Container, Chassis, and Trailer Tracking
Get full visibility of your trailers and containers from the yard to final destination
We offer an extensive range of products tailored exclusively for your needs, catering to businesses of all sizes, from small companies to large enterprises.
The Asset Gateway is an all-purpose tracking and monitoring product, providing asset movement and location visibility with the benefits of significantly low maintenance, and long battery life. This makes the Asset Gateway ideal for long-term remote applications requiring minimal or no maintenance at all (e.g., chassis, container, trailer, dolly set, generators, crane parts, etc.) and is suitable for use in extreme operating temperatures, in which charging, and performance can be challenging.
By utilizing GPS technology, cellular connectivity, and optional sensors, the Asset Gateway enables businesses to track and monitor assets in real-time. It provides valuable information for asset management, security, and optimizing operational efficiency.
Powerfleet’s Asset Gateway integrates with Unity, our SaaS-based fleet intelligence platform that ingests, processes, and consolidates data from every asset, vehicle, and person. Through advanced data intelligence, Unity unifies business operations.
The Logistics Gateway is an asset tracking product that provides continuous real-time visibility while in transit. This includes high-frequency reporting on the location, status, and condition of assets (e.g., dry van, reefer trailers, chassis, flatbed trailers, etc.) and freight, in addition to more accurate arrival and departure information to better plan and manage supply chain resources.
The Logistics Gateway leverages constant external power for frequent tethered reporting. It also features long-lasting, rechargeable battery with extended operation, making it suitable for monitoring cargo state changes and movements in yards and terminals. Optional wireless sensors offer enhanced visibility into cargo images, status, as well as asset condition reporting, including loaded/empty status, container mounting, transit/idle status, and more.
Powerfleet’s Logistics Gateway integrates with Unity, the SaaS-based fleet intelligence platform that ingests, processes, and consolidates data from every asset, vehicle, and person. Through advanced data intelligence, Unity unifies business operations.
The Logistics Gateway – Solar is a self-contained, multi-powered asset tracking and wireless sensor gateway, featuring solar operation/recharge, supercapacitor rechargeable power, and primary battery backup. This combination provides enhanced flexibility and ensures years of maintenance-free performance.
The Logistics Gateway – Solar establishes a seamless wireless connection with our FreightCam and other wireless sensors, enabling a comprehensive view of the cargo and capturing essential operational and environmental data such as tire pressure monitoring, temperature, humidity, shock, cargo tag, and more.
The Dual-mode version of the Logistics Gateway – Solar, also incorporates bidirectional Iridium® satellite communication as a fallback when CAT-1/LTE cellular communication is unavailable. This dual-mode communication ensures uninterrupted coverage in scenarios where there are coverage gaps due to rural networks, cross-border/network operation, or adverse conditions like natural disasters and extreme weather.
Powerfleet’s Logistics Gateway – Solar, integrates with Unity, our SaaS-based fleet intelligence platform that ingests, processes, and consolidates data from every asset, vehicle, and person. Through advanced data intelligence, Unity unifies business operations.
The Cold Chain Gateway is Powerfleet’s cellular and optional satellite-backup, dual-mode communication device, for monitoring and remotely controlling refrigerated trailers and cargo. It utilizes 4G/LTE cellular data as its primary two-way communication mode, with the option for global satellite communication from Iridium® as a backup. The optional satellite backup provides continuous coverage in scenarios where there are cellular network issues, cross-border operations, or during natural disasters and extreme weather conditions.
The Cold Chain Gateway enables remote configuration of refrigeration units in real time and provides valuable operational data such as location, temperature set point(s), inlet and outlet air temperature(s), fuel level, and alarm events. With instant notifications, it ensures compliance with food safety regulations and supports sustainable and efficient cold chain operations.
Powerfleet’s Cold Chain Gateway integrates with Unity, our SaaS-based fleet intelligence platform that ingests, processes, and consolidates data from every asset, vehicle, and person. Through advanced data intelligence, Unity unifies business operations.
The FreightCam combines a high-resolution camera, image recognition processor, door sensor, and artificial intelligence (AI) to deliver comprehensive cargo visibility throughout the entire transportation cycle. It accurately reports load and empty status while providing detailed cargo insights. Loaded, empty, and cargo Images are configured to update on key transportation events (e.g., door closed, begin/end of drive). Additionally, Cargo Images can be remotely triggered on-demand and/or according to a predefined schedule.
