Last Mile, First Mile Cargo Tracker

  • SmartPhone public container tracking, Android, iPhone
  • desktop public container tracking
  • last mile tracking full import container to warehouse
  • first mile tracking empty export container to warehouse
  • container fleet manager cloud logins, unlimited
  • SmartPhone public empty stock query
  • desktop public empty stock query
  • container fleet manager tracking fulls to load port
  • container fleet manager tracking empties to depot
  • receive container move confirmations (COARRI and CODECO) from ports and depots/ICDs
  • stock per site
  • annoucement and release (COPARN and COREOR) instructions to ports and depots/ICDs
  • balance full and empty pick-up per site
  • demurrage and detention calculations
  • VGM/VERMAS support
  • bookings and forecasts
  • forecasts empty stock per site
  • lease, redelivery, sale, purchase, repair
  • positioning orders and execution monitoring
  • repair, approve, execute
  • stripping/ stuffing
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for inland depots, ICDs, small & medium size port facilities, shipping lines, agents, container fleet operators

 

FAQ

What, if no internet in the yard?

The gate cleck confirm moves on the phone or tablet in the gate in realtime, as the container is passing the gate. The confirmed moves are kept on the phone, sync'ed to the cloud app server for EDI'ing to the fleet manager (shipping line) whenever 3G or wifi is available, f.ex. when back in the office using office-WiFi, maintaining the real-time captured gate-move timestamps.

Why will the fleet manager (shipping line) love this?

The container fleet manager (shipping line) receives standard EDI messages, which are processed automatically and fast by inhouse container tracking system. No manual work, and internal tracking system is updated within minutes.

Why will you love this?

Aside from making your customer (container fleet manager) happy, without investing in expensive IT platforms, you save all efforts of manual reporting of gate moves and producing of daily stock lists to your customers.

Which Phones or Tablets?

See Technical and integration section below.

What does it cost?

No upfront license costs.

Only pay a (low) monthly subscription fee depending on the amount of features required. All prices include support, hosting, handheld app software, cloud software, EDI messenger, maintenance and occasional feature upgrades.

Do I pay for support?

Next day response e-mail support is included in the monthly subscription fees, including assistance setting up EDI messaging to individual container fleet managers (shipping lines).

When is the system available after sign-up?

After you sign-up, an invoice is emailed to you including 3 months subscription fee. Upon receipt of your payment -possibly instantly by credit card- access to the system is provided; you can start right away.

How about server and hosting costs?

No servers, server software, hosting plans or IT staff are required; all cloud server costs are included in the monthly subscription and usage fees.

Costs for improved features?

Your ideas for improved features are welcomed! Improved features are included in new versions automatically deployed regularly -no additional fees -additional subscription for new modules may be applied.

Assistance for setting up EDI interfaces with the shipping lines?

Support for setting up EDI links with container fleet managers (shipping lines) is part of the free support.

Which Android smartphone can be used?

Any mobile or phablet, which can be stored safely in the logging officer's pockets, with the following minimum specs:

  • Operation System: Android 5.1
  • Screen resolution: 480x800, 4"
  • Memory: 1Gb RAM
  • GPS sensor: required
  • Camera: recommended, with autofocus

Pay attention to display brightness - it should be suitable for work under strong sunlight. You may also consider external power bank to support 24/7 continuous work. Note that Google Play search may not find the app, if searching smartphone doesn't meet minimum requirements. See examples of inexpensive compatible Android devices.

How does the smartphone connect to the cloud server?

Sync via SIM data plan, or via onboard or port wifi/ wlan or hotspot.

Is the Yard Executor a stand-alone app?

The Yard Executor is a distributed app deployed on Android phones or tablets, interacting via asynchronous data transfers with the arl-shipping.com cloud Gate Executor server.

The tablets and the arl-shipping.com cloud Yard Executor app is used without any local systems in the depot.

How many container fleet manager (shipping lines) can the Gate Executor handle?

All. Whereas the basic Gate Executor is for 1(one) container fleet manager (shipping line), there is no limit to the amount of container fleet managers supported by the Gate Executor, as long as you have signed up for container fleet managers optional features.

Billing based on gate moves?

All gate moves logged by the Gate Executor are provided in a cloud list, which can be downloaded by a single click, and used as invoice attachment. Container operator moves count performance measurements are automatically generated.

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