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Internet of Things (IOT)

IoT Integration Services

What is IoT?

The “Internet of things” has become an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. The concept, which is often called IoT, means connecting all devices to the Internet. IoT has become prevalent to a variety of industries, but possibly none more than logistics. Ideas such as “connected trucks” equipped with IoT devices to monitor temperature, location, and speed real-time, producing data that can be used to drive predictive analytics, are being vigorously researched and tested.

As an electronic-commerce-consulting pioneer, Effective Data has begun studying how to get this data from carriers to the product senders and recipients. Harnessing this up-to-date information provides a plethora of benefits to all entities involved in the supply chain.

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As an example, IoT devices provide real-time location data, enabling recipients of goods to better schedule staff to receive and distribute the delivery upon arrival. This provides better visibility of the status of goods ordered and makes the carrier an integral part of the value chain.

The carrier has always been a weak spot in the Electronic Data Interchange process, however. EDI documents typically go from the vendor to the customer with no input from the carrier, aside from a carrier-generated tracking number. Utilizing technologies like IoT and web services, delivery data can be updated instantaneously and securely while giving companies greater visibility.

Using IoT to communicate shipment information real-time doesn’t just apply to big rigs, though. It covers all modes of transportation, from planes and trains to vessels and bicycles. With the increased frequency of extreme weather patterns across the country, real-time delivery information is very beneficial to supply chain functionality.

We can transform the customer experience by building end-to-end IoT connectivity, from real-time inventory monitoring to transforming ordinary devices into smart, connected ones.

With our help, your business can connect devices in scattered locations, such as retail stores, warehouses, and manufacturing sites. Integrating systems enable your team to have a wealth of information in an easy-to-access, simple-to-understand location.

An IoT solution from Effective Data puts everything at your fingertips, supporting improved customer communication and response times while also lowering costs.

To learn more about the IoT and how it can improve your operation, Effective Data is standing by.

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Our solution crosses any industry or vertical so whether you are in Retail or Manufacturing, Healthcare or looking to implement an IOT (Internet of Things) solution we can provide fast dedicated resources to get the job done quickly and can meet the specialized needs of your industry even under the most extraordinary circumstances.

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We owe a debt of gratitude to Earle and Peggy at Effective Data. They took a last-minute call before the weekend and a few days later, our EDI software was upgraded and ready for our go-live date. Earle was knowledgeable, thorough and timely. Effective Data will get our business from now on. T.D., EDI Coordinator, TopRx, INC.

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