Western Australian Iron Ore export facility installs RFID traffic management system

Western Australian Iron Ore export facility installs RFID traffic management system


POAGS has installed an RFID based vehicle traffic management system developed in conjunction with Australian solution developer Ramp RFID. When operating a major iron ore export facility it is crucial that the management of heavy vehicles arriving at and moving through the facility be precise, reliable and safe. To ensure the most efficient traffic management at its Utah Point facility. You can download the full case study here.

Operating in 28 ports throughout Australia, POAGS is Australia's largest bulk and general stevedore with annual revenues exceeding $260 million. The company's Utah Point bulk export facility serves the mining industry in Western Australia's Pilbara region.

POAGS purchased 3,500 Active RFID tags for the Utah Point terminal with tags being allocated to truck drivers on a per-trip basis. Twenty RFID readers located outside and within the facility identify vehicles and direct them to the appropriate vehicle queue, using a number of electronic Variable Message Signs) based on traffic queue logic assigned stockpile.

To read more about this, you can download the case study here.

RAMP is Australia's leading long range RFID solution provider, specialising in asset tracking, vehicle tracking & people tracking. Experts in implementing robust, cost effective solutions, RAMP’s methodology is to work closely with their customers to understand their needs and pain points and where a compelling ROI exists, implement solutions to improve business performance. RAMP's customers include Sydney Ports Corporation, Qantas, Optus, ANZ, DP World, POAGS, Rio Tinto, NSW Police. Ramp were awarded a Rising Star award in the 2011 Deloitte Technology Fast 50 program – for the 3rd successive year.

RAMP is a Gold sponsor of the upcoming RFID World Australia event taking place on 20-21 March 2012. Find out more about this event here.

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