Woodcliff Lake, NJ, and Plano, TX, November 18, 2013—Asset Intelligence, a leading provider of M2M transportation asset management solutions and a subsidiary of I.D. Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDSY), has extended its portfolio of container tracking solutions with its new VeriWise™ Intermodal Cellular solution.
“Our Intermodal Cellular product maximizes container fleet utilization and minimizes container idle time by providing visibility of loading/unloading events and generating real-time data on load status throughout the shipment cycle,” said Doug Hoehn, I.D. Systems SVP Americas Sales. “The system has demonstrated the ability to reduce shipment cycle times by an average of 72 hours per container per month, and increase shipment volume and revenue by 10%—without increasing fleet size.”
The VeriWise™ Intermodal Cellular system features:
- Real-time location tracking via GPS satellites and GSM cellular technology
- A low-profile, modular design that enables simple, secure installation—between either the horizontal or vertical corrugated ridges of a standard intermodal container—in under 30 minutes
- A patent-pending, light-based cargo sensor that provides the functionality of a wired door sensor without the installation cost or risk of damage to exposed cables
- Rugged construction, with integrated GPS/cellular antenna and long-life battery, for years of reliable, maintenance-free operation
- An optional security package that prevents tampering and allows quick, easy battery replacement without having to open the container
Hoehn added, “We have tested the VeriWise Intermodal Cellular solution extensively with leading North American domestic container owners and are very pleased with customer feedback. The simple installation, robust reliability and minimal maintenance of the system makes deployment painless, which allows our customers to focus solely on improving their container fleet utilization and increasing bottom line profits.”
About VeriWise™ Solutions
VeriWise asset tracking systems combine sensor, wireless, and web technologies to provide real-time visibility and control of trailers and their cargo. The systems automatically identify, analyze, and respond to critical transportation issues to improve the efficiency and security of logistics operations.
VeriWise Track & Trace is a low-cost, easy-to-deploy, asset tracking system that provides real-time data to improve the efficiency and security of trailer and container fleets. It is designed for quick, easy, flexible installation on a wide range of cargo-carrying assets, with patented power management technology to provide exceptionally long battery life and years of maintenance-free operation.
VeriWise Dry Van is an advanced trailer monitoring system with patented full-length cargo detection sensors and solar charging technology. The system reports reliable, uninterrupted trailer location and loaded/ unloaded status—even if the trailer is disconnected from tractor power for an extended period—resulting in faster trailer turns, increased asset utilization, improved cargo security, and optimal fleet efficiency.
VeriWise Reefer is a refrigerated trailer management solution, which has been integrated with both Thermo King and Carrier, the world’s leading reefer manufacturers. It allows users to manage temperature set points remotely and react to problems quickly, with real-time alerts based on automatic exception data analysis.
About I.D. Systems and Asset Intelligence
Headquartered in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, with subsidiaries in Texas, Germany, and the United Kingdom, I.D. Systems is a leading global provider of wireless solutions for securing, controlling, tracking, and managing high-value enterprise assets, including rental cars, industrial vehicles, trailers, containers, and cargo. The Company’s patented technologies address the needs of organizations to monitor and analyze their assets to increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, and improve profitability. For more information, please visit www.powerfleet.com.
Asset Intelligence, an I.D. Systems subsidiary based in Plano, Texas, is a leading provider of trailer and container tracking solutions for manufacturers, retailers, shippers and freight transportation providers. It offers a full range of solutions to improve safety, security and productivity throughout global supply chains.
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