Railcargo Carrier

Rail Cargo hands-free inspections

Rail Cargo Carrier has been into cross-border rail transportation since 2006, giving a major contribution to the entire international logistics chain, by cooperating with the production units belonging to this group and based in Bulgaria, Germany, Croatia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Czechia and Hungary.

KEY INFORMATION
Industry
Transportation
Region
EMEA
Website
railcargo.com

Customer need

Enable field logistic operators to safely eliminate risks when carrying out routine inspections on cargo trains

Interaction among all involved parties is essential to ensure safety standards on cargo trains.

The goal for Rail Cargo Carrier is to enable its field operators, in charge of logistic tasks, to safely eliminate risks when carrying out routine inspections on cargo trains. This translates into collecting and processing multimedia information in the form of dynamic reports, as to cut down possible costs due to gaps in cargo quality standards.


OUR SOLUTION

SPACE1, the Augmented Reality product enabling advanced collaboration

To this purpose, Rail Cargo chose SPACE1, which combines Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence to implement reshaped and optimized Field processes. In this specific case, the product supplied by OverIT allows technicians to perform their inspections hands-free, ensuring the highest safety and production standards regardless of the working conditions, while supporting skill-development and simplifying the process for managing and sharing the know-how.

 
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Alessandro Borzacchi
Project Manager, Rail Cargo Group

„This solution has allowed us to digitize the entire train inspection process, from field operations, to the analysis of collected data, up to reporting. In addition, our supervisors are now able to work more quickly, accurately and safely, thanks to hands-free operation and real-time remote support, which introduce new standards of efficiency for the entire industry.”


BENEFITS

Increased standardization and safety of trains‘ inspections

Standardized inspection procedures based on preset checklists and digital workflow, for step-by-step support to inspectors in data collection

Working under the highest safety standards and in any weather conditions thanks to Augmented Reality and a voice interaction device, for performing tasks in hands-free mode

Real-time compilation of digital reports on field

Automated data acquisition through OCR readers

Background video recording of the inspection and automated saving with metadata tagging on cloud, to handle possible complaints and train new resources

Real-time remote support by experts