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 Business 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
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.
The Business Impact
- Better usage of containers
- Avoidance of purchase of additional containers (container costs are high—in the range of $150k)
- Reduction in manual labor to track containers
- Elimination of delay in the return of empty containers
- Automated tracking of every stage of containers with GPS and sensors