General Cargo Yard Locator via Smartphone-GPS
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General Cargo Yard Locator via Smartphone-GPS
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general cargo yard location by smartphone GPS, sync'ed and stored in the cloud automatically

  • Google Play app download and self-install to smartphone(s)
  •  Android smartphone app
  • smartphone pairing(s), unlimited
  • smartphone yard auto-GPS location and tallying
  • smartphone cargo and shipment details
  • smartphone textual comments
  • timestamp (non-tamperable)
  • GPS coordinates (non-tamperable)
       

 

    • smartphone to cloud tally record
    • cloud logins, unlimited
    • cloud self-administration, setup and configuration
    • bags, cartons, drums, ingot
    • pallets, bales, beams, rolls
    • boxes, coils, pipes, sheet, timber
    • cloud vessel port call define
    • cloud general cargo tally list
    • cloud multi-vessel or multi-site administration
    • 3 months cloud storage of general cargo tally
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    for general cargo terminals, tally & stevedore services providers, cargo surveyors, port operators, general cargo vessel operator or agents

     

    FAQ

    What about other general cargo tallying?

    arl also provide general cargo tally apps for quay side, warehouse and gate operations.

    Why will I love the General Cargo Yard Locator app?

    Because all your office work is gone!

    As soon as your yard tally clerks have completed the cargo receiving or pickup recording on their smartphones, all tally records, including photo documentation, and yard location is sync'ed to the cloud for easy reporting and monitoring.

    What, if we handle other cargo types?

    Check out the tally apps for containers, ro-ro and bulk cargoes.

    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 are the costs for sharing the tally records with other systems?

    Standard extract features are available, so you can transfer the tally records to Excel or another in-house system. Likewise, you can share the tally records electronically with the vessel deck crew, the shipping line agent or principal, next port or discharge ports, as well as with the cargo exporter or importer.

    No additional costs!

    Will the costs increase, if I have many tallymen each with a smartphone?

    Subscription fees are fixed per site per month, irrespectively of how many tallymen and smartphones you use.

    How do I setup more smartphones?

    You create additional pairing codes yourself from your cloud login, or ask support@arl-shipping.com to assist you.

    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!

    Can the tally records be extracted and used in other systems?

    Standard extract features are available from your cloud login, so you can transfer the tally records to Excel, or another in-house system. The vessel deck crew, the shipping line agent or principal, next port or discharge ports, as well as with the cargo exporter or importer might also be able to reuse the tally recordings electronically -you can just pass onwards.

    What, if I temporarily have no internet access from the smartphones doing tallying?

    You can continue tallying on the smartphones; the timestamp and GPS location is still recorded in real-time. When the smartphone is again connected to the internet, all outstanding tally records are sync'ed to the cloud.

    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.