World Customs Organization Third Technology & Innovation Forum Marks Debut Of SGS OMNIS

Benefits of Real-Time Tracking and Visibility Demonstrated for Hundreds of Government & Customs Officials Attending

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (March 6, 2012) – This week, SGS is presenting its recently announced SGS OMNIS™ tracking solution at the World Customs Organization’s Third Technology & Innovation Forum here. SGS OMNIS is a fully integrated service that provides customs administrations with real-time tracking of consignments in order to create visibility in the supply chain.

SGS is an exhibitor, participant, and sponsor of the event, which attracts hundreds of customs officials, international trade and other government representatives looking to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of customs administrations across the globe, and to help them fulfill their dual role of facilitating trade and ensuring its security.

SGS OMNIS is powered by the Savi Mobile Tracking SystemTM, a purpose-built platform that identifies and tracks in real-time the location, movement and condition of high-value assets. It was designed specifically for securing and monitoring a wide range of cargo types – ISO
containers on road and rail, closed rail wagons and tanker railcars, wet cargo (fuel trucks) and in-vehicle units for vehicle tracking. During the conference, William Clark, President and CEO, Savi Technology will moderate the panel discussion “Thinking Outside the Box – Innovative Solutions for Better Border Management.”

“We are very excited to be at the WCO Technology & Innovation Forum and to support the debut of SGS OMNIS,” said William Clark, President & CEO, Savi Technology. “We are looking forward to speaking with attendees and working with them to solve their customs and border
management challenges.”

SGS and its partner Savi Technology are at Booth #5-6 at the WCO Technology & Innovation Forum.


The World Customs Organization (WCO) is the only intergovernmental organisation exclusively focused on Customs matters. With its worldwide membership, the WCO is now recognised a the voice of the global Customs community. It is particularly noted for its work in areas covering the development of global standards, the simplification and harmonisation of Customs procedures, trade supply chain security, the facilitation of international trade, the enhancement of Customs enforcement and compliance activities, anti-counterfeiting and piracy initiatives, public-private partnerships, integrity promotion, and sustainable global Customs capacity building programmes. The WCO also maintains the international Harmonized System goods nomenclature, and administers the technical aspects of the WTO Agreements on Customs Valuation and Rules of Origin.


SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 70,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,350 offices and laboratories around the world.


Savi Technology is headquartered in Alexandria, VA- with primary operations in Lexington, KY and Mountain View, CA, and satellite locations around the world. Savi provides organizations with the ability to collect and convert operational information into useful knowledge- from physical objects like supplies, equipment and cargo. Savi has more than 22 years of success in developing, deploying, and supporting critical wireless tracking and monitoring solutions for both government and commercial enterprises. Savi has more than 40 active patents and is an active participant in several standards bodies and standards- including ISO 18000-7.

Savi is a wholly owned company of Lockheed Martin. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, Lockheed Martin is a global security company that employs about 123,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services. The Corporation’s net sales for 2011 were $46.5 billion.

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