Truck-Lite Co. will provide its Road Ready trailer telematics system on all East Manufacturing flatbed, dump, and refuse trailers. All 2020 East trailer models will come with the option of a Master Control Unit (MCU), which sends regular updates to the Road Ready user interface and provides real-time location via GPS. Data plans and additional sensors will be available through Truck-Lite.
"Truck-Lite is pleased to continue its long-term partnership with East, first through harness and lighting systems and now through trailer telematics technology," said Jon Stineman, VP of OEM sales for Truck-Lite in a prepared statement.
Said Dave Kinsley VP of purchasing for East, in a statement:
"East always strives to be the industry leader in innovation, providing our customers with unsurpassed quality and value with our products."