Dairy cooperative Arla Foods has, for the first time, created transparency over the energy consumed in cottage cheese production at its Falkenberg (Sweden) location. This involves the use of the Baumer Flex-Flow sensor, which is able to measure the temperature of the medium as well as the flow rate. The cost reductions this could achieve in the future quickly made this a worthwhile investment.
The ability to track inbound, outbound and all other warehouse-related activities with accuracy is a primary goal for Crescent Cold Storage. To be able to locate inventory and manage customer orders with precision was what prompted Crescent Cold Storage to seek out a better software solution. After extensive research it was clear that a customizable cloud-based ERP system was needed.
Recognizing it could improve the fuel economy of its fleet, Valley Farms worked with its drivers to limit idle time at deliveries and sought a means of providing them with real-time coaching to improve shifting and speed control behaviors.
December 26, 2019
Valley Farms, along with other Upstate Niagara operations, installed the Vnomics True Fuel optimization solution from Vnomics, Pittsford, N.Y., to reduce fuel consumption by improving driver performance in real time.
The HRS solution, which is ideal for viscous materials, has enabled Ready Foods to significantly increase production of the meat marinade it supplies to a leading restaurant chain.
December 19, 2019
Ready Foods, Inc., a Denver, Colo.-based manufacturer of soups and sauces for restaurants and meat processors, cut the time it takes to chill one of its core products by a third, thanks to a turnkey cooling system from HRS Heat Exchangers, Marietta, Ga.
The client realized several key benefits from installing the SwiTrace I-Plug data loggers in all perishable product shipments.
December 5, 2019
CAS Dataloggers, Chesterland, Ohio, provided SwiTrace I-Plug IPST8 transit temperature data loggers for a fruit and vegetable grower and exporter who needed a temperature-monitoring solution throughout the cold chain.
The July 2020 issue of Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine takes a mid-year snapshot of the cold chain in our annual State of the Industry Report, plus our 2020 Best New Retail Products Contest winners, women in cold chain logistics, the latest innovations in palletizers and refrigeration controls, plus much more—just click below to start reading.