The Controlant blog

Cold chain quality, safety, and sustainability.

Gaining control over your facility's temperature and why remote, wireless IoT matters

Cold chain management 15 Nov 2018

While pharmaceutical enterprises, food retailers, and supply chain logistics businesses are struggling to create a holistic IoT perspective, truly connected warehouse and facilities experiences and seamless supply chains are supporting the increasing volume of temperature-controlled products, which will only continue to grow.

Controlant Appoints Former Amazon and Oracle Execs to New Advisory Board

News 14 Nov 2018

New Advisory Board Members Will Advise the Company on Strategy, International Growth, and Partnering Areas

The ROI of real-time cold chain visibility

Cold chain management 07 Nov 2018

The ROI from greater supply chain visibility results from a combination of Recurring Savings + Per Disruption Savings. Here's how businesses can benchmark their metrics.

What does an intelligent cold chain look like?

Cold chain management 17 Oct 2018

Modern supply chains require modern solutions for greater efficiency, risk reduction, and agility. What does an intelligent cold chain look like these days?

Adopting a risk-based, preventive approach to food safety

Food & beverage 12 Oct 2018

Maintaining cold chain integrity is a critical component to managing risks end-to-end and ensuring quality products for consumers.

Digital supply chain transformation: Overcoming the fear of change

Cold chain management 10 Oct 2018

Digital transformation in the supply chain is no longer a nice-to-have; it's table stakes. Business leaders are quickly realizing that without an effective transformation strategy in place, they'll be surpassed by their competition.

Getting vaccines to remote areas of the world through wireless and remote, end-to-end cold chain monitoring

Pharmaceuticals, Cold chain management 19 Sep 2018

Safe and secure vaccine distribution is needed in remote areas of the world, where access is often limited. Controlant’s real-time temperature and product movement monitoring solutions are helping.

Building a stronger food safety culture through a digitally connected cold chain

Food & beverage 12 Sep 2018

Businesses these days need solutions that can help them to identify and manage food quality and drive an effective food safety culture throughout their entire supply chain.

Improving retail margins and building customer loyalty through proactive cold chain monitoring

Food & beverage 05 Sep 2018

With the rise of online food sales comes new risks for food retailers to consider. Maintaining cold chain visibility to the ensure quality and freshness customers expect is one of them.

Controlant Announces Participation in Fall Life Sciences Supply Chain Events

News 05 Sep 2018

The company’s leadership will demonstrate how on demand digital services are automating the entire cold chain.

Leveraging IoT solutions for last mile cold chain visibility: Balancing technology and costs

Cold chain management 29 Aug 2018

Cloud technology, IoT, and smart analytics are key to addressing challenges and improving efficiencies in the last-mile of the cold chain.

Moving beyond your cold chain data to leverage new business opportunities

Food & beverage 20 Aug 2018

While there are benefits to having access to real-time cold chain data, the lingering question is how to effectively leverage it.

Mitigate risk and gain control over your cold chain with Controlant’s 24/7 monitoring and response services

Cold chain management 14 Aug 2018

With the availability of truly real-time data shipment and location data, the question is: What to do with it? Our 24/7 monitoring and response services help you leverage it to maintain quality and safety end-to-end.

Controlant adds 24/7 monitoring and response services to its portfolio of cold chain visibility solutions

News 09 Aug 2018

Services offering provides end-to-end control tower visibility for temperature-sensitive products moving through the global supply chain

How restaurant chains are improving guest loyalty and boosting profitability through a digitally connected cold chain

Food & beverage 01 Aug 2018

Controlling food costs and waste presents one of the most important aspects to running a profitable restaurant business.

What digital transformation means for the next generation pharmaceutical cold chain

Pharmaceuticals 25 Jul 2018

Digitalization is transforming many sectors of the pharmaceutical industry, and its implementation in the supply chain is key to achieve synergy while maintaining product quality and safety.

What is true real-time monitoring and why your cold chain needs it

Cold chain management 16 Jul 2018

There are many temperature loggers on the market today and that claim to offer monitoring in real-time. How can you decipher fact from fiction when choosing the right solution?

Controlant adds Chief Services Officer and VP People and Culture to leadership team

News 12 Jul 2018

Controlant co-founder Stefan Karlsson and seasoned customer service executive Vally Helgadottir have joined the company to support its growth.

Combining temperature monitoring and product traceability for FSMA compliance in the food supply chain

Food & beverage 28 Jun 2018

Real-time temperature and product movement monitoring technology helps drive FSMA compliance across the cold chain.

How machine learning will enable a more efficient and effective cold chain

Technology 28 Jun 2018

The future of big data and machine learning will help drive competitive advantages through greater cold chain speed, agility, accuracy, and control.

IoT and the future of the food safety supply chain

Food & beverage 13 Jun 2018

Technology is making food safety easier by increasing transparency and collaboration across the supply chain, mitigating risk, ensuring quality, and reducing costs.

7 best practices for an agile cold chain

Cold chain management 13 Jun 2018

Long-term temperature controlled success depends on the right level of collaboration, expertise, and technology to mitigate risk and maintain control.

Cold chain on a plane: Tracking perishable air freight with cloud and IoT

Cold chain management 06 Jun 2018

In perishable logistics, time is often of the essence, which makes air transport alluring. Cloud and IoT helps shippers and logistics companies seamlessly maintain visibility over cargo.

Gaining a control tower and a single source of truth for your cold chain

Cold chain management 22 May 2018

Control towers are a relatively new concept, but they are already demonstrating their value in helping to solve some of the most vexing challenges facing supply chain managers today.

Why traditional loggers are inadequate for cold chain visibility and scale

Cold chain management 15 May 2018

Status quo cold chain monitoring hardware hasn't empowered businesses to gain visibility and control while driving down costs. Today's smart cold chain does that and more.

Achieving pharmaceutical cold chain synergy in the face of M&A

Pharmaceuticals 30 Apr 2018

Digital transformation is a necessary component for reaching supply chain resilience in a pre or post-M&A environment where rapid consolidation is needed.

The emergence of ocean freight for pharmaceutical supply chain logistics

Pharmaceuticals 03 Apr 2018

Ocean freight provides opportunities for an integrated, end-to-end approach to pharmaceutical cold chain monitoring that empowers stakeholders in an industry that needs greater efficiency and agility.

A blueprint for unleashing digital transformation for a connected cold chain

Cold chain management 27 Mar 2018

Adopting digital innovation, technologies, and processes can make supply chains stronger and more resilient to changing market conditions. Here's how.

When blockchain meets IoT and the food and pharmaceutical cold chains

Technology 23 Mar 2018

There’s a lot of hype surrounding blockchain. There are some obvious benefits for the supply chain. But does it offer real business value?

5 global cold chain predictions for 2018 and beyond

Cold chain management 16 Feb 2018

Complex regulatory environments, as well as a greater demand for accelerated product entry and distribution, are driving major change, as businesses seek to adapt within increasingly competitive markets.

How IoT is shaping big data to transform the cold chain

Technology 10 Feb 2018

The combination of cloud and mobile computing, analytics, and big data — all of which are fuelled by the application of IoT — is unleashing unprecedented opportunities to virtually enable the cold chain.

Introducing the New Controlant: Built for the Next Generation of Cold Chains

News 25 Jan 2018

Controlant today launched a redesigned company brand focused on building the next generation of cold chain monitoring solutions for global supply chains.

Controlant achieves ISO 9001: 2015 Quality Management System certification

News 16 Nov 2017

Controlant, a leading provider of cold chain monitoring solutions for the Pharmaceutical- and Food supply chain industries globally...

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