IoT in Transport and Logistics 

Market insights for IoT use cases and success stories 

Facts about 1NCE Logistics Customers

  • Logistics customers represent 13% of 1NCE’s customer base

  • We helped logistics customers across 18 countries

  • Used across 70+ countries

  • Typical deployment size 1-10k

Facts about 1NCE Logistics Customers

  • Logistics customers represent 13% of 1NCE’s customer base

  • We helped logistics customers across 18 countries

  • Used across 70+ countries

  • Typical deployment size 1-10k

In 2020, the global logistics market was worth almost 8.6 trillion U.S. dollars with Asia-Pacific and North America and Asia Pacific leading the industry. Inefficiencies in route planning, lack of real-time visibility, high operational costs, and environmental concerns have long been persistent issues. Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are now stepping in to tackle these challenges by offering real-time data insights and automation capabilities, thereby optimizing logistics processes and reducing operational expenses. We see strong evidence of the high relevance of IoT solutions for the transport and logistics industry. As of today, we have 15 000 customers of which 13% are active in the transport and logistics sector. 

Common use cases we support are asset tracking, equipment rental monitoring, commercial vehicle telemetry, cold chain monitoring, and remote food & and beverage monitoring.  In total, we have IoT projects for Logistics in 71+ countries.  

IoT Use Cases in Logistics

Logistic projects encompass a variety of use cases, from public transport monitoring to fleet management: 

Use Case 

Description 

Road Public IoT Transportation 

Focuses on connecting buses, specifically in their role as public transport vehicles. 

Asset Tracking & Monitoring 

Encompasses overseeing a variety of assets, including livestock, commercial fitness equipment, ambulance gear, and gaming machines.  

Delivery Robots 

Refers to autonomous vehicles that operate on roads or pavements for the purpose of delivering household items. These robots serve both the retail and food delivery sectors. 

Inventory Management & Monitoring 

Involves remotely monitoring the volumes of various inventory items, such as consumables, warehouse stock, and waste levels. 

Precision Specialist Robot 

Describes autonomous machinery tailored for specific and precise tasks, which may include applications like surgery, house construction, organ manufacturing, and automated industrial processes. 

Fleet Management

Ivolves the monitoring and control of vehicle fleets for purposes such as logistics, usage-based insurance, entertainment services, stolen vehicle recovery, and navigation facilitated through both aftermarket and factory-fit connectivity solutions. 

Success Stories from Logistics

To gain insight into the practical influence of IoT in Logistics, learn more about 1NCE customers: 

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