IoT solutions for the logistics industry

If you offer solutions for fleet management, telematics and asset tracking, we can help you serve customers across the global supply chain. Explore our IoT transportation and logistics solutions.

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What we offer for logistics

Based on our long history of working with pioneering transportation and logistics solution providers, we can help you roll out scalable, stable and secure connected solutions that meet your needs for coverage, quality and price.

Global IoT SIM connectivity with one point of contact

A ready-to-go, customisable IoT Cloud platform

Top rated service team on call 24-7

Global scale with one solution

Wherever your products, vehicles and connected solutions go, our Managed Connectivity solution provides you access to the best quality cellular connection, based on availability and the needs of your use case. Our Global IoT SIM cards can be pre-integrated to simplify your rollout, installation and lifecycle management.

We take care of all the agreements with local operators so you don’t have to. Using our extensive global roaming network, your connected solutions will connect to networks out of the box in nearly every market in the world. In countries where roaming is not available due to regulation, we can help you find viable solutions (including eUICC technology) together with our established localoperator partners.

IoT logistics made easy

We provide everything you need to successfully deploy and manage connected products and solutions that serve the global supply chain. Together with our partner network, we provide an end-to-end IoT solution, from concept and design to monetization and operation over time. At the core of that end-to-end offering are our Managed Connectivity and Managed IoT Cloud. 

Managed Connectivity

Managed Connectivity simplifies the management of global IoT connectivity.
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Managed IoT Cloud

Managed IoT Cloud is an off-the-shelf IoT platform that allows you to take a shortcut to success with connected fleet management, telematics and logistics solutions.
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Trusted by the best

For two decades, we have helped leading logistics solution providers succeed with pioneering IoT solutions. Learn more about their strategies, and how you can succeed with connected fleets. 

Scania

Explore how Scania offer best-in-class commercial vehicle and fleet services.
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CIMC

CIMC created smart shipping containers that can connect on the move.
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Sony

Explore how Visilion from Sony supports companies in their logistics to keep critical goods flowing.
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Why do top logistics providers rely on us?

Mobile network connectivity for logistics

Mobile networks are well-tested and aren’t going away anytime soon. Our mobile IoT connectivity solution gives you access to well established global networks which use licensed radio spectrum, free of disturbances and congestion from competing networks.

Managed Connectivity allows you to conquer the complexity of IoT, we can help you simplify the development, rollout and management of your connected solutions. With our solution, your solutions use the best available mobile networks to securely connect to your network or the internet.

Why mobile IoT?

IoT use cases in logistics

Telenor Connexion has provided IoT connectivity for transport and logistic companies for about 15 years. We are experts in IoT for logistics and have jointly developed fleet management applications together with customer and suppliers.

Benefits of using the Internet of Things in transport and logistics include:

IoT devices help businesses track the location of each vehicle and its produce to find the most economical and safe routes, thereby helping to avoid delays or spoilage. Knowing the intricacies of the delivery process helps business owners apply best practices. Also, it helps drivers proactively respond to and efficiently manage problems while in transit.

Automatic order processing and status updates help companies save admin time, reduce the number of delivery staff, lowering overall operating costs. In addition, using IoT in the last-mile delivery can significantly reduce costs as well as increase customer satisfaction.

The Internet of Things provides businesses with diverse data: how long it takes to sell a certain amount of stock in a warehouse, ways to optimize supply, which employees have better track records, which distribution centers have higher conversion rates. As a result, business managers can accurately plan operations and predict the results of business decisions.

Business managers can monitor the physical safety of personnel using wearable IoT devices and sensors. With the Internet of Things, you can protect employees from exposure to toxic elements and alert drivers if they aren’t following safety guidelines.

Business managers use IoT logistics solutions that provide increased inventory and supply chain transparency as well as protect against fraud, product theft, and tampering.

The need to identify where you fleet is and how it is doing is growing fast. Fleet management services and IoT for logistics and fleet management have a crucial role to play within all mobility industries.

By their very nature, logistics providers that move objects by air, sea, rail, and ground have widely distributed networks and rely on rapid information about those networks to make decisions. As a result, they were quick to see the benefits of the IoT, placing them at the forefront of the transition to a connected world.

Telenor Connexion is working with logistics companies to provide IoT solutions and services and to help develop them to become even more efficient, as well as compliant to standards and legislation. Typical customers include insurance companies, logistic companies, fleet management software/hardware suppliers and fleet management companies.

IoT connectivity technology requirements in logistics

Image source: "Connectivity Technologies for IoT", written in conjunction with Northstream (a part of Accenture)

Rising global traffic and public transport fuels growth for the main segments in transportation – connected bus and aircraft. Despite a low number of endpoints, vehicle endpoint solutions account for the majority of market growth due to the complexity of individual solutions.

Connected transportation entails use cases such as driver interaction, fleet tracking and predictive maintenance aiming to reduce vehicle downtime while increasing overall productivity. Such applications have complex technology requirements – reliable coverage in urban and rural areas, global connectivity crosscountry and cross-continental, positioning capabilities for location tracking, a high quality of service to ensure that assets do not “go dark”, and future-proofness of the technology.

The latter means that the devices have SIMs and modules supporting over-the-air updates to avoid the need for costly swapping out in the field. The advancement of use cases that foresee real-time responsiveness and analytics will additionally strain bandwidth requirements. Hence, the majority of deployed transporting solutions will turn to 4G/5G given low price sensitivity and flexible energy efficiency requirements.

IoT trends in transport and logistics

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