3 Unconventional Telehealth Solutions to Meet Rural Healthcare Needs

Telehealth played a critical role helping people deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. It allows patients to safely contact their providers to deal with their non-urgent but still important conditions like diabetes, high blood pressure, and pregnancy.  The technology proved to have limits, though. Many…


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Uses of Artificial Intelligence in the Life Sciences Industry

The phrase, “information overload,” usually refers to the sheer amount of content found on the Internet. But it can easily apply to the life science industry, especially raw data. Pharmaceutical companies have to deal with the barrage of figures like how chemical molecules affect the human body,…


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4 Trends in Supply Chains 2022 (And How to Prepare for Them)

Back in 2021, we wrote, A Practical Approach to Supply Chain Risk Management. In the post, we covered the risks to manufacturers’ supply chains at the time, how to create a management plan, and what to include in it. This time, we’re covering four of those risks currently trending for 2022, and how…


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Three Computer Advances that Increase Steelmakers’ Productivity and Profit

Silicon, in the form of a chip shortage, has dominated the news for the past 3-4 years. It’s unsurprising given the role of computers in our lives.  But even though the modern world revolves around computers, they’ve only been around since the mid 70’s. Steel has been around much…


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Tips in Choosing the Right Fleet Management Computer

Fleet management is the process of organizing, tracking, and maintaining a vehicle fleet. Fleets  usually consist of commercial cars, trucks, buses, and cargo vans.  Fleet management is done through a fleet management system (FMS). This combo of hardware and software collects data from an on-board…


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4 More Surprising Uses For Industrial RFID Technology

Radio Frequency Identification, or RFID, is the scanning of special tags with radio waves. These tags can be affixed on items from boxes to wrist bands, and can contain information like the item’s name, SKU number, to even a picture. That information is then scanned and stored by using RFID…


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How Technology is Revolutionizing Customs Enforcement

Every year on January 26th, Customs Officials worldwide celebrate International Customs Day. Their job is often a thankless one, but with two years of trade disruptions caused by the pandemic, it’s one that’s received renewed attention. Though the recent supply chain crunch has faded from the…


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Enhancing Supply Chain Management with IoT and AI Technology

From a logistics perspective, if the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us anything, it’s the fragility of the global supply chain. With last year’s bottleneck still not resolved, it’s time to look toward new technology to reduce costs and increase efficiency and speed. Specifically, Internet of Things…


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Best Practices for Manufacturers When Going Green

You already know that going green involves redesigning a single product or process at your facility to make it more environmentally-friendly. And that being sustainable is looking at a product’s entire life-cycle as a whole, like sourcing goods composed of recyclable materials, processed locally in…


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How RFID and Barcode Scanners are Reducing Production Errors

Wouldn’t it be great if no one made errors? Unfortunately, that’s not the world we live in. Errors in production from not enough raw material to miscounting shipping containers can impact a business’s bottom line. It’s estimated, for example, a wrongly shipped order can cost companies…


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