ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC) will be providing their industry-leading cold chain telematics solution to track, monitor and control its fleet of refrigerated trailers for LTI Trucking Services, a nationwide truckload carrier and full-service logistics company based in St. Louis, Missouri — ORBCOMM will provide cellular connectivity, state-of-the-art hardware, wireless fuel and door sensors, along with a web-based reporting platform for optimal fleet management.
LTI will use ORBCOMM’s cold chain telematics solution to provide comprehensive temperature, fuel management and maintenance data for its refrigerated trailer fleet transporting perishable food, beverage and confectionary products. Leveraging ORBCOMM’s solution, LTI will fully integrate the data with its proprietary back-office platform to optimize asset utilization and compliance with the FDA’s Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). ORBCOMM’s advanced solution also integrates closely with McLeod LoadMaster® transportation management platform. The Loadmaster® two-way interface enables LTI to capture near real-time trailer data, including operational condition and GPS position, through one comprehensive system.
LTI Trucking Services is currently installing the ORBCOMM solution and expects to complete full fleet deployment in the first quarter of 2018.
Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM’s CEO, reported that ORBCOMM’s premier cold chain monitoring solution provides LTI with a strong competitive advantage that helps to ensure successful, efficient operations for every shipment moving along the supply chain.
Phil Hamel, CFO and COO of LTI Trucking Services noted that ORBCOMM offers the most robust solution with the best end-to-end service on the market today to meet customers’ needs — there will be additional ROI benefits in fuel savings, improved asset utilization and reduced claims once we their solution has been deployed across the company's entire fleet.