North Sea Container Line , Northern Europe’s largest integrated shipping and logistics company, has selected Globe Tracker, a leader in IoT (Internet of Things) tracking and monitoring solutions for logistics assets to install tracking and monitoring solutions for their refrigerated (reefer) containers.
According to a statement the solution includes the latest in IoT technology that enables tracking of position, temperature, shock, reefer controller parameters and alarms to increase visibility and temperature compliance for North Sea Container (NCL) and their fresh salmon customers across the supply chain.
“Globe Tracker gives NCL the opportunity to offer our customers full transparency and extra security of their high valued goods. Also, showing the market that sea transport is as reliable as any other logistical solution,” says Bente Hetland, CEO NCL.
Richard Jacobsen, Vice President Sales EMEA at Globe Tracker, also commented: “We are extremely pleased to have been selected by North Sea Container Line for their container visibility and security needs. Our ability to combine all the various logistics assets on one easy to use platform provides a highly intuitive logistics visibility platform.”
North Sea Container Line has already begun the installation of the IoT devices, visibility and security services to their customers is already underway.
The reefer container sector is growing fast and is becoming an important area for shippers and ports. Changing diets and a greater emphasis on sustainability mean more fresh produce is being shipped than ever before.