ShockWatch Names New CFO

Posted on August 17th, 2015 in Announcement

ShockWatch, a provider of impact, temperature and tilt recorders, sensors and indicators, has appointed Robert Hutson as its new Chief Financial Officer. He recently served as Interim CFO for the company. “Robert’s values, controllership, attention to detail, and due diligence expertise are key enablers for the exciting future of ShockWatch,”…

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ShockWatch Announces Appointment of New CEO

Posted on July 30th, 2015 in Announcement

Tony Fonk named President and Chief Executive Officer DALLAS — The Board of Directors at ShockWatch, a provider of impact, temperature and tilt recorders, sensors and indicators, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Fonk as the company’s new CEO effective May 11, 2015. Tony “has a multi-industry history…

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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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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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