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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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New in Satellite Tracking Technology: Introducing the Programmable ST 6100

The ST 6100 is the first in a series of new programmable satellite terminals by ORBCOMM that builds on the technical foundation of the award-winning IsatData Pro terminals, to bring customers IDP functionality along with some great new enhancements. The

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Trailer Tracking Improves Turn Times and Revs Up Revenue for Christenson Transportation

Discover how high-value, time sensitive freight transporter Christenson implemented ORBCOMM’s trailer tracking solution to optimize tractor-to-trailer ratios, minimize unauthorized trailer use, improve customer visibility of shipments and drive up profitability… Christenson Transportation is a mid-size, family-owned truckload carrier based in

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ELDs: 5 Reasons Beyond Compliance for Solution Implementation

It’s coming. Motor carriers who are currently required to maintain Records of Duty Status (RODS) have until December 18, 2017, to switch from paper to electronic logs to track of Hours of Service (HOS). With the compliance date only two

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