Traxens trials Internet-of–Things (IoT) network in port environment for first time, at MSC Terminal Valencia

Pilot project from big data and fleet management specialist aimed at providing better overview of traffic at port for improved operational efficiency

Marseille, France, December 13, 2018 - Traxens, a company providing high-value data and services for the supply chain industry, today announces that it is collaborating with the MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in transportation and logistics, on a pilot IoT project in the Port of Valencia, Spain, aimed at improving the operational efficiency of the port. Specifically, Traxens co-operates on this project with MSC Terminal Valencia, the Port Authority at the Port of Valencia and Fundacion Valenciaport (FVP). The trial started in September 2018.

As part of the pilot project, MSC Spain trucks have been equipped with Traxens’ dedicated IoT devices, allowing for near real-time tracking of movement of vehicles. This can help port authorities to predict and manage potential congestion, as well as to anticipate truck arrivals at the gates. Overall operational efficiency is therefore expected to significantly improve due to easy monitoring of on-site road activity and improved fleet management as well as pre- and post-carriage management. Traxens has installed a gateway in the MSC Terminal to allow enhanced and secured connectivity. It will also provide access to its big data analytics platform, TraxensHub, via APIs, bringing enhanced analytics and reporting capabilities for port authorities.

“Our pilot project at the Port of Valencia is one of the first applications of an IoT system in a port environment and we are eagerly awaiting results,” said Jacques Delort, managing director of Traxens. “We believe that big data is the future of the shipping industry. We are delighted that we could co-operate on such an important project with the Port of Valencia, which has ValenciaportPCS, one of the best-in-class Port Community Systems.”

“We have already used IoT devices by Traxens for tracking our containers and we believe that the functionality can really help port authorities in improving operations. This could bring benefits to all parties,” said Jaime Lopez, intermodal project leader, MSC Spain.

“The Port of Valencia believes in the role of innovation and digitalization in the future of shipping ports, for example by using the PCS (Port Community Systems) integration platform. We are delighted to provide a trial site for Traxens, which could eventually result in the improvement of operations for the whole of the shipping industry,” said Miguel Llop, director of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), at the Fundacion Valenciaport.

Following a successful pilot trial, Traxens aims to extend its solution to other terminals within the Port of Valencia, by deploying additional gateways. The existing gateway will then be used for testing and improving processes related to all smart containers passing through the area.

About Traxens
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Retenue dans la catégorie ‘Brevets’, la société dédiée à la logistique 4.0 mène au niveau mondial une politique très active de protection de sa propriété intellectuelle

 

 

 

Marseille, France, le 11 décembre 2018 – Traxens, société qui développe une solution globale de monitoring et de coordination du transport multimodal, annonce aujourd’hui avoir reçu le trophée INPI 2018, catégorie « Brevet ». Ce trophée récompense la stratégie de propriété intellectuelle de Traxens qui, depuis 2012, évolue sur des marchés concurrentiels internationaux avec une dimension technologique forte.

 

 

 

Traxens fait partie des douze PMEs et trois centres de recherches sélectionnés par le jury de cette édition et l’une des trois sociétés retenues dans la catégorie ‘Brevets’. Le trophée a été remis par Eric Carreel, président du jury 2018.

 

 

 

« Grâce à Traxens, le transport maritime conteneurisé passe à l’ère numérique, » souligne Eric Carreel, président de l’Edition 2018. « Au vu de la grande qualité des technologies développées par Traxens, certaines sont sans aucun doute amenées à devenir des standards, tandis que d’autres font déjà l’objet de licence dans plusieurs secteurs industriels. C’est une stratégie étroitement liée à la qualité de la propriété industrielle que nous avons souhaité saluer aujourd’hui. »

 

 

 

Après plusieurs années de tests grandeur nature, Traxens propose aux transporteurs des boitiers électroniques à fixer sur les conteneurs afin de leur fournir des informations à forte valeur ajoutée : position du conteneur en mer et sur terre, intensité des chocs éventuellement subis, historique des ouvertures et fermetures de portes ou variations de températures.

