Supply chain digitizer Silo raises $9 Mn in Series A funding

 Cloud-based supply chain streaming platform Silo has raised a $9 million Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz. Other investors in the round include investors Initialized Capital and Haystack Ventures. This brings its total funding to $12 million since launching in 2018.   San Francisco-based Silo is ho...Read more

Fresh-key, DiMuto collaborates to test 4G-Cat1 data logger in Singapore

Fresh-key, a Chinese developer and producer of thermometers for the cold supply chain industry, has recently collaborated with DiMuto, a Singaporean tech company, to implement a system of advanced market monitoring. Fresh-key and DiMuto carried out a test of Fresh-key's latest 4G-cat 1 real-time monitoring soluti...Read more

Centre announces new Integrated Cold Chain projects 

      In the recently concluded Inter-Ministerial Approval Committee (IMAC) held between August 21 and 31,  2020, 27 projects under the Scheme for Integrated Cold Chain and Value addition infrastructure of Pradhan Mantri Kisan SAMPADA Yojana (PMKSY) had got approved across 11 states.  ...Read more

Termotécnica launches ‘Safe Pack’ using nanotechnology  

  Termotécnica has reinvented itself by launching the Safe Pack Antiviral and Antibacterial. Patented and unique in the market, Safe Pack uses nanotechnology to reduce the time and quantity of viral and bacterial agents in the EPS packaging produced by the company. “I believe that it’s in ...Read more

Maersk records strong performance in Q2 2020

     In Q2 2020, A.P. Moller - Maersk improved profitability across all businesses through agile capacity deployment, cost mitigation initiatives and adaption to changed customer needs. The earnings improvement was achieved despite the sharp drop in global volumes following the COVID-19 crisis.&nb...Read more

Maersk launches digital supply chain management platform  

     The new platform strengthens the company’s position as global integrator of container logistics helping small and medium sized customers to connect and simplify their supply chains. To further assist small and medium sized businesses with the complexity of managing their supply chains,...Read more

Indian Raliways launches Kisan Rail to ensure seamless supply chain

Indian Railways has started the 'Kisan Rail' initiative under which the first train from Devlali to Danapur has been flagged off by Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development and Panchyati Raj, Narendra Singh Tomar and Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal. The t...Read more

Mission Produce and Hazel Technologies jointly launches AvoLast Technology

Mission Produce Inc., the world’s most advanced avocado network, in partnership with Hazel Technologies Inc., announced the launch of AvoLast by Hazel®, a ground-breaking shelf-life extension program that keeps avocados at an optimal level of ripeness for three extra days on average. Integrating Hazel&re...Read more

MeraMobileMeraMarketing: Connecting farmers to digital market linkages  

Amid Covid-19 pandemic, when all APMC mandis are not operational, farmers and rural entrepreneurs are finding it difficult to sell their products and services due to various restrictions. At this time, Market Mirchi through ’Mission Mera Mobile Mera Marketing’  is helping them in finding customers...Read more

Dole becomes Zespri’s distribution partner in China

Zespri, the world-renowned kiwifruit grower and distributor, and Dole, the internationally renowned fruits and vegetables brand, signed a strategic cooperation agreement in Shanghai.  As a result, Dole officially became a Zespri distribution partner in China market. They will accelerate the development of ea...Read more

SourceTrace partners with AgNext for value chain tracebility

As billions worth of food moves through the global food value chains, assessments and traceability of the food remain subjective or non-existent leading to losses in procurement, trade, storage, production and consumption. Digitization of such value chains towards making food safe, trackable and of desired consum...Read more

ISF releases report on the ‘International Movement of Seeds’  

    Michael Keller, Secretary General of the International Seed Federation (ISF), released a letter about the current updates on the international movement of seed during COVID-19. In a statement released in March, the ISF sought the support of governments to facilitate the international movement of se...Read more