Handling and transporting temperature-sensitive items requires a dependable temperature recorder. However, not all temperature recorders are created equal. With so many choices on the market today, it can be a difficult task to select the right one for your company. Whether you’re an veteran data logger user or a beginner, here are a few things to consider before you make your choice.
Why Choose Real-Time Temperature Recorders
If you’re carrying products that need to meet FSMA compliance standards, you’ll want to consider a choice that offers real-time monitoring. These “set-it-and-forget” systems monitor the temperature of your product constantly while it’s being shipped. You can then review any data point from any time.
Look at the Software
In addition to the different types of temperature loggers, there’s a variety software packages available. The software will allow you to view temperature and location data (for data from real-time instruments) for any shipment. The data logging software should also offer powerful capabilities, including an ability view, analyze, print, and export detailed reports. In general, look for software that is intuitive so there’s no steep learning curve.
Understand Your Situation
To choose the best real-time temperature recorder for your cold chain, keep the following considerations in mind:
- Is a Real Time device or conventional data logger required?
- Will you be viewing collected data on a computer or a mobile device?
- What products are being shipped and when? What temperatures are optimal?
- What level of precision do you need for the type of products you handle?
- You’ll also want to know what system is currently in place (if any) at the receiving end and whether it will be compatible with your temp recorder.
The better you understand your unique needs, the easier it will be to pick the right temperature recorder.
Contact Cargo Data Corp for Your Real-Time Temperature Recorder
If you’re still not sure what temperature recorder is the right choice, feel free to reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or 800-338-8134. We can review your situation and help you find the best solution.