Monitor Trailers and Containers for Enhanced Logistics and Cargo Security

From tracking intermodal containers and trailers to ensuring cargo security, solutions based on SkyWave satellite communication products and applications provide cost-effective, near-real-time monitoring of valuable fixed and mobile assets.

With SkyWave systems and solutions, users can maintain vital links with containers and trailers over low- and medium-bandwidth satellite- and cellular-based communications networks.

Increase Efficiency: Locate Containers and Protect Cargo

  • Identify the location of empty and full containers using location and sensor data to avoid having containers sit idle.
  • Reduce the risk and insurance costs associated with spoiled goods and cargo theft.
  • Keep perishable cargo at the correct temperature in refrigerated containers by managing temperature sensors

Enhance Security: Prevent Cargo Theft and Find Stolen Goods

  • Prevent cargo theft and ensure the safety of goods by collecting data from door, cargo, and tire pressure sensors.
  • Track the location of a container or trailer in the event of a theft by leveraging GPS location information.

Improve Customer Service: Communicate Shipment Location and Accurate ETAs

  • Deliver valuable shipment location information to customers as an additional service.
  • Provide accurate Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) of any shipment to customers to support just-in-time operations.

Featured Product: IDP-800 – Track Trailers, Containers and More

Trailer tracking with the IDP-800

The IDP-800 series of satellite communication terminals uses the two-way IsatData Pro satellite service for remotely tracking and managing fixed and mobile assets anywhere in the world. This low profile terminal is ideal for tracking trailers, containers, vehicles and vessels, and can either be powered by non-rechargeable or rechargeable batteries, or by vehicle power. The IDP-800 can also be purchased with optional remote antenna.

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ORBCOMM Devices & Modems

In January 2015, ORBCOMM Inc. announced that it had completed the acquisition of SkyWave Mobile Communications.

ORBCOMM offers a variety of hardware devices, modems and applications designed specifically for tracking and monitoring trailers, containers, reefers, railcars and more. ORBCOMM provides cost-effective, powerful devices track and monitor assets anywhere in the world with complete global coverage using satellite, cellular and dual-mode technology.

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Introducing the Battery-Powered IDP-800

IDP-800 is optimized to track unpowered equipment such as trailers, containers and other mobile assets.

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