Value Added Services in Relocation Industry
This segment functionally looks similar to shipping, but the difference in terms of E2E solution is about complete control on packaging of assets by service providers themselves, in contrast to logistics, wherein packaging is done by the shipper.
Another subtle difference is that latency of tamper-identification is much higher compared to logistics, wherein tampering can be detected soon after delivery. With the evolution of corporate and premium segment relocation needs, tamper-detection is becoming an attractive value adder component towards brand differentiation.
Picture on right shows tamper-evident shipping scheme as value-added services for high value or confidential shipping. smartDNA® can be applied on carton strapping, if carton has double sided opening. Even if consignee is not available at last-mile the scanning record captures the time, location & signatures of receiving party to prove the integrity of package during handover by shipping company.