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Operational Scheduling and Material tracking


Effectively manage your transportation schedules and enable efficient tracking of your ore movement with TCS’ Operational Scheduling and Material Tracking.

The TCS Advantage

We, at TCS, are equipped with differentiated experience to track all kinds of logistics like road, rail and sea and A dedicated product portfolio to address the associated business pain points.

Solution we offer

TCS’ Operational Scheduling and Material Tracking uses RFID and GPS infrastructure in combination with weight in motion software to track the material movement of ore during transit and provide stock updates to ERP software such as Oracle/ / SAP. The key features include the following:

  • Design solutions using GPS and RFID devices to track shipments across a multi-modal transport chain
  • Optimization of the transportation schedule depending on the operational constraints
  • Development of dashboards that display operational KPIs related to loading and unloading of the ore at transit points and the port
  • Derivation of the blend plan from stockpiles for a customer shipment
  • Mobility applications that run on handhelds to display operational status of shipments
  • Pre-built solution accelerators for GPS tracking of vehicles such as trucks and barges
  • Integration of GPS tracking with geographical information systems for real-time visibility
  • Onboard devices along with GPS that are capable of data acquisition from the vehicles in transit

Solution Benefits

TCS has completed more than 10 implementations of this solution across various industries, delivering the following business value to its clients:

  • Improved material reconciliation and stock visibility
  • Improved transportation planning
  • Reduced demurrage charges at the port with better operations scheduling
  • Complete visibility of in-transit material leading to accurate inventory valuation
  • Lower maintenance costs with condition monitoring of vehicles (trucks and barges)