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Cold Chain Visibility, Connectivity and Digitalisation Dominate the Agenda at Cool Logistics Global

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How can the IoT, blockchain and other new digital technologies be used to re-engineer cold chain processes and reduce waste ‘from farm to fork’? This was the key focus of discussion at the 9th Cool Logistics Global conference, held last

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Posted in 3. Maritime / AIS Tagged with: , , ,

IoT Connectivity: 3 Keys to Choosing the Right Provider

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The Internet of Things marketplace is a diverse collection of businesses of all shapes and sizes, but if there is one requirement that unites them all, it is the need for reliable and affordable IoT connectivity. With so many options

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ELDs: 5 Reasons Beyond Compliance for Solution Implementation

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It’s coming. Motor carriers who are currently required to maintain Records of Duty Status (RODS) have until December 18, 2017 to switch from paper to electronic logs to track of Hours of Service (HOS). With the compliance date only two

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , , ,

Trailer Tracking: 4 Ways It Can Improve Fleet Utilization and Your Bottom Line

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The justification for investing in dry van trailer tracking systems, and the criteria used to determine ROI, will naturally vary from company to company. Technology investment decisions can be based on cargo security, theft prevention, regulatory compliance (i.e ELD, FSMA)

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , , ,

IoT and Cold Chain Execution: Making the Invisible Visible

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With the right vision and technologies in place, the Internet of Things has the potential to transform the efficiency of cross-border food, pharmaceutical and other perishable supply chains, eliminating ‘black holes’ and helping all parties gain better visibility, traceability and

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

The IoT Wave: How Real-Time Data is Reshaping the Global Supply Chain

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It’s no secret that the world is going digital, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most powerful forces behind this transition, sweeping up almost everything – from utensils to global supply chains. Baltic Transport Journal spoke with

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

Cargo Theft: New Analysis Sheds Light on What is Being Stolen When and Where

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Cargo theft remains one of the most significant causes of disruption in the supply chain, accounting for around 10% of all reported claims in the last ten years, according to a new analysis by TT Club. The analysis includes some

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: ,

ORBCOMM and McLeod Q & A: Tracking Plus Dispatch for Increased Efficiency and Cost Control

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A Q&A with Chris MacDonald, ORBCOMM’s Vice President of Transportation Solutions Managing trailers and ORBCOMM’s two-way asset tracking and control within McLeod’s LoadMaster Why should companies track their trucks and trailers? It’s all about boosting the bottom line. Managers of

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , ,

Maximizing Mobile Mining Assets with Telematics Technology

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From trucks, excavators, and loaders to dozers and graders, mining sites operate a variety of mobile equipment. Depending on the size of the mining operation, simply keeping track of the locations of this equipment is a challenging job – and

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

Reefer Genset Innovator Shakes Up the Market with Advanced Telematics

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Dutch innovator Genmark has developed a range of lightweight, easy-to-operate, fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly reefer container gensets, including a world-first design for use on extending road chassis. And it has turned to ORBCOMM telematics as an integral part of the solution…

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , , , ,

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