Doing More with Less

Next month, it will have been 2 years since Covid-19 started wreaking havoc in so many aspects of our lives. The latest reports suggest that we’ve made it through the worst of it and – with new infections down and the lifting of mandates – life will be back to “normal.” Ok, but really? Sure, […]

RFID 101: What is it? When, Where & Why Use it?

The “What” (Per the FDA): “Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) refers to a wireless system comprised of two components: tags and readers. The reader is a device that has one or more antennas that emit radio waves and receive signals back from the RFID tag. Tags, which use radio waves to communicate their identity and other […]

Self-Audits Provide Peace of Mind

Concerned that the state cannabis compliance commission may stop by unannounced? You don’t need to worry if you’re prepared. So, how can you be prepared? First, you need a system that pulls down data from your state compliance system, since this is what you are being judged against in an audit. Once you have that […]

Sustainability Goes Well Beyond Cannabis

We’re all so focused on sustainability within the cannabis industry that we often forget that this has been a worldwide challenge for years. Many companies realized long ago that sustainability is not only good for our planet, but also for their bottom line. They’ve been tackling everything from reducing carbon footprints and pollutants to conserving […]

Automate & Leverage Compliance Data Capture to Build a Sustainable Cannabis Business

The world is focused on sustainability like never before – we regularly hear about new initiatives to cut emissions, develop renewable energy infrastructure, conserve existing resources, and reduce our carbon footprint. Sustainability is no longer simply a personal choice or something good for your corporate image, it is vital to your bottom line and ultimately […]

RFID Tags Done Right

Lots of people believe that RFID can do it all – almost like magic… You just walk into your grow room or vault, push a button, and Presto! Inventory’s done! Right? Not exactly. RFID is an excellent technology and can cut inventory times of your tagged plants and packages down from hours to minutes. But…it […]

Calculating ROI to Justify Automation

The cannabis supply chain is quickly maturing and adopting ERP software systems, SOPs and structure systems focused on growth and acquisition. At the same time, the need to justify each and every dollar spent has become even more critical in the quest to preserve a sustainable business model. When you need to determine the ROI […]

Automating Efficiencies – Where to Start

The term “automating efficiencies” has been widely used for years, but what exactly does it mean and how does automation improve efficiencies? Simply put, “efficiency” is completing a process in as few steps as possible and “automation” can dramatically reduce the number of steps. The key to finding what processes can be automated is to […]

The All-Important Compliance – It Doesn’t Have to be Difficult

Just this summer, three cannabis operations in Massachusetts were fined over $800k. These kinds of enforcement actions remind us that the value of a cannabis operation is directly tied to its license. If you lose that license, the value of your business can disappear overnight. This reality creates a level of stress beyond product and […]