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Discover the Future of Asset Tracking Technology at TCA 2019

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The 2019 Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention is officially under way in Las Vegas, NV, and we’ve got some exciting news to share. ORBCOMM has just launched our next-generation, solar-powered GT 1200 Series of devices that significantly enhance our current

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A Look Back at 2018: ORBCOMM’s Year of Growth, Insight and Innovation

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As we look forward to another eventful year, ORBCOMM would like to wish every success in 2019 to all our customers, channel partners, suppliers and business colleagues around the world. As usual, we are taking a moment to look back

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IoT Innovation at IAA 2018: What the Future Holds for Commercial Vehicles

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It’s clear that Internet of Things (IoT) is already playing a vital role with technology: with compliance, asset visibility, fuel efficiency and solving operational challenges. In this ever-changing and competitive transport and logistics environment, IoT technology is moving things even further forward – a lynchpin of digitization and connectivity, the drivers of innovation in commercial vehicles.     The ORBCOMM

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Sensors, Satellite, Smart Apps and Shipper Visibility: Welcome to the Future of Containers

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Container tracking and monitoring technology is hardly a novel idea, but recent trends and technical advancements have accelerated an industry shift towards the increasing use of sensor-based Internet of Things (IoT) telematics devices and applications in the supply chain. Over

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Heavy Equipment Telematics: Driving Growth Through Technology

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As we pack our bags and get ready for INTERMAT 2018 in Paris, it’s a good time to take a step back and think about the wider challenges that the heavy equipment industry will be discussing at the exhibition. At

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Telematics Tackling Driver Detention and Other Trucking Challenges in the U.S. and Europe

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European trucking companies are benefiting financially from increased demand and tighter capacity, with freight rates hitting a 10-year high, says a recent report from The Journal of Commerce. The picture is the same in the USA, where “the economy is

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Truck Telematics: Putting the Driver at the Heart of the Matter

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Following our 2017 acquisition of truck telematics providers Blue Tree Systems and inthinc, ORBCOMM was recently featured in two Transport Topics articles focusing on the new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate regulations from the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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Industrial IoT Innovations and Insights: ORBCOMM 2017 Year in Review

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2017 was an exceptionally busy year for ORBCOMM, with new clients, projects, products and acquisitions combining to further strengthen our position as the most comprehensive global provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Before we embark on another busy

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Intermodal and IoT: 5 Reasons They are a Match Made in Heaven

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As we prepare for the annual Intermodal Europe conference taking place this year in Amsterdam from 28-30 November, our thoughts turn to the current and future role of digitalisation and the Internet of Things (IoT) in fostering modal shift. According

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UNIT45 Pioneers Smart Containers for the New Silk Road

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Intermodal innovator UNIT45 is helping big name shippers like HP and Friesland Campina to take advantage of the New Silk Road linking China and Europe with a new breed of 45ft temperature-controlled containers optimised for long-distance rail operations. And it

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