Solutions: ReeferConnect

Remote Container Management for the Intermodal Supply Chain

Next-Level Intermodal Container Telematics for Permanent or Trip-Based Monitoring and Control

Trusted by the biggest names in the business, ORBCOMM connects over 600,000 transport assets in complex global supply chains.

ReeferConnect is the leading Internet of Things (IoT) solution for remote container management that helps drive more profitable operations on road, rail and sea. It enables real-time tracking and two-way control of refrigerated containers and cargo and helps shipping lines, terminal operators, carriers, cargo owners and other users achieve proven ROI:

  • Protect loads by ensuring optimal temperatures are maintained during transport.
  • Increase utilization and reduce operational costs, risk of cargo loss and asset damage.
  • Reduce claims with immediate reporting of alarm data for rapid response and repair.
  • Track all your assets – reefers, gensets, chassis and dry containers – with a single solution.
  • Minimize pre-trip inspection costs and time; expedite asset turns at port.
  • Reduce costs of monitoring services, infrastructure and 3rd party inspections.
  • Help build loyalty by simply and easily providing customers access to customized data.
  • Enable trip-based or temporary monitoring when permanent installations aren’t an option.
  • Ensure customer and regulatory compliance by capturing live data for food traceability.

ReeferConnect helps you replace uncertainty, lack of visibility and reliance on manual inspections with actionable data to help you make faster and better business decisions. It combines advanced telematics hardware with a fully-revamped, modern user interface that’s both user-friendly and customizable.

Key Features:

  • New and improved UI: Enjoy a newly designed UI featuring complete cross-platform compatibility, a user-friendly experience with customizable workspaces and advanced data search options.
  • Tracking and monitoring with mixed asset support: Gain full visibility of all your assets with real-time GPS location, motion detection, geofence management and off-power operation.
  • Control: Access full two-way communications from the application, including climate control, data log downloads, device and reefer micro over-the-air software uploads.
  • Reefer data: Get insight into scheduled and event-triggered reefer status and vital health sign reporting, reduce cargo spoilage with alarms and automated notifications and store and manage data during coverage blockage or outages.
  • Trip-based and temporary monitoring: Monitor containers on a per-trip basis or perform temporary installations in terminals for short-term container monitoring.
  • Pre-trip inspection: Perform automated pre-trip inspections while in transit to reduce man hours and expedite deliveries at ports.
  • Seamless integration: Take advantage of seamless integration with Carrier, Thermo King, Daikin, Star Cool and customer backend systems. ReeferConnect also integrates with ORBCOMM’s VesselConnect application, which enables local and remote management and control of refrigerated containers on board a sea vessel.
  • Easy installation: Rest easy knowing the hardware installs inside or outside control cabinet in 15 minutes or less. It also co-exists with legacy PLM, so there’s no need to scrap existing hardware investment.

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5 Reasons to Choose ReeferConnect for Remote Container Management

1. Protect Cargo and Reduce Damage/Claims
Track and troubleshoot climate conditions in real time, identify deviations and make remote changes to settings to ensure cargo integrity.

2. Improve Fleet Management and Utilization
Eliminate black holes with real-time GPS tracking and geofences to gain full asset visibility in-transit on road, rail or sea, as well as in container terminals and depots.

3. Dramatically Reduce Manual Inspection Costs
Perform automated pre-trip inspections that would normally take up to 6 hours to reduce labor costs and expedite asset turns at port.

4. Get Immediate Notification of Alarms and Alerts
Receive fully customizable, automated alarms for immediate notification of malfunctions and critical issues, enabling rapid response to help reduce 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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