Logistics provider teams up with Asian IoT pioneer
SINGAPORE – March 29th, 2018 – by Shuhui Fu – Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has partnered with UnaBiz, an Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company, to lead the digitization of event logistics and provide enhanced tracking for exhibitors. The partnership between Agility and UnaBiz will help identify and address the various pain points in the niche events industry with innovative IoT tracking solutions designed to be simple and low cost.
While general logistics requires location tracking, event logistics requires more precise tracking and monitoring. Agility Fairs & Events will deploy a range of UnaBiz sensors and trackers with built-in environmental monitoring capabilities that provide readings on humidity and temperature– all essential for safe movement of fine art and important features for galleries, museums, collectors and artists.
Priscilla Leong, COO of Agility Fairs & Events, said: “The value of IoT in event logistics lies in real-time alerts and data. When we collect data on the movement of a customer’s assets around the world, we will be able to better plan and predict the manpower and storage requirements at their facilities. We will also get more accurate estimates of exhibits’ arrival time, which is valuable to organizers and exhibitors alike.” Leong added: “We work on indoor and outdoor events, in remote areas and in connected areas, and we manage assets of shows around the world, in large-scale exhibition arenas that can span hundreds of thousands square meters with thousands of exhibits.”
By using UnaBiz’s Sigfox Low Power Wide-Area network, Agility Fairs & Events can make a variety of tracking solutions available to customers. With minimal capital investment, low-power consumption, and global coverage, the solutions will be highly scalable industry-wide.
Jonathan Tan, Managing Director of UnaBiz Singapore, said: “UnaBiz is very excited to work with Agility to develop innovative solutions in global tracking and asset management based on low-power connected sensors and predictive analytics. By empowering Agility’s customers to track the status of their assets anytime, anywhere, we will set a new benchmark in sensing and data analytics that will revolutionize the entire industry.”
Agility Fairs & Events is one of the world’s leading exhibition specialists, handling more than 8,000 trade fairs, exhibitions and events annually, and providing full end-to-end fine art logistics with a global network of art-handling partners. Agility Fairs & Events is the first logistics company in Asia to be ISO-certified specifically for fine art logistics.
Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.6 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries. Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.
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新加坡訊 – 2018年3月29日 – 全球領先的物流供應商亞致力 (Agility) 與物聯網解決方案公司 (IoT) 優納比 (UnaBiz) 攜手，共同引領會展物流數位化，並為參展商提供強化物流追蹤服務。亞致力和優納比的合作有助於發現並解決利基會展行業中的各種難題，從而提供簡單廉宜的創新物聯網追蹤解決方案。一般的物流只需要進行位置追蹤，而會展物流則需要更精確的追蹤和監控。亞致力旗下泛聯國際貨運代理公司 (Agility Fairs & Events) 將部署一系列有內置環境監測功能的優納比傳感器和追蹤器，提供濕度和溫度的讀數。這對保證藝術作品安全運輸必不可少，而且對美術館、博物館、收藏家和藝術家來說是非常重要的功能特色。
泛聯國際貨運代理公司的首席運營長 Priscilla Leong 表示：「物聯網對會展物流的價值在於實時警報和資料。當我們收集到有關客戶資產在世界各地流動的資料後，便可更好地規劃和預測其裝置所需的人力和存儲需求。此外，還能更準確地預計展品的到達時間，這對主辦機構及參展商都很重要。」Leong 補充：「我們致力於室內和戶外的展會活動，在偏遠地區以及互聯地區，我們管理著世界各地的展覽資產，包括成千上萬的展品，展館場地面積達幾十萬平方米。」 優納比的 Sigfox 低功耗廣域網，讓亞致力可以為客戶提供各種各樣的追蹤解決方案。該解決方案擁有成本低、低能耗和全球覆蓋的優點，而且未來在業內還有高擴展性。
優納比新加坡董事總經理 Jonathan Tan 說：「優納比非常期待和亞致力合作，共同開發基於低能耗聯結傳感器和預測分析的全球追蹤和資產管理創新解決方案。透過讓亞致力的客戶隨時隨地地追蹤他們的資產狀況，我們將成為傳感和資料分析方面的新標杆，徹底改變整個行業。」泛聯國際貨運代理公司是世界領先的展覽會專家之一，每年舉辦 8000 多場大型交易會和會展活動，並提供全程端到端的藝術品物流服務，藝術品運輸夥伴遍佈全球。泛聯也是亞洲第一家通過 ISO 認證、專門為藝術品運輸而成立的物流公司。
亞致力在全球最具挑戰性的環境中改善了供應鏈的效率，為發達國家和發展中國家提供無與倫比的個人服務、全球足跡和客製化服務。亞致力是全球領先的綜合物流供應商之一。這家上市公司營業收入超過 46 億美元，在 100 個國家和地區設有 500 多個辦事處，並擁有超過 22,000 名員工。亞致力的核心商業業務——全球綜合物流 (GIL)，提供供應鏈解決方案，以解決傳統和複雜的客戶需求。全球綜合物流 (GIL) 提供空運、海運、公路貨運代理、倉儲、配送以及針對項目物流、會展活動和化學品等專門服務。亞致力旗下的多個基礎設施公司管理工業不動產，並提供物流類服務，包括電子政務的海關優化諮詢、廢物管理和回收、航空和地勤服務，以及為政府和國防部、遠程基礎設施和救生提供支援。