Cold Technology Showcase: December 2019
IOT-ENABLED WOODEN PALLET SYSTEM
CalAmp partnered with Pallet Alliance to leverage IntelliPallet, what is said to be the industry’s first turnkey, Internet of Things-enabled platform and supply chain-managed service integrated with wooden pallets. Employing CalAmp iOn Tags, gateways and the CalAmp Telematics Cloud enables enterprises to access location and environmental data on assets in transit all over the world from the point of pack to the final destination, including warehouses, manufacturing facilities, retail distribution points and shipping routes.
TRUCK TRANSPORT REFRIGERATION UNIT CONNECTS FLEET WITH CARGO
Thermo King introduced the Thermo King T-90 Series of truck transport refrigeration units with standard integrated telematics hardware that easily connects fleets with their cargo. Fleets can activate TracKing with the flip of a switch to monitor, control and analyze their refrigerated fleet operations. OptiSet Plus optimizes and locks in operating parameters to maximize fuel efficiency and cargo temperature control. Additional features include 2,000 hours of extended interval maintenance, and an optional SmartPower Electric Standby system that runs the refrigeration unit on electric power when stationary, so fleets can lower fuel costs up to 75%.
Thermo King North America
PAPERLESS SOFTWARE SYSTEM FOR WAREHOUSE MANAGERS
Dok-Vu Software by Rite-Hite is a paperless software system that brings communicating and coordinating among managers, materials handlers, logistics and yard personnel. Employees involved in logistics functions can see at-a-glance status of every dock and trailer. Carriers can check themselves in and out and receive text alerts on unload status. Managers can manage appointments, monitor dwell times and help keep docks fully utilized. Dok-Vu’s intuitive loading dock dashboard allows managers to review current trends and historical data to make more data-driven decisions and help identify additional improvements.
DAIRY CRATE CLEANING SOLUTION
Cannon Equipment launched the Infinity Sidehill Washer, pioneering sidehill screen technology in cleaning applications for the dairy industry. By incorporating patent-pending sidehill parabolic screen technology, this washer removes solid waste from the washing system before it can contaminate wash and rinse water or damage pumps and clog nozzles.
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