Copenhagen, Denmark, April 16, 2013 - Globe Tracker International (GTI), a leader in data sharing, data analytics, and asset tracking and monitoring, announces today that Vodafone is providing Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications via its Global SIM services to GTI’s Smart Autonomous Asset Solution. Vodafone’s Global SIM provides wireless network connectivity. With Vodafone’s support, Globe Tracker will transform global trade by enabling end-to-end, global supply chain visibility.
One of the world’s largest mobile communications companies, Vodafone has a 20-year track record in M2M with more than 250 experts focused on developing an extensive range of M2M services. Vodafone’s global M2M platform makes it easy for businesses to centrally manage M2M deployments across multiple territories, giving them greater control and lowering their costs.
With its Smart Autonomous Asset Solution, GTI is changing the way the supply chain thinks about asset tracking, management, and monitoring on land and sea. Its solution is a suite of asset visibility devices and networks and is now commercially available. The suite includes GTI’s Trade Data Exchange Network (TDEN), Smart Autonomous Asset Network (SAAN), and Globe Tracker Communications Unit. Together, they deliver the most functional, reliable and cost effective global tracking, monitoring and trade data sharing solution in the industry.
“M2M communications are transforming global trade by enabling companies to track their products end-to-end and increase productivity. We are pleased to be working with Globe Tracker to help customers manage their assets effectively.” said, Erik Brenneis, Director of M2M, Vodafone.
“The support of Vodafone’s Global SIM services enhances our ability to offer ocean carriers, freight forwarders and SOCs our groundbreaking Smart Autonomous Asset Solution and its unmatched capabilities of tracking transportation assets globally.” said Jim Davis, Globe Tracker Founder and CEO.
About Globe Tracker International
Globe Tracker International, ApS, is a privately held Danish company revolutionizing supply chain visibility and profitability. Globe Tracker opened a development center in Beijing China in March of 2007, and now has offices and development centers in Melbourne Florida, San Jose California, Beijing China, Toronto Canada and Reykjavik Iceland.
Globe Tracker offers the most advanced tracking device, the Globe Tracker Communications Unit, and two industry leading network offerings - The Globe Tracker Smart Autonomous Asset Network and the Globe Tracker Trade Data Exchange Network. These innovative, groundbreaking tracking solutions deliver full, end-to-end, supply chain tracking and monitoring of assets and enable business partners to securely and selectively share trade data with each other.
For more information, visit: www.GlobeTracker.com
Vodafone is one of the world's largest mobile communications companies by revenue with approximately 403 million customers in its controlled and jointly controlled markets as of 31 December 2012. Vodafone currently has equity interests in over 30 countries across five continents and more than 50 partner networks worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.vodafone.com.
About Vodafone Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications
Vodafone Machine-to-Machine (M2M) connects previously isolated machines or devices to the internet, delivering new functionality and enhanced services without the need for human intervention. Supported by over 20 years’ experience and 250 dedicated staff, Vodafone’s global M2M platform makes it easy for global businesses to centrally manage M2M deployments across multiple territories, with greater control and at a lower cost than previously possible.
For more information, please visit: https://m2m.vodafone.com/home/