Supply Chain Management

Institution of Mechanical Engineers global food waste refrigeration

25% of milk produced in Tanzania wet season is wasted

Travesty of poor refrigeration in developing countries

By Jenny Eagle

The Institution of Mechanical Engineers has launched a report which claims 25% of food wastage in the developing world could be eliminated with better refrigeration equipment. 

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Nestlé cuts 35% operational costs with Dematic

By Jenny Eagle

Dematic, which supplies logistics systems for the factory, warehouse and distribution center, has cut 35% operational costs at Nestlé’s Anderson, Indiana plant in the US thanks to its Automated Storage/Retrieval System (ASRS).

Challenges and benefits of implementing a sustainable supply chain

Special Edition: Sustainable Supply Chain

Challenges and benefits of implementing a sustainable supply chain

By Rory Harrington

The incorporation of sustainability throughout the supply chain involves constant innovation, commitment from company leadership and a realization that it is an indefinite process, said Datamonitor.

Zebra unveils RFID encoder

Zebra unveils RFID encoder

Zebra Technologies has launched the R110Xi RFID printer/encoder,
which it claims is the first printer available with fully
integrated support for Class 0 (read only) and Matrics Class 0+
(read/write) smart labels.

RFID in the snack supply chain

RFID in the snack supply chain

Supply chain management is becoming increasingly important in
efficient food production. A pilot project developed by Microsoft
Business Solutions and KiMs, a Danish snack manufacturer, is a good
example of how technology, especially...


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