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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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Digitizing Container Supply Chains: Why Live Data from the IoT Holds the Key

Maritime history is usually divided into separate eras: the Age of Navigation, the Age of Discovery, the Age of Sail, the Age of Steam and the Rise of Steamships and Motorships. During this time, innovations such as steering oars and

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Container Supply Chain Visibility: Filling the Traceability Gap for Vessels at Sea

As supply chains become more complex and globalized across road, rail, water, ports, and yards, it is more important than ever for shipping lines to have end-to-end visibility of their containers and the cargo they carry from the point of

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Protecting Cargo Along Container Cold Chains: Shippers Need Visibility Now

With the Hanjin bankruptcy now official, the crisis serves as a reminder that when shippers of any cargo engage with great global container cold chains, ‘caveat emptor’ must be observed. Containerization, 60 years old in 2016, has done more for

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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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Smart Containers are Just the Start: How Connected Assets Will Drive the Digital Supply Chain Revolution

Ships. Dry containers. Reefer boxes. Tank containers. Chassis. Gensets. Tractors. Port and rail cranes. Mobile loading and handling equipment. The global container supply chain is literally awash with assets. From a 20,000TEU mega-ship, to a lift truck moving containers round

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Container Operator Stays a Step Ahead with IoT Reefer Monitoring

Discover how container services provider Balticon uses IoT reefer monitoring to improve asset visibility, control and customer service to some of the world’s largest shipping lines… Polish company Balticon S.A is a container services provider and trader serving an international

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