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Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) selects Orbcomm’s fleet management solution for monitoring their dry and refrigerated trailers

(4 October 2018 - Orbcomm) Orbcomm today announced that it has been selected by Associated Wholesale Grocers (AWG) to provide a fleet-wide trailer monitoring solution for its dry and refrigerated assets.

Orbcomm’s end-to-end solution provides wireless connectivity through its ruggedized hardware and a Cloud-based analytics platform and information management engine for optimal fleet management.

The nation’s largest cooperative food wholesaler to independently owned supermarkets, AWG is using Orbcomm’s telematics solution to provide comprehensive data to improve communication to its members and enhance customer service. Leveraging FleetManager, Orbcomm’s newest web platform, AWG receives advanced reporting and analytics for its entire mixed fleet. With mapping, reports, alerts and exception management, FleetManager provides all the data that is needed to improve asset utilization, enhance security and support maintenance programs and regulatory compliance. FleetManager can be configured to display specific workspaces with individual workspaces for dispatchers, fleet managers or the safety and compliance team. Its powerful features include individualized customization, advanced data mining, configurable reporting, intelligent search options, multi-user management and advanced mapping for enhanced fleet visibility.

“We are pleased to be selected by Associated Wholesale Grocers, one of the nation’s largest grocery wholesalers,” said Marc Eisenberg, Chief Executive Officer of Orbcomm Inc. “By unlocking valuable data for every user in their organization, Orbcomm is helping AWG gain real-time visibility and control of their transport assets as they move across the supply chain, which translates into long-term ROI.”

“By utilizing Orbcomm’s state-of-the-art telematics, we are able to fulfill our commitment to delivering the best possible product to our members in the most efficient manner,” said Chris Smith, Executive Director of Corporate Distribution with Associated Wholesale Grocers.

AWG expects to complete deployment of Orbcomm’s fleet management solution by the end of 2018.

About Orbcomm

Orbcomm (Nasdaq: ORBC) is a global leader and innovator in the industrial Internet of Things, providing solutions that connect businesses to their assets to deliver increased visibility and operational efficiency. The company offers a broad set of asset monitoring and control solutions, including seamless satellite and cellular connectivity, unique hardware and powerful applications, all backed by end-to-end customer support, from installation to deployment to customer care. Orbcomm has a diverse customer base including premier OEMs, solutions customers and channel partners spanning transportation, supply chain, warehousing and inventory, heavy equipment, maritime, natural resources, and government.