3 ways to cut unnecessary costs and save money on your logistics budget
Implement IoT data tracking in your logistics workflow to document where and when freight was damaged, save costs on harbor rental, and discover ways to optimize your container fleet. Here is how.
Did you know that IoT data tracking is a great way to stay effective and save money on your logistics budget?
Here is how you can document who damaged your freight, how you reduce harbor rental costs, and how to optimize a container fleet.
Damaged freight? Here is your documentation for damage
When your freight is fragile, project critical, or very expensive, you can normally do very little else than cross your fingers or knock on wood to keep it safe.
This has changed with IoT data tracking. You can now monitor critical conditions such as shock, tilt, light, temperature, and humidity.
The IoT connection makes it possible to track freight during transport. Therefore, you can react quickly to limit any damage – as it happens – by setting up automatic alarms.
If devices are out of IoT network coverage, they will still log all data. This means that input, such as dangerous impact levels or other incidents during transport, are fully documented.
In this way, you automatically have documentation for damage to your freight.
Save unnecessary harbor rental costs
By managing your fleet with a Trusted IoT data tracking solution, you can get data directly from your containers traveling around the world.
The data helps you monitor both position and duration of container storage on harbors, whether it is in Rotterdam, Shanghai, or Singapore.
This way, managers have a great tool to avoid paying harbor rental costs for longer than needed by making sure shipments keep moving and are shipped in time.
Optimize your container fleet by downsizing
Another advantage of fleet management with IoT tracking is the data analysis on supply chain coordination and fleet size.
IoT data gives you an insight from the comfort of your desk that can help you downsize your fleet and avoid unnecessary costs on superfluous containers.
Tell me more about IoT tracking
Do you want to know more about the Trusted IoT tracking solution?
Find out if this could be the right choice for your business as well.
Go to our section about Logistics and Transport.
Why implement IoT fleet management tools in your logistics area?
- Monitor the exact location of assets and non-powered equipment
- See bread-crumbs trail of transport route
- Receive shock, temperature, light data and more directly from assets
- Secure high-value goods
- Increased supply chain visibility and efficiency
- Downsize in fleet and save harbor costs
- Integration into existing third-party ERP and management systems via API
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