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How Temperature-Controlled Shipping & Disposable Trackers Go Hand In Hand

Of all the transportation activities that take place in a domestic or global supply chain, temperature-controlled shipping is undoubtedly one of the most important. Potentially life-saving pharmaceuticals, food and perishable products, and many other types of shipments require strict adherence to an acceptable temperature range, whether mandated by the manufacturer or federal authorities. Tracking technology helps provide the real-time data, visibility, and alerts needed to mitigate risk and ensure safety and compliance at every point in the journey.

Aug 18 2021

How Temperature-Controlled Shipping & Disposable Trackers Go Hand In Hand

Of all the transportation activities that take place in a domestic or global supply chain, temperature-controlled shipping is undoubtedly one of the most important. Potentially life-saving pharmaceuticals, food and perishable products, and many other types of shipments require strict adherence to an acceptable temperature range, whether mandated by the manufacturer or federal authorities. Tracking technology helps provide the real-time data, visibility, and alerts needed to mitigate risk and ensure safety and compliance at every point in the journey.

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Aug 16 2021

[INFOGRAPHIC] Uncertainty around shipment visibility advantages

Numerous technology providers allow users to track specific facets of shipment data. Though there is an inherent risk with low-visibility supply chain operations, about half of companies still report that their supply chain visibility relies on siloed or outdated internal data that affects their ability to identify and address problems and disruptions.

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Aug 11 2021

Why Pharmaceutical Supply Chains Demand End-to-End Visibility & How They Can Get It

Pharmaceutical supply chains underscore the importance of temperature-controlled shipping and the need for real-time end-to-end visibility. Temperature deviations of even a single degree or two beyond the acceptable range during transit could mean hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses with a single shipment — and millions over the course of a year.  With stakes this high, pharma shipments must arrive on time and in full. Making that happen takes a highly synchronized collaboration among all partners in a supply chain. Logistics service providers, shippers, and carriers in all modes of transportation need real-time status updates and alerts to proactively mitigate potential disruptions. As a leading provider of state-of-the-art shipment trackers,software, and services Tive makes it easy to align all stakeholders in pharmaceutical supply chains to eliminate preventable delays and damage.

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Aug 04 2021

White Paper: How to Improve OTIF & 15 Tips for On-Time and In-Full Delivery

On time and in full (OTIF). It is arguably the most important metric in any supply chain. An OTIF delivery is the ultimate goal of any shipper, carrier, logistics provider and retailer. End customers, too. Products must arrive on time and in full. Sounds simple, doesn’t it? But there is a lot that goes into achieving OTIF, which is also known as “Perfect Order Proficiency.” Our latest white paper, How to Improve OTIF: 15 Tips for On-Time and In-Full Delivery, offers a closer look at this all-important supply chain metric and the role real-time visibility plays in achieving it on a consistent basis.

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Jul 28 2021

Supply Chain Visibility Solved via Trackers, Software & Service

Of all the benefits supply chain visibility affords, greater control is undoubtedly one of the most important. VPs of logistics, transportation directors, and warehouse managers often feel they are operating in the dark once a package leaves a warehouse. With many unseen, moving pieces in supply chains, professionals need to know shipments are proceeding with an adequate degree of precision. Thanks to the integration of world-class trackers with state-of-the-art software, stakeholders at any level of the supply chain always experience a real-time single view of truth into shipment status.

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Jul 21 2021

Is Real-Time Supply Chain Tracking of Shipments Possible?

When it comes to running an efficient global supply chain, hope is not a strategy and ignorance is not a defense. Hoping shipments arrive on time, in full and unscathed is simply not enough. Nor is answering “I don’t know” when an angry shipper or customer asks for a status update on an already-late delivery. Thanks to real-time supply chain tracking, no one is left in the dark anymore. Now, exceptions can be addressed and communicated to stakeholders as they happen. And there is never a doubt as to the location and condition of an in-transit shipment. This provides peace of mind that is often elusive in a world where chaos reigns. The next disruption is always right around the corner.  

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Jul 17 2021

Tive, project44 Ready for NASCAR debut Sunday

When the green flag drops to start Sunday’s NASCAR Series race in New Hampshire, location tracking company Tive and real-time visibility insight provider project44 will be well represented. The Open Visibility Network (OVN) partners are making their NASCAR series debut as sponsors of No. 15 car driven by James Davison, who will start from the 19th row.

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Jul 15 2021

How to Improve Supply Chain Visibility with Single-Use or Disposable GPS Trackers

It is an undeniable fact: Consumers today not only expect fast delivery times… they demand them. And they want to have the ability to see where their parcel is at any given moment. Therefore, the topic of how to improve supply chain visibility is top of mind among freight forwarders, third-party logistics service providers (3PLs), and shippers. The continuing evolution of GPS tracking solutions is helping to ensure consistent and timely delivery of shipments, while also providing the end-to-end visibility all stakeholders need to gain unparalleled business insights and a competitive advantage.

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Jul 14 2021

Masterpiece International Curates In-Transit Visibility for Fine Art Clients with Tive

In search of a way to have visibility into shipments without a courier during this unprecedented time, Masterpiece began exploring in-transit visibility solutions. With the availability of high-tech solutions capable of providing hyper-accurate location and condition insights in real-time, the company saw an opportunity to keep high-value art moving without human accompaniment and continue to meet client expectations. 

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Jul 13 2021

Open Visibility Network delivers next-generation collaboration for shippers and logistics service providers

BOSTON, MA -- July 13, 2021 -- The Open Visibility Network takes global supply chain visibility to a new level. Leading real time visibility and insight providers Tive, project44, Fourkites, Everstream Analytics, TransVoyant and MarineTraffic have joined together to start the industry’s first network of shipping insight data sharing across multiple platforms. As the network continues to onboard new users it seeks cutting-edge data and insight providers to join this explosive collaboration network.

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