CP chooses BlackBerry for asset monitoring solution

WATERLOO, Ontario — Canadian Pacific Railway plans to deploy asset monitoring solution BlackBerry Radar across 2,000 of its domestic intermodal chassis, according to BlackBerry Limited.

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CP will have access to data on their chassis providing enhanced visibility to their operations as well as to the supply chain. The company will install the 2,000 devices across its chassis fleet at the company’s Vaughan Intermodal Terminal in the Greater Toronto Area.

BlackBerry Radar is an asset monitoring solution for chassis, containers, trailers, rail cars and equipment. The device provides information and analytics on location, motion, mileage, utilization, dwell and turn times, among othery features.

All data is transmitted and stored on a cloud platform, which maintains the privacy of user information and is available on the on-line dashboard. The information will help Canadian Pacific improve asset utilization, reduce costs, and improve service to their customers.