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Thermo King Introduces the Power of Connectivity to its Vehicle-Powered Transport Refrigeration Units

17-05-2018

Brussels, May 16, 2018 - Thermo King®, a leader in transport temperature control solutions for a variety of mobile applications and a brand of Ingersoll Rand, now offers its direct drive, vehicle-powered truck and van refrigeration units connected through TracKing™, its hallmark asset management system.

All new and existing units can now be equipped with this intelligent telematics system, which puts customers in the driver’s seat when it comes to remote access of their refrigerated fleets. TracKing allows easy monitoring and analyzing of refrigerated operations to ensure temperature control, compliance and maximum uptime — without taking assets off of the road.

“Our remote connectivity, mobile apps, and data gathering allows fleet managers to transform their operations and make their fleets more predictable and traceable,” said Eneko Fernandez, product management leader at Thermo King. “Our customers value intelligent products and services and we are pleased to continue to offer them with the innovative solutions that will help them improve fleet optimization and increase profitability.”

Part of the TracKing telematics system, the TK BlueBox communication device collects and stores unit data, which can be accessed through a free Thermo King Reefer mobile app on a smartphone or Bluetooth-enabled device.This allows fleet managers and drivers to remotely access vital unit data to ensure that the load is protected at all times and the unit is running at its most efficient. Drivers can monitor cargo temperatures and the reefer even when they are away from the vehicle during deliveries or on a break.

Thermo King’s temperature management system, TracKing can be integrated into other transport management systems to optimize asset utilization and enable seamless data integration. With support from the Thermo King dealer network, fleets benefit from proactive and efficient service across Europe while minimizing downtime. Access to real-time data and diagnostics also enables Thermo King dealers to serve as trusted solution advisors that are even better equipped to anticipate and respond to customers’ evolving needs.

The Thermo King Reefer mobile app is available for download on Google Play and the Apple App Store. 

For more information about TracKing from Thermo King, please visit Thermo King Intelligent Services and Data Management.