GCS Awaiting Agreements on Cross Border Cargo Tracking

Global Computing Solutions PLC is now awaiting agreements between Ethiopia and Djibouti to kick start operations at the Port of Djibouti, according to Bekele Gabremedhin, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Location Based Service operated by Global Computing Solutions.

Among the six places selected for operations in Djibouti only one site is left to be managed and operated by GCS and the rest are to be handled by the Djiboutian side.

GCS is currently installing tracking devices on trucks intended to control the abuse and loss of export and import goods between  the  Ethio-Djibouti corridor.

So far GCS has  installed the device on 95 vehicles owned by four public enterprises. The cargo tracking system is administered and owned by the Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA). ERCA has outsourced the system to GCS after floating a bid a year ago.

Global Computing Solutions is set to install tracking devices together with fleet management systems on some 8,000 vehicles operating across the corridor.

Source: The Reporter

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