New Trailer Tracking Solutions to Deliver Better Access, Increased Visibility and Enriched Driver Satisfaction
Omnitracs and SkyBitz partner to provide unmatched tracking solution for customers
DALLAS, October 7, 2019 – Omnitracs, LLC, the global pioneer of fleet management solutions to transportation and logistics companies, today announced a technology partnership with SkyBitz Inc., a leader in IoT telematics solutions. Together, they will offer customers a more extensive range of advanced fleet and trailer-tracking solutions, integrating technology and tools with greater data insight for fleet managers, dispatchers, and drivers.
Asset tracking and communication between connected vehicles, specifically tractors and trailers or containers, allows for a fleet to get near real-time visibility into their fleet’s operations and reduce theft. Through this partnership, customers of both Omnitracs and SkyBitz will benefit from a purpose-built integration between platforms that will expedite the development of analytics and automation for fleet management, allowing for increased efficiency.
“The Omnitracs partnership supports our mission of providing customers with end-to-end fleet and asset management solutions, increasing visibility from inside the cab through to the trailer, enabling commercial fleets to make decisions that positively impact their bottom line,” said Henry Popplewell, President of SkyBitz. “We are excited to bring this enriched technology to market with Omnitracs and look forward to collectively driving innovation in the transportation industry.”
With these new integrated Trailer Tracking solutions, customers of Omnitracs and SkyBitz will benefit from the following:
- Access to a more robust range of solutions, greatly expanding the scope of assets and insights offered
- Communication between in-cab and trailer telematics devices, providing drivers and back-office personnel immediate verification of tractor-trailer connections and catalyzing real-time data sharing between systems
- An unmatched compilation of integrated driver, vehicle, and asset management tools
“Through this partnership with SkyBitz, Omnitracs is furthering its commitment to working with industry-leading partners to provide paramount solutions to our customers and the market at large,” said Ray Greer, Chief Executive Officer at Omnitracs. “The integration with SkyBitz not only significantly advances the trailer tracking capabilities for customers but also allows us to continue to focus on the open platform strategy of Omnitracs One and the consolidation of data within the platform across applications.”
To learn more about Omnitracs’ next-generation IoT fleet management platform for enterprise-grade mobility, please visit www.omnitracs.com/one.
About SkyBitz Inc.
SkyBitz delivers end-to-end asset management solutions for businesses seeking to improve margins by automating workflow and human processes using intelligent data and devices. With over 30 years of commercial telematics experience, SkyBitz provides rapidly deployable solutions for customers in oil and gas, transportation and logistics, and industrial markets. SkyBitz Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Telular Corporation, a business unit of AMETEK, Inc. AMETEK Inc. (NYSE: AME) is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annualized sales of approximately $4.8 billion.
About Omnitracs, LLC
Omnitracs, LLC is a global pioneer of trucking solutions for all business models. Omnitracs’ more than 1,000 employees deliver software-as-a-service-based solutions to help over 14,000 customers manage nearly 1,100,000 assets in more than 70 countries. The company pioneered the use of commercial vehicle telematics 30 years ago and serves today as a powerhouse of innovative, intuitive technologies. Omnitracs transforms the transportation industry through technology and insight, featuring best-in-class solutions for compliance, safety and security, productivity, telematics and tracking, transportation management (TMS), planning and delivery, data and analytics, and professional services.