Transportes Mon-Ro S. A. de C.V. has selected EMS Technologies’ EMS PDT-100 satellite data terminal for its fleet. The company has already installed the PDT-100 on more than 220 trucks, and has immediate plans to install 40 more units.
The satellite provider is Astrum Communications of Monterrey, Mexico, which uses the Mobile Satellite Venture (MSV) North American satellite network.
Mon-Ro moves full truckloads of merchandise between the U.S. and Mexico for many U.S. carriers, such as CFI, Swift, JB Hunt, Wal-Mart and Express Carriers, the company said.
Mon-Ro is using the Track & Trace software solution from internetPlace in conjunction with the EMS PDT-100 terminal for route management, two-way messaging, dispatch coordination, monitoring arrivals, driver's coordination for delay of shipments, and fuel-consumption monitoring. The Track & Trace software is a Transportation Management System solution oriented to carriers. The web-based solution offers full integration with legacy and enterprise resource planning systems, the company said.