ZIM Integrated Shipping Services has announced that the first batch of new 40-foot high-cube refrigerated containers, specifically designed to accommodate the ZIMonitor service arrived to the port of Ashdod.
The new monitoring, tracking and security services package called ZIMonitor, specifically designed for valuable and sensitive cargo stowed in reefer containers. ZIMonitor is particularly suited for the Pharma industry, designed to comply with GDP regulations and provide ongoing data flow, alerts and automatic reports, along with a 24/7 professional response along the cargo route to prevent damages.
The ZIMonitor service, allows customers to monitor the status of their sensitive, high-value cargo stowed in refrigerated containers; change settings remotely; and intervene to prevent damages. Customers can receive shipment alerts via text message or e-mail on temperature, humidity, GPS location, route deviation and unauthorized door opening, ZIM said in a statement. And a dedicated response team is available 24/7 to respond to and prevent damages.
The online monitoring service is also suited for other types of valuable or sensitive cargo such as for medical lab equipment; aviation products; perishable foodstuffs; wines and other alcoholic beverages; agriculture (seeds); electronics; art work and antiques; as well as hazardous or IMDG code goods.
Some of the system features are: Online alerts to mobile and email, monitoring temperature, humidity, route deviation and unauthorized door opening 24/7 dedicated ZIM response team to prevent damages; GDP compliance; Predefined reports for logistical & operational analysis; Reducing insurance costs.