This is a great tool for logistics in-transit visibility
and asset visibility, an additional tool above-and-beyond the IT components currently in the field, such as BCS3," said Robbins.
, supply-point locations, and graphics can also be displayed on CPOF when provided by BCS3 through the unit's battle command server.
In addition to tracking trucks and trailers, DTTS has been working on tracking other modes of transportation in order to bring in-transit visibility
down to fewer systems.
Air and surface cargo are delivered to the Theater Consolidation and Shipping Point (TCSP) for cross-docking, tagging, and distribution to maintain cargo in-transit visibility
, reduce the amount of trucks utilized for distribution, and build efficiencies through cargo consolidation and delivery routes with scheduled delivery and pick up times.
DoD defines in-transit visibility
as the near-real-time capability to track logistic resources and transportation assets while they are mobile and underway.
Customer requirements regarding in-transit visibility
are rapidly ratchering up, insurance costs continue to skyrocket, the Department of Homeland Security is beginning to implement the first of many security measures, and the economy continues to remain uneven.
Also, ORBCOMM provides DSI with two-way temperature monitoring and control, fuel management, maintenance and logistics services, which enables DSI to increase in-transit visibility
and utilisation of its assets, mitigate product spoilage and ensure compliance with the FDA's upcoming Food Safety Modernisation Act.
JTF-PO was created to address critical shortfalls such as discrepancies between shipped and received material, to rapidly clear cargo, to establish a distribution node and network, to coordinated cargo onward movement, insufficient in-transit visibility
(ITV), and so on.
RPOEs provide commanders with in-transit visibility
, conduct clearance and distribution operations, and receive and transload cargo as an initial-entry port opening force.
We've developed an in-transit visibility
system that gives commanders unprecedented situational awareness when they deploy and redeploy.
For the past dozen years, Savi has helped to build the DOD's In-Transit Visibility
network, which is the world's largest active RFID-based cargo tracking system, spanning more than 4000 nodes across more than 40 countries.