Fleet management and realtime logistics

Keep track of your fleet of vehicles in real time, provide up to date delivery details to your customers, in spite of changing network conditions.

Some examples built on Ably

  • Urbantz

    Helping delivery companies in the first & last mile business to reduce the cost of delivery and increase quality for the recipient.

    Visit Urbantz
  • myTrackee

    Platform for realtime location sharing / tracking for business & personal uses.

    Visit myTrackee

Ably delivers fleet management and logistics solutions with

  • Pub/sub broadcast messaging

    Broadcast out location updates to a limitless number of subscriber devices.

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  • Connection state recovery

    Devices that are constantly on the move experience constantly changing network conditions. Our connection state recovery ensures continuity throughout.

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  • Device presence status

    Know when your location broadcasting devices are online or customers are listening in for updates.

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  • Message history

    Use our REST API to obtain location and activity history for a device.

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  • Token based access control

    Use our fine-grained token based access control to ensure every user's security and privacy is maintained.

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  • Guaranteed delivery & ordering

    Our quality of service and reliable message ordering guarantee lets you focus on building your service knowing that your users won't miss an update.

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  • End-to-end encryption

    If your data is really sensitive, then our libraries offer symmetric 256-bit AES encryption ensuring no one, including ourselves, can inspect your data payloads.

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  • Smart mobile and browser push notifications

    Notify customers when their delivery has arrived or there is an update on their booking.

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  • WebHook notifications

    Use WebHooks to be notified via HTTP when devices comes online or your customers publish a message when contact a driver for example.

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  • Data and event processing

    Data published into the realtime system can be processed using message queues thus alleviating back pressure and simplifying data ingestion and long term storage of device locations onto your servers.

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  • Consistent client libraries on every platform

    Simplify development with our libraries offering a consistent API on every popular platform.

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  • Privacy and compliance

    We never inspect payloads and are a registered ICO data processor. We ensure your data is secure and sandboxed within your account.

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