Industries: Transportation and Distribution

Trailer Tracking

New! Discover the Next Generation GT 1200 Series!

Fleet managers know they can’t afford to lose touch with trailers in transit or in the yard. Smart trailer tracking solutions reduce costs and improve trailer-to-tractor ratio while increasing capacity and visibility.

Trailer tracking solutions from ORBCOMM provide the global visibility needed to allow fleet managers to optimize utilization, reduce fuel costs, improve preventative maintenance, and more. That’s why top companies trust ORBCOMM for reliable and cost-effective trailer tracking.

Optimize Utilization and Gain Complete Trailer Visibility

  • Gain visibility of your entire fleet with two-way communications. Cost-effectively transmit as often as you need to.
  • Reduce dwell times and improve tractor-to-trailer ratio with telematics systems to ensure maximum trailer utilization.

Reduce Fuel Costs and Cycle Times

  • Track changes in fuel levels, detect theft and rapid fuel loss by reading sensor data.
  • Compare invoices with refuel events. Analyze fuel usage by customer, location and order number to further reduce fuel costs.

Improve Preventative Maintenance

  • Reduce maintenance costs by using ruggedized, solar-powered devices that don’t require disruptive and frequent battery changes.
  • Increase efficiency by proactively scheduling preventative trailer maintenance.
  • Track miles driven and engine hours in real time to monitor if a trailer is over/underutilized.

Help Prevent Trailer Theft and Unauthorized Use

  • Use geofences to track location of trailer inventory.
  • Receive alerts when trailer doors open outside set parameters, and use sensors to detect fuel theft.

Plus, use top dispatch systems (McLeod, TMW Systems, PeopleNet) as the main interface for a centralized view of asset location, temperature/sensor readings, alarm events and more.

Trailer Tracking

GT 1200 Series: Solar-Powered Trailer Tracking – The Next Generation

Designed specifically for trailer tracking, ORBCOMM’s solar-powered GT 1200 series is an ultra-compact dry trailer tracking solution with expanded support for wireless sensors, quicker and safer field installation, an improved solar panel, and many more advanced features. Comes as standalone tracking solution or as an all-in-one, feature-rich device with integrated cargo sensors. Gain complete visibility of trailers virtually anywhere in the world, improve asset utilization and driver efficiency, streamline operations, protect cargo and much more.

Related Products:

IDP-800 (Satellite)
The IDP-800 is a low-profile, fully programmable satellite communications device with an integrated battery compartment that uses the two-way IsatData Pro satellite network for near real-time tracking of trailers, containers, vessels and more.

trailer tracking: IDP-800

GT 2300 (Cellular)
The GT 2300 is a robust, self-powered container tracking device with cellular communications and GPS, providing visibility into the status, movement, loading and unloading transactions of dry intermodal container operations.

intermodal container tracking: GT 2300

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Trailer Tracking

Fleet owners today need complete visibility of their trailers to maximize utilization, reduce operational costs and improve delivery predictability. CargoWatch is a high-performance trailer tracking application optimizing logistics management solutions for transportation service providers. CargoWatch delivers visible fleet status and exception reporting to allow transportation companies to optimize their fleets and achieve a significant return on investment (ROI) immediately.

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“Dry asset tracking has never been easier or more beneficial.”

Steve McLeish, Business Development Manager, Monitoring-Oz Pty. Ltd.

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