Frequently Asked Questions
Where is SkyBitz headquartered?
SkyBitz is based in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, conveniently located five minutes from Washington's Dulles International Airport.
What markets does SkyBitz serve?
We are the leading remote asset management company, providing real-time information on the location and status of assets to achieve a wide variety of business benefits - worldwide. Industries we serve include: trucking and logistics, oil and gas, chemical, construction and heavy equipment, government, and intermodal.
What platforms does your technology support?
From integration into TMS providers such as TMW Systems or McLeod Software, XML feeds for custom applications or an open API to accept data feeds from other tracking devices - we ensure that you have the flexibility you need to run your business the right way.
Does SkyBitz only use satellite technology?
SkyBitz has several different network options to suit your particular communication needs. From satellite to terrestrial, to one-way (simplex) or two-way (bi-directional) communication, we have the solution for your business.
What is SkyBitz as a Service?
SkyBitz as a Service (SBS) is a comprehensive subscription-based solution for trailer logistics and asset information management technology. SBS makes implementing asset management solutions simple and cost-effective by eliminating upfront capital investment and the cost and hassle of owning and maintaining hardware.
Where does SkyBitz have coverage for its devices?
SkyBitz offers state-of-the-art pole-to-pole satellite coverage as well as seamless cellular coverage throughout Canada, USA, and Mexico.
Is your system flexible enough to reprogram over-the-air, or without touching the remote terminal?
SkyBitz offers two-way over-the-air protocol in our portfolio of products. Devices can be configured over-the-air to change parameters such as reporting rates, paging intervals, and sensor controls.
Can customers add sensors to your product?
SkyBitz provides the option to add different types of sensors to your solution. These sensors can help with maintenance efficiencies and reduce cargo theft and monitor the security of trailers in real-time.
How do the units hold up in extreme cold? For example, in Alaska?
Extreme cold does not impact the SkyBitz technology. The technology has been successfully implemented in demonstrations in Alaska and Northern Canada. Our products are built to withstand the harshest environments.