Roambee IoT Innovation Delivering Air Cargo Visibility from Door to Door Recognized by CompassIntel

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The BeeSense Air by Roambee Corporation is awarded the IoT Innovator award by Compass Intelligence

Roambee Corporation, a leader in on-demand logistics visibility won the Compass Intelligence IoT Asset Management award for its recent product release: the BeeSense Air, which makes it possible for any actor in the air cargo supply chain to get first-hand visibility at a package level.

The BeeSense Air is a Non-Dangerous Goods (Non-DG), live sensor technology that is purpose-built to monitor the location and condition of air shipments first hand, from door to door. It works without relying on anyone in the chain of custody and without encountering restrictions on sensors imposed by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) arising from the use of Lithium batteries.

The ability to monitor air cargo across all legs of its journey is critical to ensure on-time, in-full (OTIF) deliveries, especially at a time when industries such as Pharma, Food, Consumer Electronics, and eCommerce are tackling new logistics challenges brought about from air freight capacity reduction. This sensor technology is also being adopted swiftly by the COVID-19 vaccine manufacturers and distributors to ensure that clinical trials verifiably reach their target locations on time and intact, pre-empting the impact of environmental changes on vaccine stability.

The Non-Dangerous Goods (Non-DG) BeeSense Air technology generates first-hand visibility signals, irrespective of whether the package is in the hands of the shipper, at the airport, or on its last-mile journey. These signals help detect and predict critical logistics anomalies, such as if a package is segregated from the lot, if it missed loading the flight, or if it took-off on the wrong flight. You will also be alerted if the consignment is handled incorrectly, if it is facing a temperature or humidity excursion in airport storage or on the tarmac, and if the estimated time of arrival (ETA) is impacted.

Vidya Subramanian, Roambee’s Vice President of Products said, “Lithium-Ion batteries, the same variant used in mobile phones that recently caused issues on some flights a few years ago, is a critical component that powers live IoT sensors through a multimodal air cargo journey. Most IoT sensors are thus labelled as Dangerous Goods (DG) on flights and restricted in volume per Airway Bill (AWB). The BeeSense Air, which is a Non-DG, flight-safe, wire-free sensor uses both cloud and edge data to communicate only when required, optimizing its Non-Lithium batteries to last the journey.”

Subramanian further added, “You can safely monitor every package within an AWB now! When combined with Roambee’s Honeycomb Visibility platform and AI-enabled insights & foresights, manufacturers, freight forwarders, and airlines alike can improve logistics efficiency and proactively achieve quality control without relying on any supply chain actor for traceability – truly democratizing air cargo visibility.”

Innovative IoT companies, organizations, products, platforms, and solutions are honored each fall by Compass Intelligence through incoming nominations to the IoT Innovator Awards program, along with a voting process to recognize leading companies or organizations. Roambee is proud to be among the 26 companies recognized this year including Verizon, Signify, Trilogy Networks, Telit, IBM, Zebra Technologies, Volkert, ClearBlade, Vigilent, Assured Wireless, Vivint, Digital Matter, Spireon, Pedigree Technologies, ORBCOMM, ADLINK Technology, MediaTek, Medigate, NimbeLink, T-Mobile, Roambee, SkyBitz, Aptilo Networks, Skyward, ZEDEDA, and KORE.

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About Roambee
Roambee puts enterprises in control of goods and assets -indoors, outdoors, and in-transit, with its real-time, end-to-end logistics visibility solution. Our services are on-demand and CAPEX-free; you only pay for what you monitor. More than 300 global enterprises have chosen Roambee to improve logistics performance, compliance, and security. Roambee is continuously investing in AI and data analytics to make trusted business recommendations. Roambee’s cloud visibility platform is powered by purpose-built, multi-sensor IoT hardware and clever use of global connectivity options to monitor at scale, while Robotic Process Automation (RPA) automates processes for transparent business operations. With a 60+ strong global partner network, Roambee has created a strong business eco-system for visibility. Roambee is headquartered in the Silicon Valley, USA with regional offices in Mexico, Brazil, UK, Germany, UAE, India, Malaysia and Indonesia to service its worldwide customer and partner base.

About the CompassIntel IoT Innovator Awards
The 3rd Annual CompassIntel IoT Innovator Awards honors companies and vendors demonstrating innovation in Internet of Things solutions, products, applications, and technology. Compass Intelligence has been recognizing companies for more than 8 years, after initially launching the A-List in M2M Awards back in 2012. The Innovator award categories run across 21 IoT innovation categories. In addition, Compass Intelligence also recognizes startups, stand-out products, and emerging and established IoT companies annually that have made an impact to the market and demonstrate superior innovation to elevate IoT.

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