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No more blind spots

Contguard was founded to provide end-to-end service for managing your goods in-transit by providing shipment data, business intelligence services, and actionable insights.

With our cutting-edge IoT and AI technology, we are committed to​ the industry, bringing full visibility and control to our customers, allowing you to effectively manage your supply chain and make data-based decisions.

What does your cargo feel like?

Companies that need to transport goods overseas often find themselves relying on their shipping companies or 3PLs to monitor their cargo. Because of this, a great deal of blind spots and lack of information concerning their cargo’swhereabouts arise, making them vulnerable and putting them at a disadvantage.

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Are you sure your precious cargo is safe?

Considering the vital importance to world trade of the successful delivery of goods, produce and foodstuffs, global shipping organizations need to constantly review their security, supply chain and quality assurance operations to ensure optimal performance.

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Don’t Let GNSS Cargo Monitoring Impress You

Many companies believe that their shipping company utilizes a Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), to track their cargo when it is transported from origin until destination and that when GNSS is used, it ensures that the shipper is always aware of the whereabouts of their cargo thanks to the complex network of satellites that transmit positioning and timing.

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Top Problems Food Shippers Encounter (and how to avoid them)

When transporting cargo, it is important to know where your cargo is at all times, however when transporting food cargo, there are additional factors that impact the final delivery and Quality Assurance managers and Supply Chain managers need to be aware of. From temperature control to increased transparency and more, the food industry is one of the fastest growing industries worldwide, no sign slowing.

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Cargo Crimes Are Up in EMEA

argo theft in the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region continued its upward trend in 2016. According to the Transported Asset Protection Association’s (TAPA) recent newsletter, all 11 months of 2016 from January to November, recorded a year-on-year increase in crime rates. It ranged from the lowest 56% in November to the highest 265.3% in July, based on data gathered by TAPA’s Incident Information Service (IIS).

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Risk assessment: the power of knowledge

Evaluating your company’s supply chain performance must be done by building a matrix of risk assessment. This matrix that can mathematically expressed using probability theory which allows to calculate costs based on collected information. But when assembling the formula in assessing the risks of your company’s global supply chain one variable usually stays unsolved. That variable is also probably the longest in terms of time but the one you have the less control over; shipping your cargo.

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In Real Life You Need the Real-Time Thing

Companies that want to have some kind of control over their products while in transit have a choice – either select a cargo monitoring solution that provides real-time information and alerts on the condition of their goods, no matter where they are, or settle for logs that record and release information upon arrival at a destination.
For companies that need control over their supply chain– there is no question; having real-time cargo monitoring is crucial.

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Top Cargo Concerns for Tobacco Companies

The black-market tobacco industry is thriving worldwide. In 2017, over 50% of cigarettes consumed in New York State were believed to be from the black-market, in the old continent it is around 11 billion Euro of tax revenue that EU governments are deprived from due to illicit trade or counterfeit cigarettes.

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The Case for Independent Cargo Monitoring

Companies that need to transport goods overseas often find themselves relying on their shipping companies or 3PLs to monitor their cargo. Because of this, a great deal of blind spots and lack of information concerning their cargo’swhereabouts arise, making them vulnerable and putting them at a disadvantage.

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