In this white paper, learn about the benefits of APIs for container tracking, and compare building an API internally to buying one off-the-shelf.
Today’s methods of commercial shipping container tracking have numerous deficiencies. Once a container leaves port, many stakeholders are left in the dark without up-to-date location and status data. Shippers, beneficial cargo owners (BCOs), freight forwarders, and third-party logistics providers (LSPs or3PLs) want to know where their ocean freight is, when it will arrive, and why it was delayed. Logistics digital solutions providers (DSPs) ideally want to offer products to their customers to enable this.