Packaging Business Review has declared GWP Protective’s fully trackable case the winner of the ‘Innovation in Packaging’ award.
The product was selected from four nominations shortlisted for the award.
The award recognizes GWP’s idea of providing a trackable, foolproof packaging solution.
The Tracker Case is the world’s first fully-trackable protective case, which offers the ability to geographically locate high value items in shipment, in real time, using GPS-based tracking technology – if necessary without the handler even knowing that the case is being tracked.
GWP Protective sales director Ian Heskins said, "As well as having to provide a high level of physical protection for high-value and sensitive equipment, we realised that GWP’s range of cases could potentially also provide protection against loss and theft.
"We also know that a number manufacturers and shippers of valuable items would welcome the ability to track their shipments, in real time and globally, via combined GPS and satellite communication-based technologies."
The state of the art tracking technology can be fully integrated into all of GWP’s protective cases during the design process so it is possible to produce a trackable case that has no evidence of the tracker visible.
The online tracking software is accessible from any internet-connected computer and users can log in and view all their Tracker Cases simultaneously. A visual indication of the route that the case has taken and a history of case movements can be provided to the user who can also be sent alerts if a case moves into or out of a pre-determined area by using the software’s geo-fencing feature.