Revolutionize Your Supply Chain with a Connected Vehicle and IoT Tracking

Apptricity connected vehicle solution graphic with software on desktop and mobile

An Apptricity connected vehicle provides fleet managers and supply chain managers a 360-degree, real-time, accountability solution. Significant ROI is achieved by reduction of inventory field shortages and overstock situations as well as route efficiencies.

What is a connected vehicle in IoT?

Revolutionize your supply chain management with Apptricity’s cutting-edge technology! But wait, you might be wondering, what exactly is a connected vehicle in IoT? Well, allow me to break it down for you. In simple terms, a connected vehicle is a game-changing innovation that integrates the power of the Internet of Things (IoT) with fleet management. It’s a vehicle equipped with IoT tracking devices that provide real-time visibility and control over its location, on-board equipment, and inventory.

Imagine having a 360-degree view of your fleet’s whereabouts and assets, all at your fingertips. It’s like having a supply chain superhero by your side, ensuring seamless operations and boosting your ROI. Now that’s what we call next-level inventory tracking! So, buckle up and get ready to explore the incredible world of Apptricity’s connected vehicle and IoT technologies. Trust us, you won’t want to miss this thrilling journey. Let’s explore.

Why should I consider a connected vehicle solution for my supply chain?

The answer to this question is pretty simple. If you are ready to take your inventory tracking to the next level, look no further than Apptricity’s game-changing connected vehicle solution. Brace yourself for seamless supply chain control that will skyrocket your ROI and leave your competitors in the dust!

Picture this: a world where you have full visibility and real-time accountability for your fleet and inventory. With an Apptricity connected vehicle, that world becomes a reality. Say goodbye to those pesky inventory field shortages and the nightmare of overstock situations. Say hello to route efficiencies and a significant boost in your bottom line.

You might be wondering, what exactly makes the Apptricity tracking solution stand out from the crowd? Well, let me tell you. It’s all about real-time location visibility. With this incredible technology, you’ll have your finger on the pulse of every service and delivery vehicle, as well as the current equipment and inventory on board. Imagine the power of knowing exactly where everything is at all times. It’s like having superhuman supply chain management abilities!

Don’t just take my word for it. Even Verizon, a telecommunications titan, has recognized the tremendous value of the Apptricity connected vehicle solution. With Apptricity, they’ve gained real-time visibility into their onboard inventory for their field service management. They’ve hopped on board the Apptricity train, and you should too.

How do connected vehicles work?

So how does this marvel of technology actually work, you ask? It’s quite simple, yet mind-blowingly effective. The secret sauce lies in the Internet of Things (IoT) and the ingenious way Apptricity utilizes it.

Let’s break it down. The Apptricity solution consists of three crucial components. First up, we have the I-Connect Edge Devices, armed with nifty RFID tags and/or BLE Beacons. These devices sit on the pinnacle of IoT, connecting your vehicle and on-board equipment to the cloud. They work their magic by scanning for tagged assets in real-time. So no matter where your vehicle goes, you’ll have an up-to-the-minute view of its contents and location. Talk about having eyes in the back of your head!

Of course, it doesn’t stop there. We also have the Apptricity Asset and Inventory Management software application, the mastermind behind the scenes. It’s your trusty companion that manages equipment and inventory whereabouts, ensuring everything is accounted for. Assets and inventory items are tracked separately, so you’ll always know what’s on the vehicle and what’s chilling at the off-site location. And if something goes missing or too much inventory mysteriously disappears, fear not! The app will send an alert to the driver or dispatcher, exposing the culprit.

Last but not least, we have the Apptricity Field Services Mobile application, the technician’s ultimate weapon of choice. With this app, your technicians or drivers will have a real-time view of their vehicle and the precious equipment inside. Say goodbye to outdated work order lists or relying on dispatchers to keep you in the loop. Apptricity’s application gives technicians instant updates on available inventory and completed work orders, all at the tip of their fingers. Plus, it throws in nifty mapping functionality for turn-by-turn directions, ensuring they take the most efficient routes. Efficiency, thy name is Apptricity!

What is an example of a connected vehicle?

Now, you might be wondering, what exactly does a connected vehicle look like in action? Visualize this: a service vehicle equipped with GPS tracking and RFID technology. With GPS tracking, you’ll have real-time updates on the vehicle’s location, allowing you to keep a watchful eye on your fleet’s movements. But it doesn’t stop there. RFID technology takes it to a whole new level.

Imagine each piece of equipment and inventory on board being tagged with RFID chips. These little tags communicate with the vehicle’s IoT devices, providing instant visibility into what’s on board and where it’s located. You pretty much have a digital inventory assistant that keeps tabs on every item, ensuring nothing goes astray.

With this level of connectivity and control, you’ll have the power to optimize routes, prevent losses, and make informed decisions that drive efficiency. This vehicle can be a truck, a van, an ambulance, a police cruiser, a smart car, an electric automotive machine…it doesn’t matter. If it’s got an enclosed space, then it is ready for tracking! The possibilities are endless, and the benefits are boundless. It’s time to embrace the wonders of a connected vehicle and unlock a world of supply chain excellence.

So what are you waiting for?

In a nutshell, Apptricity’s connected vehicle solution is the holy grail of inventory tracking. It connects your vehicles, equipment, and inventory in perfect harmony, providing unparalleled visibility into every nook and cranny of your supply chain. With this power at your disposal, your drivers can focus on their work orders and the tools and inventory needed to ace each one. And let’s not forget the icing on the cake: turn-by-turn directions that take efficiency to a whole new level.

So, what are you waiting for? It’s time to bring a breath of fresh air to your field service efforts. Get in touch with us today and let us show you how Apptricity can take your business to soaring heights. Oh, and mark your calendars for next week May 23rd and 24th, where we will be displaying this bad boy of a solution live in Dallas for the GFX Trade Show. You can visit us at booth #1201. Trust me, you won’t want to miss it!

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