PDA Samsung Xcover 4s
French food group, a major international player in the production and marketing of fresh dairy products, packaged water, baby food and clinical nutrition.
Collection sites in France
real-time monitoring of the rounds
5 collection sites in France
Rayonnance customer since 2011
Replacement of a mobile app running on old generation PDAs, taking advantage of the latest technologies and providing value-added features.
-Develop a mobile PDA application for monitoring milk collection and delivery rounds (Milk and ordered products).
To develop a Web back office for the management of real-time rounds: intranet access for Danone’s operating sites, and extranet access for external service providers.
-Optimize routes in real time.
-Locate the progress of deliveries at any time and within the defined deadlines, according to traceability criteria.
An app for Collection and delivery route tracking
- Management of coupling capacities and tanker transfers to comply with European regulations, anticipate anomalies and adapt routes in real time.
- Management by the driver of the collection (transfer to the driver of the whole of his round, at the end of each collection, automatic transfer of the information on the Back Office).
- Field order management and end-to-end traceability (from preparation to delivery).
- Audit of the installations and milk tanks with picture taking in case of anomaly.
Implementation of a Web back office for real-time management and monitoring of routes
-Real time monitoring of the progress of deliveries.
-Search at any time of the historic record.
Deployment and management by Rayonnance Distribution
-Preparation and installation of all the PDAs.
-Outsourcing of the PDA fleet.
In 2016, porting of the application to Android at isoperimeter for Danone Morocco.
PDA side: Microsoft .net (c#)
Connection to the client’s IS: AS400 multi-SI interfaces + tour optimization tool.
Implementation of the HARMONIE platform of Rayonnance Technologies: Windows Server, IIS, SQL Server.
-Management of the GPRS synchronization
Danone chose a Samsung Xcover 4s PDA
Benefits generated by the application
Rigorous follow-up of the rounds.
-Increased productivity: quick decision making on the organization of the rounds (cut roads, poor quality milk).
-Saves time with navigation assistance.
-Reliability of transport (carrier’s compliance checklist before the start of each round).
-Enhancement of the profession.