Digital transformation in logistics

IOT platform logistics managementEventually, the greatest value added by the forwarder is its ability to apply deep logistics expertise while handling exceptions for customers –

Ripples-FMS integrates a Logistics portal module based on the concept of Digital Twin for sustaining competitive advantage, built to help transport logistics, freight forwarding, warehousing & logistics equipment rental companies embrace digital transformation during these challenging times. Transform from B2B to an Ecommerce led business. To fine tune Management Information Systems, introduce smart logistics, farm to fork traceability, eCommerce logistics, to improve operational efficiency & enhance customer experience.

Enable cost savings in freight forwarding & logistics

  • Many of the consignments are handled improperly, resulting in breakage or damages
  • In transit theft remains a major concern for our transport operations
  • Lack of standard operating procedures are hindering the utilisation of our fleet
  • Warehouses & workshops are equipped with critical equipment, that fails often
  • We are unable to provide our customers with proof of arrival and departure timings
  • There is no transparancy on the status & handing aspects of our high value cargo.
  • Customer self service enablers for optimising processes and costs
  • Need to enable Farm to fork logistics for transparancy & trust

Logistics customer portal

  • eCommerce software for online bookings, rentals
  • Warehouse tracking system for optimal utilisation
  • Indoor inventory, forklift, employee tracking
  • Payment gateway solutions
  • Cloud & on-premise deployments
  • Secure and robust solutions
  • Immaculate project management skills
  • Team of experienced developers
  • 15+ years of domain expertise

Cold chain monitoring 

IOT platform, wireless sensor deployment for no contact body temperature, indoor air quality

Indoor positioning & warehouse tracking system

Customers include leading names in Africa such as J&J transports Mozambique,

  • TCM logistics goes live on 10th July 2019
  • Sunline logistics China goes live on 9th January 2020
  • Customer engagement portal launched
  • Warehouse Management System launched
  • eCommerce logistics module with IOT platform

Smart warehouse inventory tracking – Understand the inventory levels, movement of goods across warehouse zones, live inventory account of goods and equipment, know the exact location of workers and contractors inside the warehouse, improve office workflow patterns. Read about our smart warehouse offerings.

Warehouse tracking system - inventory, forklift, equipment & workflow

Deploy social distancing technology in warehouses to improve worker safety and productivity. Monitor temperature and humidity inside the warehouse, track air quality (PM 2.5) inside the premises, Measure VOC, CO2 levels, maintain differential pressure, noncontact body temperature, security monitoring include human detection, earthquake detection, glass break, motion sensor for detecting movements during non-office hours.

Driver behavior & fleet tracking

Identify maintenance issues in fleet vehicles, track driver behavior such as Harsh Acceleration, Braking, Cornering, Idle Time, Speeding, etc., correlate truck performance and driver behavior, track driver vicinity near the truck.  Our solutions help in optimising logistics operations.

4G cellular technology for remote monitoring of cargo & fleet

Supply chain logistics, 4G Cellular IOT for cargo monitoring, smart fleet solutions

Operational efficiency – Estimated arrival & delays, know the time spent at each location, tracking of the gate in/out, monitor unauthorized access inside yards, know the location of equipment and machines within premises, monitor environment parameters, shock/tilt in high-value cargo and perishable goods transit with the help of 3G / 4G enabled tracking devices.

Logistics portal for customer experience management

A cloud infrastructure hosted a web-enabled solution that can be accessed from head office, yards, branches, and provides access to customers and business partners. Bring clarity into your day to day logistics operations, control malpractices, manage finances, enhance the experience of your customers. Unlike other products, Ripples-FMS logistics management software is built around logistics businesses like yours, incorporating eCommerce, customer portal & cargo tracking.  Hence, it is better at solving problems through digital methods and feedback from automated solutions – and making most of the opportunities that are specific to your business – Insights on trucks, dispatches, tracking, monitoring, and reporting. It is also surprisingly affordable, exceptionally easy to implement, and totally relevant. We are confident that we will help change the way you do business for the better. Improving operational efficiency

“We have been able to increase overall efficiency and reduce claims by 15% and the software system has been running without any breakdowns for 10 years now – EDP Manager”

“Your team has provided us with brilliant engineering skills to ensure 100% uptime of our systems that provide back-office support for our 1500 truck operations”

“Had it not been for FMS, we would not have been able to expand our operations to 250+ branches..”

Ripples-FMS can handle all core business operations of your company.

Experience in building logistics modules

Logistics software

  • Booking of consignments came via port.
    Port activities (go through the stages like Document Submission, Taxed, Cleared).
  • Logistic Costs capturing against each order.
    Once all logistics activities completed, then transfer to the transportation.
  • Automatic email alerts like port storage expiry, Loads available, Document Clearance etc.

Customer Rates & Rate Management

  • Predefined customer rates for each customers.
  • Manage Invoicing of each trips.
  • Manage demurrages of each trips.
  • Automatic emails alerts about rate not updated, invoices with difference etc.

Finance module for logistics

  • Voucher Entry & Cash Transfers.
  • Trial Balance.
  • Balance Sheet.
  • Profit & Loss.
  • Ledger wise Reports.
  • Cashbook Reports.
  • Export information to third party applications (If required).
  • Automatic emails alerts about cash flows and cash balances.

Operations control in logistics

  • Booking of Consignments (Transfer from Logistics or Independent order for transportation).
  • Truck Scheduling & Despatch.
  • Driver Expenses & Fuel for the trips.
    Status Update for each trips.
  • Proof of Delivery capturing with shortage & excess.
    Add Demurrage charges for delays.
  • Trip closing with Mileage shortage capturing, Cargo deduction and Adjust with Driver Advance.
  • Automatic email alerts like loads available, missing pod, empty returns etc.

Stores & Workshop management software

  • Add Job card to address all the problems for the vehicle.
  • Spare Request against the Job orders.
  • Purchase Order
  • Purchase of Spares
  • Transfer stocks between branches or warehouses.
  • Stock valuation

Human Resources

  • Complete information about the employees in the company.
  • Payroll preparation.
  • Loans & Advances & adjust against payroll preparation.
  • Capture Staff deductions & adjust against payroll preparation.
  • Driver Bonus preparation based on trips & adjust in payroll preparation.

Claims & Insurance cost savings

  • Sensors to track movement, tampering of goods
  • Capture all the incidents about the vehicle like Accident, Theft & Fines.

Asset Management in logistics

  • Capture all the information about the vehicle like Truck, Company Cars etc.
  • Set up the due alerts of various documents like License, Fitness, Other country permits etc.

Advanced MIS Tool for operational efficiency

  • Forecasting and Trending
  • Business Analytics and Machine learning
  • One Click Information Access for management
  • Separate MIS for Logistics & Transportation
  • Trip wise Profit & Loss
  • Logistics cost savings tips

eCommerce in logistics management

  • Integrate eCommerce with supply chain logistics
  • Warehouse inventory & eCommerce operations
  • Track inbound and outbound goods
  • Monitor temperature of storage area
  • Expose storage enviroment to B2B customers