IoT Applications for Smart Logistics

What Fleet management IoT solutions you can implement with Kaa

Kaa as a key IoT driver for the lean supply chain management.

With its ever-increasing demand for smarter supply chain management solutions, the logistics & transportation industry has been a key force behind the IoT upswing.

Also, if compared with many other IoT use cases, “smart” logistics operations show faster ROI and do a remarkable job in terms of reducing core management complexities bothering a large number of companies from different lines of business. To grease their squeaky wheels, the IoT technology offers a portfolio of practical approaches to bring supply chain management to a new level.

The Kaa Enterprise IoT Platform is a fast and reliable way to implement smart logistics applications. Utilizing Kaa components for IoT enablement, logistics providers can achieve high levels of operational efficiency in regard to fleet management, cargo integrity monitoring, and automated warehousing operations.

Kaa offers a flexible, hardware-agnostic IoT architecture for connecting all possible assets — sensors, items, containers, equipment, vehicles, and employees — so that the entire logistics infrastructure can be tracked and managed as a consolidated business unit.

One of the greatest advantages of Kaa is highly responsive and skilled support services — which are definitely among the best on the market — provided by practiced experts in IoT as well as Big Data, embedded development, and enterprise software (ERP, BI, SCM, CRM) fields. Building an IoT-powered supply chain management infrastructure, which is organically integrated with the existing enterprise software, could never be more straightforward.

Modern supply chain management gets increasingly technological. The good news is you can turn this challenge into an opportunity. Right now.

Implementing Kaa for fleet management will provide you with accurate telematics data collection across vehicles in real-time, thus enabling complete visibility into the location, productivity, and technical condition of every connected vehicle. As one of the most comprehensive platforms for end-to-end IoT data gathering and processing, Kaa can be used as a full-service platform for IoT-powered fleet management solution of any scale.

  • polygon markUnify the view of vehicles, machines, and equipment across all locations
  • polygon markCollect and analyze vehicle telematics to ensure proper performance
  • polygon markTrack and optimize traffic, parking, workloads, and delivery schedule
  • polygon markImplement sensor-based predictive maintenance for trucks and vehicles
  • polygon markImplement maintenance and repair planning solutions
  • polygon markEnsure full visibility into the cost of delivery, comparative analytics
  • polygon markStrengthen driver’s safety with fatigue detection systems and wearable applications
  • polygon markManage equipment firmware

With the Kaa highly portable IoT features and support of the latest sensor technologies, logistics providers and shipping container manufacturers can easily assemble smart containers that allow tracking location, safety, and storage climate conditions of the delivered goods. Also, the enterprise-level support of the Kaa IoT Platform can be effectively utilized to integrate all required embedded electronics into a production-ready unit.

  • polygon markEmbed electronics into regular containers and track cargo en route from A to B
  • polygon markImplement full-condition monitoring inside containers
  • polygon markUse multi-sensor tags on items to detect possible theft or misuse
  • polygon markUse smart labels to track the condition of an individual item
  • polygon markProvide accurate shipping status for customers in real time
  • polygon markPlan delivery with higher accuracy for leaner warehousing

Kaa rediscovers the smart inventory management philosophy by delivering a highly customizable IoT enablement technology that connects and optimizes the workload of warehousing equipment, assets, and operators. With Kaa, warehousing operations can be easily observed and coordinated, down to the level of individual physical assets and stored items. The best-in-class scalability provided by Kaa ensures your warehousing operations can be scaled organically — and without downtime — to millions of connected assets.

  • polygon markSpeed up warehousing operations with the real-time inventory tracking
  • polygon markEnsure accurate inventory control by automated scanning of inbound and outbound items
  • polygon markMaintain necessary storage conditions using any type of sensor data
  • polygon markEnable full visibility into the location and productivity of warehouse equipment
  • polygon markImplement sensor-based predictive maintenance for warehouse equipment and assets
  • polygon markOptimize workloads among connected warehouse equipment

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