CarrierWeb launches ReeferMate

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CarrierWeb, one of the leading mobile communication and information management service providers, announced the launch of the ReeferMate control solution, an affordable refrigeration monitoring and control technology. ReeferMate’s real-time, two-way communication and control allows for complete visibility and enables fleet managers to monitor, manage and control all reefer assets from anywhere.

CarrierWeb’s ReeferMate interfaces directly to the microprocessor controllers of reefer units provided by all major manufacturers. ReeferMate is built with rugged, weatherproof components and is mounted in the cowling of the reefer compartment – all wiring, cabling and connectors are included – to support continuous monitoring. The unit ties directly into the reefer power source or via the 7-way hitch, allowing real-time position, fuel and door monitoring when the reefer is turned off.

“Our customers are always looking to increase operating efficiencies and the CarrierWeb ReeferMate offering is an important tool to help them quickly achieve those business objectives,” stated John Marous, president and chief executive officer of CarrierWeb. “Our Always-On technology has been adopted by fleet owners who recognize that tracking, monitoring and communication technology is a key component in making better business decisions, protecting assets and cargo, and producing visible results to improve the bottom line.”

Key to the ReeferMate control solution is the two-way communication and control, with up-to-the-minute reefer status information, the company says. ReeferMate provides monitoring and control of reefer status that includes operating state, temperatures, alarms and alarm disposition clearing, power and battery status, and fuel level. Exception event information is reported in real time to any user and the can be configured to be delivered to the appropriate personnel, the company says.

All information can be integrated into a fleets’ internal operations system in addition to being available on CarrierWeb’s web site.