AKR Group in Indonesia manages safety on its Royal Dutch Shell fleet with DigiCore's C-track System

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AKR Corporindo Tbk. and its subsidiaries is one of Indonesia's largest bulk chemical distribution and logistics company with over four decades of experience. AKR had diversified into the spheres of distribution and logistics and today it is the leading chemical trading, distribution and logistics company spearheading in the field of Supply Chain Management (SCM) in Indonesia. AKR with the acquisition of manufacturing units in Indonesia and China is now one of Asia Pacific's largest producer of Sorbitol and starch-derivatives.

AKR strengthened its chemical trading and distribution business after Royal Dutch Shell, licensed the company as sole transporter for the downstream transport of its petrochemical products.

In line with the HSE (Health, Safety and Environment) requirements of Shell, AKR uses C-track's Fleet Management products and services to record key information such as trip duration and stop reports, as well as manage dangerous driving behavior; such as curbing speed violations per areas with different speed limits during the hazardous transporting of petrochemicals from the national ports to the network of petrol stations across Indonesia. With C-track, AKR is able to ensure the safety and optimization of its fleets with real time information, the ability to communicate with its drivers and daily user friendly and informative C-track reports.

AKR Corporindo Tbk

AKR Group is one of Asia Pacific's largest manufacturers of Sorbitol & Starch-derivatives with plants located in East Java and South China. Their logistics network & strategic assets in major ports and cities in Indonesia makes AKR one of the largest operators in handling bulk cargo: liquid & dry. AKR is a listed company in the Jakarta and Surabaya Stock Exchanges since 1994. AKR had diversified into the spheres of distribution and logistics and today it is the leading chemical trading, distribution and logistics house spearheading in the field of Supply Chain Management (SCM) in Indonesia. AKR with the acquisition of manufacturing units in Indonesia and China is now one of Asia Pacific's largest producer of Sorbitol and starch-derivatives.

AKR's product range span more than 20 basic chemicals under exclusive and non-exclusive arrangements with local and international suppliers. The major products currently handled by AKR include Caustic Soda, Sodium Sulphate, Soda Ash, PVC resin and Sorbitol. Among the major principals and suppliers are Asahimas Chemical, Indobharat Rayon, South Pacific Viscose, Solvay, Chinese Soda Ash Economic Union and Sorini Corporation. AKR holds interest in 2 joint venture manufacturing companies namely PT Saritanam Pratama, PT Arjuna Utama Kimia.

About DigiCore

DigiCore Ltd (UK) is part of the JSE listed DigiCore Holdings group, a global company with 21 years experience developing and implementing end-to-end vehicle tracking and fleet management solutions. DigiCore's advanced C-track technology is fitted to more than 230,000 vehicles operating in 31 countries across 4 continents.

DigiCore works in partnership with its customers to develop solutions that deliver measurable business and operational benefits by providing total visibility and control of mobile assets and mobile work forces. DigiCore utilises a range of vehicle location, fleet management, satellite navigation and security tools, to provide commercial vehicle, van and car fleet operators with scaleable solutions that offer flexibility, reliability and functionality.

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