05 October 2017
Cargotec Oyj is using a cloud-based hub to power its IoT network that enables predictive maintenance and the development of insightful, data-driven services.
Operating in more than 100 countries, Cargotec is a Helsinki-based provider of cargo and load handling solutions.
Together with its subsidiaries, the company has delivered half a million loader cranes to customers. It’s claimed that they have moved every fourth container in the world with terminal and port operation solutions, offering engineering solutions and services for half of the world’s ships to make transport by sea safe and reliable.
Cargotec has deployed Cloudera’s Enterprise Data Hub to power its IoT network. Cloudera worked with Tata Consultancy Services to build the cloud-based IoT-as-a-Service platform.
This features an analytics framework that helps collect, store, analyse and correlate sensor data streams with data from internal, external and third-party data sources.
The platform uses machine learning to derive insights from streams of data across thousands of cargo handling equipment and machinery to enable remote monitoring and predictive maintenance, all in real time.
Cloudera says the advanced analytics and machine learning platform will ingest data from equipment and fleet management, pull in weather patterns and forecasts, and contrast geographies.
As a result, it says Cargotec can increase its competitive edge by offering new types of intelligent services and solutions with embedded artificial intelligence to customers.
“Once collected and cross-utilised, enriched data will be used for driving and boosting new types of ecosystems by exposing the data through APIs in a robust and controlled way to leverage data assets in new contexts,” says Cloudera.