Trailer Telematics Application for Smarter Tracking & Logistics

CargoWatch: Track. Monitor. Control.

The Industry's Most Trusted Application for Smart Trailer Telematics

Fleet owners today need complete visibility of their trailers to maximize utilization, reduce operational costs and improve delivery predictability.

CargoWatch® is a high-performance trailer tracking application optimizing logistics for transportation service providers operating dry van and mixed dry van/refrigerated fleets. This state-of-the-art telematics application uses ORBCOMM’s leading-edge trailer tracking devices to deliver visible fleet status and exception reporting for fleet optimization and improved ROI.

CargoWatch delivers near-real-time alerts on trailer status, location, history, and arrival/departure, helping significantly improve operational efficiency, fuel and maintenance costs and cargo security.

Features Include

  • Two-way monitoring and control
  • Monitor on-time arrival with in-route location updates
  • Trip-based logic for cargo tracking and reporting
  • Virtual mileage to optimize maintenance and billing
  • Trailer lockdown to prevent theft and misuse
Access data in real time Access historical data for improved business planning Monitor dwell times to improve asset utilization Track the location of assets in real time with map view


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Manage Trailers on the Go

trailer tracking appThe ORBCOMMmobile app makes it possible to use CargoWatch to manage your dry and mixed fleets on the go. Track the location of assets in real-time, view reefer alarms and maintenance reports, monitor and control asset temperature and more, all from the palm of your hand. 

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5 Reasons to Choose CargoWatch for Trailer Telematics


1. Optimize Fleets and Increase ROI
Two-way monitoring and control provides complete visibility of dry assets for maximum trailer utilization and reduced operational costs.

2. Improve Delivery Predictability
Monitor on-time arrival with real-time, in-route location updates and trip-based logic.

3. Increase Trailer Efficiency
Optimize trailer utilization and reduce dwell time with daily/weekly reports for planning/operations. Improve turn-time by location.

4. Save Fuel and Labor Costs
Reduce out-of-route miles, driver time, fuel costs, and eliminate labor for yard checks.

5. Enhance Cargo Security
Reduce theft and misuse with trailer lockdown and obtain clear measurement of chain of custody.


“ORBCOMM’s solution will enable us to improve our tractor-to-trailer ratio, streamline operations and better manage our fleet through increased visibility and real-time trailer data where and when we need it.”

Dan Summitt, President, Swing Transport Inc.