Cando Rail Services has released Quasar — a revolutionary digital platform designed to increase productivity and supply chain visibility, optimize rail networks, and dramatically reduce time and costs for shippers, rail transportation managers, rail yard staff, as well as logistics managers.
At SensorUp Inc. we have been supporting the development of Quasar and providing our geospatial movement intelligence platform to unlock business value by leveraging geospatial intelligence and analytics capabilities. SensorUp helps standardize various data sources and provide consistent access to historical, real-time, and processed data through streaming APIs. SensorUp provides IoT data management, expanding the number of visualizations, analytical processes, and business integrations available within the Quasar platform.
Companies can implement Cando’s new technology cost-effectively and without delay. Quasar’s full platform includes comprehensive Yard Management and Shipment Management applications, as well as components for Car Storage, Activity-Based Costing, Metrics & Analytics, and Predictive & Prescriptive Analytics.
SensorUp provides 5 key capabilities to help organizations like Cando Rail Services optimize their fleet, field services, and supply chain processes.
1. Geospatial + Temporal Visualizations
Understanding the performance of a moving system is complicated. Companies are often missing the big picture view by focusing on static reports and snapshots in time. SensorUp enables understanding of the spatial and temporal dimensions which provide insight on bottlenecks, trends, and system performance. Our technology helps companies to discover opportunities in their operations by enabling visualization, aggregation, and replay across space and time.
2. Business Process Integration, Rules, and Alerts
Understanding company data is only the start. Acting on this data is where value is created. From basic SMS and email-based notifications and alerts to advanced integrations with Salesforce Field Services and other mainstream ERP applications, we create the integrations and workflows and enable sensor data events to transform into business actions.
3. IoT Data Management on
Companies often have existing technology including telematics systems, automated vehicle location (AVL) systems, telematics on heavy equipment, worker safety applications alongside domain-specific supply chain and operational enterprise applications. Each of these data sources tells a piece of the story and with our OGC SensorThings standards-based technology, SensorUp helps build a system-level picture. We run on Amazon Web Services and add standards, AI-ready data, and geospatial movement intelligence onto the excellent cloud-native services provided by AWS. We install our platform on top of enterprise-grade services within AWS and provide complete platform management services.
4. Movement Intelligence
Whether optimizing system performance in a rail network or optimizing routing for vehicles on a road network or cycles for heavy equipment on an industrial site, there are common threads of location intelligence which enable optimal efficiency. Anomaly detection, stay point detection, and route optimization can enable companies to operate and transport more efficiently.
5. Real-time Visibility
Monitoring personnel, vehicles, and physical assets in real time is vital for a wide variety of remote operations. SensorUp unifies connected assets providing a single pane of glass for situational awareness and common operating picture applications.
We released our platform this fall and would love to discuss with you how our expertise with AWS, IoT, and standard-based interoperability may support your geospatial and movement intelligence use cases. Please reach out to me at email@example.com to learn more.