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HOS Rule Changes: Educate Drivers with this New Visor Card

The HOS Rule Changes are only 10 days away; will your drivers know what to do when the rules kick in on September 29? To help make this rule change easier for drivers and fleet managers alike, ORBCOMM has developed

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Did You Know: FMCSA Revises HOS Regulations

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

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Helping Drivers to Stay Safe During Covid-19 – Visor Card

As we are all aware, the world is changing rapidly, and we are going through an unprecedented time of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. At times like this, it becomes even more apparent how the nation’s truckers support us

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Turning ELD Solutions into a Positive Driver Experience

Queen Transportation turns to ORBCOMM for driver-friendly ELD solutions Queen Transportation wasn’t just looking for an ELD solution – they wanted driver satisfaction. Director of Operations Doug Ostrowoski set out to find a solution that placed Queen Transportation’s drivers first.

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Discover the Future of Connected Transportation at TCA 2018

This week we’re at the Truckload Carriers Association 2018 Annual Convention, where we’ll be showcasing what is now the industry’s most complete fleet management solution covering virtually every asset class—trucks, dry and tank trailer, refrigerated vehicles, containers and railcars. Going

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Reefer Telematics: How Decker is Reducing Costly Dwell Time and Engine Hours

When evaluating the return on investment of a reefer management solution, reduced fuel consumption and improved trailer utilization are two of the selling points that resonate most when we’re speaking with fleet owners.   But it’s always nice to hear

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The Top Reefer Tracking Features Used by Fleets

As part of our spring transportation survey, we asked our customers what were their favorite reefer tracking features for optimizing day-to-day operations.  As you might expect, customers relied heavily on the reefer tracking reports and alerts in ReeferTrak that ensured

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Tank Ruptures, Fuel Spills and Trailer Telematics

“A tractor-trailer being used to deliver vehicles to auto dealerships was disabled shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday when its gas tank ruptured…” – Bangor Daily News “A jack-knifed semi tractor-trailer whose ruptured tank spilt 50 gallons of diesel fuel caused

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Top Dry Van Tracking Features Used by Mixed Fleets

From their favorite reports and alerts to the quality of our customer support team, our North American transportation customers recently had the opportunity to tell us how they were using our products and what they thought about them. Some results

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Cargo Theft: A Top Reason for Transportation Insurance Claims

TT Club, a top international transport, freight and logistics insurance provider, has just released its top five most costly insurance claims made by freight forwarders, logistics operators, container shipping lines, and ports and terminals. Based on the analysis of 7,000

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