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From Digi: "Trimble and Digi Collaborate to Provide Fleets with Cold Chain Compliance Solution"

Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on March 31, 2019

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Refrigerated Haulers Using Trimble Solutions Now Able to Implement SmartSense by Digi Trailer Tracking

Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) today announced a collaboration with Digi International, a leading global provider of Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity products and services, to enable Trimble fleet customers to leverage the SmartSense by Digi® solution on their refrigerated trailers.

This fleet-focused initiative is part of both Trimble and Digi’s effort to better connect all aspects of the supply chain. As part of these efforts, Trimble and Digi previously announced an integration of Digi’s temperature monitoring data into Trimble’s shipment visibility platform for shippers, third-party logistics providers and carriers.

With SmartSense by Digi, fleets in the food and beverage industry can quickly deploy remote monitoring to improve productivity, compliance and quality control. Designed to deliver real-time insight, SmartSense provides an efficient subscription-based service that continuously and wirelessly monitors task management activities and the temperature of perishable, high-value goods in different industries such as food services, healthcare, transportation and logistics or retail. Today, SmartSense systems enable real-time sensor-driven decisions at over 2,000 organizations in 75 countries.

“This collaboration gives our refrigerated fleet customers the opportunity to improve cold chain safety and compliance through SmartSense,” said Adrian Harding, director of product strategy for Trimble’s Transportation division. “We recognize the market need for an integrated cold chain trailer tracking solution, and Digi and Trimble are working together to maximize our customers’ safety, efficiency and visibility.”

“The prevention of illness and potential contamination in foodservice, food monitoring, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries is obviously a top priority, but organizations can also see tremendous business benefit with automated cold chain safety solutions,” said Kevin Riley, president of SmartSense by Digi.

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Symmetry Electronics Team in Blogs on March 31, 2019

About Symmetry Electronics Team

Established in 1998, Symmetry Electronics is a focused global distributor of wireless connectivity solutions, sensors, and audio-video technologies. Offering comprehensive design support and available-to-ship inventory, Symmetry is committed to helping engineers accelerate time to market, reduce costs, and offer modern solutions for their IoT designs. Acquired by Berkshire Hathaway company, TTI, Inc. in 2017, Symmetry Electronics is part of the Exponential Technology Group (XTG) – a supergroup of electronic component distributors and engineering services firms working together to advance the electronics industry. For more information, visit www.symmetryelectronics.com.

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