AeroScout Inc., San Mateo, Calif., says that City Link, an express parcel delivery company based in the U.K., is deploying its asset tracking tags.
With its U.K. partner, JDH Consultancy Limited, AeroScout installed 15,000 specially designed Wi-Fi tags with an extended battery life to be used at City Link's depots around the U.K. The rugged tags are to help manage the company's dynamic inventory of "roll-cages" that house and protect high-value parcels during transit.
AeroScout says that at any moment in real time, up to 300,000 parcels in 15,000 cages at 70 U.K. locations can be monitored and located from City Link's National Distribution Centre in Wednesbury, West Midlands over the City Link Cisco Wi-Fi network.
"The implementation has already proven successful in optimizing our overnight trucking schedule and is helping us to continue to improve our industry-leading delivery performance," says Alec Cormack, City Link IT director.
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