Everyday we humans are innovating various technologies which can help us streamline our efforts towards certain operations with ease. Each passing day provides us an opportunity to merge a new technology in our routine so that we can make the most out of it in a systematic manner. Today there are technologies which involves machines and devices for greater insight into our day-to-day activity so that we can improve our lifestyle by upgrading our processes. One such innovation is Internet of Things (IoT) which has changed the way data is collected by devices and processed quickly for faster decision making which minimizes the time taken to complete a certain process. IoT is driving almost every industry by revolutionizing their concepts and the way they approach a certain activity. Here we are going to talk about IoT in transportation because since the introduction of IoT, we have already seen multiple benefits of this technology.
Logistics in transportation is very important so that planning the entire process through exchange of data makes the transportation much efficient and cost effective. There has been continuous growth in the field of transportation over the past decade because of crucial role of logistics in transport through air, water or land. Managers or transportation heads that looks over the transport have started searching for ways to improve profits and logistics by minimizing the costs associated with the project. While managers work on profits and ways to improve the transportation process, corporates have started to look towards big data which is being generated in this field and can point towards ways to improve transportation.
IoT interpolates perfectly with transportation and there is a huge scope where the logistics can be modified to gather data on each step throughout the transportation process which will give the managers a clear idea of how transport can be further improved. Trucks or any other type of transport facility can now be connected through IoT which can provide the location of the vehicle, movement, speed and estimated time of delivery through exchange of data. This was not at all possible earlier but now it is due to the introduction of IoT in this field. Already a lot of benefits have been achieved since the implementation of IoT which are reduced overheads, increased productivity and timely deliveries.