SGS Launches OMNIS to Provide Real-Time Visibility in the Supply Chain
The demand for reliable and accurate traceability is increasing continuously both from the Public and the Private Sectors. Customs Administrations controlling consignments in transit through their territory are asking for a fully integrated service which provides them with real-time tracking of these consignments and alerts them when unexpected events occur in the supply chain. Freight Forwarders, Mining companies and other private sector entities relying heavily on logistics are asking for more visibility, SGS OMNIS™ delivers this.
SGS OMNIS™ is designed to deliver state-of-the art technology but implemented in a way that is easily usable by our customers and packaged with full support service to ensure the end-user does not have to worry about the underlying technology. SGS OMNIS™ is designed to operate reliably in harsh environments where means of communication are not always optimal.
SGS OMNIS™ is delivered using the Savi Mobile Tracking System™ as the technology “engine” behind the solution. Savi Mobile Tracking System combines, purpose-built, real-time mobile technology, and brand new integrated software.
The SGS global reach and its many years experience in providing trade facilitation solution combined with the Savi’s 20-plus years of experience in consignment and asset tracking will deliver a unique service.
William Clark, President and CEO of Savi Technology said “The alliance and global capabilities of SGS enable us to deliver the full power of the new Savi Mobile Tracking System. This state of the art application follows years of investment in supply chain and asset management software. Countries and organizations around the globe will be able to better manage their complex supply chains. The practical value of reducing risk, cost and uncertainty provide real, hard-dollar savings. Even greater is the peace of mind that SGS OMNIS™ can provide.”
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 70,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,350 offices and laboratories around the world.
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