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Op Ed: Bringing IoT to the Automotive Supply Chain

Since Toyota first pioneered its innovative Lean production system in the 1930s, the automotive industry has been a trailblazer in developing data-driven strategies to optimize manufacturing processes. And thanks to new IoT (Internet of Things) technologies, we are now seeing those same companies begin to adopt Lean and Six Sigma optimization strategies on the supply chain management side.

Jun 12 2018

Takeaways From SCL 2018 in Amsterdam

Krenar and I attended the EMEA Supply Chain & Logistics Summit in Amsterdam last week -- the first time Tive has attended a European event (but it won’t be the last!). The overall agenda was similar to other events we've attended (there’s always someone from IBM talking about blockchain) but it was interesting to note some of the differences from events in the US.
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Jun 07 2018

The Digital Logistics Provider: Delivering a New Level of Service in the Age of IoT

Thanks to the Internet of Things, or IoT, you can track your car, your pet, and even your Dominos pizza as it travels from the oven to your doorstep. The age of IoT is upon us, and if LSPs (Logistics Services Providers) don't want to be left behind, it's time to go digital. 

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Jun 04 2018

Tive Attends Gartner Supply Chain Executive Summit, Offers Advice To Gartner Team

The Tive team attended the Gartner supply chain executive summit for the second time, once again held in sunny Phoenix, AZ.

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May 29 2018

Meeting Rising Supply Chain Expectations in the Amazon Age

With the advent of Amazon, Uber, and similar services, consumer expectations for visibility into deliveries and transportation services are growing higher than ever before.

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May 22 2018

Cellular-Powered IoT: The Future of Supply Chain Visibility

The cellular network is not new. Cell phones have been around for decades, and even high bandwidth data streaming has been commonplace for many years.

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May 15 2018

Tive Featured in Network World's 10 Hot IoT Startups to Watch

Tive is thrilled to be recognized as one of Network World's 10 Hot IoT Startups to Watch. This group of startups includes companies from around the world using connected IoT (Internet of Things) technologies in every industry, from manufacturing to security to (and this one's our personal favorite) supply chain.

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May 07 2018

Tive Exhibiting at Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conference

Tive is excited to return to Gartner's Supply Chain Executive Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Held May 14th to 17th, this conference is a premier event that brings together top executives and solution providers in the supply chain space.

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May 01 2018

Op Ed: IoT and Security in the Supply Chain: Making Smart Choices

There's a lot of confusion about the Internet of Things and security in enterprise environments. In reality, IoT is not just one thing, and the type of IoT solution as well as the environment in which it is used should dictate security requirements.

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Apr 24 2018

Beer Shipment Destroyed in Truck Turnover

Here at Tive, we work with a lot of companies that are trying to predict and avoid product damage. Usually, this means temperature excursions, mishandling, and other common forms of damage. But sometimes, shipments can be damaged in more unexpected ways.

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