Transportation and Logistics are closely related processes. Logistics is the management of the flow of goods, information and other resources between the point of origin and the point of consumption in order to meet the requirements of consumers (frequently and originally, military organizations). Logistics involves the integration of information, transportation, inventory, warehousing, material-handling, and packaging and occasionally security. It is a channel of the supply chain which adds the value of time and place utility. Today the complexity of production logistics can be modeled, analyzed, visualized and optimized with the incorporation of SCADA systems.
Fleet Management: Fleet management system is an interface for the vehicle data of commercial fleet of vehicles. Fleet management allows the companies to reduce risk associated with vehicle investment, improve efficiency and productivity, safety and security and optimize fleet operation with the real time management. Today, many of the companies worldwide use fleet management to reduce their financial expenditures and to ensure security and control of the vehicles en route. The fleet managements’ added functionality includes vehicle maintenance and management of fuel in a vehicle. The system updates all the reports in real time, so any emergency alert due to a possible issue with the fleet or any obstruction is notified to the employee. Appropriate measures can be taken to deal with any of such issues to guarantee quality service.