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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.

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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Dec 22 2017

This Holiday Season, Give the Gift of Supply Chain Visibility

The holiday season is here: a time for gifts, for giving, and hope for the new year. In fact, though we all celebrate in different ways, with different traditions, the Network for Good reports that almost one third of all charitable giving takes place during the month of December.

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Dec 05 2017

Identify and Eliminate In-Transit Damages with End-to-End Supply Chain Visibility

One of the most common challenges faced by high-value manufacturers is the identification and elimination of in-transit product damage.

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Nov 21 2017

Three Technologies Enabling Long-Lasting Supply Chain Trackers

Manufacturers have been interested in tracking their supply chains for decades. But historically, trackers have been extremely lifetime limited, and as a result many people assume that wireless tracking solutions just won’t work for a modern, complex supply chain.

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