Yearly Archives: 2019

ELD Compliance and Transition Made Simple: Read Our Q+A

The Electronic Logging Device (ELD) deadline is here for US trucking companies, and fleets must outfit their cabs with the new systems to remain compliant and keep operations moving. But sometimes the hardest part of a transition is the adjustment

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Earned Recognition, Brake Testing and Brexit, all at FTA Transport Manager Conferences

While last year bristled with uncertainty around Brexit, there was more of an air of optimism around this year’s FTA Transport Manager Conference Autumn Series. ORBCOMM was delighted to exhibit at six dates across the UK. We joined hundreds of

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The Next Phase of IoT in Shipping Digitalization: Data Interoperability, Integration & Intelligence

Container shipping today is surely not a business for the faint-hearted. Industry debates at recent international shipping and intermodal logistics events drove home several harsh realities: Sea freight is moving more slowly and unreliably than ever before Ship, container and

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Better Temperature Monitoring, Driver Performance and CSA Scores for Dutch Valley Foods

Find out how Dutch Valley Foods works with ORBCOMM for more efficient refrigerated tracking, with temperature monitoring, better driver performance and a safer fleet. “The number of rejected loads has gone down. If the customer on the other end just

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Controlled Atmosphere Containers Made Easier for Refrigerated Cargo Transport

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

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

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

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

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

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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