I.D. Systems Wins Contract for 400 Dry Van Trailer Tracking Systems From Roly’s Trucking
WOODCLIFF LAKE, N.J. and PLANO, Texas, May 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Asset Intelligence subsidiary of I.D. Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:IDSY), a leading provider of wireless solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things, has executed a contract with Roly’s Trucking, Inc., a California-based transportation company, to deploy its VeriWise™ Dry Van cellular system for tracking and managing trailers and cargo. Roly’s will implement the system on 400 trailers. The five-year contract is expected to contribute to I.D. Systems’ recurring revenue stream starting in the second quarter of 2015.
“This contract reflects the unique competitive advantages of our GSM-D300 solution—our latest-generation trailer tracking technology designed specifically to maximize trailer utilization and reduce capital investment and operating costs,” said Norman Ellis, I.D. Systems’ COO. “The GSM-D300 combines a patented light sensor with a trailer-length cargo sensor to provide reliable, accurate reporting of trailer loading/unloading and load status through the shipment cycle. This technology has demonstrated the ability to reduce cycle times by an average of 72 hours per trailer per month, and increase shipment volume and revenue by 10%, without increasing fleet size.”
“We chose the VeriWise Dry Van cellular solution because it installs quickly and easily, gives us real-time trailer location, and provides exceptionally accurate cargo-sensing data,” said Rolando Garcia, president of Roly’s Trucking. “Plus, with five-year battery life, rugged environmental ratings, and a design that allows easy access from outside the trailer, we felt that the VeriWise system would be easy to maintain and serve as the most cost-effective long-term solution for us.”
Features of the VeriWise GSM-D300 dry van and cargo tracking solution include:
- One person can install the system in 20-30 minutes.
- Real-time location tracking via GPS triggers automatic notifications when exception events occur.
- Even when a trailer is disconnected from a tractor, the system will still report data (for up to 5 months).
- The system’s patented light sensor functions like a wired door sensor—without the installation cost or risk of damage to exposed cables.
- GSM-D300 meets IP69K and SAE J1455 environmental standards.
- A 7-way tractor power connection ensures reliable charging of the system’s 5-year battery.
- The system can be swapped quickly and easily from trailer to trailer.
- Advanced fleet data analytics are also offered, as an option.
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 Intermodal container management system helps increase asset utilization and reduce transit cycle times. The system enables visibility and control of containers from the seaport to the rail yard and ultimately to the final destination, marking loading and unloading events, which helps increase shipments and revenue per container.
VeriWise Chassis tracking system provides visibility to chassis location and loaded/unloaded status. The system also captures gate times/locations and container mount times/locations to start and stop the billing clock, resulting in high data reliability and more accurate billing.
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—designed for faster trailer turns, increased asset utilization, improved cargo security, and optimal fleet efficiency.
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.
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, Inc. is a leading global provider of wireless M2M solutions for the Industrial Internet of Things. The company’s patented technology secures, controls, tracks, and manages high-value enterprise assets, including industrial vehicles, rental cars, trailers, containers, and cargo. The company’s solutions address the needs of organizations to monitor and analyze their assets to increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, and improve profitability. I.D. Systems holds more than 75 patents related to its wireless solutions and has deployed VMS systems in more than 20 countries around the world. For more information, please visit www.id-systems.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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Released May 11, 2015