If you have ever ordered anything online or bought a product from a big box store, it likely went through a cargo port or two. Unless you’re living life off the grid, relying on the modern global economy to sort out most of your everyday needs is a part of most people’s lives. Like most other industries, the cargo transportation industry is continually adapting to fulfill consumers’ needs, although this is not always apparent unless you are an industry insider. In this blog, we will take a look at a couple of ways the standard cargo port has modernized and what this means for the safety and security of product transportation.
Intelligent Management for Containers
Because of the sheer amount of products and goods that travel through cargo ports every day, it is crucial that we can track the shipping containers used for transporting all of these goods. In the past, and even in a few places today, registries and manifests were all that could be counted on. The written-down word was the best way to keep track of each cargo container, but this creates a very susceptible system to theft. Technologies provided by Gatekeeper Security, like container code readers backed by artificial intelligence, can go a long way in keeping track of each piece of cargo and ensuring that valuable products are not lost along the road.
Suited for an Increase in Volumes
As the global economy ramps up and the world becomes more and more interconnected, there becomes a need for transporting larger volumes. Especially in the day and age of Coronavirus, medical equipment needs to be shipped in bulk all across the globe. This is clear in the fact that most cargo ships have become bigger, some donning the nickname “mega” container ships. However, these vessels come with their own issues and require some specific equipment to operate with, facilities big enough to deal with them, and sufficient inland distribution to make sure everything gets from point A to point B.
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Groundbreaking Technologies with Gatekeeper
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