United States Patent and Trademark Office further validates MacroPoint’s third-party tracking innovation

CLEVELAND, Ohio - MacroPoint, creator of the industry-leading and patented freight visibility platform designed to give shippers and third-party logistics companies (3PLs) real-time visibility into load status, announced today that it has been issued another patent covering its tracking technology. US Patent No. 9,607,283 B1 for “Machine or Group of Machines for Monitoring Location of a Vehicle or Freight Carried by a Vehicle” was issued to MacroPoint by the Patent and Trademark Office on March 28, 2017.

“Obtaining an additional patent for MacroPoint’s real-time tracking technology further validates our position as the leading visibility platform in the industry,” said Bennett Adelson, CEO of MacroPoint. “We take pride in our efforts to continuously innovate freight tracking technology and to provide our customers with the best real-time visibility available.”

The new patent covers a specific system for obtaining the location of a vehicle or freight. This patent is in addition to US Patent 9,429,659 issued to MacroPoint on August 30, 2016, another MacroPoint patent relating to real-time tracking using mobile devices. With these two patents in its portfolio, MacroPoint continues to grow its intellectual property portfolio and provide cutting-edge innovation as part of the industry’s most complete freight visibility system for shippers, brokers and 3PLs.