Fairchild Freight picks OrbComm's cold chain monitoring solution

OrbComm Inc. (Nasdaq:ORBC) said that Fairchild Freight has selected OrbComm for its dual-mode cold chain telematics solution to track and monitor its refrigerated trailers.

OrbComm will provide both satellite and cellular connectivity through state-of-the-art hardware and a web-based reporting platform for optimal fleet management.

Fairchild Freight will use OrbComm´s cold chain telematics solution to provide comprehensive temperature, fuel management and maintenance data for its refrigerated trailers. Leveraging OrbComm´s proven solution, Fairchild Freight will fully integrate the data with its proprietary back-office platform to optimize temperature compliance and asset utilization.

Deployments began in the first quarter of 2016 and will continue throughout the second quarter of 2016.

OrbComm provides Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication solutions and the only commercial satellite network dedicated to M2M.