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Carrier Transicold Offering Telematics System for Reefer Transport

Carrier Transicold will offer a customized telematics system for transporting refrigeration units (TRUs).

The offering will help truck fleets to manage their refrigerated assets by enabling remote TRU monitoring, control and diagnostics; data management, and other value-added capabilities, the company said. Carrier Transicold selected Orbcomm Inc., a provider of machine-to-machine and internet of things technology, to develop the system. With field trials nearing completion, Carrier Transicold expects the full release of the system to take place in North America in 2017, followed by rollouts in Europe and other regions. Carrier Transicold develops container refrigeration systems and generator sets, direct-drive and diesel truck units, and trailer refrigeration systems. It is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

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The offering will help truck fleets to manage their refrigerated assets by enabling remote TRU monitoring, control and diagnostics; data management, and other value-added capabilities, the company said. Carrier Transicold selected Orbcomm Inc., a provider of machine-to-machine and internet of things technology, to develop the system. With field trials nearing completion, Carrier Transicold expects the full release of the system to take place in North America in 2017, followed by rollouts in Europe and other regions. Carrier Transicold develops container refrigeration systems and generator sets, direct-drive and diesel truck units, and trailer refrigeration systems. It is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

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