Issue No. 01 - Jan.-Feb. (2017 vol. 21)
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Krishna Kant , Temple University
Amitangshu Pal , Temple University
A novel networking model called the Internet of Perishable Logistics (IoPL) attempts to exploit the synergies between the cyber Internet carrying time-sensitive information packets and distribution logistics for perishable commodities such as fresh food. The article discusses the research challenges and opportunities brought about by the perishable commodity distribution logistics field and potential approaches that could enrich this domain as well as that of the cyber Internet.
Internet, Logistics, Containers, Food products, Distributed processing, Web services, Smart devices, Time factors
K. Kant and A. Pal, "Internet of Perishable Logistics," in IEEE Internet Computing, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 22-31, 2017.