Orange Business Services announced its 3-year IoT connectivity deal with Cargotec to move goods efficiently and safely.
Finland-based Cargotec selected Orange Business as part of its aims to become the global leader in intelligent cargo handling.
The IoT connectivity solution from Orange Business will integrate intelligence into the machinery to provide better collaboration for daily operations, monitor and maintain equipment to enable the highest possible uptime and react remotely before problems arise. It will also help Cargotec develop insightful data-driven services.
The Orange IoT connectivity service provides tangible business benefits for Cargotec, enabling new digital services and delivering a much higher degree of operational efficiency, both internally and further down the value chain at the customer level.
These include: seamless IoT SIM card ordering, simple activation and tracking through a dedicated portal; one price per IoT SIM card regardless of location; and scalable connectivity reaching 220 countries and territories.
“A reliable IoT communications infrastructure, global presence, with local support everywhere in the world, and an attractive business model are vital for us to become the leader in intelligent cargo handling. We chose Orange Business Services for these reasons,” says Soili Makinen, CIO of Cargotec.
Orange supports over 14 million connected devices through its Datavenue IoT and data analytics solution across a variety of sectors, including automotive and transport, smart cities, industry and manufacturing and daily life (smart home, healthcare and wearables).
“Cargotec is determined to grow its business through strong customer focus and improved IoT services that are vital in its development,” said Fabrice de Windt, senior vice president, Europe, Orange Business Services.