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Euroscan Parts & Services: Europe’s Reefer Monitoring ‘Problem Solvers’

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The opening of a brand new, purpose-built, headquarters in the Bavarian town of Kiefersfelden earlier this year marked an important milestone for Euroscan Parts & Services GmbH. Over the past two decades, the family-owned company has carved out a commanding

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , ,

IoT Data Providing the Smarts for the Digital Ports and Terminals of the Future

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Technology to track containers, cargo and transport assets on the move has been around a long time in various guises, but today is part of an explosive global trend towards Machine-to-Machine (M2M) telematics devices and sensors, as part of the burgeoning

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Posted in 3. Maritime / AIS, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , , , , ,

AIS Data: Advocating for our Oceans with 22 Million Points Per Day

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In May, Reuters reported that authorities in West Africa detained seven Chinese vessels for fishing illegally. In Guinea, Sierra Leone and Guinea-Bissau, inspectors boarded the ships to find violations of regulations relating to catching protected fish and using nets with small holes

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Posted in 3. Maritime / AIS Tagged with: , , , ,

Pharma Cold Chain Logistics: Going the Extra Mile

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As the weather finally starts to get warmer in Europe, thoughts turn to Munich and the upcoming Transport Logistic tradeshow, one of the world’s largest meetings for logistics, mobility, IT, and supply chain management professionals. This year, the show takes

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Pharmaceutical Transport: How transmed Delivers First to Last Mile GDP Solutions

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Discover how, as part of its new Good Distribution Practice (GDP) compliance solution, pharmaceutical transport specialist transmed Transport turned to ORBCOMM to develop an integrated system for end-to-end real-time temperature management and validation across its warehouses, distribution centers (DCs) and

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , , , , ,

Why Satellite for IoT? 6 Key Advantages

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Satellite is undergoing a renaissance of late, where we’ve seen a number of constellation renewals as well as a lot of talk of new constellations. The big difference from earlier commercial satellite deployments is that these new constellations now have

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Posted in 5. M2M/IoT Trends, 6. Networks Tagged with: , , ,

Logistics 4.0 in Food and Pharma Transport: Digitizing Cold Chain Compliance and Control

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There has been a lot of chatter of late regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as “Industry 4.0″, which refers to our digital/robotic future and the game-changing speed and breadth of global data transfer. At the heart of this

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Posted in 1. Transportation Tagged with: , , , ,

Beyond the Device: Future-proofing Smart Containers in a Fast-Changing World

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Digitization of global container supply chain operations is upon us and big data from IoT devices will play a critical role. Early adopters of IoT-connected ‘smart containers’ are starting to reap the first fruits of the new digital economy, reporting

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Posted in 1. Transportation, 3. Maritime / AIS, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , , ,

ORBCOMM 2016 Year in Review: IoT Innovation and Growth

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2016 was another big year in the rapid development of the Internet of Things, and it was another year of great innovation and growth here at ORBCOMM. Building on our roots as a pioneering M2M connectivity company, we continue to

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Posted in 1. Transportation, 2. Heavy Equipment, 3. Maritime / AIS, 5. M2M/IoT Trends, 6. Networks Tagged with: ,

Are You IoT Ready? Find Out…

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From wireless connectivity and embedded devices to software and sensor options, there are countless considerations to weigh before planning out your Internet of Things (IoT) solution. How do you know where to start, or if you’re even ready for an

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