18 December 2013
ORBCOMM Inc. (NASDAQ: ORBC) has announced a multi-year agreement with Hub Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HUBG) to deploy ORBCOMM´s GT 2300 state-of-the-art intermodal container tracking and monitoring platform.
Hub Group will integrate ORBCOMM´s GT 2300 solution to more accurately identify loading and unloading events, which should reduce container idle time and increase customer satisfaction. Hub Group anticipates ORBCOMM´s advanced GT 2300 platform will improve the information flow across the multiple touch points between its intermodal/drayage and back-office operations, providing customers with greater visibility to their loads.
ORBCOMM´s GT 2300 uses customizable reporting profiles to optimize critical data delivery and power management for extended battery life. This unique device is also designed to fit internally within the container corrugations to avoid damage during cargo loading, unloading and movement.
ORBCOMM is a global provider of machine-to-machine solutions. It is headquartered in Rochelle Park, New Jersey and has its network control centre in Dulles, Virginia. For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com.
Hub Group is a leading asset-light freight transportation management company providing comprehensive intermodal, truck brokerage and logistics services. The company operates through a network of offices and independent agents throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.