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The Intermodal Future is Bright with Telematics: ORBCOMM at IANA Intermodal Expo 2019

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Thanks to innovative telematics, we at ORBCOMM give operators the opportunity to revitalize supply chains and deliver new and innovative ways to increase operational efficiency and meet the challenges of the industry head-on, all with one fully integrated solution. Our

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Making Life Easier for Drivers: Chief Express chooses ORBCOMM Solutions

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“What really drew my eye to the ORBCOMM solution is that the system is geared toward driver convenience and simplicity,” says van Kuilenburg. “The simpler you make something, the better results you’re going to get.” – Victor van Kuilenburg, Director of Safety and Human

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FMCSA Denies Exemption for Small Carriers

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There is no further delay expected in the final phase-in for Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has denied an exemption to small-business truckers.   The FMCSA has announced it has denied an application, filed

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Truckload Strong at TCA

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The Truckload Carriers Association 81stAnnual Convention saw stakeholders—carriers, regulators, media, analysts, suppliers and technology vendors—get together in Las Vegas last week to look back at 2018 and identify some of the challenges facing the industry this year. This year’s theme

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Integrated Dispatch and Asset Tracking Helps Mike Tamana Optimize Fleet Operations

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In our latest case study, we explore how ORBCOMM’s integrated fleet management solution helped a refrigerated transportation company minimize spoilage, improve fuel economy, optimize asset utilization and comply with food handling and driver hours-of-service regulations. Mike Tamana Trucking uses ORBCOMM’s

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Public Safety Fleets: A Case for Telematics for First Responder Vehicles

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Motor vehicle crashes are devastating for those involved regardless of the circumstances, but when an incident involves emergency response personnel tasked with ensuring public safety, it’s almost unthinkable. Unfortunately, crashes involving ambulances, firetrucks and police vehicles happen more often than

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Deploying Fleet Safety: Saving Costs, Saving Lives – New E-Book

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Vehicle collisions pose a significant challenge to organizations managing vehicle fleets or a mobile workforce. In addition to the irreversible effects of loss of life, motor vehicle crashes carry a hefty price tag, costing employers more than $60 billion a

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Video Demo: Complete Transportation Telematics with FleetManager

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Some of the biggest names in the industry gathered in Atlanta last week for Transparency 18 to discuss the future of freight and see some of the most innovative technologies available in the market today. The event provided a great

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Fleet Safety Takes Center Stage at the National Private Truck Council Conference

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The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) annual conference drew more than 180 exhibitors and 1200 attendees who gathered in Cincinnati last week to learn about the state of the industry and share insight with peers and subject matter experts on

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Cold Chain Monitoring: Transporting Perishables Around the Globe

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Peter Kuijt, VP of Sales Europe, explains why ORBCOMM’s end-to-end solutions for two-way wireless cold chain monitoring is leading the way globally. 1. When transporting perishable goods such as fresh fruit and vegetables what are the typical challenges faced in ensuring

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