History

2001: Kirsen Global Security develops the first container monitoring solution, in Berkeley, California, USA.

2002: KGS takes part in Operation Safe Commerce, an initiative from US Customs and the Department of Transportation to enhance security for container cargo moving throughout the international transportation system.

2004: KGS wins first major customer contracts to deploy container monitoring devices.

2006: KGS becomes the leading provider of advanced real-time container monitoring solutions by entering into a partnership with DB Schenker, a leading logistics provider. On the basis of this partnership multiple global corporations, e.g. 25 Fortune 100 companies, benefit from KGS’ monitoring solution through today

2010: KGS opens its new global headquarters in Berlin, Germany, a vibrant and dynamic city that offers the perfect setting for our equally dynamic company. The Berkeley office continues as a sourcing center, a link with the technology sectors in Northern California, and to provide customer support for our customers in the Americas. With two offices, KGS can now provide nearly round-the-clock support for our customers.

2011: KGS celebrates its 10th anniversary with a strong, international team, many technology and service innovations, satisfied customers, and lots of momentum KGS is set to lead the way in the field of container monitoring.

2012: New series of the S-class container monitoring system with 3D Impact sensor.

2014: KGS adds a new reefer container model to its product portfolio.  An additional Bluetooth sensor box measures the temperature and humidity at a separate position in side of the container. 

2015: KGS continues its successful partnership with its exclusive strategic partner DB Schenker. DB Schenker is the world's second largest logistics service provider.

2016: New S-class reefer container system launched. Now with rechargeable NiMH batteries and possibility to connect multiple additional Bluetooth sensor boxes to the S-class system. Enables multiple measurement points in the container.