Logistics sector will “draw” with nfc for package




From 2016 onwards, it must be possible to draw via NFC for the reception of a packet. To this end, an app being developed. Include PostNL, UPS and TNT were interested in the system.

Users can, if the app is implemented by delivery drivers and other transportation companies, to sign for the receipt of a package by their phone against the device of the deliveryman to hold. They will need to do so in the corresponding app installed on their phone, which must also have NFC feature. The project, Trans Follow is developed for three-branch organizations in the logistics sector. Hoping to save a lot of money if the paperwork and other devious methods are phased out.

Next May, the service goes live, but initially aiming Trans Follow on business users. Would allow consumers with the app should from 2016 can also underway. Have package deliverers UPS, TNT and TNT, a spokesman for Trans Follow include shown interest in the system. Why is one company that delivers firewood, already experimenting with delivery to consumers.

Trans Follow delivers apps for Android and iOS, but also comes with an api. These vendors may use onboard computers for carriers to make their systems suitable. If that do not have NFC, can exchange via a qr-code or by typing a code. That even if the on-board computer has no Internet connection: be created keys in advance for this purpose and sent to users.


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