Trailer tracking

GE TIP has announced five new options are available for its GE VeriWise trailer-tracking system. Two are hardware-based features: Cargo sensor uses optic technology to the inside of a trailer. It monitors shipments in transit and generates reports on cargo status changes from loaded to empty or vice versa. Door sensor enables event reporting with location, time and date of a trailer door's opening

GE TIP has announced five new options are available for its GE VeriWise trailer-tracking system.

Two are hardware-based features:

  • Cargo sensor uses optic technology to “show” the inside of a trailer. It monitors shipments in transit and generates reports on cargo status changes from loaded to empty or vice versa.

  • Door sensor enables event reporting with location, time and date of a trailer door's opening or closing. Compatible with both swing and roll-up doors.



Three features are software-based:

  • Hook/drop notification enables reporting when a trailer is coupled or uncoupled from a tractor. Can be used to get such detail on trailer usage as measuring actual time hooked or dropped vs. operational targets.

  • Geo-fencing allows unlimited “construction” of multiple geographic boundaries around specific addresses. A trailer passing through an assigned boundary generates an event report in real time.

  • Low-battery notification automates battery maintenance by generating an event report. Designed to avoid costly battery replacement and eliminates need to keep a log of dropped or untethered days.



The company also announced an enhanced web interface for GE VeriWise tracking. Accessible to registered customers via www.tiptrailers.com, the tool provides easier data access and allows reconfiguring of event reporting for individuals or groups of trailers. The enhancements let fleets customize the data they get and easily export that data into a spreadsheet.

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