Qualcomm and J.B. Hunt sign intermodal deal

San Diego-based satellite communications provider Qualcomm has sealed a deal with truckload giant J.B. Hunt to provide its OmniExpress mobile communications system for J.B. Hunt’s intermodal trailer fleet. Qualcomm, which has supplied its communication systems to J.B. Hunt for 10 years, said its OmniExpress system is a Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) based digital wireless management system that

San Diego-based satellite communications provider Qualcomm has sealed a deal with truckload giant J.B. Hunt to provide its OmniExpress mobile communications system for J.B. Hunt’s intermodal trailer fleet.

Qualcomm, which has supplied its communication systems to J.B. Hunt for 10 years, said its OmniExpress system is a Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) based digital wireless management system that provides near real-time, two-way communications and vehicle-position reporting data.

Features include two-way data communications, store-and-forward messaging, automatic vehicle tracking using integrated Global Positioning System (GPS), as well as data integration capabilities with routing and scheduling systems, and business-specific office applications.

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