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RCU

Reefer Container Monitoring & Control Device

Reduce refrigerated container operating costs and cargo loss

ORBCOMM’s ReeferConnect Unit (RCU) is a proven telematics device for use with marine reefer containers. The unit supports a variety of integrated and external sensors and can easily be installed permanently or temporarily as needed for trip-based monitoring of refrigerated containers.

The RCU communicates with OEM reefer controllers to read, monitor and remotely control the reefer, including setting temperatures and humidity levels, initiating pre-trip inspections (PTIs), accessing data log downloads and updating the reefer controller software.

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5 Reasons to Choose the RCU for Reefer Container Monitoring & Control

1. Reduce Risk of Cargo Loss and Asset Damage
Integrate with ReeferConnect web application to track temperature in real time, protect cargo, troubleshoot problems and change settings remotely.

2. Improve Container Fleet Management and Utilization
Use real-time GPS tracking and geofences to gain two-way asset visibility in-transit on road, rail or sea as well as in container terminals and depots.

3. Reduce PTI Service Costs and Time
Perform remote pre-trip inspections (PTI) to reduce costs and increase asset turns. Easily install in 15 minutes or less with direct interface to Carrier, Thermo King, Daikin, and Star Cool reefer micros.

4. Reduce Claims with Immediate Alarms for Rapid Response
Receive fully customizable, automated alarms for immediate notification of malfunctions and critical issues. Deploy rapid response while reducing cargo claims and damage.

5. Ensure Customer and Regulatory Compliance
Capture data for food traceability to ensure compliance with USDA, FSMA and other regulations. Receive a full audit trail using remote data loggers and web-based reporting for effective asset operation.

Reefer Container Monitoring Resources

Future-Proofing Smart Containers

Digitization of global the container supply chain is here and big data from IoT devices play a critical role...

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Safeguarding Food and Pharma Along Cold Supply Chains

The Hanjin crisis illuminates how little visibility many shippers have into the whereabouts and status of their cargo...


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Keeping it Cool with Smart Container Monitoring Technology

How connected assets, like those being deployed by Maersk Line, will drive the digital supply chain revolution...

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