The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) certified the integration between SGS OMNIS and the TRA Electronic Cargo Tracking System (ECTS) that went live in 2012 to help ensure that critical shipments of materials reliably get to their intended destination.
Savi Mobile Tracking System, the comprising technology component of SGS OMNIS, is a platform that includes specialized software and hardware devices designed specifically for securing and monitoring a wide range of cargo types – ISO containers on road and rail, closed rail wagons and tanker railcars, wet cargo (fuel trucks) and in-vehicle units for vehicle tracking.
The system supports a wide range of tag technologies including GPS, GPRS, RFID, and satellite communications that provide in-transit visibility and real-time asset management for greater accuracy in location and movement tracking.
The TRA implemented the ECTS in 2012 to identify illegal diversion of goods, improve government revenue, and enhance transparency and transit times. The system monitors transit goods that include, containerized goods transported on trucks and rail, single vehicle units, wet cargo by road tankers and rail tankers.