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RIOD helps a large Chocolate distributor to ensure compliance and Live Monitoring

 

As per the current statistics, 30% of food items are perished even before reaching the end customer. Major part of this damage happens during transit from producer to customer. Manufacturing organizations have identified this issue and have asked distributors to have a live monitoring of the temperature of the refrigerated vehicle on transit. Payments were linked to the compliance report generated at the end of the trip. The distributor had approached RIOD for a solution to ensure compliance.

 

As per the current statistics, 30% of food items are perished even before reaching the end customer. Major part of this damage happens during transit from producer to customer. Manufacturing organizations have identified this issue and have asked distributors to have a live monitoring of the temperature of the refrigerated vehicle on transit. Payments were linked to the compliance report generated at the end of the trip. The distributor had approached RIOD for a solution to ensure compliance.

More than a single device, the customer wanted a scalable solution that was scalable, rugged and meets all his requirements. RIOD Logic already had a product that monitored Temperature and Humidity. This device sends data to the cloud for structured visualization, monitoring and reporting. RIOD enhanced this functionality by customizing to the specific requirement. Considering the operating environment, the enclosure was changed to IP65 to avoid device damages due to  water and dust. Engineers installed the devices identifying the right position in the vehicle. Cloud page was monitored with right alert and notifications through SMS and Email. Graphical representation and multi-format reporting was incorporated for ensuring compliance.

Client problem :

  • Perishability of the products in non-compliant environment conditions.
  • Live monitoring of environmental parameters
  • Report generation for compliance and towards payments.

What RIOD did:

  • RIOD helped the customer to enhance their existing product to meet the customer requirement
  • Re-modelled the enclosure of the device to be IP65 to resist Water and Dust from entering device and thus affecting the accuracy of the monitoring.
  • Cloud application was customized for visual representation of live data
  • Reporting options in different formats were made available for easy opearation
  • Alerts and notifications were configured for the distributor to identify any environmental changes. They can alert the vehicle team for appropriate actions.

Advantages for the client.

  • A quick solution for the customer and RIOD team ensured implementations as per right timelines
  • Client had enough data to demonstrate compliance and thus receive payments from manufacturer.
  • Client was able to quickly alert the fleet team to have quick check on the reasons of differences.

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