BlackBerry Radar Now Available to More Than 2,800 Commercial Vehicle Dealers in North America
WATERLOO, ONTARIO and FRESNO, CALIFORNIA--(Dec. 18, 2017) - BlackBerry Limited (NYSE:BB)(TSX:BB) and Pana-Pacific announced today that BlackBerry Radar, an asset tracking solution that provides unparalleled visibility into cargo and mobile fleet assets, is now available to more than 2,800 heavy-duty truck dealerships across North America. As part of the agreement, Pana-Pacific's customers have access to BlackBerry's Radar-M, which is designed for trailers and containers, as well as Radar-L, which is designed for flatbeds, chassis, containers, heavy machinery, and other valuable transportation or non-powered equipment assets.
"At Pana-Pacific, we strive to offer unique products and programs that exceed the needs and expectations of our commercial vehicle customers," said John Trenberth, CEO, Pana-Pacific. "We decided to add BlackBerry Radar to our portfolio because we believe the near-real-time information it provides will empower our customers to make better business decisions and improve the overall performance of their transportation operations."
"BlackBerry Radar allows fleet managers and equipment owners to make smarter decisions for their business, saving time, money and resources," said Philip Poulidis, SVP and GM of Radar, BlackBerry. "We're excited to partner with forward-thinking companies, like Pana-Pacific, who realize the value that technology and actionable data can provide to the transportation and logistics industry."
BlackBerry Radar is an innovative, fast install and data-driven solution that provides near real-time information such as vehicle location, route and mileage, temperature, humidity, door status, and cargo load state on a single intuitive on-line dashboard. It collects up to 100x more data than conventional GPS-based track and trace solutions, and uses this information to build a 360-degree visualization of a customer's assets to ensure safety, security, and regulatory compliance. All data is stored securely on a cloud platform, which maintains the privacy of user information at all times.
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Our dedicated sales and engineering experts have worked side-by-side with Commercial Vehicle (CV) manufacturers for over 44 years, to develop and implement quality products for vehicles that live up to the required standards. Our customers have come to rely on us as the expert in the areas of mobile audio and infotainment, satellite radio, safety, telematics, navigation, video systems, communications, mobile appliances and more. Pana-Pacific has a systems-integration approach, which has positioned the company to offer world class products from global companies to the CV manufacturers as well as their dealers and other valued customers. With 15 original equipment (OE) manufacturers as customers Pana-Pacific provides services to approximately 2,800 OE dealers, over 35 OE part distribution centers and thousands of CV fleet companies. At any given time, you will find over 2,500 unique OEM part numbers in stock and available for shipment from our warehouse facility in Fresno, California. For more information, please visit www.panapacific.com.
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