns and Recalls Article
3PL warehouses have unique challenges that should drive their purchase of WMS software.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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