SkyBitz earns Frost & Sullivan award for product innovation

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SkyBitz, a satellite-based mobile asset tracking and information management service provider, announced that it has been awarded the 2008 Product Innovation Award by Frost & Sullivan in the North American regional fleet telematics market. The Frost & Sullivan Product Innovation Award is bestowed annually to a company based on excellence in technology and new products.

The company’s GLS Asset Tracking patented product suite — including Cargo Sensor, Tractor/Trailer ID and the new Reefer Control Solution, along with SkyBitz’s InSight Web application — is designed to improve supply chain visibility and provide efficient streamlined tools for fleet owners to manage their assets effectively. More than 500 fleets throughout North America now rely on the patented SkyBitz GLS technology to track in excess of 150,000 mobile assets, according to the company.

“SkyBitz’s new products increase the number of information data points available to fleet owners regarding the location and use of their assets,” says Sandeep Kar, program manager of heavy truck technologies at Frost & Sullivan. “They also enhance fleet owners’ decision-making ability to efficiently manage their assets. By releasing value-added products and services that address the transportation industry’s desire for low-cost installation and maintenance, SkyBitz has expanded its customer base and positioned itself as an undisputed leader in this market.”