|[January 26, 2012]
Delta Cargo First to Enable GPS for Air Shippers Across Global Network with OnAsset SENTRY 400 FlightSafe®
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) today announced an exclusive marketing
agreement with OnAsset (News - Alert) Intelligence, a leading provider of
machine-to-machine (M2M) wireless asset tracking solutions, enabling
Delta Cargo customers to view GPS location information on deltacargo.com.
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.
"Our 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."
Delta is 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.
"We are 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 with
deltacargo.com, the agreement also will enable Delta customers to
benefit from preferred-rate pricing. Information from deltacargo.com
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
Details about SENTRY 400 FlightSafe® are available at deltacargo.com or
by calling a local cargo sales representative.
About OnAsset Intelligence:
Headquartered in Irving, TX, OnAsset Intelligence Inc. is a leading
provider of wireless devices and software solutions focused on helping
customers wirelessly locate, track, connect, and manage fixed and mobile
assets in real-time. The company's M2M products and services include
SENTRY™ wireless hardware with its flagship product line FlightSafe® for
air cargo tracking and ContainerSafe™ for shipping container security,
its web-based Vision Platform™ and global wireless connectivity
services. OnAsset's products are protected by Patent numbers: 7,233,247;
7,475,806; 7,538,681; 7,652,576; and 7,791,455. For additional
information on OnAsset's SENTRY,
products, please visit www.onasset.com.
About Delta Air Lines:
Delta Air Lines serves more than 160 million customers each year. Delta
was named by Fortune magazine as the
most admired airline worldwide in its 2011 World's Most Admired
Companies airline industry list, and was
named the "Top Tech-Friendly U.S. Airline" by PCWorld magazine for
its innovation in technology. With an industry-leading global
network, Delta and the Delta
Connection carriers offer service to 341 destinations in 61
countries on six continents. Headquartered in Atlanta, Delta employs
80,000 employees worldwide and operates a mainline fleet of more than
700 aircraft. A founding member of the SkyTeam
global alliance, Delta participates in the industry's leading trans-Atlantic
joint venture with Air
France-KLM and Alitalia.
Including its worldwide alliance partners, Delta offers customers more
than 13,000 daily flights, with hubs in Amsterdam,
Minneapolis-St. Paul, New
de Gaulle, Salt
Lake City and Tokyo-Narita.
The airline's service includes the SkyMiles
frequent flier program, a world-class airline loyalty program; the
service; and more than 50 Delta Sky
Clubs in airports worldwide. Delta is investing more than $2 billion
through 2013 in airport facilities and global products, services and
technology to enhance the customer experience in the air and on the
ground. Customers can check in for flights, print boarding passes, check
bags and review flight status at delta.com.
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