Telematics Data Service

Telematics Data Service

With TrailerConnect® telematics you receive all the necessary information about your vehicles. High-quality technical components and sensors record the data of your trailer and transmit it to the telematics computer center.

* Applies only to the S.KO COOL semitrailer box and the Schmitz Cargobull Cooling Unit S.CU

  • Constant overview of the trailer and load status
  • Filter function for individually customisable views
  • Clearly laid-out event, temperature and location history
  • Simple data export
  • No vehicle downtime due to warning messages
  • Documentation of technical events and information on how to solve the problem
  • Uniform presentation and simple usability
  • Independent telematics provider, all data of the Vehicle fleet displayed
  • One contact person for questions
  • Reduction of operating costs by eliminating the Portal provider diversity

beUpToDate App

With the Be-Up-To-Date App you have your fleet in view at any time. As an excerpt from Portal 2.0, you can display the position, condition and data on tire pressure, wear and load for each vehicle individually or you can get an overview of the status of the entire fleet.
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  • Status overview
  • Vehicle disposition
  • Fleet Management
  • Tab Item TAPA
  • Tour Management
  • Cold Chain Analysis
  • Proactive Monitoring

Status overview

  • Overview of all important and current trailer data including map section
  • Grouping by vehicle and filter function for individual views
  • With only a few clicks to the desired function and evaluation.
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Vehicle disposition

With TrailerConnect®, you offer your customers a trailer with modern equipment and flexible use. You have a constant overview of all your vehicles and access to all relevant information for your fleet management. Technical monitoring enables preventive maintenance and you avoid breakdowns. The high level of transparency offered by the system makes usage-based billing models possible.
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Fleet management

TrailerConnect® links information about your fleet in an intelligent way. The data of all networked trailer components such as cooling, drive and sensors are recorded chronologically. Service-relevant warnings in real time avoid vehicle downtime. All technical events are documented with details of the time and place of their occurrence and rectification.
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Cargo crime is omnipresent and offences are numerous. Especially in the area of refrigerated transport, valuable cargo - e.g. from the pharmaceutical sector - needs to be protected. If necessary, have goods transported and monitored in accordance with the Trucking Security Requirements (TSR) of the Transported Asset Protection Association (TAPA). 
With the new TAPA mode in the TrailerConnect® portal, you receive predefined and relevant TAPA security messages at a shortened reporting interval.

Overview of the TAPA-relevant messages: 
o Door lock activated / deactivated
o Trailer coupled / uncoupled
o Alarm system activated / deactivated
o Coupling status
o Movement status
o And many more 

All functions are included in the new TAPA TSR1 telematics tariff.
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Tour Management

TrailerConnect® enables a clear evaluation of individual tours - with event, temperature and position history. Export function for easy transfer of data to external systems extends the possibilities for using TrailerConnect® telematics. Selection of the evaluation period is implemented by a simple zoom function.
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Cool Chain Analysis

The smallest temperature deviations can affect the shelf life and quality of food and pharmaceutical products. TrailerConnect® allows you to control the temperature specifications of the refrigeration machine. The system provides you with information about the temperature and humidity in the cargo area, the level in the fuel tank and the function of the refrigeration unit. Using this real-time data, you can document an intact cold chain for the entire transport in accordance with DIN EN 12830.
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Proactive monitoring

With the central monitoring of the Schmitz Cargobull S.CU refrigeration machine, breakdowns can be avoided. You are proactively informed about critical states of the refrigeration machine. The service partner receives all the necessary information in advance and can order spare parts and schedule the workshop work. This keeps workshop visits to a minimum and saves you time. Participation in this service is of course voluntary.
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  • Door lock control
  • Geofencing
  • Localization
  • Status overview
  • Tour analysis
  • Vehicle file
  • Technical data
  • Alarm configuration

Simple configuration

Simple configuration of the loading and unloading points (geofences) in the TrailerConnect® portal for automatic locking and unlocking at entry and exit
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Documentation of the processes

Documentation of all locking and unlocking processes creates additional transparency.
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Locking after 30 seconds

Optional activation of a general, automatic door lock 30 seconds after door closure with a mouse click in the TrailerConnect® portal additionally possible
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Maximum safety

Maximum safety during transport by automatic locking after 30 seconds.
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Smart locking and unlocking

Locking and unlocking the TL4 door locking system in the S.KO COOL SMART without manual effort by dispatchers or drivers saves time and increases safety.
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Creation of polygons, watchboxes or points of interest including individual naming of the area configuration for monitoring specific areas is possible with a few clicks. The alarm configuration for area entries and exits, which can be assigned to single or multiple recipients, is simple and fast.
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Location and fleet map

Everything at a glance: Trailer status including street-precise location.

