ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced that it has been selected by Gulick Trucking, Inc., to provide telematics solutions for its mixed fleet of dry van and refrigerated trailers.
Based in Vancouver, Wash., Gulick offers full-service truckload, dry van and refrigerated services across the continental United States for a wide variety of freight, including food, beverages, paper and wood products, and nursery stock.
Gulick is using ORBCOMM’s telematics systems to track, monitor, and control its fleet. ORBCOMM’s end-to-end solutions include proprietary hardware and a web application with data reporting and analytics capabilities. ORBCOMM provides Gulick with two-way temperature monitoring and control, fuel management, maintenance, and logistics services, which enable Gulick to increase in-transit visibility and utilization of its assets, gain fuel savings, mitigate product spoilage, and ensure compliance with the FDA’s upcoming Food Safety Modernization Act.
In addition, ORBCOMM’s telematics solutions easily integrate with the TMW Suite dispatch software platform, providing Gulick with a centralized view of near-real-time asset location, temperature and sensor readings as well as alarm events through one comprehensive system.
“We specialize in providing reliable and cost-effective solutions that meet our customers’ needs for any size fleet, asset class or integration requirements,” said Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM’s CEO. “Our telematics solutions enable Gulick to protect and improve the delivery of their on-board cargo, while optimizing asset utilization and efficiency of their operations throughout the supply chain.”
Gulick will complete deployment of ORBCOMM’s solutions across most of fleet by the end of the third quarter of 2016.