Transicold to offer telematics system for transport refrigeration units

Carrier Transicold has offered a customized telematics solution that will deliver advanced capabilities for its transport refrigeration units (TRUs), the company said.

The company said the new telematics solution will help fleets manage their refrigerated assets by enabling remote refrigeration unit monitoring, control and diagnostics, data management and other value-added capabilities.

ORBCOMM Inc., a global provider of machine-to-machine and IoT solutions, was selected to develop the system according to design and qualification requirements specified by Carrier Transicold.

Carrier Transicold is a part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX). The company provides customers with container refrigeration systems and generator sets, direct-drive and diesel truck units, and trailer refrigeration systems.