Change, it’s a real pain the you-know-what. When it comes to technology and the fresh produce industry, a real problem. Technology and the fast moving fresh food business have such a love-hate relationship.
In the old days, the inventory tracking of fresh produce was easy. Count the boxes, record the totals and put the product away. Prior to the 1990’s, inventory tracking by grower-shippers was a secondary concern.
Supply chain traceability for fresh fruits and vegetables has come a long way, but it still has a long way to go.
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.
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.
Sadly, in most cases QR codes now display only generic information about the brand owner, with information similar to that which you can find on their website. So, what happened?
Demand for fresh fruits and vegetables continues to rise. The contributing factors over the past few decades have been the increased purchasing power of the shopper, an awareness of the relationship between good eating and good health and the growing population of immigrants accustomed to fresh produce diets.