JVV Logistics Pairs the Motorola MC75 with TracerPlus Professional and TracerPlus Wireless Server to develop agile shipping logistics solution.
Posted by Erik Hornung on 14 December 2010 05:26 PM
Buenos Aires – Business Solutions Motorola Motorola, Inc. (NYSE: MOT) announced that the shipping company, JVV Logistics, chose Motorola’s MC75 mobile computer for monitoring and tracking of shipments steel, due to its ability to scan, its flexible connectivity options and robust design. With this implementation, the company can obtain real time reports and keep a tight check of cargo, minimizing the margin for error and increasing its capacity to respond to contingencies.|
JVV Logistics manages shipping for the export of steel coils from Mexico to destinations in Latin America. Its cargo of high value between 4 and 25 tons in weight and 3 to 7 feet tall and manipulate storage must be managed diverse groups of people. Occasionally errors occur in recording the serial numbers and / or destinations, resulting in delays that can extend up to 15 days, with an approximate cost of $ 50 000 per day the ship stopped in port.
Using the scanner and software on computers TracerPlus MC75, the company captures the details of each roll with its serial number, destination and specific location in the warehouse. Through a 3G connection, it sends real-time information to a local server, which allows to develop a storage plan and an indexed list of all loading data, including photographs.
One of the main advantages is the low cost TracerPlus software. It also allows the administrator to customize the application in the field to meet all needs. PTS TracerPlus thus becomes a mobile data solution fully configurable and supports different models of connectivity. With the simple configuration tools TracerPlus, even a beginner can develop new ways to leverage its powerful features. Its software allows mobile workers to run up to 32 customizable mobile applications with a single software license. Each application can share data in real time with proprietary databases of the MC75 via WAN connection.
“With the ability to directly manage the provision of data, we can not only track the amount of cargo in the hold, but also the position and condition of the same, helping to reduce error margins. In addition to managing storage plans to deliver before the ship sails, which means maximum efficiency and saving time and costs, “said Mathew Ridyard, Marketing Manager of Logistics JVV.
“The MC75 mobile computer has proved a highly reliable team to work on all types of environments, and versatile to suit very specific needs of data capture. Its flexible connectivity options and powerful scanner has allowed Logistics JVV keep a complete record online and in real time, ideal to anticipate and resolve any unexpected present, “said Dieter Avella, Regional Manager and Capture Mobile Computing Motorola Advanced Data Solutions for Latin America.
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