Inland Trailer Utilizing Phillips Trailer Components

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Phillips and Inland Trailer Forge Partnership to Raise the Standard in Trailer Technology

Irvine, CA – (Trailer Technician) – Phillips, a leader in designing, manufacturing, and distributing high-quality solutions to the commercial truck and trailer industry for nearly a century, and a pioneer in trailer telematics solutions, is pleased to announce a new partnership with Inland Trailer in Mexico. This collaboration marks a significant investment by Inland Trailer in the success of their customers and the future of the transportation industry. Inland is committed to integrating top tier trailer solutions and full telematics capabilities into their new builds, including the cutting-edge Smart7 system, REAR-VU™ Backup Camera, CargoVision, premium Permalite trailer Lighting, and more.

The advanced solutions will be included on all new trailer builds, and existing customers will have the opportunity to retrofit their current trailers as well, ensuring that all new and existing customers have access to the latest innovations in trailer management and monitoring.

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Advanced Fleet Connectivity

Phillips Connect’s Smart7 system allows fleets to monitor trailer location, status, and health anytime, anywhere. The Smart7 nose box has an advanced integrated cellular gateway that collects all sensor data and transfers it to a centralized cloud-based platform, where fleet managers can access real-time information and analytics for improved operational efficiency and decision-making. Inland is incorporating sensors such as TPMS√, ATIS Regulator√, ABS monitoring, CargoVision cargo camera, and Door√ locking security. The features are designed to offer unprecedented visibility and control over trailer operations, significantly enhancing safety, efficiency, and the overall management of fleet assets.

Increased Visibility and Advanced Cargo Monitoring

Inland’s integration of state-of-the-art technologies such as CargoVision, REAR-VU Backup Camera, and Permalite Lighting will greatly enhance fleet management by increasing visibility and cargo monitoring capabilities. Phillips Connect’s CargoVision provides real-time camera visibility of cargo status and load conditions, ensuring that fleet operators are immediately alerted to any issues that might compromise safety or delivery integrity. The Phillips’ Rear-VU backup camera enhances driver visibility, significantly reducing the risk of accidents during reverse maneuvers, and contributing to safer fleet operations. Phillips’ Permalite Lighting offers extremely durable, energy-efficient illumination, improving visibility, increasing compliance, and keeping the roads safe. The technologies boost operational efficiency and reduce maintenance costs and downtime, thereby delivering substantial value to fleet customers.

Driving the Future of the Industry

This initiative not only sets a new standard in trailer technology but also expands the capabilities available to Inland Trailer’s customers, enhancing their operational potential.

Rob Phillips, CEO of Phillips Industries and CEO and Co-Founder of Phillips Connect, comments, “Inland is investing big on the future of our industry! Rodrigo’s vision of making smart-trailers the standard has raised the bar in transportation, and provides his customers with a value that no other trailer manufacturer has offered before.”

Rodrigo Soto, CEO and Owner of Inland Trailer, says, “We are delighted to collaborate with Phillips, a company that aligns with our vision of innovation and excellence in the trailer industry. This partnership will undoubtedly enhance our product offerings and provide our customers with unparalleled asset management solutions.”

For more information, visit the Phillips Industries and Phillips Connect.


Based in Irvine, CA, USA, Phillips Industries is a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced electrical and air brake system components for the commercial truck and trailer industry. For nearly a century, Phillips Industries has been the benchmark for quality and innovation. Phillips products are standard position on nearly 100% of Class 8 trucks and on more than 80% of all trailers manufactured in North America. The evolving needs of commercial vehicle operators continue to drive product development to address the changing dynamics of the industry. Phillips has manufacturing and distribution facilities throughout North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe. Its manufacturing facilities have earned top-quality accreditations, including ISO/IATF 16949 and ISO 14001, and have received multiple prestigious customer awards. Phillips maintains active membership in key industry associations, including TMC, SAE, ATA, Heavy Duty Manufacturing Association, and various state trucking associations.

Phillips IndustriesPhillips Europe, Phillips Asia Pacific, Phillips de Mexico, Phillips InnovationsPhillips Connect, and Phillips Motorsports are entities under the Phillips Family umbrella. Together, they provide comprehensive solutions that meet the evolving needs of commercial vehicle operators, with a focus on safety, security, cost reduction, and asset utilization. Phillips continues to set industry standards through its unwavering commitment to research, development, innovation, and customer-centric collaboration. For more information, please visit our website: