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ShockLog Satellite™ Brings IoT Visibility to Shipping

ShockLog Satellite™ Brings IoT Visibility to Shipping

DALLAS – ShockWatch, a leader in logistics monitoring, has released ShockLog Satellite to bring the visibility and immediacy of the Internet of Things (IoT) to companies shipping products around the globe. Knowing when problems occur is the first step toward fixing them. ShockLog Satellite provides location information in four-hour intervals...

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Angela Kerr Heads ShockWatch Cold Chain Solutions

DALLAS — MRI/ShockWatch, a provider of impact, temperature, and tilt monitors and indicators, is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Kerr as General Manager of Cold Chain Solutions. “Angela’s attention to detail and wealth of industry knowledge has served ShockWatch customers well, and will continue to do so in...

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ShockWatch Launches Shipping Damage Deterrent Device in Staples® Nationwide

ShockWatch Launches Shipping Damage Deterrent Device in Staples® Nationwide

Solution Aimed at Reducing Package Damage for Consumers, Small Business Owners (DALLAS) – ShockWatch, a global expert in the development of products that act as deterrents to reduce mishandling during shipping, today announced the launch of their ShockWatch 2 Drop Detector in over 1,400 Staples® stores. ShockWatch will be selling the ShockWatch 2 Drop Detector in...

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ShockWatch Names New CFO

ShockWatch Names New CFO

ShockWatch, a provider of impact, temperature and tilt recorders, sensors and indicators, has appointed Robert Hutson as its new Chief Financial Officer. He recently served as Interim CFO for the company. “Robert’s values, controllership, attention to detail, and due diligence expertise are key enablers for the exciting future of ShockWatch,”...

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ShockWatch Announces Appointment of New CEO

ShockWatch Announces Appointment of New CEO

Tony Fonk named President and Chief Executive Officer DALLAS — The Board of Directors at ShockWatch, a provider of impact, temperature and tilt recorders, sensors and indicators, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tony Fonk as the company’s new CEO effective May 11, 2015. Tony “has a multi-industry history...

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Play it Safe When Shipping Expensive Electronics

Play it Safe When Shipping Expensive Electronics

  When shipping high-value electronics such as cloud infrastructure hardware or medical devices, you can never be too careful. Even a minor mishap can cause severe damage to highly sensitive products, and nobody wants to take the blame for damaged equipment. That’s why certain precautions have become necessary to ensure...

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Port Slowdown Risks Cargo Integrity

Port Slowdown Risks Cargo Integrity

West Coast ports are near gridlock as offloading operations were suspended six days in February (including President’s Day weekend), as contentious contract negotiations between the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) were delayed. These slowdowns compromise business opportunities and contracts. Less obviously, they threaten...

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Cold Train Suspension Leaves Shippers Scrambling

When Cold Train Express Intermodal Service suspended operations in mid-August, shippers in the Pacific Northwest were left scrambling for ways to get just-harvested pears and apples to markets in 24 states and Ontario while the fruits are still at peak freshness. Standard intermodal rail is one option, but BNSF’s northern...

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