Trimble and Digi collaborate on cold chain monitoring

Sunnyvale, California: Trimble and Digi International collaborated to enable Trimble fleet customers to use the SmartSense by Digi system on refrigerated trailers.

This fleet-focused initiative reportedly is part of both Trimble and Digi’s effort to connect the supply chain. Trimble and Digi previously announced an integration of Digi’s temperature monitoring data into Trimble’s shipment visibility platform for shippers, third-party logistics providers and carriers.

Digi’s SmartSense allows remote monitoring to improve productivity, compliance and quality control. Designed to deliver real-time insight, SmartSense provides a subscription-based service that continuously and wirelessly monitors task management activities and the temperature of perishable, high-value goods in different industries such as food services, healthcare, transportation and logistics or retail.

“This collaboration gives our refrigerated fleet customers the opportunity to improve cold chain safety and compliance through SmartSense,” said Adrian Harding, director, product strategy for Transportation Division, Trimble. “We recognize the market need for an integrated cold chain trailer tracking solution, and Digi and Trimble are working together to maximize our customers’ safety, efficiency and visibility.”

“The prevention of illness and potential contamination in foodservice, food monitoring, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries is obviously a top priority, but organizations can also see tremendous business benefit with automated cold chain safety solutions,” said Kevin Riley, president, Digi.

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