It installs on swing or roll doors to provide the best vantage point for true loading efficiency analysis, without the risk of being obscured by cargo loaded against the front wall. Utilizing advanced wireless technology, the FreightCam can be mounted on the rear door(s) of the trailer, while the host tracking device is positioned at the front. This configuration ensures reliability, minimizes damage risks, maximizes solar recharge for the host device, and optimizes cargo visibility.
The FreightCam can connect with Powerfleet’s Logistics Gateway and Logistics Gateway – Solar to provide real-time event reporting. The Gateways integrate with Unity, our SaaS-based fleet intelligence platform that ingests, processes, and consolidates data from every asset, vehicle, and person.
The Temperature Sensor is a factory-sealed, IP69K rated, standalone, wireless temperature logging/broadcast sensor with integrated accelerometer and magnetic (door close/open) sensors, featuring long battery life. It is designed to mount inside cold chain storage and transportation environments or be packaged with commodities, to provide end-to-end temperature remote visibility and high-frequency history.
It functions within a wide temperature range, operating from -30°C to +85°C, and ensures accuracy of < ±1°C between -25°C and 85°C, with a minimum resolution of 0.1°C. With the ability to store up to 3,000 readings between log uploads, this sensor guarantees reliable data retention. Its rugged design adheres to EN 60068-2-27 for shock resistance and EN 12830 for vibration resistance, ensuring durability in demanding environments.
The Temperature Sensor employs 2.4 GHz wireless technology for seamless communication with Powerfleet’s range of logistics management products. It can also connect with any other hub that supports 2.4 GHz communication, including smartphones, tablets, and OEM hubs.
The Temperature Sensor connects with Powerfleet’s Gateways to provide real-time event reporting, which in turn integrate with Unity, our SaaS-based fleet intelligence platform that ingests, processes, and consolidates data from every asset, vehicle, and person.
The Mount and Load Sensor provides next-level intelligence on chassis and container availability status. Installed on the chassis, it detects the weight displacement on the axle to determine if a container is mounted (loaded on/off) and its load status (loaded/empty). This functionality enables quicker turnarounds, enhances capacity, and maximizes chassis utilization for optimal efficiency.
The Mount and Load Sensor is paired with Powerfleet’s Logistics Gateway to offer real-time tracking and frequent reporting on the location, status, and condition of chassis. This comprehensive solution ensures complete visibility of your containers from the moment they leave the yard until they reach their destination.
The Mount and Load sensor integrates with Unity, the SaaS-based fleet intelligence platform that ingests, processes, and consolidates data from every asset, vehicle, and person. Through advanced data intelligence, Unity unifies business operations.
Our hardware products seamlessly integrate with our data-powered applications, forming cohesive and synergistic solutions that maximize performance and unlock unparalleled insights.
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Two years ago, we could buy a dry van trailer for $30,000 – today, they are $50,000. Some receivers use our trailers as an extension of their warehouse. One of our customers has 20-25 of our trailers at any given time. Powerfleet’s solution has allowed me to see when a trailer has been dropped for more than seven to ten days. Powerfleet’s solution lets us see where our trailers are at any time and enables better communication with our customers because we are armed with accurate data to hold them accountable.
This solution has more than helped cut costs and increase productivity and safety. The data and reports we receive provides our team with more knowledge than we ever knew possible.
For us, time was of the essence as we were on the verge of losing visibility on our newly acquired equipment when we initiated collaboration with Powerfleet. What we find impressive is Powerfleet’s ability to have implemented everything we wanted within a tight deadline, be it providing connectivity or the system reprogramming. This saved us a lot of trouble with potential idling of our equipment.
Powerfleet’s solutions gave us the tools we needed to run the most efficient—and profitable—trailer fleet. From finding lost trailers and right-sizing our trailer pools to reducing new trailer buys, our tracking system has added over $1 million to our bottom line.
Relying on conventional methods, such as safety trainings and conversations, isn’t enough. Working with Powerfleet allows us to elevate our safety standards, reduce costs, increase longevity of our vehicles, and help the environment with better fuel consumption.
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