Monthly Archives: March 2016

FSMA, Smart Assets and Cargo Security: TCA 2016 Preview

These are interesting and challenging times for truckload carriers, shippers and receivers. First, new Internet of Things (IoT) technology is turning trailers and containers into “smart” assets that track, monitor and control fleets and cargo. At the same time, cargo

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ORBCOMM Moving Forward with Fast Start to 2016

From new customer wins, to executing on large customer deployments such as HUB Group and Wal-Mart, to the integration of three acquisitions, to continued innovation and exciting product launches, as well as the completion of the OG2 satellite constellation, ORBCOMM’s

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With Smart Intermodal Telematics, Google’s Futuristic Idea Is Already Reality

Google has a new patent. This one involves a package delivery platform tied to autonomous road vehicles delivery. While self-driving trucks are still pretty futuristic and surrounded by political, economic, safety, and insurance questions – to name a few –

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VMS for SOS: Satellite-based Vessel Monitoring System Keeps Crews Safe and Connected

A crew member from a Mexican shrimping boat was able to receive timely medical attention last year, following a fall that left him with severe head trauma while working aboard the ship. Fast response was made possible by a vessel monitoring

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