FedEx now offers sensors for tracking not just location but condition of packages:
"SenseAware gives you the immediate information and automated tools you need to respond instantly to unexpected conditions. With SenseAware, you can make smarter decisions and coordinate rapidly with your supply chain partners. It could mean the difference between failure and success, profit and loss.
SenseAware is Web-based, so there's no costly software or infrastructure to invest in. It's a single, easy-to-use platform that consolidates and feeds you the most critical data about your shipment, in near real time.
* Know if it's been opened or exposed to light.
* Know its exact location in the transportation process.
* Know if it's too warm or too cold. "
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