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Data-Driven Understanding and Driver Retention are Key for Transportation Companies to Emerge Stronger from COVID-19

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Every transportation business in the US and Canada has faced its challenges during the COVID-19 crisis. As fleets attempted to maintain a revenue stream, they were forced to amend employment procedures to combat virus transmission, change lane and trip policies

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AIS Data Helping Power Grydd’s Free Supply Chain Visibility Tools During COVID-19

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Grydd.com, a digital provider of end-to-end supply chain visibility tools for shippers and freight forwarders, is making its cloud-based shipment booking and tracking technology available for free during the global COVID-19 pandemic. Drawing on data from multiple global sources including

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Satellite IoT Solutions for the Middle East: Free Live Webinar Coming June 29

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We’re excited to join our partners at Inmarsat for a new webinar on the IoT and telecommunication challenges in the Energy, Transportation and Aid & NGO sectors in the Middle East.   Our experts will join the panel to talk about how satellite IoT solutions are enabling organizations to

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Why the New DCSA IoT Standard is a Positive for the Container Shipping Industry: Q&A

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At the beginning of June, the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) released a set of IoT standards for container connectivity that usher in the era of smart containers and greater visibility along the supply chain. This builds upon the track

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ORBCOMM Welcomes New DCSA IoT Standard

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As a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, ORBCOMM welcomes the new IoT connectivity interface standards for shipping containers published by the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) this week that will allow stakeholders to track

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How Smart Technology is Your Fleet’s Competitive Edge in the Economic Recovery: Live Webinar

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Free Live Webinar: Thursday, June 18, 2020, 2pm EDT COVID-19 has disrupted freight transportation in ways never seen before. Still reeling from the freight shift, carriers are grappling with these new challenges. Working from home means many are focusing more

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Get the Complete Picture: 5 Ways Telematics and Cameras Complement Each Other

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Telematics and Video Cameras, The Perfect Match Telematics and camera systems are coming together to become an essential part of any fleet operator’s toolkit. Before, simple dashcams delivered abundant but weighty and hard-to-manage data.  The data was tough to sort

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FMCSA Revises HOS Rules, Extends Emergency Declaration

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently announced two important updates for truckload carriers: FMCSA Announces HOS Rule Changes Today the FMCSA published its long-awaited final rule on changes to the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The FMCSA says the

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The Cost of Overweight Trailers and How to Avoid the Problem

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Latest figures from the UK’s Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)  say that overloading of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) has been a consistent problem since at least 2013, with more than 670 reported offences. Many of these lead to fines

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What is AIS? The Role of Satellite AIS in Digitizing Maritime Supply Chains

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As the Fourth Industrial Revolution ushers in a new wave of smart digital, automated and autonomous technologies, it’s worth a reminder that longer established systems are playing a vital role in our brave new data-driven world – and indeed continue

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