Archive for the ‘Hardware’ Category

Barcoding the NHS

Monday, June 20th, 2011


Having been a member of GS1’s Supervisory Board since 2007, the NHS Supply Chain has recently signed up to the GS1 UK Data Pool in order to synchronise data for 620,000 products with its suppliers.

GS1 is an independent, not for profit, global supply chain data standards and solutions organisation.  It facilitates a common data set allowing an NHS partnership to drive the adoption and use of coding standards, to improve patient safety in the NHS in line with the Department of Health’s recommendations.

In addition, by standardising codes, the NHS aim to reduce the purchasing of duplicate items and incidences of paying different prices for the same item across the organisation.


Bite Size Tracking For Businesses And Consumers

Friday, June 17th, 2011


Imagine putting food on your plate and having your computer tell you whether it is out of date, or contains unsuitable ingredients for you.  Or imagine your fridge creating your shopping list when food gets low or when a product goes bad.  Or even popping food in your oven for it to automatically start the appropriate cooking process.  Well “nutrismart” an invention by London student Hannes Harms, may turn these ideas into a practical reality.  Whilst at the same time, help create supply chain tracking improvements within the food industry. (more…)

Wall Street Journal Discusses Productivity Tools

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

Juniper Innovations large asset tracking 1.2.jpgThe Wall Street Journal recently published an article about the use and misuse of heavy equipment fleet. All related to Asset Management and GPS tracking equipment, the article echoes many good points and examples of where and how this technology is employed, including the monitoring of over productive workers, engines that run too fast and lunches being eaten in air conditioned cabs. (more…)

5 reasons why GPS tracking will improve your sales

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_S100_GPS_tracking_unitGPS technology is often only thought about for use in logistics deliveries and for large fleets of vehicles.  It is however also used successfully in sales.  If you have sales personnel and are not using GPS tracking, you need to find out what you are missing out on. (more…)

Is there a future for NFC devices in the supply chain?

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_smartphoneAccording to Juniper Research, one in five smart phones will feature near field communications (NFC) by 2014.  The question is, is there a future for NFC in supply chain management? (more…)

Juniper Innovations Advocates The Benefits Of Bespoke GPS Tracking Solutions

Monday, April 11th, 2011

Juniper_Innovations_GPS_maps_2GPS tracking does not have to be a one size fits all solution.  With the need to have covert, smaller or more powerful tracking units, organisations now have technology that can be moulded around their business requirements and unique needs.  As a result we have launched a consultancy service delivering bespoke GPS tracking units to clients. (more…)

Simply Soaps Demonstrates How Manufacturing Can Offset A Carbon Footprint

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

simply soaps logo-newSimply Soaps, a manufacturer who has been creating natural and organic skincare for over 13 years, has joined Juniper Innovations and ISRetail in supporting The Supply Chain Carbon Council’s project, to help reduce supply chain carbon emissions. (more…)

Juniper Innovations Reviews New GPS Tracking Hardware For Vans, Cabs And Trailers

Friday, March 11th, 2011

Swindon, Wiltshire, Juniper Innovations who provide IT strategy and project delivery consultancy have reviewed a new GPS tracking device, the AT220.  Suitable for council transport, refuse collection vehicles, transport, logistics, construction & maintenance companies the GPS tracker can be used on vehicles ranging from small vans and cars through to buses, plant equipment, HGV cabs and stand alone trailers. (more…)

Help required for supply chain & retail RFID & carbon emissions reduction project

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Juniper Innovations are supporting ISRetail on a project with The Supply Chain Carbon Council, Avery Dennison, NXP and Nordic ID amongst others and request help from manufacturers and retailers. (more…)

Juniper Innovations review specialist lone worker devices

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Employers have a duty of care to ensure their employees are safe from harm and are supported when working alone and away from their employer’s place of work.  To help meet the obligations Juniper Innovations have reviewed a state of the art, portable lone worker device called the Mambo. (more…)