Bowman Trailer Leasing Selects SkyBitz Trailer Tracking Technology for Its Rental Fleet
Growth Spurs Company to Add Leading Asset Management Solution to Provide Rental Customers Better Supply Chain Visibility
HERNDON, Va. – June 26, 2013 – SkyBitz®, the leader in remote asset tracking and information management solutions, today announced that Bowman Trailer Leasing,
an industry leading regional provider of trailer rentals and leases for dry van and flatbed trailers, storage trailers and sea containers, has expanded its use of
SkyBitz trailer tracking solutions to its new fleet of rental trailers.
Bowman Trailer Leasing will now leverage the full portfolio of trailer tracking solutions from SkyBitz to address all their business needs,
from short term rentals to long term leases. In the past couple of years, Bowman Trailer Leasing has experienced significant growth of assets and locations through both
increased business and acquisitions. With the SkyBitz solution, Bowman will be able to provide improved customer service and meet its growing customer demand for reliable trailer tracking.
“As the transportation industry is evolving, operations managers are more often turning to technology to help them determine where an asset is located at anytime and to optimize their fleet appropriately.
SkyBitz helps us to address that trend and stay more competitive,” said Samuel J. Kolunie, Director of Asset Management, Bowman Trailer Leasing. “Several of our major Fortune 500 customers already rely on
SkyBitz for their asset management and told us they wanted to continue to use the reputable provider, which influenced our decision to re-select SkyBitz. We also like how easy it is to deploy SkyBitz devices and
SkyBitz offers a Leasing Application designed specifically for trailer leasing companies through its web-based portal, SkyBitz InSight.
With SkyBitz, leasing companies can set up their individual customers with separate user IDs quickly so they can in turn access information
about the group of trailers they are leasing. Customers can view the status of a single asset or a list of assets by geography or by other criteria.
“Leasing companies are faced with the challenge of satisfying a wide variety of customer requirements,” said Henry Popplewell, Senior Vice President and General Manager, SkyBitz.
“Industry leaders like Bowman Trailer Leasing realize that when it comes to asset management products and services, one size does not fit all. They need the right solution mix to
address an array of business needs. We are delighted to continue supporting their growth.”
SkyBitz’s asset tracking platform, coupled with SkyBitz InSight, provide managers the ability to view assets in real-time and run customizable management and operational reports
for each trailer in their fleet. All of this allows them to improve operational efficiencies through the reduction of delays and improving on-time delivery by decreasing turn-cycle times.
Also, it allows them to improve security through complete asset visibility throughout their supply chain.
About SkyBitz, Inc.
SkyBitz, a wholly owned subsidiary of Telular Corporation, is a leader in global remote asset management solutions, and in providing real-time information on
the location and status of assets. More than 800 enterprises rely on SkyBitz technology to achieve total asset visibility, improved security, lower operating and
capital expenses, and enhanced customer service. SkyBitz delivers its solution via SkyBitz InSight, a secure web-based application that is fully customizable and requires no software downloads.
For additional information, visit www.skybitz.com.
About Bowman Trailer Leasing
Bowman Sales & Equipment Inc. dba Bowman Trailer Leasing (BTL) was founded in 1972. BTL has grown to the largest rental equipment provider on the East Coast through key acquisitions.
BTL is headquartered in Williamsport, MD and has a branch network of 33 locations from Boston to Miami with a fleet now exceeding 30,000 semi-trailers and storage containers.
Bowman Trailer Leasing is an industry leader by leveraging our experience, geographic footprint and strategic relationships within the semi-trailer industry. Together with our financial stability,
we provide competitive advantages in the areas of rental, leasing, equipment acquisition and distribution, fleet management, maintenance, sales, and above all - customer service. For additional information,