 

 

 

« Notre solution est en cours de déploiement sur l’ensemble des flottes des armateurs MSC et CMA CGM et nous déclinons aujourd’hui notre offre pour la SNCF en l’adaptant à des wagons de train. Nous développons également avec Daher une mallette connectée pour suivre en temps réel le transport de produits à très haute valeur ajoutée, » indique Jacques Delort, Directeur Général de Traxens. « Sur le marché encore balbutiant de la logistique 4.0, nous avons su créer des solutions technologiques de rupture, en partenariat avec huit laboratoires publics, dont l’INRIA. Nous sommes propriétaires de plusieurs brevets internationaux et nous menons une politique très active contre les contrefacteurs. »

 

 

 

Depuis leur création en 1991, les Trophées INPI valorisent et récompensent des entreprises et centres de recherche innovants, qui se distinguent par l’exemplarité de leur stratégie de propriété industrielle. Expliseat, Wandercraft, Devialet, BlaBlaCar ou encore Fermob comptent parmi les lauréats des éditions précédentes, parce qu’ils ont fait de l’innovation un pilier de leur croissance, en menant une politique de propriété industrielle volontaire et cohérente.

 

 

 

A propos de Traxens

 

Traxens offre aux acteurs de la chaîne logistique une solution globale de monitoring et de coordination du transport multimodal contribuant de manière décisive à l'évolution numérique dans le domaine de la logistique. La réalisation de cette ambition repose d'une part, sur des dispositifs électroniques robustes et intégrés aux contenants mobiles, et

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

d'autre part, sur une plateforme globale mutualisée, qui fournit des services à très forte valeur ajoutée, à l’ensemble des acteurs de la chaîne logistique.

 

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A propos de l’INPI

 

Au-delà de son action d’enregistrement et de délivrance de titres (brevets, marques, dessins et modèles), l’Institut national de la propriété industrielle (INPI) agit en faveur du développement économique par ses actions de sensibilisation et de valorisation de l’innovation et de ses enjeux. L'institut accompagne tous les innovateurs pour qu'ils transforment leurs projets en réalisations concrètes, leurs innovations en valeur.

 

Établissement public autofinancé et placé sous la tutelle du ministère en charge de la propriété industrielle, l’INPI participe également activement à l’élaboration et la mise en œuvre des politiques publiques dans le domaine de la propriété intellectuelle, du soutien à l’innovation et à la compétitivité des entreprises tout comme de la lutte anti-contrefaçon.
Dépositaire de tous les titres de propriété industrielle déposés en France et des données du Registre National du Commerce et des Sociétés, l’INPI diffuse plus de 7 millions de données ouvertes, libres et réutilisables.

 

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Traxens receives international UIC Digital Award  

 

International Union of Railways (UIC) in Paris announced Traxens as winner in the Productivity Category

 

 

 

Marseille, France, December 6, 2018 - Traxens, a provider of high-value data and services for the supply chain industry, today announces that the company has won the 2018 UIC Digital award in the Productivity Category from the UIC, the worldwide railway organisation. This award highlights the benefits accrued in productivity from deploying digital trains, making it possible to modernize rail freight.

 

 

 

Traxens is the winner in the Productivity category. Its smart container solution combines a mesh radio network, devices attached to wagons and a big data platform. Together, they provide a new source of data about the position and condition of rolling stock and cargo. This data can also be used to improve fleet and supply chain management, which benefit operations, security and services.

 

 

 

“Traxens is thrilled to receive industry recognition of its solution that addresses the digitalization of rail freight and brings benefits in operational productivity. These impact services, productivity and safety, such as reducing repetitive and tedious tasks,” said Florence Delalande, director of the Rail Business Unit at Traxens.

 

 

 

This is the third consecutive year that UIC, the worldwide professional association representing the railway sector and promoting rail transport, has organized the UIC Digital Awards. This global competition, which attracted close to 30 candidates, is open to start-ups with activities in one of three categories: productivity, services or security.

