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Angela Kerr Heads ShockWatch Cold Chain Solutions  

Posted on November 17th, 2015 in Announcement, Temperature

  DALLAS — MRI/ShockWatch, a provider of impact, temperature, and tilt monitors and indicators, is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Kerr as General Manager of Cold Chain Solutions. “Angela’s attention to detail and wealth of industry knowledge has served ShockWatch customers well, and will continue to do so…

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Cold Train Suspension Leaves Shippers Scrambling

Posted on August 15th, 2014 in Temperature

When Cold Train Express Intermodal Service suspended operations in mid-August, shippers in the Pacific Northwest were left scrambling for ways to get just-harvested pears and apples to markets in 24 states and Ontario while the fruits are still at peak freshness. Standard intermodal rail is one option, but BNSF’s northern…

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Work with Insurers Before Things Go Wrong

Posted on August 12th, 2014 in Temperature

Talking with an insurance agent before things go wrong is one of the most important steps supply chain professionals can take to mitigate supply chain risk. The reason is simple: With years of incident data, they know what works and which technologies are worthwhile. And, they’re willing to share that…

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Risk Management: Crossed Fingers Aren’t Sufficient

Posted on August 8th, 2014 in Impact/Tilt, Temperature

When dealing with supply chain risks, crossed fingers aren’t a solution. Yet, when juggling the competing demands of ensuring low costs, on-time deliveries, global regulatory compliance, client satisfaction and increasing revenue, it’s easy for risk mitigation to become a low priority. For example, a recent study by the University of…

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ShockWatch Awarded GSA Contract

Posted on June 19th, 2014 in Announcement, Impact/Tilt, Temperature

ShockWatch, a provider of impact, temperature and tilt monitors and indicators has just been awarded a contract with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). This contract allows government agencies, including the U.S. military, to streamline their purchases from ShockWatch. “Now government agencies can purchase ShockWatch monitoring solutions directly from the…

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