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Yearly Archives: 2019

Controlled Atmosphere Containers Made Easier for Refrigerated Cargo Transport

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Transporting perishable goods over long distances has always been challenging. It can be a race against time for produce to get to their destination intact as oxygen in the air will cause it to ripen quickly and eventually start to

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Mixed Fleet Telematics – The Foundation of Heavy Equipment Fleet Performance

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We’ve heard a lot of buzz about Industry 4.0, but what does it really mean to your business? According to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Industry 4.0 “is a transformation that makes it possible to gather and analyze data across

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Goodbye AOBRD, Hello ELD: Expert Advice on the Transition

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The days of the AOBRD grandfather clause are numbered. As most fleet owners are fully aware, the December 17 deadline is looming, and the FMCSA has made it clear there will be no soft enforcement after this date.   While many fleets have already made the

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Fleet Management, Reefer Monitoring, Trailer Tracking and More: See the Latest at ATA MCE 2019

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The ATA MCE is one of the leading events of the transportation industry, bringing together more than 2700 trucking professionals to exchange ideas and get a look at some of the latest technologies.   The stakes have never been so high for carriers and drivers. With the ELD regulation coming into

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Tech Talk, Compliance and Fuel Budgets – All in a Day’s Work at FTA Autumn Seminars

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The FTA has announced details of dates and venues for this year’s Transport Manager Conference Series in the UK, and ORBCOMM is looking forward to taking part in what is set to be a record-breaking year, as we join hundreds

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Satellite IoT for Fleet Management and Safety

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In our latest case study, we look at how ORBCOMM worked with our partner Machinestalk to develop a custom fleet management solution for one of their customers. The customer had a set of stringent requirements for the solution. In addition

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Container Shipping Alliance Starts Knocking Down the Digital Silos

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The Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) has released its first standards for data flows – an important first step in the process of ending the fragmentation that is holding back the development of digital technologies in the industry. In an

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Leading the Way, ORBCOMM at Gastech, Houston 2019

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The ability to have verbal coaching while driving helps identify bad driving habits and eliminate complacency behind the wheel, which has shown to improve any driver’s behavior. – Safety Director, Complete Energy Services Anyone involved in the oil and gas

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The Intermodal Future is Bright with Telematics: ORBCOMM at IANA Intermodal Expo 2019

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Thanks to innovative telematics, we at ORBCOMM give operators the opportunity to revitalize supply chains and deliver new and innovative ways to increase operational efficiency and meet the challenges of the industry head-on, all with one fully integrated solution. Our

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CVSA Brake Safety Week 2019 Just Around the Corner, Is Your Fleet Ready?

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September is usually associated with going back to school, back to routine and taking stock. The CVSA’s Brake Safety Week 2019 Initiative is coming up soon to remind carriers across North America to take stock of their vehicles and brake safety systems.   Every year,

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