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Driven by Data: How Increased Digitalisation and Data Analysis Bring Benefits

This article was originally published in Ports & Harbors Magazine  Increased digitalisation and data analysis can bring the maritime sector a wealth of benefits provided that companies are willing to work together to progress towards a shared goal, says Al Tama, vice-president and general manager, container and

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

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

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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Surviving Supply Chain Shock: The Value of Visibility

The COVID-19 crisis has hit world maritime trade and supply chain operations with unprecedented scale and speed. Now more than ever, visibility is crucial to keep shipping, ports and cross-border trade flowing as efficiently as possible and equally to help

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Global Container Shipping gets a New Digital Track and Trace Standard

As we highlighted in two extensive ORBCOMM reports during the last quarter of 2019 – the Next Phase of IoT in Shipping Digitalization: Data Interoperability, Integration & Intelligence and Disrupting the Cold Chain: 5 Key Takeaways from Cool Logistics – work is

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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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Container Shipping Alliance Starts Knocking Down the Digital Silos

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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Container Industry Doubles Down on Digitalization

Thousands of container industry executives descended on Rotterdam this November for the annual Intermodal Europe show. Attended by container shipping lines, leasing companies, equipment manufacturers, technology suppliers and container service providers, this year’s edition was the busiest we have seen

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Disrupting the Cold Chain: 5 Key Takeaways from Cool Logistics

The 10th Cool Logistics Global congress took place in early October and, as usual, ORBCOMM joined as sponsor and speaker. Refrigerated container and trailer operations are key markets for our Internet of Things (IoT) tracking and monitoring solutions along with

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