Press Release | Tuesday, 8. August 2017
Munich/Shenzhen (08.08.2017) – CIMC IT, key founder of the “Global Smart Container Alliance” GSCA, invited ASTO to be a founding member of this Alliance. The GSCA will be established on August 15th in Shenzhen, China. GSCA will combine the knowledge and information from component and system suppliers, together with the leading shipping operators of the world to transmit data over GSM networks, as well as through satellite communication.
Containers, the largest number of transport tools in the world, are responsible for more than 80% of global trade goods transportation. With the emerging of mobile Internet, artificial intelligence and shared economy surging today, we will work together with CIMC IT to make containers intelligent. The intelligent container, operated with an ASTO aJour Telematics System, is one of the main pillars of the logistic industry 4.0 revolution.
We believe our cooperation is bringing benefits to both sides and the whole industry. The world needs the GSCA alliance to create value and win the future together.
About ASTO telematics
ASTO Telematics GmbH develops and supplies energy-self-sufficient positioning, communication, energy measurement transmission and sensory solutions for services in the fields of rail, lorry, container and freight logistics. One example is the latest generation of aJour Telematics, which itself can be considered a technological milestone. More than 20,000 systems of several generations have entered operation and the company has built a strong market and technology position on the experience gained.
The high-tech company ASTO Telematics GmbH is being managed as an independent company under the umbrella of the asto Business Group.
More information about ASTO Telematics is available at: www.asto-telematics.com
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