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UNIT45 Pioneers Smart Containers for the New Silk Road

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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IoT and Cold Chain Execution: Making the Invisible Visible

With the right vision and technologies in place, the Internet of Things has the potential to transform the efficiency of cross-border food, pharmaceutical and other perishable elements of the cold chain, eliminating ‘black holes’ and helping all parties gain better

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Reefer Genset Innovator Shakes Up the Market with Advanced Telematics

Dutch innovator Genmark has developed a range of lightweight, easy-to-operate, fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly reefer container gensets, including a world-first design for use on extending road chassis. And it has turned to ORBCOMM telematics as an integral part of the solution…

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Traceable, Foldable Containers Stacking Up the Benefits

Holland Container Innovations is on a mission to tackle the wasteful cost and environmental impact of empty container transport with its 4FOLD foldable container. And ORBCOMM telematics are now an integral part of the solution…   The humble ocean freight

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

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

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 that are creating digital ports

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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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Future-Proofing Connected 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 IoT innovation and growth here at ORBCOMM. Building on our roots as a pioneering M2M connectivity company, we continue

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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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