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How Real-Time Tracking Brings Visibility to the Industrial Equipment Supply Chain

When transporting expensive, highly sensitive industrial equipment, the last thing you want is to be surprised by in-transit damage or a late shipment.

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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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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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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Apr 17 2018

Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Cellular: What’s What in the Wide World of Wireless

When it comes to supply chain visibility, investing in a wireless technology to help you monitor your in-transit goods is key.

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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

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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Feb 21 2018

Supply Chain Visibility Gaps Cost Fashion Designer a Priceless Collection

“There’s no information. There’s no update...it was just – it’s super heartbreaking. It’s just stress to the max.”

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Feb 14 2018

Love Is Blind, But Your Valentine’s Day Supply Chain Shouldn’t Be

Every year, as couples (and hopeful bachelors and bachelorettes) gear up for Valentine’s Day, more than 95 million flowers are shipped all around the world. 

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Jan 22 2018

Don’t Let These Bottlenecks Throttle Your Supply Chain

With new, high-tech solutions to gain real-time visibility into in-transit goods, the modern supply chain has become more optimized and efficient than ever before.

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