integrated its trailer management system with Pressure Systems International
(P.S.I.)’s tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS).
announcement came Monday at the American Trucking Associations’ (ATA) Technology &
Maintenance Council (TMC) in Atlanta.
of Spireon’s FleetLocate now gain insight into tire pressures and temperatures,
tire status, and leakage data generated by P.S.I.’s TireView TPMS. Real-time
alerts are also part of the integration.
pressure monitoring systems help carriers extend tire life, reduce uneven wear
from under-inflation, decrease maintenance costs and prevent tire-related CSA
violations,” said Roni Taylor, senior vice president of strategy and business
development at Spireon. “Spireon’s integration with P.S.I. TireView TPMS
is an important addition to the ITM platform as it gives customers a
comprehensive view of tire health where they manage their entire trailer
ecosystem — FleetLocate.”
This is the
second integration between Spireon and P.S.I. The previous one made automatic
tire inflation system data available within FleetLocate.
been great to work side by side with Spireon’s product management and
engineering teams to bring this seamless integration to market,” said Jim
Sharkey, vice president of global sales and marketing for P.S.I.
Did you know?
According to SONAR data (LOTVI.USA), long-haul volumes — loads that move over 800 miles — have
been averaging over 8% higher since September of last year.
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Hammer down, everyone!