FleetLocate FL Flex is the future of trailer management – a powerful, customizable GPS tracking solution that arms fleets and OEMs alike with a single, proven device to support a myriad of configurations. A flexible base unit allows you to configure or tailor the solution to meet your fleet’s needs with a solar panel, or with sensors such as door, cargo, temperature, tire pressure, etc.
Trailer/Asset Intelligence Resource Center
Trailer/Asset Intelligence Resource Center
What is a “smart trailer”?
Better trailer management requires better visibility. Your trailer tracking system should be doing much more than locating your trailers once or twice daily. Ideally, it should connect you to a continuous stream of rich data that supports faster, smarter, more profitable business decisions.
How Is FleetLocate Advancing Smart Trailer?
Smart Trailer is the Future: The Future Is Now!
Hear how IntelliScan technology by Spireon takes cargo sensor accuracy to new, unprecedented levels, in short video clips from a webinar featuring Reza Hemmati, Spireon Vice President of Product Management.
A Day in the Life of an Asset Manager
Spireon FleetLocate is a complete trailer management solution that captures a wealth of Rich Data at the trailer level, and then translates this data into easy-to-understand, actionable business intelligence that increases your trailer productivity and efficiencies while reducing waste and costs.
IntelliScan® technology by Spireon is an advanced method of load detection that leverages a proprietary combination of optical imaging and laser time of flight technologies to deliver unprecedented accuracy in cargo sensing. With IntelliScan®, your FleetLocate cargo sensor will read the entire 53’ trailer, reliably and accurately, in extreme environmental conditions, and with varied load types such as “soft” cargo like carpet or paper. Play the animation below to see how it works.
Find Out How Smart Trailer Data is Used in the Industry — And What You Should Do About It
Survey data shows that very few trucking carriers fully leverage smart trailer data. Find out exactly what data other carriers are gathering and using, and how you can use that to your competitive advantage.
In this informative white paper, you’ll learn:
- How many carriers are taking advantage of everything their GPS-enabled smart trailers have to offer
- What benefits of smart trailer systems are seen as most beneficial by other carriers
- How widely GPS tracking technology is currently used in the industry
- Why your competitors are using smart trailers
- And more
Don’t let your competitors gain an edge — get the facts now!
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Other Industry Resources
- Fleets Using ‘Smart Trailers’ to Protect Cargo, Components and Profits – CCJ
- Where to Start with Trailer Telematics – Fleet Equipment
- Carriers, Suppliers Work to Boost Utilization of Cargo Sensors – Transport Topics
- Optimizing Trailer Utilization: Using Telematics to Operate Assets More Efficiently – Fleet Equipment
- Detention Time Continues to Creep Up at Docks Across the Country – TCA
- Bita Standards Council Ratifies and Publishes First Data Standard – BiTA
Other FMCSA Resources
GLOSSARY OF TERMS
CVSA – Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
FAST Act – Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act
For-Hire Carrier – Company in the business of transporting freight belonging to others.
Intermodal Transportation –The transportation movement involving more than one mode (e.g., rail/motor, motor/air, rail/water).
ISS (ISS-D) – Inspection Selection System
LTL (Less-Than-Truckload) – A quantity of freight less than that required for the application of truckload (TL) rate; usually less than 10,000 pounds.
LTL Carrier –Trucking company which consolidates less-than-truckload cargo for multiple destinations on one vehicle
Reefer – Refrigerated trailer with insulate walls and a self-powered refrigeration unit. Most commonly used for transporting food.
Smart Trailer – a telematics concept where a hub, or gateway, gathers the status of cargo and trailer components to provide a continuous stream of rich data that supports faster, smarter, more profitable business decisions and enables the user to use that data to improve the return on that asset.