The Future of Trailer Telematics: Going Beyond Track & Trace

The Future of Trailer Telematics: Going Beyond Track & Trace

The Benefits of Integrating Trailer Telematics with Fleet Management Systems

Sponsored by Road Ready

The transportation industry is rapidly evolving to meet the demands of businesses and consumers in today’s fast-paced world. Where analytics give fleet managers more valuable insights into their fleets, advanced telematics offer a deeper look at nearly every facet of every trailer. When this powerful data collection is combined with thoughtful analysis, you get straightforward, actionable insights that can give you the power to make much more informed decisions. 

Streamlining Dispatch and Routing

Trailer telematics systems can be seamlessly integrated with fleet management systems, providing a holistic view of operations. By combining telematics data with real-time traffic information, weather conditions, and customer demands, fleet managers can optimize dispatch and routing decisions.

Integration allows for automated dispatching based on trailer availability, location, and driver assignments. By streamlining these processes, fleet managers can reduce manual effort, improve response times, and ensure efficient utilization of trailers.

Data Integration and Analysis

The true power of trailer telematics lies in the ability to collect and analyze vast amounts of data. By integrating telematics data with other fleet management tools such as transportation management systems (TMS) and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, fleet managers can gain valuable insights to drive decision-making.

Data analytics platforms enable fleet managers to perform detailed analysis, identify patterns, and generate actionable insights. For example, analyzing historical data can help identify areas of improvement, optimize routes, and make data-driven decisions regarding maintenance and asset allocation.

Enhancing Driver Communication and Safety

Trailer telematics facilitates real-time communication between drivers and dispatchers, leading to improved operational efficiency and driver safety. Dispatchers can send instructions directly to drivers’ mobile devices, reducing the need for manual communication and minimizing errors.

Furthermore, telematics systems can monitor driver behavior, such as harsh braking or speeding. This data can be used to provide targeted training programs and coaching to drivers, promoting safer driving practices and reducing the risk of accidents.

Road Ready, Powered by Fus1on

Road Ready delivers a wealth of data, thanks to advanced sensors that are easy to install in your fleet of trailers. What takes it to the next level, though, is what’s behind the scenes. Getting and understanding your data has never been easier, or clearer, thanks to Fus1on. Fus1on is a cloud-based data platform from Clarience. 

Fus1on gathers all of the data from your Road Ready sensors and puts it in place, in straightforward metrics that are easy to understand. With Fus1on, you get alerts delivered right to your mobile device, so you’re always in-the-know regarding your fleet. 

Fus1on by Clarience Technologies is a revolutionary data platform that is designed to integrate an unlimited number of data sources.  What makes it unique is not only its ability to “listen” made possible through its digital ear that can read virtually any type of data, but also how it ingests and catalogs what it takes in. Through contextualization, every piece of data is tagged with markers that show any other data in close proximity. This allows Fus1on to let you easily see one complete set of related data from a variety of feeds. From one dashboard, you can see any amount of data you want, including: 

  • GPS Tracking
  • Lights Out Detection
  • Cargo Weight
  • Door Sensor
  • Tire Temperature
  • Wheel-End Health
  • Brake Health
  • Many more

With data at your fingertips, you can make more informed decisions, understand how your fleet is performing compared to the industry at large, and keep your trailers on the road. 

Want to learn more about how advanced trailer telematics are changing the transportation industry? Click here to download the full whitepaper. 

This article is sponsored by Clarience Technologies

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