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High-value Container Tracking

Technology Category
  • Functional Applications - Fleet Management Systems (FMS)
  • Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
Applicable Industries
  • Transportation
Applicable Functions
  • Logistics & Transportation
Use Cases
  • Vehicle Telematics
The Challenge

• Tracking the movement of trucks carrying valuable containers in order to plan shipment of empty containers back to India • Reduction of delays in the arrival of containers • Ability to track every stage of the containers • Avoiding manual intervention to know exact container location • Automation to intimate the position and arrival time of containers

About The Customer
The customer is a leading exporter of hazardous chemicals from India to China through container ships. The truckers at the Chinese port transport the shipped containers to designated end-customer locations.
The Solution

The Synapt team developed a smart solution for container tracking that makes use of several devices and sensors. The solution accurately tracks containers and informs of their real-time location.

Data Collected
Arrival Time, Fill Levels Of Containers, Number Of Shipments, Vehicle Location Tracking, Vehicle Operation Load
Operational Impact
  • [Efficiency Improvement - Labor]
    Reduction in manual labor to track containers
  • [Efficiency Improvement - Operation]
    Elimination of delay in the return of empty containers
  • [Process Optimization - Real Time Asset Tracking]
    Automated tracking of every stage of containers with GPS and sensors
Quantitative Benefit
  • Avoidance of purchase of additional containers (container costs are high—in the range of $150k)

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