Irvine, CA (September 22, 2020) Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT), an industrial IoT product innovator delivering connected telematics solutions for commercial transportation, announces the availability of their expandable asset tracking devices on the Geotab Marketplace.
Geotab, the world’s leading connected vehicle company for smart cities and fleets, offers an extensive ecosystem of valuable, business-focused applications and add-ons via the Geotab Marketplace, which helps provide businesses with the tools needed to better manage their fleets. With the addition of Phillips Connect Technologies on the Geotab Marketplace, Geotab customers can access a suite of solutions that help to maximize driver time through enhanced asset visibility and utilization.
PCT’s robust solutions, available for all non-powered asset types, deliver unparalleled utilization metrics, helping to improve vehicle safety, and drive financial ROI. Base model solutions are expandable, which allows the asset owner to deploy additional sensors that can increase value customized around the owner’s specific needs.
“Geotab’s open platform is a perfect fit for our solutions,” commented Rob Phillips, CEO of PCT. “Together, we provide a true connected vehicle offering for the transportation industry, providing fleet managers with access to one platform to manage all of their assets in real-time which helps deliver consistent results to their bottom line.”
By leveraging patented technology embedded in more than 8 million IoT devices deployed on vehicles in operation today, PCT has built a suite of state-of-the-art asset tracking solutions that can help solve critical problems and provide a significant return on investment for the transportation industry. Designed specifically for harsh operating environments, all PCT solutions are extremely easy to install, IP67 rated, and will endure real-world abuse that non-powered assets see every day. Users can locate these assets, maximize productivity, and give their customers a live view into their trailers, containers, and chassis. In addition to location tracking, PCT can integrate multiple sensors that monitor cargo status and add visibility of health status in real-time, providing valuable information to customers to help them find efficiencies and lower their overall costs.
“Geotab understands the increased importance of asset tracking and utilization in the transportation industry today and as a result, are very excited to welcome Phillips Connect to the Geotab Marketplace,” said Louis De Jong, Executive Vice President at, Geotab. “By providing our over 40,000 customers with access to expanded asset tracking solutions, like PCT, we are equipping them with the advanced insights they need to help improve their fleet’s productivity, asset utilization and more.”
Phillips Connect Technologies is currently available on the Geotab Marketplace at: https://marketplace.geotab.com/solutions/phillips-connect-technologies/
Geotab is advancing security, connecting commercial vehicles to the internet and providing web-based analytics to help customers better manage their fleets. Geotab’s open platform and Marketplace, offering hundreds of third-party solution options, allows both small and large businesses to automate operations by integrating vehicle data with their other data assets. As an IoT hub, the in-vehicle device provides additional functionality through IOX Add-Ons. Processing billions of data points a day, Geotab leverages data analytics and machine learning to help customers improve productivity, optimize fleets through the reduction of fuel consumption, enhance driver safety, and achieve strong compliance to regulatory changes. Geotab’s products are represented and sold worldwide through Authorized Geotab Resellers. To learn more, please visit www.geotab.com and follow us @GEOTAB and on LinkedIn.
About Phillips Connect Technologies
Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) takes telematics light-years beyond basic GPS tracking by combining the industry’s most advanced connected asset solutions for trailers, chassis, and containers with a variety of sensors, including door, temperature, and cargo, along with health-monitoring sensors (tire pressure monitoring, automatic tire inflation, anti-lock braking systems, light out detection, and many more) to real-time GPS tracking. These telematics solutions give fleet managers the information they need to turn their assets faster and maximize driver productivity.
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. Phillips Connect Technologies (PCT) is a stand-alone company within the Phillips Technologies Group portfolio of companies. Visit www.phillips-connect.com for more information.
About Phillips Industries
Since 1928, Phillips Industries has been recognized as a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake system components and 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 are available for purchase at virtually all premium distributors. Phillips has manufacturing and distribution facilities in the US, Canada, 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 www.phillipsind.com for more information.