 

 

 

The UIC Digital Awards seek to recognize the exchange of knowledge taking place between railway companies and start-ups, with the aim of opening up new perspectives on the railway sector and future mobility as a result of innovative start-ups being part of the value chain. The UIC’s philosophy to ‘share-open-connect’, particularly in digital transformation, is supported by various ecosystem players.

 

 

 

About Traxens

 

Traxens delivers the world's most extensive, precise and timely information about containers in transit anywhere in the world using breakthrough technology and Big Data techniques. This information provides all stakeholders in multi-modal transport the opportunity to improve costs, optimize investment and offer premium services.

 

www.traxens.com

 

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About UIC

 

The UIC main missions are:

 

·       Promote rail transport at a global level with the objective of optimally meeting current and future challenges of mobility and sustainable development

 

·       Promote interoperability, and as a Standard-Setting Organization, create new world IRSs (International Railway Solution) for railways (including common solutions with other transport modes)

 

·       Develop and facilitate all forms of international cooperation among members, facilitate the sharing of best practices (benchmarking)

 

·       Support members in their efforts to develop new business and new areas of activities

 

·       Propose new ways to improve technical and environmental performance of rail transport, improve competitiveness, reduce costs

 

www.uic.org

 

 

 

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MSC ACCELERATES DEPLOYMENT OF SMART CONTAINERS FOR CUSTOMERS

Geneva,  Switzerland, October 15 2018

MSC’s partnership with TRAXENS will enhance supply chain management for shippers through unprecedented visibility of dry cargo flow from door-to-door, adding efficiency, safety and predictability.

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, a global leader in container shipping and logistics, is increasingly introducing smart container solutions for customers at many locations around the world, using IoT solutions developed by its partner TRAXENS.

MSC is committed to equipping 50,000 dry cargo containers in the coming months to meet the growing demand from shippers for TRAXENS solutions.

TRAXENS provides shippers with an Internet-connected device to permanently fix on dry cargo containers. This transforms the container into a smart, connected object which collects and communicates real-time data on its position and movements throughout its journey. Other factors which help to keep cargo secure include: temperature, humidity level, shocks and vibrations, door opening and closing.

Lack of real-time, end-to-end visibility is a major issue in today’s global supply chains and until today, no importers or exporters could say they had total visibility over the whole trip.

The use of digital technologies like smart containers will bring substantial gains in efficiency, service, security and safety along the entire supply chain. It will also help manage delays and other problems along the supply chain where historically chasing information has been time-consuming and expensive.

“MSC believes that the real-time tracking of containers is the future of the shipping industry,” said Diego Aponte, President and CEO of MSC Group. “While shipping lines should of course compete on service, we will achieve better results for our customers by working in a more harmonised way on technology and innovation. Smart containers are a perfect example of where we can cooperate according to industry standards to make our services truly comprehensive and TRAXENS is the top innovator in this area.”

In due course, TRAXENS solutions are also expected to facilitate easier and quicker pre-customs clearance for shippers.

For more information on TRAXENS: www.traxens.com/en/technology

Video: How Importers and Exporters Benefit from Smart Containers by TRAXENS

For further information, accredited journalists may contact:

Giles Broom
Global PR Manager
MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A.
+41 (0)22 703 9886
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Geraldine Sauniere
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Traxens
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About MSC

MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. is a global leader in transportation and logistics, privately owned and founded in 1970 by Gianluigi Aponte. As one of the world’s leading container shipping lines, MSC operates 480 offices across 155 countries worldwide with over 70,000 employees. With access to an integrated network of road, rail and sea transport resources which stretches across the globe, the company prides itself on delivering global service with local knowledge. MSC’s shipping line sails on more than 200 trade routes, calling at over 500 ports.

For more information visit www.msc.com

About TRAXENS

TRAXENS delivers the world's most exhaustive, precise and timely information about containers in transit anywhere in the world using breakthrough technology and an Innovative Business Model. This information provides all stakeholders in multi-modal transport the opportunity to improve costs, optimize investment, and offer premium services.

For more information: www.traxens.com

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