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.
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.
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.
The top eight technology solutions that a company in the food and beverage industry should know about.
Insights into mango growers, packers, logistics providers and retailers will follow as sensors and blockchain technology are used to monitor mangoes.
Simple, scalable wireless system uses the RFID tags on billions of products to sense contamination.
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 is a plant management service that delivers profitability improvements for customers.
Using the IBM Food Trust solution, food can be traced from grower to consumer, enabling a more transparent and collaborative supply chain.
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.
itelligence AG and HARTING's partnership will see both companies develop an integrated RFID tracking and weighing solution for monitoring containers in production.
Foodstuffs North Island has deployed JDA Transportation Management to help improve operational efficiencies, plan transportation and provide visibility across its network.
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.
Aussie blockchain start-up BlockGrain is working with Clear Grain Exchange to allow farmers who have on-farm storage to market their grain.
TE-FOOD and UK-based HALAL TRAIL have partnered to track livestock and ensure halal food is prepared according to Islamic law.