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Status overview

Real-time information on the status of the trailer creates transparency and increases vehicle availability, as technical problems can be detected directly.
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Route analysis and reports

Temperature reports are generated quickly and individually in the customer CI directly from the status overview. The certified and tamper-proof temperature report can be downloaded as a PDF file and made available to shippers by e-mail.
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Vehicle file

Real-time information about the technical data of the trailer is displayed in a user-specific view. The digital service checkbook documents all technical alarms and notifications
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Technical data on the fleet map

Important information becomes visible at a glance in Google maps: from the loading status of the trailer to aggregate load information.  Further vehicle information can be viewed in detail at the click of a mouse.
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Alarm configuration

Various configurations of data for each vehicle offer comprehensive control options. The configured alarms can be assigned to single or multiple recipients. Real-time alerts via SMS and email increase transport safety.
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  • Import
  • Export

TrailerConnect Data Management Center

The TrailerConnect® Data Management Center is your contact point for setting up and managing all incoming and outgoing data connections. This enables simple management and monitoring of data connections at a central location. Importing data, from third-party telematics systems, and the secure and controlled export of data - to third-party systems such as RTVP - is child's play. 

Replace TrailerConnect TourTrack

With TrailerConnect® TourTrack, journeys can be created or imported quickly and easily. Users get an immediate and detailed overview of the status of their consignments and tours as well as those of their network partners and can track them. Unplanned deviations become immediately visible. This enables efficient management by exception, improved spot market and no more countless and annoying calls from the dispatcher to the driver.

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Transmission of telematics information from TrailerConnect® via an API interface to other software systems that you use in your company

With the API Manager in the TrailerConnect® Portal, you can activate your desired vehicles for data transfer to a third party system at any time. This means that you can also flexibly forward your data outside our support hours.

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  • beUpToDate App
  • beSmart App
  • Tyre Manager
The beSmart app ensures that your drivers are always aware of the status of the trailer and can react quickly if necessary.

TrailerConnect® beSmart App

Using the beSmart app, your drivers always keep an eye on the condition of the trailer and can react quickly if necessary. The trailer's integrated WLAN module ensures communication between the telematics control unit and the smartphone. This means you never miss any important news or messages.

  • Analysis of the cargo compartment temperature
  • Monitoring and control of the chiller
  • Brake pad wear check
  • Aggregate load
  • Tire status control
  • Tailgate locking system
  • Control of the door locking system
  • Control of the refrigeration unit


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Configure tire sensors via web application

The TrailerConnect® TyreManager is a web application for configuring and managing the installed tire sensors of a trailer with TrailerConnect® Telematics. Changes to the sensor positions are possible at any time, easily, mobile and without physical connection to the trailer.

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Our tariff model

Multiple options tailored to your company

You can flexibly subscribe to our tariff modules according to your needs. The TrailerConnect® Info module gives you information to monitor your fleet. The TailerConnect® Alert tariff offers you extensive configuration and analysis options in the portal. TrailerConnect® Control offers you a reliable system to control key functions on your semi-trailers. All the data is saved for 12 months, or longer if required. Our three additional modules give you full transparency for your fleet and help you handle anything day-to-day transport operations throw at you.
Statement by Olaf Duden
The logistics industry is evolving at an ever-increasing rate. It is now fundamental to have the right partner, specifically in the telematics sector.
Olaf Duden, Fleet Manager, EURO-Leasing GmbH,
Statement by Katja Seifert
Our aim is to guarantee the safety, security and traceability of products. We do this by the real-time transmission of temperature and location data.
Katja Seifert, Fleet and Insurance, Spedition Kaiser & Schmoll,
Philipp Wegm?ller
It is essential to know at all times where our semi-trailers are, and guarantee that the refrigeration chain is intact during multimodal transport of perishable goods.
Philipp Wegmüller, Chair of the Executive Board, railCare AG,
Statement by Gert Kautetzky
Certified temperature reports, and sophisticated alarm and temperature management, are critical for the transport of pharmaceutical products.
Gert Kautetzky, Spedition Kautetzky,
Statement by Sascha Kost
We use geo-fencing points to tell us when the trailer arrives at a particular location so that any necessary repairs or maintenance can be planned in advance.
Sascha Kost, Fleet Management, Transporte Jankowski,
Statement by Ronja Assmann
We have clear, direct access to all the information about our semi-trailers in the new Telematics portal 2.0 - on smartphones or tablets too, if we need to.
Ronja Assmann, Fleet, Assmann Logistik GmbH,
  • Why does TrailerConnect® telematics represent such innovative equipment, particularly in the S.KO Cool Smart?
    Because telematics in the trailer helps to make many monitoring and control processes for the semi-trailer and load more efficient and transparent, permitting considerable optimisation.
  • What benefits does an OEM system offer?
    All components are ideally connected to each other in the trailer and professionally installed in line with automotive standards. This creates a high level of quality and maximum system availability.
  • What should my trailer telematics system do in addition to giving the position?
    As well as specifying the location of the trailer, a trailer telematics system provides intelligent connectivity and fast diagnosis of all the components of the trailer, combined with reliable integrated temperature management. The right telematics systems enables processes to be optimised and transport safety improved.

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