Provided by: Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net)
Date Added: Jun 2013
This paper focuses on the studies and implementation of real time container tracking solutions for generating automatic email and SMS alert system for the container customers for monitoring their container while it is in the shipment process. This paper introduces the research towards providing real time container tracking solutions to increase the security and productivity of the supply chain. And to achieve real time tracking, sever database is introduced for storing data when the ship carrying container is out of cellular network coverage and it triggers as data is updated to send notification to the container customers.