Phillips Connect Technologies Archives - Fleet Equipment Magazine
Phillips Connect announces promotions as business expands

Phillips Connect promotes five key employees to support business expansion, customer relations and product development.

Trailers have gotten smarter, but have fleets?

Where we’re at with trailer telematics.

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Phillips details R&D expansion efforts

Under the leadership of Dan Forthoffer, corporate director of R&D, Phillips Industries and Phillips Connect are transforming their R&D capabilities to meet the current and future challenges facing vehicle operators in the evolving transportation industry, the company noted in a recent press release. This expanded initiative supports Phillips Industries, Phillips Connect, and Phillips Europe, and works collaboratively across all

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Geotab, Phillips Connect integrate asset tracking solutions

Geotab and Phillips Connect recently announced that StealthNet and SolarNet asset tracking and management solutions are now available through the Geotab Marketplace Order Now program. Phillips Connect solutions are fully integrated with the MyGeotab platform. StealthNet and SolarNet are IP67 rated, making them ideal solutions for capturing actionable data from trailers, chassis, containers, equipment, and light-duty vehicles that operate in

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Trailer telematics: How data can impact the service process

With on-board trailer telematics becoming increasingly common, fleet trailer service operations are continually finding new ways to benefit from these advanced technologies. “Telematics solutions can use data from critical trailer components to enhance service processes, support uptime and improve highway safety,” said Ross Froat, executive director of FleetPulse, a smart trailer telematics system by Great Dane.

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Phillips Connect’s new facilities support growth of commercial vehicle technology

Phillips Connect expanded its business facilities to accommodate explosive growth since 2020. The new capacities in manufacturing, R&D, warehousing, and a new headquarters complex reflect the increasing recognition of its intuitive and scalable telematics solutions by major transportation and logistics companies. In the last five years, Phillips Connect leveraged long-standing relationships from Phillips Industries with

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Photo gallery: TMC 2022

What a difference six months makes. The last TMC took place in September just as supply chain stranglehold was tightening its grip, and you could feel the frustration in the trucking industry on all sides. This year’s TMC show struck a distinctly more positive note. The press day on Sunday was packed with products and

Phillips Connect introduces smart nosebox to enable trailer telematics

Phillips Connect introduced three new smart nosebox GPS gateways during a press conference held in conjunction with the TMC ’22 Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition. Retrofittable or specified on new equipment, the new Phillips Connect Smart noseboxes transform trailers into managed assets that provide telematics benefits. The Smart S7 Swiveling Nosebox, Smart Q-Box, and Smart

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Evolving beyond ELDs and into connected trailer telematics

It seems obvious. The tractor connects to the trailer, why shouldn’t the telematics? ELDs that provide fleet management solutions beyond electronic logs are ubiquitous now (Thanks, FMCSA) and smart trailer technology that looks beyond location services are finding their way into more and more fleets. In order to connect the two, it takes a partnership.

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Noregon hires Jon Morrison as strategic advisor

Noregon has hired Jon Morrison, previously president of WABCO Americas and now CEO of J&M Strategic Insights LLC, as a strategic advisor for Noregon Systems. In this engagement, Noregon says it will draw upon Morrison’s extensive experience in strategy development, merger and acquisitions, and strategic partnerships in the advanced vehicle technology space. Morrison was president

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Trailer intelligence: How smart are today’s solutions?

Rob Phillips is a man on a mission. Since Phillips Connect announced its open-platform trailer telematics intentions, the company has been growing the intelligence that its trailer telematics offering can deliver. Now the entire trailer telematics space is evolving at a rapid rate. It’s a trajectory that mirrors tractor telematics but with its own set

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Phillips Connect combats trailer cargo theft with two new products

Phillips Connect has released two new SmartLock products designed to safeguard trailer loads–the Phillips Connect SmartLock Gladhand and the SmartLock Door. The SmartLock products ensure that only authorized persons can move or unload the trailer they are attached to, and both are activated or deactivated by a digitally authenticated command completely controlled via Bluetooth LE

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