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Yearly Archives: 2019

Third-party Verification Announced for ORBCOMM’s ELD Solution

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The ORBCOMM Electronic Logging Device (ELD) has been independently tested and validated by FPInnovations, also known as the PIT Group, to confirm that it fully adheres to ELD guidelines as set out by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

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Fleet Safety Update: Get Prepared for Operation Safe Driver Week 2019

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Driver actions are still a factor in 94% of all traffic crashes. That’s the sobering statement from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) ahead of Operation Safe Driver Week. Extra law enforcement personnel will be monitoring United States Highways for

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AIS Data: Paving the Way for a Brighter Future

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Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a maritime automatic tracking system that monitors a ship’s location information, identification and much more. Adam Barnes is ORBCOMM’s newest Maritime Business Executive and in this Q&A shares his thoughts on AIS Data and its uses in the

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Newell & Wright Drive Efficiency and Performance with Telematics

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“We’ve used vehicle tracking a lot more efficiently since moving. If there’s a breakdown or a delay, they can plan a second job, or move a second job. Do they have enough time, enough fuel? They can see all this immediately. They don’t even need

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Vessel Monitoring, Reefer Telematics and Heavy Equipment – all on the agenda at CommunicAsia 2019

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As the largest technology exhibition in the region, CommunicAsia is a must-attend for anyone looking to begin or expand their technology business. The event, in its 30th year, offers a wide range of ISPs, satellite operators, system integrators, mobile operators

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Canadian ELDs to be Mandatory by June 2021 (with No Grandfather Clause)

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The Canadian Government has revealed its firm plans for ELD. Minister for Transport Marc Garneau announced the rule, which will require all commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) and bus operators to use third-party certified ELD devices by June 2021. Electronic logging

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Opportunities for Rail Transport, Tackling the European Driver Shortage and a Record Year for Transport Logistic

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The New Silk Road, the European driver shortage and addressing the transportation impact on the environment – these were the big issues and some of the hottest topics at Transport Logistic in Munich in June. One of the world’s leading

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M2M on the World Stage with ORBCOMM at CommunicAsia

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The impact of the connected world continues to increase. According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast, there will be 28.5 billion networked devices by 2022. By 2022, half of global connected devices and connections will be M2M. This share

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ELD Compliance and Fleet Safety for Oil and Gas at the Global Petroleum Show

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As more than 50,000 executives from over 21,000 oil and gas companies head to Calgary, Canada next week for the Global Petroleum Show, exhibitors are hard at work preparing to showcase their solutions. This year’s theme ‘Shaping the Future of

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What Are Fleets Waiting for? AOBRDs to ELDs: 75% of Fleets Yet to Move

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It may be surprising, but over 75% of fleets are still using AOBRDs, with just seven months before the start of phase three of the FMCSA’s ELD implementation plan. That’s according to respondents in our recent webinar on making the transition

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