What’s the cost of losing control within your Supply Chain?

By Business value, Value

Article | When a pallet or a product is lost or damaged, when a delivery is incomplete, what do you do? How many resources and hours do you spend finding the answer and the resolution? How much does it cost? If you find the answer and move to a resolution, how often do you simply just send a new delivery, not knowing if it was your wrongdoing, or anything else outside your control creating the problem? Wouldn’t you like to know?

Let me give you some examples that will be accounted for below…

  1. You send everything you produce and/or sell through a 3rd party logistic center. All is entered and registered at the logistic centre and you get a report on the delivery, and merchandise is missing.
  1. A customer calls and complain about not receiving the right amount of ordered products. The parcel, according to the customer, was lacking a number of pieces.
  1. A customer send you a picture of a damaged delivery. It’s a picture of a damaged pallet standing on the customers receiving area.
  1. You receive an error report from a robot in the production area but don’t have a clue what’s the cause. The error report just states that the robot for some reason stops operating.

etc. etc.

All these examples are taken from real situations occurring at our customers sites. Identifying problems like these by using resources performing detective work within several different systems, combined with walking around the warehouse or production site monitoring processes manually, are very costly and time consuming.

SiB Solutions can help you. We track – with video analytics – what, how and when the problem occurred by our intelligent video analytics. We will help you monitor the processes and give you visible facts that uncover any doubts of where in the delivery chain or production process you need to take action. We will help you reveal if the items were packed, sent or handled in a way that caused any problem.

  1. By entering the ID of the shipment/order/item you will directly get a recording showing the actual pallet/cage entering being picked and entering the truck. You easily identify if you sent it or not, and if you did the cost will not be on your account.
  1. By entering the order ID you get instant access to the packing station handling the order and
    1. see that it lacks a product. You can rectify the fault and give a fast and professional answer to your customer, or
    2. you find out everything was sent, and the responsibility and cost is transferred away from you (lost at distributor or fraud attempt?)
  1. By retrieving the shipment-ID you instantly get access to the loading process and can identify the pallet in question and have proof it was transferred to the distributor or not, and in what state.
  1. You enter the timestamp into the system that is monitoring the process. You instantly access the point of disruption and have the possibility to visually monitor the incident and identify if something in the production chain caused the problem.

SiB Solutions do not only help being reactive but will also, with our development within AI, create possibilities to take proactive measures and prevent the problem from arising in the first place. It gives you the advantage of taking action before it happens – eliminating all costs and resource needs for recovering from these issues. Imagine the ROI calculations and savings on that…

By: Urban Kindström

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Big THANKS to all who visited us at Logistics & Transport 2017

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A big THANK YOU to all who visited our booth at Logistics & Transport 2017 in Gothenburg. It was a fantastic experience to meet so many glad and interested visitors who made the fair nothing less than a success!
We are very pleased and obviously happy that our solution for “Intelligent Video Monitoring in Logistics” attracted great interest and received a lot of attention from our customers, partners and colleagues.
Are you also interested in how intelligent video technology can cut the costs in your logistics chain? Please don’t hesitate to contact us.
Thank you as well to our partners SeeTec, Axis and Datafångst, who contributed to making our first fair a big success.

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Our pilot installation has now been in production for a few months, and the project has turned out well with very good results.
We look forward to the next steps and will return with more information on how it evolves.

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We look forward to deploying our first pilot installation and will return as soon as we have the opportunity to tell you more about the project.