JLG has selected Orbcomm to provide its telematics services, including global wireless connectivity, along with state-of-the-art harware and a web platform for asset management.
The manufacturer will use Orbcomm’s ruggedized PT 7000 solution as well as other telematics hardware to provide its customers with access to critical engine and equipment operational data, including location, engine hours, utilisation, fuel levels, and maintenance schedules, and to monitor fault codes or other critical alerts.
The hardware is compatible with Orbcomm’s web interface, which has been tailored for the JLG’s ClearSky offering of comprehensive dashboards, advanced reporting capabilities and analytics as well as custom charts, alerts, self-service administrative functions. The solution will also be available through a mobile app, enabling customers to manage their aerial equipment on the go, in real time from any mobile device.
“Our new supplier relationship with an industry leader like JLG demonstrates Orbcomm’s leading position in providing large-scale, customised telematics solutions for the global OEM market,” said Marc Eisenberg, Orbcomm chief executive officer.
“Orbcomm stood out among all other telematics systems for their proven expertise in servicing large heavy equipment OEMs and providing the flexibility, scalability and resources needed to support the global deployment of their solution across JLG’s customer base,” said Jonathan Dawley, JLG’s global vice president, aftermarket.
JLG began rolling out the Orbcomm solution in the first quarter of 2017 to pilot customers in North America and will continue deployment to customers in regions including North America, Europe, China and Australia throughout 2017 and beyond.