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Cargo Signal's Guide to IoT, Part 3: Why You Should Bet on IoT Technology

Why You Should Bet on IoT Technology: IoT devices make it easier to manage supply chains by providing transparency and real-time updates on the location of goods. This allows for better decision-making and faster response times to disruptions.


Here are a few ways that you can improve your supply chain operations by implementing Cargo Signal’s IoT-powered sensors:

Get Real-time Visibility

The IoT sensors attached to specific storage containers transmit their location, which is then picked up by GPS satellites and used to track the movement of goods. This information is invaluable in keeping track of shipments and inventory.


Track the Arrival of Goods

By tracking the speed of movement and traffic flow of products, it's much easier to predict how goods will move through the supply chain. This information can help suppliers, manufacturers, and distribution centers prepare to receive goods, reduce handling times, and ensure efficient processing of materials.


Monitor Storage Conditions

IoT devices can monitor temperature, humidity, exposure to atmosphere, light intensity, and other environmental factors. These devices will trigger an alarm if certain thresholds are breached. This makes it much easier to track the quality of goods through the supply chain and to reduce spoilage.


Streamline Operations

IoT devices can help identify where and when goods are delayed in transit. This information can then be used to create contingency plans and alternative routes, speeding up the entire process.

Are You Ready to Implement Sensor-based Logistics?

Ask yourself:

  • Am I unable to track my shipments and inventory in real time?
  • Am I still using time-consuming, laborious, analog methods to manage the influx/outflux of goods from my warehouses rather than automating inventory?
  • Are my customers unable to see when and/or in what condition their shipments will arrive?
  • Are my goods arriving damaged or delayed without a way to track and correct human error?

If yes, contact Cargo Signal today so we can help you streamline your supply chain.

Download Cargo Signal's free Guide to IoT E-book here.