WPCargo — installation and configuration

The installation process is quite straightforward and similar to the installation of other WordPress plugins. The plugin operates on WordPress default database and infrastructure, so there is no need for additional pre- or post-install tweaking in the web system. Thus, from WordPress plugins list we choose WPCargo and we select Install. Alternatively, one can obtain the software from the producer website, then upload  the uncompressedWPCargo.zip to the /wp-content/plugins/ directory and activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.

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WPCargo – an open-source cargo tracking system

Visibility of the shipment, package or cargo is a key requirement during its transport. The interest in just-in-time, reliable delivery, cost-effective logistics, and maintaining the integrity of goods leads to the development of many cargo tracking systems. However, nearly all of these systems are commercial products which prices are relatively high for start-up or small companies. Furthermore, additional cost must be incurred when the software is to be customised to the needs of a company.

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