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Smart Containers Are Revolutionizing Reefers

When port delays occur, refrigerated containers—carrying temperature-sensitive cargo susceptible to spoilage—are hit the hardest. An unexpected influx of containers can result in fleets losing track of their assets’ locations or can interfere with cargo integrity, as some may not receive

Posted in 6. IoT Trends

Improve Accident Reconstruction with Impact Detection Reports

This is article #1 of our ORBCOMM Platform Quick Tips Series where we highlight useful features within the ORBCOMM platform that customers can use to generate value from their data.  Did you know that the average American trucking industry lawsuit

Posted in 1. Transportation, 6. IoT Trends

4 Ways to Improve Fuel Economy with Fleet Technology

Anything that takes up 30% of your fleet operating costs deserves serious attention. With fuel prices continuing to soar –especially amidst the current conflict in Ukraine – finding ways to improve fuel economy can provide significant savings for your fleet

Posted in 1. Transportation

Fleets Can Win More Business with Customer Service

It’s natural for fleets to tie generating more revenue with growing their trailer pool or expanding service to new regions. This can certainly push the needle, but it requires additional resources that may be unavailable due to external factors such

Posted in 1. Transportation

5 Fleet Tech Hacks to Win More Business

For fleet managers, accommodating new business can be difficult in the best of times – let alone today’s current climate of dragging trailer backorders and component shortages. Many have been forced to look inwards as they await their new assets,

Posted in 6. IoT Trends

How Transportation Management Systems Simplify Fleet Management

If market size is any indication – projected to reach $11.4 USD by 2027 – transportation management systems (TMS) are becoming more of a necessity amongst fleet managers. In fact, almost 35% of businesses are using transportation management systems to monitor and control their

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How Harrier Express is Keeping Cool with Cold Chain Telematics

While trailer telematics offers plenty of benefits fleets of any kind – precise delivery estimates, decreased dwell time and improved asset utilisation to name a few – it can be particularly useful for reefer fleets.   After all, transporting cargo without the ability to monitor and manage cargo temperature can result in unforeseen product spoilage if

Posted in 1. Transportation

Avoiding Nuclear Verdicts with Fleet Management Technology

Managing a fleet is stressful enough without having to worry about a single accident closing your business for good. Nuclear verdicts—insurance jury awards that exceed $10 million—are growing at an alarming rate to the detriment of fleets. In fact, between 2010

Posted in 6. IoT Trends

How Fleets Can Win Business with Trailer Telematics

When it comes to gaining market share, the best offense is a good defense. For fleet owners in midsize fleets, this boils down to maximizing the value of everything within their organization however this is easier said than done, as fleet owners typically have a

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How Real-Time Remote Diagnostics Can Empower Fleet Maintenance 

With procurement order backlogs continuing to wreak havoc on the industry, fleet maintenance has become even more crucial to ensuring trucks stay on the road — not stuck in the shop. For fleet managers, the key to improving fleet uptime through maintenance stems from getting

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