Curious if other people here work on similar things and would be interested in collaborating, or even just using, said library?
As a first question, what motivated you to make this? Second question, are we talking by ship, train or truck? Or all three?
We import and distribute natural stone slabs, wholesale. A major part of that is import and logistics. It's a problem we have, so I'm building this to solve our own issues.
I've talked to other distributors and depending on how large they are, they handle this by either a spreadsheet or an EDI server. This seems either underkill or overkill to me.
Talking ship and train. This data is freely available and these two are currently relevant to us.
open to more questions if you're interested!
The trains aren't being tracked. Containers are. And not real time. Rather it's a snapshot every 12-18 hours.
Maybe what you're thinking of applies to the trains themselves? Or specific types of railcars?
What rails operate in that region, if any, that have openly available container tracking?