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Pharma Cold Chain Logistics: Going the Extra Mile

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

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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Why Satellite for IoT? 6 Key Advantages

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

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

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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ORBCOMM 2016 Year in Review: IoT Innovation and Growth

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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Are You IoT Ready? Find Out…

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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Trailer Tracking Trends: Detention Among Top 5 Business Problems

Last month ORBCOMM published a blog post about whether the ROI of trailer telematics is significant enough to justify the investment. DAT Solutions recently released its survey of 257 carriers and the conclusions definitely corroborate what we’re saying. A few of the

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From Farm to Fork: Extending the M2M & IoT Value Chain

We’ve been writing a lot about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and cold chain compliance in the wake of the FDA’s final rule around food transportation. What a lot of people may not realize, however, is that M2M and

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IoT, RFID, Big Data and the Supply Chain Management Revolution

ChainLink Research did a great wrap up of all the new technologies, applications and use cases on review at the recent RFID Journal LIVE! Conference. There was so much to see and learn about. RFID touches just about everything in

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