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Feb 18, 2020

Phillips Connect Technologies Enters into Preferred Partner Agreement with CIE Manufacturing

Phillips Connect Technologies Enters into Preferred Partner Agreement with CIE Manufacturing

Santa Fe Springs, CA (February 18, 2020) Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) has formalized a Preferred Partner Agreement with CIE Manufacturing (CIEM).

Under the exclusive agreement, PCT and CIEM will partner to deliver the highest quality OEM chassis with the best-in-class telematics solutions, offering end users intermodal chassis that fully meet today’s demanding logistics and operational environment.

Included in the agreement, PCT intermodal chassis telematics products will be exclusively launched on CIEM chassis and CIEM will promote PCT as their preferred telematics partner through their national accounts and dealer network.

“Our Preferred Partner Agreement with CIE Manufacturing is the next logical step in the long and positive relationship between our companies. We look forward to working with CIE Manufacturing to deliver our best-in-class, OEM installed chassis telematics solutions to our mutual customers. Offering a factory-installed solution addresses the scalability and cost-efficiency requirements of the fleet buyers,“ commented Bill Ellis, president PCT.

“As leaders in our respective fields, this partnership between PCT and CIEM will give the intermodal industry an unparalleled opportunity to realize the full potential of a chassis with unsurpassed quality, safety, and innovative technology. We are pleased to have PCT join us as we continue to Lead the Intermodal Evolution,” remarked Trevor Ash, executive VP, sales & marketing.

To learn more about the products and capabilities of PCT and CIE Manufacturing, please visit Phillips Industries/Phillips Connect Technologies (Booths 2933 and 2939) and CIE Manufacturing (Booth 2633) at the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting & Transportation Technology Exhibition being held February 24-27 at the Georgia World Congress in Atlanta, GA.

About Phillips Industries

Since 1928, Phillips Industries has been recognized as a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake system components, as well as electronic solutions for communicating vehicle data to fleets and their drivers for the commercial truck and trailer industry. Phillips’ products are standard on nearly 100% of Class 8 trucks, more than 50% of all trailers manufactured in North America, and can be purchased at virtually all premium distributors. Phillips has manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout the US and Canada, as well as Mexico, China, and Europe. Phillips maintains active membership in key industry associations including American Trucking Association, SAE, Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association, Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association and various state trucking associations. Their manufacturing facilities have earned the top-quality accreditations including ISO/IATF 16949 and ISAO 14001 as well as multiple prestigious customer awards from Daimler, NAPA, and many others. Visit for more information.

About Phillips Connect Technologies

Phillips Connect Technologies provides telematics solutions for trailers, chassis, and containers that add fully integrated cargo and health monitoring (lights, brakes, and tires) to real-time GPS tracking. These telematics solutions give fleet managers the information they need to turn their assets faster and maximize driver productivity. Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) is a stand-alone company within the Phillips Technologies Group portfolio of companies. PCT has developed industry IoT sensor interface technology that is being widely deployed in the commercial transportation space. These open system platforms consolidate smart components onto one central hub, using one data plan to deliver actionable alerts to the driver, and customizable fleet management dashboards to the fleet’s operations or dispatch teams. The products are designed to improve overall safety and security, reduce costs in fleet maintenance and dramatically enhance fleet asset utilization. Product platforms include TrailerNet™, ContainerNet™, and ChassisNet™. Visit for more information.

About CIE Manufacturing, Inc.

CIE Manufacturing, Inc., formerly CIMC Intermodal Equipment LLC, was established to be the USA manufacturer of Chassis of Impeccable Excellence for the USA and USMCA market. CIE Manufacturing, Inc. will continue to Lead the Intermodal Evolution by introducing the newest cutting-edge technology and advanced processes to provide our customers with the best quality, safety, and lowest cost of ownership. Whether at our headquarters on the West Coast in South Gate, CA, in our newly renovated facility on the East Coast in Emporia, VA or through our vast nationwide dealer network, we welcome an opportunity to provide information regarding our products, large in-stock inventory, and discuss the needs of your company. Visit for more information.