Delta Airlines To
Offer Internet GPS Shipping Tacking With Onasset
By Daniel Baxter
January 28, 2012 - Agreement Enables Seamless User
Experience for Complete Cargo Visibility from a Single
View. Delta Air Lines announced an exclusive marketing
agreement with OnAsset Intelligence, a leading provider
of machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless asset tracking
solutions, enabling Delta Cargo customers to view GPS
location information on deltacargo website.
The agreement offers exclusive features and enables a
seamless user experience for tracking and tracing cargo
in transit on a customized Web page. The service will be
available for all cargo shipments across the Delta and
Delta Connection fleet, which operates more than 5,000
daily flights to more than 340 destinations, 61
countries and six continents.
agreement with OnAsset is a huge boost for Delta customers, who
move high value cargo, to allow them to see where there shipment
is every step of the way,? said Neel Shah, Delta?s senior vice
president and chief cargo officer. ?Offering GPS customers our
complete network and combining active and passive tracking data
into a single location will be a considerable advantage for
their critical shipment needs.?
the first airline to receive FAA approval for the SENTRY 400
FlightSafe device on all Mainline and Connection flights, which
allow shippers critical visibility of sensitive shipments in
remote and rural locations. Delta is working with OnAsset to
enable GPS tracking on other shipments such as pets as cargo, as
well as specialty items like golf bags, hunting and fishing
gear, and jewelry cases.
pleased to announce our relationship with Delta,? said Adam
Crossno, president and chief executive officer for OnAsset
Intelligence. ?Closing visibility gaps with innovative solutions
will enhance the supply chain significantly. We are proud to be
a part of Delta?s plans for today and in the future.?
In addition to the integration of GPS track and trace information, the agreement also will enable Delta customers to benefit from preferred-rate pricing. Information from this site regarding flight status will also be available for viewing on OnAsset?s Vision Platform a web-based, enterprise platform, for the management of high volume fleets and automated shipment management for GPS-enabled cargo.
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