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Globe Tracker Partners With GIT on Intermodal Container Tracking

Globe Tracker International ApS, a vendor of asset tracking and monitoring systems, is collaborating with GIT Satellite Communications on technology to improve the satellite tracking of intermodal containers.

The deal integrates hardened satellite connectivity into the Globe Tracker product. The companies said they were responding to increasing customer demand for continuous global visibility of intermodal containers and real-time cargo alarms that are outside the scope of cellular communications coverage in remote areas. They intend to have the technologies integrated within the next 60 days. GIT Satellite Communications provides design, integration and specialty systems to global markets.

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The deal integrates hardened satellite connectivity into the Globe Tracker product. The companies said they were responding to increasing customer demand for continuous global visibility of intermodal containers and real-time cargo alarms that are outside the scope of cellular communications coverage in remote areas. They intend to have the technologies integrated within the next 60 days. GIT Satellite Communications provides design, integration and specialty systems to global markets.

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