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.
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.
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