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Jul 10 2018

Op Ed: How IoT Improves the Electronics Supply Chain

Electronics manufacturers lose billions of dollars every year due to late and damaged shipments. But with new IoT technologies, these companies are gaining real-time visibility into the location and condition of their in-transit goods. 

Jul 03 2018

New Data Sources Enable New Levels of Supply Chain Visibility

Data is the fuel that powers the modern supply chain. Today, manufacturers and shippers have access to more data, coming from a greater variety of sources, than ever before.

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Jun 19 2018

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.

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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.

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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 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 10 2018

Op Ed: Bringing Data-Driven Analysis to Supply Chain Problems

Ask a manufacturing manager how they solve problems and you’ll likely get an earful about lean, six sigma, and other data-driven improvement techniques.

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Mar 20 2018

Tive at Convergence Conference in St Louis

I spent last Tuesday with a group of supply chain professionals at the SLU Convergence Conference, sponsored by Saint Louis University and the Supply Chain Collective (SCC).

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Mar 20 2018

Harnessing the Power of IoT to Track Shipments in Real-Time

"As I sit here and look around my apartment, it's likely that every single item has been shipped here from across the state, the country or even the world.

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