CASIO Mobile Industrial Solutions
CASIO Mobile Industrial Solutions
CASIO Mobile Industrial Solutions

KOCH-International

Customer: KOCH-International
Application area: Transport and logistics services
Product: DT-X30
Solution Provider: PCO GmbH & Co.KG
Place of use: international

KOCH-International
KOCH-International
Customer: KOCH-International
Application area: Transport and logistics services
Product: DT-X30
Solution Provider: PCO GmbH & Co.KG
Place of use: international


The transport and logistics service provider uses the DT-X30

The customer

Quick, safe and reliable delivery - this is the objective of Heinrich KOCH Internationale Spedition GmbH & Co. KG. Founded in 1900, the medium-sized company, which is headquartered in Osnabrück, Germany, today provides a wide range of transportation and logistics services. With over 725 employees, KOCH-International works together with approx. 45 other renowned shipping companies from across the whole of Europe under the CargoLine Logistic Networks umbrella association and contributes to delivering more than 10 million packages per year. In doing so, the company does not restrict itself to pure transportation logistics. KOCH-International can also draw on a wealth of experience in the fields of production and warehouse logistics. To ensure the company is providing the highest degree of quality, the shipping company is making targeted investments in innovative technologies that optimally support its employees in their work.

All mobile data capture is carried out by the CASIO handheld terminal

The use

The constantly rising demands of shipping customers and the sudden changes in the industry force logistics service providers to introduce new technical solutions more rapidly than ever before. In day-to-day business customer requirements must be dealt with quickly and packages must be traceable at all times. Taking this into consideration, KOCH-International has modernised its process for recording loading conditions and transport damage. Thanks to the DT-X30 hand-held terminal, all functions of mobile data recording can be processed, starting with goods receipt via intermediate storage and logging outgoing goods/loading, right through to use on the delivery routes with delivery scanning, GPS positioning and signature recording. Damage is also recorded in real-time, photographed and then immediately transferred to a central online archive. Damage documentation, which has dramatically improved, for customers, partners and insurers, as well as quicker communication have optimised the quality of service and led to a noticeable cut in expenditure.

Practical experiences

"The possibilities provided by the new MDE system extend far beyond the departments that actually work with the CASIO DT-X30 hand-held terminal, for example, it is not only Distribution that benefits, but Service as well. The efficiency and quality of our services will be considerably enhanced and this should always be our focus", explains Helmut Börst, Head of National Shipping and General Manager at KOCH-International.

DT-X30

The product DT-X30

The modern industrial and transport terminal DT-X30 sets standards in terms of mobility, stability, ergonomics and service. Thanks to its unique characteristics, it offers a wide range of application possibilities, thereby ensuring that it's not just transportation or logistics companies that benefit. The terminal is also an ideal solution for post and delivery services, car park surveillance authorities, traffic control personnel or service companies. The DT-X30 is equipped with GPRS (EDGE/GSM) and GPS, which means it can transmit data from the driver to head office in real-time and determine the precise location of the driver. Thanks to the integrated WLAN and Bluetooth® interface, a wide range of communication solutions is at your fingertips and the two megapixel digital camera with autofocus can take photos of the goods or signature on the delivery confirmation sheet, which can then be sent to head office. The terminal combines a large display with a slim, ergonomic form. The handle is easy to hold and the keys for number entry and scanning are extremely user-friendly. In addition, the housing is made of durable plastic and can survive falls onto concrete from a height of 1.80 metres and is fully functional in temperatures of -20°C to +50°C. Whether rain, sun or extremely cold temperatures, the DT-X30 has what it takes to survive for many years in tough working conditions.