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Canadian ELD Update: What You Need to Know as the Deadline Looms

Free Live Webinar Hosted by Today’s TruckingCanadian ELD Update: What You Need to Know as the Deadline LoomsWednesday, April 21, 2021, 1:00 PM EDT The landscape around the Canadian ELD mandate is changing quickly. Even if you’ve attended a previous

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COVID-19 Vaccine Transport Logistics: Supporting the (Very) Cold Supply Chain

As big pharma announces the success of experimental COVID-19 vaccines, global distribution of the vaccine is fast approaching, and the sensitive freight will require strict temperature compliance. It means vaccines will need to be transported as cold as -70 degrees

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The Importance of Real-Time for In-cab Voice Coaching

When it comes to making a substantial improvement in the safety and operational performance of drivers, real-time feedback makes all the difference. Unfortunately, many in-cab telematics solutions throw this term around quite loosely. When an at-risk driving event occurs, these

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Dual-Mode Satellite/Cellular IoT: The Next Generation

With COVID-19 changing the world as we know it, our first wish is that this finds you safe and well. For those of us fortunate enough to continue working, we’re facing up to the prospect of doing so from home

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Mixed Fleet Telematics – The Foundation of Heavy Equipment Fleet Performance

We’ve heard a lot of buzz about Industry 4.0, but what does it really mean to your business? According to the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Industry 4.0 “is a transformation that makes it possible to gather and analyze data across

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Satellite IoT for Fleet Management and Safety

Satellite connectivity is becoming more of a frequent player in the IoT space. Not only does it provide reliable backup connectivity for IoT projects, but it is also facilitating new IoT solutions for fleet management and safety that were previously

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AIS Data: Paving the Way for a Brighter Future

Automatic Identification System (AIS) is a maritime automatic tracking system that monitors a ship’s location information, identification and much more. Adam Barnes is ORBCOMM’s newest Maritime Business Executive and in this Q&A shares his thoughts on AIS Data and its uses in the

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M2M on the Connected World Stage at CommunicAsia

The impact of the connected world continues to increase. According to Cisco’s Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast, there will be 28.5 billion networked devices by 2022. By 2022, half of global connected devices and connections will be M2M. This share

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Smart Agriculture is Maximizing Crop Value

Our latest case study takes a closer look at how ORBCOMM smart agriculture technology supports Wiagro in increasing productivity for their customers, by ensuring stored crops remain at their best. “ORBCOMM technology, combined with the expertise of their field application

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AIS Data Helping Improve Artisanal Fishing Safety in Local Communities

Fishing is probably the most dangerous occupation in the world, and the people affected by accidents at sea are often among the poorest in society. The UN Food and Agriculture Organization estimates that of the four million fishing vessels worldwide,

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