Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Supply chain & traceability (RFID/barcodes)

Smart packaging expected to grow globally

12 April, 2019

The electronic smart packaging market is expected to reach $1.8 billion in 2029, and almost 39 billion packages sold may be enhanced by an electronic feature, according to IDTechEx research.


Road to rail: ag industry could save millions

25 March, 2019

The agricultural industry could save an estimated $70 million per year in transport costs by switching from roads to Inland Rail, according to CSIRO research.


ASCI appoints new CEO

12 March, 2019

Ivan Imparato has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the Australasian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) and will continue to work towards the board's strategy to bring professionalisation to the supply chain domain in Australasia.


8 technologies for the food and beverage industry

28 February, 2019 by Helen Masters, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Asia Pacific at Infor

The top eight technology solutions that a company in the food and beverage industry should know about.


Modern mango monitoring

04 December, 2018

Insights into mango growers, packers, logistics providers and retailers will follow as sensors and blockchain technology are used to monitor mangoes.


Putting food-safety detection in the hands of consumers

19 November, 2018 by Rob Matheson

Simple, scalable wireless system uses the RFID tags on billions of products to sense contamination.


Measuring risks to supply chain disruptions

06 November, 2018

Companies may be able to determine their vulnerability to major supply chain disruptions thanks to a new analytic measure developed by A*STAR researchers.


Tetra Pak Plant Secure plant management service

24 October, 2018

Tetra Pak Plant Secure is a plant management service that delivers profitability improvements for customers.


Making the global food system transparent and efficient

09 October, 2018

Using the IBM Food Trust solution, food can be traced from grower to consumer, enabling a more transparent and collaborative supply chain.


Increasing trust in food supply chains

04 October, 2018

A strategic alliance between TruTag Technologies and PwC Australia will see TruTag's 'edible barcode' technology incorporated as part of the PwC Food Trust initiative.


Technology partnership to help confectionery production

26 September, 2018

itelligence AG and HARTING's partnership will see both companies develop an integrated RFID tracking and weighing solution for monitoring containers in production.


NZ grocery distributor improves supply chain efficiency

24 August, 2018

Foodstuffs North Island has deployed JDA Transportation Management to help improve operational efficiencies, plan transportation and provide visibility across its network.


Cheap food trade policy to threaten UK food and farming: report

18 June, 2018

It is likely that food prices will rise following Brexit, but a report suggests using new trade deals to mitigate this may risk food quality and undermine farmers.


BlockGrain partners with Clear Grain Exchange

15 June, 2018

Aussie blockchain start-up BlockGrain is working with Clear Grain Exchange to allow farmers who have on-farm storage to market their grain.


Halal food companies use blockchain for traceability

07 June, 2018

TE-FOOD and UK-based HALAL TRAIL have partnered to track livestock and ensure halal food is prepared according to Islamic law.


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