Quest Global Selects TransCore's GlobalWave Trailer Tracking & Monitoring System: TransCore is Country's Largest Mobile Satellite Communications Provider for Monitoring and Control of Refrigerated Systems

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Quest Global, a refrigerated truckload carrier based in Atlanta, Ga., selects TransCore's GlobalWave trailer tracking system and will install more than 250 Sense & Track(TM) units throughout its fleet. Quest Global supports various Fortune 500 customers and specializes in expedited loads to the West coast from the Southeast.

    Founded by Jason and Jeremy Dickerson, Quest Global has leveraged technology and state-of-the-art equipment enabling them to become a nationally recognized leader in expedited freight. In order to enhance operations, Quest Global utilizes the Sense & Track mobile terminals to track trailer location and continuously monitor the temperature levels of sensitive cargo. The Sense & Track terminal provides immediate alert notifications in the event the temperature crosses customer-defined thresholds. In addition, historical location and temperature data is available. Quest Global offers its customers the capability to login and access their orders online, check status, and track shipments with minimum effort. The Sense & Track technology allows Quest Global to provide the highest level of customer support and satisfaction in the transportation industry.

Quest Global is also a certified Smartway carrier. Smartway is a supply chain initiative launched by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in 2004 that brings together major freight shippers, trucking companies, railroads, logistics companies and trade/professional associations to pursue strategies and tactics that will reduce emissions from freight movement, reduce fuel consumption, and provide cost savings to the companies.

About TransCore's Sense & Track Trailer Tracking

TransCore's Sense & Track mobile terminal is one of GlobalWave's family of compact satellite communication devices. Using a two-way protocol, it sends reports, receives commands, and can be polled throughout North America. It utilizes a third generation GlobalWave satellite modem that allows for fast GPS fixes with an accuracy of 35 feet or better and capable of providing location information in less than a minute, among the fastest response time in the industry.

GlobalWave satellite trailer tracking products are the most rugged and power efficient available today. TransCore's untethered tracking solutions are capable of providing up to six (6) years of service on a single integrated battery pack and are easy to install.

With full sensor suite capability the Sense & Track terminal is able to show loaded/empty status and provide data from other monitored systems such as load temperature and tire inflation. By adding cargo and door sensors, immediate alert notification can be sent when trailer doors are opened or closed along with empty/full load status information enhancing security for both the load and trailer, including reduction of theft.

With three ground control stations providing service to five continents, the GlobalWave network supports customers worldwide including more than 600 commercial fleets throughout North America, the U.S. Department of Defense, and powers TransCore's 3sixty fleet management services. In 2007, TransCore's trailer tracking and communications unit reached distribution milestones exceeding 150,000 satellite communications transceivers worldwide.

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