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Trailer Tracking: 4 Ways It Can Improve Fleet Utilization and Your Bottom Line

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The justification for investing in dry van trailer tracking systems, and the criteria used to determine ROI, will naturally vary from company to company. Technology investment decisions can be based on cargo security, theft prevention, regulatory compliance (i.e ELD, FSMA)

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The IoT Wave: How Real-Time Data is Reshaping the Global Supply Chain

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It’s no secret that the world is going digital, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most powerful forces behind this transition, sweeping up almost everything – from utensils to global supply chains. Baltic Transport Journal spoke with

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Cargo Theft: New Analysis Sheds Light on What is Being Stolen When and Where

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Cargo theft remains one of the most significant causes of disruption in the supply chain, accounting for around 10% of all reported claims in the last ten years, according to a new analysis by TT Club. The analysis includes some

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ORBCOMM and McLeod Q & A: Tracking Plus Dispatch for Increased Efficiency and Cost Control

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A Q&A with Chris MacDonald, ORBCOMM’s Vice President of Transportation Solutions Managing trailers and ORBCOMM’s two-way asset tracking and control within McLeod’s LoadMaster Why should companies track their trucks and trailers? It’s all about boosting the bottom line. Managers of

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Maximizing Mobile Mining Assets with Telematics Technology

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From trucks, excavators, and loaders to dozers and graders, mining sites operate a variety of mobile equipment. Depending on the size of the mining operation, simply keeping track of the locations of this equipment is a challenging job – and

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ORBCOMM Helping J.B. Hunt Become a “Technology Company”

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Talk Business & Politics recently reported on how J.B Hunt is exploring augmented reality, mobile applications and other innovations as part of a $500 million technology investment over the next five years. Earlier this year, J.B. Hunt selected ORBCOMM to

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AIS is for the Dogs: Satellite Tracking Keeps K9 Veterans Memorial in Sight

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This June, over 200 veterans from far and wide gathered in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin for the unveiling of a K-9 Veterans Memorial honoring military dogs and their handlers, some of whom have made the ultimate sacrifice in combat. While many

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Podcast: The Road to Supply Chain Logistics Digitization

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In the latest podcast by The Loadstar supply chain logistics news portal, ORBCOMM’s Christian Allred (SVP & GM Global Sales) and Michael Dempsey (VP Container and Port Solutions) talk industry trends and developments in connecting road and intermodal assets with Internet of

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GPS Tracking in the World’s Harshest Terrain: Rhino Charge 2017

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ORBCOMM devices and connectivity are designed to handle even the toughest demands of non-stop real-time security, safety and tracking in some of Africa’s most extreme locations. How rugged? Every year, ORBCOMM’s dual-mode cellular-satellite IDP-782 device is put through extreme data requirements

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Fleet Telematics: 5 Things to Look for in an IoT Technology Supplier

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The coming years will see exponential growth in smart transport solutions that enable fleet managers to use telematics devices to remotely track, monitor and control their road and intermodal assets. New use cases and applications will emerge at a rapid

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