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Increasing Efficiencies and Ensuring Compliance: visit ORBCOMM at TCA Truckload 2020

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The ORBCOMM team is looking forward to meeting industry professionals from across the country in Florida next week at the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Truckload 2020 Orlando. Join us at Booth 31, where we’ll be talking about the next generation

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IoT Technology Helping Meet Increasing Demands on Food Transporters

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E-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart are continuing to change customer expectations when it comes to acceptable delivery timelines and transportation requirements. Customers are increasingly going online to buy cosmetics, housewares, health and personal items and— more recently, as research shows—groceries, further fueling the decline

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Controlled Atmosphere Containers Made Easier for Refrigerated Cargo Transport

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Transporting perishable goods over long distances has always been challenging. It can be a race against time for produce to get to their destination intact as oxygen in the air will cause it to ripen quickly and eventually start to

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Goodbye AOBRD, Hello ELD: Expert Advice on the Transition

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The days of the AOBRD grandfather clause are numbered. As most fleet owners are fully aware, the December 17 deadline is looming, and the FMCSA has made it clear there will be no soft enforcement after this date.   While many fleets have already made the

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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,” – Victor van Kuilenburg, Director of Safety and Human Resources at Chief Express.   Read our latest case study, to find out how Chief Express uses ORBCOMM’s solutions and

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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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FSMA Compliance: 7 Features to Look for in a Temperature Management Solution

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The US FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) has introduced a series of stringent new requirements on food transporters, who are turning to technology to enable comprehensive temperature management and compliance in their fleets. the FSMA rule ensures the safety of the

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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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