When organizations embark upon acquisitions, where do they start and how do they give themselves the best chance of success?
President Trump has threated to shut down the United States border in the wake of the thousands of people trying to enter the country from Mexico. But what would a complete shutdown of the border do to the U.S. supply of fresh fruits and vegetables?
So with the recent news of Taylor Farms acquiring Earthbound, has the little organic producer that could finally found a kindred spirit? What really happened?
Automation is one of the biggest sources for ROI in making a case for an IoT system. But even a simple automation routine could expose an organization to risks that could negate the savings generated from removing the human component.
I like facts. People make good decisions when they have all the facts. Plus, I like to eat fresh food and want everyone to eat fresh, lead a healthy lifestyle and not live in fear. I presume the Dirty Dozen folks love their fresh food too. And we, the consuming public, deserve to know what is really going on with our food supply chain.
“Celery is flirting with $100 per box!” I was recently told this by a prominent buyer in the fresh food industry. This is insane, as during this time last year the price was hovering around $5-$8/case. What’s going on?
As of now, British and European producers can freely trade their products across 28 member countries without any tariffs or border checks. It is still possible that in a few weeks this will no longer be the case, and there are no rules yet on how it will actually work.
With the Ides of March upon us, are you listening to the warnings from your supply chain? Is it well-tuned enough to even give you warnings? Or are you operating day-to-day hoping that everything holds together and you will not have your Ides of March moment?
In 2019 you will be hearing more about LPWA – both from hardware solutions providers as well as service providers.
It is a frequent complaint of many in business, that the information they want is just not available. This may be true in some instances, but in many other cases the truth is that the information is just not accessible. This article discusses some of the truths about the nature of data and information in our companies.
The numbers are impressive! More than 100 blockchain use cases have been identified and funding for blockchain start-ups reached $1 billion in 2017. All the top technology companies are investing heavily, as are the leading banks and financial institutions.