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ShockDot: A New, Better Impact Indicator

Posted on October 3rd, 2016 in Announcement, Impact/Tilt

Dallas – MRI/ShockWatch, a provider of impact, temperature, and tilt monitors and indicators, has introduced the ShockDot single-use impact indicator.  “Shippers have used ShockWatch Labels for years to alert them to impacts that could damage their products,” Tony Fonk, CEO, says. “The new ShockDot builds on that heritage with improved…

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ShockTrak™ Brings IoT Visibility to Shipping

Posted on January 5th, 2016 in Announcement, Impact/Tilt

DALLAS – ShockWatch, a leader in logistics monitoring, has released ShockTrak to bring the visibility and immediacy of the Internet of Things (IoT) to companies shipping products around the globe. Knowing when problems occur is the first step toward fixing them. ShockTrak provides location information in four-hour intervals and generates…

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ShockWatch Launches Shipping Damage Deterrent Device in Staples® Nationwide

Posted on September 22nd, 2015 in Announcement, Impact/Tilt

Solution Aimed at Reducing Package Damage for Consumers, Small Business Owners (DALLAS) – ShockWatch, a global expert in the development of products that act as deterrents to reduce mishandling during shipping, today announced the launch of their ShockWatch 2 Drop Detector in over 1,400 Staples® stores. ShockWatch will be selling…

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Play it Safe When Shipping Expensive Electronics

Posted on March 2nd, 2015 in Impact/Tilt

When shipping high value electronics such as cloud infrastructure hardware or medical devices, you can never be too careful. Even a minor mishap can cause severe damage to highly sensitive products, and nobody wants to take the blame for damaged equipment. That’s why certain precautions have become necessary to ensure…

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Port Slowdown Risks Cargo Integrity

Posted on February 13th, 2015 in Impact/Tilt

West Coast ports are near gridlock as offloading operations were suspended six days in February (including President’s Day weekend), as contentious contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) were delayed. These slowdowns compromise business opportunities and contracts. Less obviously, they threaten…

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