Smartphone Parcel Tanker Cargo Tally
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Parcel Tanker Discharge and Load Cargo Tallying on Smartphone; Auto-Sync to Cloud

  • Google Play app download and self-install to smartphone(s)
  •  Android smartphone app
  •  smartphone pairing(s), unlimited
  •  smartphone quay-side/on-board tallying
  •  parcel ID, shipper, consignee and commodity
  •  handling facility, barge connection
  •  smartphone textual comments
  • timestamp (non-tamperable)
  • GPS coordinates (non-tamperable)
  • smartphone to cloud tally record
  • cloud logins, unlimited
  • cloud self-administration, setup and configuration
  • cloud vessel port call define
  • cloud tally list
  • cloud multi-vessel or multi-site administration
  • 3 months cloud storage of tally details
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for liquid bulk handling facilities, liquid bulk tallymen, port facilities, liquid bulk operators &  agents, liquid bulk charterers

 

FAQ

App can be used both from shoreside and onboard?

Yes.

If used by shoreside tally services, all port calls tallyed in same port is sync'ed to same cloud for easy office reporting and monitoring. If used by crew in fleet, all vessels tallying in fleet is sync'ed to same cloud for easy office reporting and monitoring.

What if only one cargo onboard?

Consider using the Marine Draft Survey app, or the Ullage Tally app.

How do I get the app on my smartphone(s)?

Download from Google Play and click "install".

When can I start?

Once you sign-up and settle first invoice you can start right away. Sign up today, start tomorrow. Seriously!

Who has access to my data?

All your data belongs to you and is not accessed by any other party. Reports and extracts are shared only with stakeholders you select.

How does smartphone connect to the server?

Through a simple internet connection (data packet or wifi).

Can smartphone be setup to only run this business app?

Android devices can be switched to "kiosk mode" so only specific applications can run, and users do not have access to other apps on the smartphone, such as calls, social media and browsers.

What are the costs for sharing the tally records with other systems?

Standard extract features are available, so you can transfer the tally records to Excel or another in-house system. Likewise, you can share the tally records electronically with the vessel deck crew, the shipping line agent or principal, next port or discharge ports, as well as with the cargo exporter or importer.

No additional costs!

Will the costs increase, if I have many tallymen each with a smartphone?

Subscription fees are fixed per site or per vessel per month, irrespectively of how many tallymen and smartphones you use.

How do I setup more smartphones?

You create additional pairing codes yourself from your cloud login, or ask support@arl-shipping.com to assist you.

Do I pay for support?

Email support (in English) is included in the monthly fees. Regular upgrade of features is also included.

Any additional software or hosting costs?

No server or software is required. The smartphone app is already bundled with a running hosting service. No additional costs.

Can I request improvements or customizations?

Your ideas for improvements are welcome! We will assess, if the ideas are relevant for other users, and can be implemented in future versions.

For how long do I have to commit?

You settle costs 3 months ahead at all times, and you can cancel anytime. When prepaid payments expire access to the app is removed.

Can the tally records be extracted and used in other systems?

Standard extract features are available from your cloud login, so you can transfer the tally records to Excel, or another in-house system. The vessel deck crew, the shipping line agent or principal, next port or discharge ports, as well as with the cargo exporter or importer might also be able to reuse the tally recordings electronically -you can just pass onwards.

What, if I temporarily have no internet access from the smartphones doing tallying?

You can continue tallying on the smartphones; the timestamp and GPS location is still recorded in real-time. When the smartphone is again connected to the internet, all outstanding tally records are sync'ed to the cloud.

What are the technical requirements to Android smartphone or tablet?

A phone or tablet with the following specifications -or higher- is fine:

  • Operating system: Android 5.1
  • Screen resolution and size: 480 x 800, 4″
  • Memory: 1 GB of RAM
  • GPS sensor: required
  • Camera: recommended, with autofocus

Screen brightness should be suitable for work under strong sunlight.

What about battery?

Apps are by optimized for low battery use. You can let each new labour-shift carry a new fully charged device (Android smartphones are inexpensive), or provide external battery/ power bank to ensure continuous onsite work.

What are supported barcode standards?

  • EAN-13, EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, Code-39, Code-93, Code-128, ITF, Codabar
  • QR Code, Data Matrix, PDF-417, AZTEC

Browser support

Cloud apps run in all modern desktop, tablet, and mobile browsers including MS Edge, Firefox, Chrome, browsers based on Chrome engine (Opera, Yandex, Vivaldi), and Safari.

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