Innovation for life science and healthcare logistics with augmented reality solutions ‘GEFCO ENTERPRISE AR’

20 November 2019

In October 2019, as part of the Innovation program at GEFCO, we announced at Logimed 2019, the development of our new Augmented Reality application for cool chain packaging solutions that proves to boost efficiency and quality for our customers.

Referred to as “GEFO Enterprise AR”, the new solution, developed with tech partner ArtiShock’ will be utilized by GEFCO’s Freight Forwarding division to increase quality control and boost productivity in the cold chain packing process where accuracy and efficiency is of the upmost importance. 

GEFCO Enterprise AR is utilized through the Microsoft HoloLens headset and enables GEFCO warehouse employees to interact with spatial digital information, such as user manuals and work protocols. The application is custom-designed to enhance quality control and save vital time in the packaging process, particularly for critical medicines. 

Karin van de Brekel, Global Lead Life Sciences & Healthcare for the GEFCO Freight Forwarding business line, said: “The packaging process is absolutely vital for GEFCO‘s Freight Forwarding division, especially for the critical medicines that we distribute all over the world to our customers by air. This requires special packaging with instructions that must be followed stringently to ensure product "