Smartphone GPS Auto-Location Recording of Ro-Ro Vehicles on Yard

  • Google Play app download to smartphone
  • Google Play app download and self-install to smartphone(s)
  • Android smartphone app
  • smartphone pairing(s), unlimited
  • smartphone yard tallying
  • smartphone cargo and shipment details
  • smartphone vehicle 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 ro-ro tally list
  • cloud multi-vessel or multi-site administration
  • 3 months cloud storage of ro-ro tally
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for ro-ro terminals and cargo ferry facilities, port operators, ro-ro vessel operators, port agents or representatives, and port tally services

 

FAQ

What, if no internet in the yard?

The gate cleck confirm yard drops or pick-ups on the smartphone(s) in realtime, as the vehicle is dropped or picked up. 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 this app make live easier for you?

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, giving cloud map visiblity to the exact yard location where vehicle drop or pick-up was recorded.

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 yard?

The yard locator app can beneficially be used together with the Ro-Ro Gate Tally app and Ro-Ro Quay Tally app. The vehicles on the ro-ro facility can be tracked with the On-demand Cargo IoT app.

How about remaining vehicle import logistics to the consignee's facility?

You can track import logistics on a map with the Last Mile Cargo Tracker app and the Last Mile Car-Carrier Trailer Tracking 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 Ro-Ro Yard Locator 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 Ro-Ro Yard Locator 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.

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arl Ro-Ro Gate Tally - Record vehicles at gate on a smartphone. Sync to cloud. Office and stakeholder visibility to gate activities!

No more clipboards, just a smartphone in gate. With photos of vehicle condition in gate.

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arl General Cargo Yard Locator - Keep track of breakbulk and general cargo on the yard using smartphone GPS. Sync to cloud. Instant office visibility!

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Container apps

arl Crane Logger - Log crane activities and waiting times in real-time. On a smartphone. From the quay-side or onboard.

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arl Reefer Container Onboard Monitor - record reefer containers' performance on smartphone while walking the bays..

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