The development of IoT and M2M applications in the logistics market is driven by multiple factors, such as manufacturers and retailers’ constant requests for increases in efficiency of business processes. This competitive landscape also forces logistics providers to optimize routes to reduce costs.
The applications for M2M/IoT technology in the logistics industry are:
- Logistics fleet management
- Freight tracking/ monitoring
- Asset tracking
Integrators and manufacturers can overcome the challenges they face by running their IoT/ M2M applications on an IoT connectivity platform.
- Long lifespan
- Large deployments
- Reliable coverage
- Multi-national coverage
- Policy enforcement
- Traffic cost management
Technological and commercial solutions
Application developers , car manufacturers and suppliers can overcome the challenges they face by running their M2M and IoT applications on an IoT connectivity platform.