Auto-Tally-Sync to Cloud. Office Truck Load Progress Visibility
Hopper Tally for Dry Bulk on Smartphone
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Smartphone Dry Bulk Truck Load Recording under the Hopper

  • Google Play app download and self-install to smartphone(s)
  • Android smartphone app
  • smartphone pairing(s), unlimited
  • smartphone hopper tallying
  • smartphone truck ID recording
  • smartphone textual comments
  • timestamp (non-tamperable)
       

 

    • GPS coordinates (non-tamperable)
    • smartphone to cloud tally record
    • cloud logins, unlimited
    • cloud self-administration, setup and configuration
    • cloud vessel port call define
    • cloud hopper tally list
    • cloud multi-vessel or multi-site administration
    • 3 months cloud storage of hopper tally
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    for dry bulk terminals, dry bulk tallymen, port facilities, dry bulk operators & agents, marine surveyors and dry bulk charterers

     

    FAQ

    What, if no internet under the hopper?

    The tally cleck records truck loads on the smartphone as the dry bulk loads are dumped into the trucks. The tally recordings are kept on the smartphone, sync'ed to the cloud app server whenever 3G or wifi is again available, f.ex. when back in the office using office-WiFi, maintaining the real-time captured gate-move timestamps and GPS location.

    Why will the cargo owner (charterer) love this?

    The tallying is done in real time, auto-sync'ed to the cloud, with auto-capturing of timestamp and GPS, hence documenting what happened in the physical world.

    How do I get the smartphone app?

    Download from Google Play.

    How many smartphones can I use?

    As many as you like. No fees relating to number of smartphones in use.

    When can I start?

    After you sign-up on portal, and settle first subscription fees, you can start immediately. Sign-up today; start tomorrow. For real!

    Who have access to my data?

    All your data belongs to you and is strictly confidential. Data is only shared with users you define or external stakeholders you choose.

    What about tallying other places than hopper?

    The hopper app can beneficially be used together with the Parcel Dry Bulk Quay Tally and Dry Bulk Weighbridge Tally app. The trucks in the dry bulk facility can be tracked with the On-demand Truck IoT app.

    Is the Dry Bulk Hopper Tally app also suitable for a single dry bulk commodity?

    If the dry bulk loads are distributed to multiple consignees, the Dry Bulk Hopper Tally app keeps track of exact number of loads released to each importer. For a single commodity the vessel tallying can be done using the Marine Draft Survey app.

    How about remaining dry bulk logistics to the consignee's facility?

    You can track import logistics on a map with the Last Mile Cargo Tracker app.

    Do I pay for support?

    Next day response e-mail support is included in the monthly fees. Just like cloud and smartphone software, software maintenance and regular feature upgrades -also included!

    How about server and hosting costs?

    No servers or server software are required from your side; app comes with a hosted cloud service -you can make as many logins as you like. No additional costs.

    Costs for improved features?

    Your ideas for improvements are welcome! Improved features are provided regularly.

    How long is implementation time?

    After you sign-up, you receive an invoice by email with 3 months' subscription fee. Upon receipt of your payment, access to the cloud app is provided. You can settle by credit card. Sign-up today; start tomorrow. For real!

    Is the Dry Bulk Hopper Tally app just a smartphone app?

    The app is a distributed app deployed on Android smartphones sync'ing tally recordings with the arl-shipping.com cloud Dry Bulk Hopper Tally server.

    All tallying from smartphone(s) managing current and other port calls, are automatically sync'ed to the cloud giving office progress visibility, and capability to create tally reports.

    Can the tally records be adjusted in the cloud?

    No.

    Tally recordings from the port smartphones cannot be tampered with after the cloud sync, and the cloud tally records represent what was recorded during operations.

    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.