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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

Barcoding and Bulk Warehousing
WMV video
Presentation
A key premise in warehouse optimization is design for optimal performance. But in spite of the best of intentions, items are frequently not 'where you put them,' since goods and containers keep gettin... (more information)
by Toby Rush

Biometric Technology Gets New Advocacy Article
Biometrics has been a useful technology in financial applications as well as access control. However, it also has a controversial alter-ego. Many governments seek to create national identity cards, us... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Can Supply Chain Big Data Solutions Be Leveraged in Healthcare? Article
The tidal wave of healthcare data is upon us and will only continue to grow rapidly. What can be learned from how Big Data is done in supply chains to get real value? ... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Carton-level Temperature Tracking for Cold Chain Pharmaceuticals - Why Now? Article
A look at the key role that carton-level RFID temperature tagging can have within today's pharmaceutical cold chains. ... (more information)
by 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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Complements or Competitors? Novitaz and Scanbuy Article
Barcode vs. RFID on Mobile. Is it a duel or will they work together? ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Counterfeit Threats Mount as Congress Moves Tentatively Towards Solutions Article
Counterfeiting increases in a down economy, since it has so many audiences in the general population. However, the loss to the economy as well as the public welfare, due to the use of unsafe counterfe... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Counterfeits in the Mainstream Primetime TV Article
CNBC's Counterfeit Goods program estimates the cost to the US at $600 billion...... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

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

Does Cloud Equal On Demand? Article
Cloud computing is Internet-based computing, whereby shared resources, software and information are provided to computers and other devices on-demand, like a public utility.

Cloud, SaaS, O
... (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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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

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

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

Healthcare Big Data:
Connected Healthcare's Mountains of Data
Article
The tsunamis of data generated by connected care will be nearly useless to caregivers without systems that help digest it all. Can the systems and methods already developed to manage big data in suppl... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

Is the Second Decade Based on a Global Ethical Framework? Article
Harvard appoints ethics expert as the new Dean of the Harvard Business School, raising the question - are we finally putting ethics on the business agenda?... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Location-Based Services Poised for Rapid Growth - Part 1 Article
For years, pundits have predicted that the market for Location-Based Services is about to take off. So far that has been mostly wishful thinking. But there are many signs that now the time really is r... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Looking Forward: The Challenge of the Decade--Cyber Security Report
New types of challenges confront technology users. These challenges call for new and effective technologies to identify, authenticate, and protect people, assets and information. ... (more information)
by Ann Grackin

Managing Critical Item Delivery Article
Every item you deliver to your customer is important. But some items are critical. Modern mobile technology can help eliminate the slipups.... (more information)
by Bill McBeath

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

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

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

Risk Management Technology for the Supply Chain
Mini Report
Report
Cyber Security, Compliance, Privacy, Supply Chain, Import Security, Anti-Counterfeiting, Critical Infrastructures and scary threats like fraud and piracy, ID theft, fraudulent checks, skimmers, phishi... (more information)
by By Grackin, West, and the ChainLink Team


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SAP goes after Sybase Article
Database play? I hardly think so. Sybase is a mobile innovator.... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

SAP's Transformation: A Work-in-Progress - Part Two Article
We don't always think of SAP as an innovator. But they are doing a lot. Complex Event Processing based on real-time sensor data, social media to find the right skilled people, embedded analytics, and ... (more information)
by By Bill McBeath

Securing the Life Line
Mass Serialization Strategies for the Pharma Industries
Report
Six million counterfeit cosmetics/personal care products and 1.2 million foodstuffs and beverage products were seized at the European Union (EU) border in 2007. In addition, counterfeit medicines had ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin


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Sensor Networks and Real-time Locating Systems Article
The MIT RFID and Sensor SIG had something for every generation of futurists, from "social tribing" to manufacturing locating systems.... (more information)
by By Tom Coyle

Summer Technology Article
Like a summer reading list, this is a summer technology list. Spend some time contemplating and learning about the future...... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Tagsys Delights Qantas Frequent Flyers Article
Finally, an airline got smart with Customer Experience by using RFID for easy check-in and bag tracking, boarding passes and more . . .... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

The Coming Wave of Pharma
Supply Chain Regulations:
Insights from TraceLink NEXUS '15
Article
New regulations across the globe are coming into effect, requiring pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, and others up and down the chain to build serialization, verification, and tr... (more information)
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

Track and Trace
Indispensable Enabler for Global Trade
Article
You've heard it over and over. We need visibility. We need Track and Trace. The words have become so common, yet few writings actually have done justice to this deep underlying need of business. And ... (more information)
by by Lucy West

University Business Collaboration - The Future of Technology? Article
Smart phones, clean energy, energy independence, disruptive technologies, emerging markets, and the economic restructuring of the world - who will be the players in all that? ... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Vested Outsourcing - An Interview with Kate Vitasek Article
Once in a while a business book cuts through all the noise and really has something important to say. After decades of 'greed is good' and downsizing and outsourcing, Kate Vitasek and Vested Outsourci... (more information)
by By Ann Grackin

Who Will Provide the 'Location' In Location-Based Services? Article
Google's VP of Search Product has shifted roles to take charge of their location services. This is just one more sign of the growing battle over services for locating people and things, with wireless ... (more information)
by 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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