ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that it has been selected by Gulick Trucking, Inc. (Gulick) to provide industry-leading telematics solutions for its mixed fleet of dry van and refrigerated trailers.
Based in Vancouver, WA, 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 robust 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 Chief Executive Officer. “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.”
“By partnering with ORBCOMM, we have gained complete visibility into our trailer fleet, which is a real advantage in helping us operate our business more efficiently and better serve our customers, which is our top priority,” said Rhonda Boni-Burden, Operations Manager of Gulick Trucking Inc. “By integrating the ORBCOMM solution into TMW Suite®, we can access actionable, real-time data and manage and control all of our assets seamlessly through a single platform whether they are en route or at their final destination.”
Gulick will complete deployment of ORBCOMM’s solutions across most of fleet by the end of the third quarter of 2016.