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Monthly Archives: April 2016

What the Final FSMA Rule Means for Transportation and Logistics Professionals

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The long awaited Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) reform was published by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this month. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 48 million people get sick in the US

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , , ,

Discover the RoI of the IoT at RFID Journal LIVE!

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These are interesting and challenging times for those involved in supply chain logistics, fleet management, inventory/warehousing, manufacturing and more. New, cutting-edge applications that take advantage of Internet of Things (IoT), RFID tracking and sensor-based technologies are being used to improve

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Modbus 101: Why SCADA Integrators are On Board with the Flexible Protocol

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Modbus is a versatile protocol in the process control and remote monitoring world.  Invented in 1979 by Modicon, now part of Schneider Electric, Modbus is used by thousands of companies worldwide on a wide range of devices including Programmable Logic

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Posted in 4. Oil & Gas / Utilities, 5. M2M/IoT Trends, 6. Networks Tagged with: ,

IoT ‘as-a-Service’ Model a Win-Win for Subscribers and Providers

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There is a lot of hype surrounding the Internet of Things (IoT), with many companies trying to differentiate themselves in what is becoming a seemingly very crowded space. In the retail industry, a lot of companies market ‘neat’, yet transitory ideas or

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Posted in 1. Transportation, 2. Heavy Equipment, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , ,

Integrated Heavy Equipment Telematics Systems Driving Better Operational Efficiency

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Whether you are an OEM, a dealer, a contractor, or a lessor, it’s imperative that you always know where your equipment is, what it’s doing, if and when it needs service, if it’s been tampered with or stolen, and how

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Posted in 2. Heavy Equipment Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Trusted Trailer Telematics: One Week, Three Customer Wins for ORBCOMM

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It’s been a busy week for our Transportation Solutions team, with three key announcements representing the industry’s trust in ORBCOMM’s telematics solutions for both dry and refrigerated trailer fleets. Each announcement reflects not only the unique capabilities of ORBCOMM’s solar-powered, long service life

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FSMA Checklist: 12 Questions Carriers Should Ask Shippers about FSMA Compliance

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The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules around the safe transportation and distribution of food begin to take effect in 2016 and carriers need to take the lead in starting the conversation with shippers on how to achieve compliance. Temperature

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