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East Coast Warehouse tracks containers

East Coast Warehouse tracks containers

Elizabeth, New Jersey, US: East Coast Warehouse & Distribution is using PINC Solutions’ cloud-based yard management system to help manage imports and exports for its food and beverage customers.

The system also helps with customs requirements and checks.

Each container moving in and out of East Coast Warehouse will be given a magnetic RFID tag that will track its location using RFID readers and GPS sensors mounted on spotter trucks.

This will enable employees and customers to have visibility into the status of containers – including whether they are in transit, arrived at the facility, in process of being unloaded, unloaded or have been emptied and checked out.

“PINC’s yard management application will play an integral role both across our campus and for our customers,” said Jamie Overley, chief executive, East Coast Warehouse.

“Having instant visibility into container locations will boost our operating efficiencies, help reduce errors, risk and exposure, and allow customers to have a clear window into our operations. We believe this will be a successful partnership with positive results for our organization and that of our customers.”

PINC’s cloud-based advanced yard management system automates yard operations including check-in, yard moves and checkout, and provides automatic asset tracking to ensure a continuously updated yard situation. Electronic tasking, reefer checking and spotter monitoring increase efficiency and yard safety.