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Ushering in a New Era of Dry Container Shipping

Container shipping is changing, as new technologies are opening up global supply chains like never before. Soon, shipping lines will wonder how they operated without having complete end-to-end visibility of their assets. Through IoT technology, shipping lines will not only

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Driver Retention: 3 Ways to Reboot your Strategy

For many fleets, the biggest obstacle they’re facing isn’t rising diesel costs or dysfunctional supply chains but driver retention. In 2020, driver turnover rates for fleets earning more than $30m in annual revenue were a staggering 92%, with smaller carriers

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How We’re Strengthening Our Smart Truck Solution

We’ve seen fleet needs evolving and niceties become necessities in the face of this new transportation market. It’s times like these when it’s important to continue developing smart truck technology that solve industry pain points and keep fleets winning. Earlier

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Field Support Tool: Simplifying Installation Instructions

Purchasing solutions to improve your fleet is only half the battle. Until they’re properly deployed, the only thing they’ll be collecting is dust. This can be difficult if they lack intuitive documentation and installation instructions, resulting in time, money and

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Building a Satellite Ocean Vessel Tracking Solution

Maritime theft remains one of the largest problems thwarting docks around the world. While it’s significantly less often than from trailers, marinas and docks accounted for 17% of the total marine thefts in 2020 according to the National Insurance Crime

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The Cape Town Agreement: A call for safer fishing

The clock is counting down to the ratification of International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) latest measure to improve safety standards and practices on more than 64,000 fishing vessels over 24 metres in length worldwide. In 2019, more than 50 IMO Member

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Stay Connected in Transit with Cargo Cameras

Knowing the cargo and load status of a trailer gets difficult as soon as the trailer door closes, and the unit leaves the yard.  This can pose several problems for fleets. The product quality can be affected during the trip, which

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VAR Spotlight: PT Megah Surya Persada

Tackling transparency in fishing Indonesia-based PT Megah Surya Persada (MSP) uses ORBCOMM’s satellite service to bring transparency and regulatory compliance to the local fishing industry through vessel tracking. Indonesia is one of the largest fish producers in the world, making

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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

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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

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