Conclusion of contract between GPSoverIP and Ekol, an intercontinentally operating logistic and transport group
The decisive factor for this decision were the diverse integration and expansion options which are enabled by means of GPSoverIP technologies. Furthermore, the European wide functionality with real-time data transfer is one of the core requirements which are met by GPSoverIP. Supply chain management requires a continuous recording and availability of important transport data along the entire supply chain. This information flow accompanying the goods such as shipping tracking, the display of climatic data in the transport container etc. require state-of-the-art communication and information technology. The solutions of GPSoverIP serve as a central link for the information exchange of the management systems logistic processes developed by Ekol. One of these systems, "quadro(TM) ERP", offers the client of Ekol process transparency, so that are constantly informed about the status of their goods along the entire supply chain, from the acquisition to the distribution logistic.
The infrastructure of the Ekol group operating in combined transport comprises of more than 400,000 square metres of logistics area, a fleet of vehicles of more than 1,400 internal units as well as approximately 2,500 employees. The group operates more than 40 logistic centres in Turkey and Central Europe. Together with their cooperation partners, Ekol is active in all around the world. In their home country Turkey, Ekol runs their own academy for training and further training of their employees. In the past 21 years, Ekol developed into a global brand by means of innovative models for the logistic challenges of the 21st century. Whatever system environment the client uses, AS 400, Oracle or SAP, Ekol offers the integration and is 100 % integrated into the client's supply chain management. Amongst others, Ekol is solution partner for Tchibo, Adidas, Henkel etc.
GPSoverIP GmbH is a provider of professional and comprehensive telematics solutions. With overall 14 years of experience, the company is considered a leading provider on the highly competitive market. The patented procedure GPSoverIP/DATAoverIP enables the transfer of geological and user data within the mobile internet at very short intervals and without any noticeable time delay. In addition to GPS positions, images, texts and data from the digital speedometer and / or the FMS interface (CAN Bus) can also be transmitted in a secure, economic and fast way. Under the brand name "GPSauge(TM) ", the company sells a complete telematics system to companies from a wide variety of industries such as hauliers, taxi companies, tradesmen, waste disposal companies, courier services etc. throughout Europe.