Finnish Broadcasting Company

Yleisradio / Finnish Broadcasting Company

Broadcasting operations supported by Trail

Yle’s broadcasting equipment is managed with Trail. Trail provides visibility of the location, reservations, upcoming productions, and maintenance information of the broadcasting equipment to those who are responsible for ensuring equipment availability.

Key functionalities

  • RFID and barcode tagging
  • Multi-site reservations management
  • Running inventories
  • Maintenance management
  • Insurance value calculation

Trail supports managing the broadcasting equipment at Yle. Behind each media production, there is a vast army of professionals each responsible for their part in a broadcasting project. The technical aspect is critical in productions and with Trail the professionals responsible for equipment availability can ensure that all equipment leaving for productions are available and maintained.

Trail enables fluent information flow at Yle operations regarding equipment management information. Equipment location information is key to ensure all logistics around productions. The equipment used in Yle productions has to be serviceable and therefore continuous maintenance is required. Trail supports the maintenance activities and logging of maintenance for the equipment.


  • All required broadcasting equipment are right where they are needed at the right time and in good condition.
  • Transparency and accountability through an easy-to-use system
  • Integrations to key financial and production management systems
  • Single sign-on in use for all employees
  • Customer:Yle, Finnish Broadcasting Company
  • Location:Finland
  • Features:Asset register, Asset tagging, RFID and barcode tagging, Inventories, Reservations, Investments
  • Started:2017
  • Integrations:Production Management, Financial Management, Single Sign-on, RFID Inventories

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Equipment reservations

Ensure that the equipment used in projects is efficiently used and timely information about reservations is available and achievable.

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