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Royal Freight, a shipping and transportation company based in McAllen, Texas, has begun using a wireless locating system to track the location and status of its trailers throughout North America. The new system provides the company with visibility into the location of the trailers and the cargo they contain, and also offers status alerts in the event that a trailer is opened while in transit. What's more, the system provides more robust power management that includes solar power panels.
With the new system, Royal Freight expects to have greater location data about each of its trailers as they are being transported by its own tractors and drivers, as well as by third-party transportation providers. In addition, the firm anticipates being able to ensure greater security for the trailers' freight-typically, consumer goods and just-in-time raw materials and components.
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