Inbound Logistics | June 2021


> Verizon Connect introduced a compact, discreet asset tracker device for customers on the Verizon Connect Reveal fleet management platform. Now, trailers, storage containers, and other equipment can be located and managed remotely online through the Verizon Connect Reveal fleet management platform or the Verizon Connect Spotlight app. > The MAX mobile workstation from ACD Group can now handle deep-freeze applications. Designed for inventory taking and quality assurance, the workstation can cope with temperatures as low as -18.4 degrees Fahrenheit, making it ideal for cold storage areas and even outdoors in winter. > TRANSPORTATION > The new East Africa Service 3 (EAS3) from Hapag-Lloyd offers direct weekly sailings between China, Southeast Asia, Kenya, and Tanzania. Deploying seven 2,800 TEU

customers a holistic view of their account activity based on real-time data. The new tool accesses and analyzes data sets from Evans’ warehouse management system and other data sources.


> Samskip established a dedicated airfreight business, launching the new division at Schiphol Airport in the Netherlands. The new entity adds to the transport group’s rail, road, shortsea, and inland waterway links throughout Europe.

> The new RR200 UltraSeal interior roll-up door from manufacturer Albany features a slim design and tight seal for applications where space is limited. The RR200 UltraSeal door’s bead design creates a strong seal that minimizes dirt and contaminants in warehouse facilities. > Confidex introduced four new RFID labels that are readable on metal, plastic, and other surfaces to ensure asset management can be conducted faster with fewer errors. The new Confidex Silverline Micro II, Slim II, Blade II, and Classic II labels are engineered with Zebra Technologies to print on Zebra printers.

the airline verified its aircraft maintains ideal environments for passive temperature- sensitive shipments. > Amazon Air added Pittsburgh to its expanding U.S. cargo network. Amazon Air packages arrive once daily at the Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT) via a Boeing 737-800F freighter. Through a partner lease agreement, Amazon Air will use 50,000 square feet of space at PIT.

vessels, the EAS3 provides connections to Hapag- Lloyd’s global network via the hub ports of Singapore, Port Kelang, and Shanghai. > American Airlines Cargo expanded its temperature- controlled shipping capabilities, extending its cold-chain solution network to 30 new stations, including Cincinnati, Memphis, and Pittsburgh. Through the use of CSafe Global’s packaging and temperature loggers provided by CargoSense,

> StreamTech Engineering’s FoldSerter, a system for inserting multi-page plain paper pack slips into open cartons, automatically identifies each package, communicates with the software system to receive the correct pack slip, prints, folds, and inserts the pack slip into the carton, while scanning each page for verification.

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