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Telematics Applications in Cold Chain Logistics

In cold chain transportation, the stakes are high. Fines for regulatory non-compliance, losses from spoiled perishable merchandise or worst, sick end-consumers can be the result of uncontrolled temperatures. The food and drink transportation industry is going through a revolution, influenced by modern consumer needs, new regulatory pressures and innovations in technology. In order to stay competitive and compliant, manufacturers need to act promptly or risk falling behind.

Understanding Telematics Technology

Basically, it is an amalgamation of two technologies, namely telecommunications and informatics.It is the technology that is increasingly used in the automotive segment for vehicle tracking and monitoring and also to send, receive and store information. It is an aftermarket solutions cater to the automotive industry. It communicates and controls remote objects. Usage of telematics in fleets involve monitoring the location through satellite GPS, movement as well as status in building a comprehensive and accurate view of their networks data.

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Muhammad Khairi Bin Roseli, DLSM
Muhammad Khairi Bin Roseli has several years of experience in the cold chain industry, and is currently working with a global leader in temperature active unit load devices. He is a member of Singapore Institute of Purchasing and Materials Management (SIPMM). Khairi completed the Diploma in Logistics and Supply Management (DLSM) on December 2020 at SIPMM Institute.

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