Monthly Archives: July 2016

Refrigerated Transportation: 4 Ways to Reduce Fuel Costs with Reefer Monitoring

According to the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI), fuel is far and away the top vehicle-based expense for motor carriers, accounting for anywhere between 34% and 39% of total costs in recent years. A good reefer tracking solution will include

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Reefer Telematics: How Decker is Reducing Costly Dwell Time and Engine Hours

When evaluating the return on investment of a reefer management solution, reduced fuel consumption and improved trailer utilization are two of the selling points that resonate most when we’re speaking with fleet owners.   But it’s always nice to hear

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Telematics Keeps Fuel Tanks Full at Los Pelambres Copper

The Los Pelambres copper operation, 60% owned by Antofagasta Minerals, is one of the world’s largest copper mines. It sits at an elevation of more than 3,000 m (9,800 ft) in the Andes range, 240 km northeast of Santiago. After

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Trailer Tracking on the Go, and a Look Ahead to the TCA Refrigerated Division Meeting

It’s hard to believe we’re half-way through 2016, which has already seen so much news and innovation on the trucking, reefer and trailer telematics fronts. Already this year, ORBCOMM has made great strides to further improve our product and service

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Out-of-Band Management (OOBM): Up with Uptime, Down with Costs

If we examine what keeps the gears of an enterprise turning, we’d probably look to the people. From people come the innovative ideas, planning, strategies and the execution of business objectives. People are the face of the company to the

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The Top Tracking Features Used by Refrigerated Fleets

As part of our spring transportation survey we also asked our refrigerated trailer customers what were their favorite features for optimizing day-to-day operations.  As you might expect, customers relied heavily on the reports and alerts in ReeferTrak that ensured that

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Discover the ROI of 4G LTE Failover at Cisco Live 2016

In a world where 100% network uptime is not only expected, but critical for businesses, having a safeguard to your primary connection in place is more important than ever before. Network outages can lead to potential loss of revenue, damage

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