Transport logistics & warehousing
iot tracking system for warehouse
Digital twins in transport logistics management industries are deemed to be one of the key factors in driving the fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0 as we call it. Often the promise made by the vendor is that by building digital representations of physical assets, indoor assets, inventory tags, and shop floor processes on which additional insights will be derived from indoor positioning data analytics to drive new information insights and revenue opportunities. Nowadays it’s important to monitor workplace safety in order to avoid infections using iot tracking system for warehouse
Digital twins – digital technology & visual representation of the operations.
In a supply chain, a warehousing environment, means the operations on the production floor which are depicted by zones of moving inventory in order to create a digital twin, data needs to be gathered from different operations on the shop floor functions and moving objects effectively mapped in real-time. Without data, the visual representation is only a hollow concept. The question is how to build more of a twin and less of a hollow concept?
This boils down to several factors; some are organizational and operational, whilst others are to do with technology and availability of know-how. The latter in my view is one of the biggest hurdles, but it is not independent of the technology or ecosystem of choice. At RipplesIOT, we believe in open source technology and open API based democratizing access to machine-generated data to implement digital twins in the transport management, logistics & warehousing industries.
Monitoring workflow & workplace safety
The digital twin concept can also be extended to monitoring worker safety in logistics yards, construction sites, etc. Given an accuracy of 2.55 sq meters, it is possible to ascertain the time spent by a group of people to trigger health safety when a worker crosses into a no-go zone.
Industry 4.0 solutions for transport logistics management
This means that the cost structure of the industry 4.0 solution will be appropriate, and accessible to a larger, global audience. Many of the prevailing IOT connectivity protocols incur huge expenses in the bill of material by using outdated and proprietary radio HW and or transmission protocols.
Another important deployment aspect for consideration is the installation time and effort to configure your digital twins in transport management and warehousing. This has a direct impact on savings and can offer a large cost component in any industrial IOT project for factories, warehouses, and construction industries. Our Wirepas enabled Bluetooth mesh network topology is truly self-organizing and totally autonomous in iot tracking system for warehouse
Algorithms running in each Bluetooth radio decide how best to organize the network, its topology, and the use of the radio spectrum. This eliminates network planning, reduces installation time and most importantly, the deployment can be a simple part of daily routines by warehouse workers saving a lot of time and effort in installation, implementation, cabling, inspection, and certification. Health monitoring solutions also improve workplace safety.
Call us to know how to implement indoor inventory tracking, and transport logistics cargo monitoring, iot tracking system in warehouse.