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The IoT Wave: How Real-Time Data is Reshaping the Global Supply Chain

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It’s no secret that the world is going digital, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most powerful forces behind this transition, sweeping up almost everything – from utensils to global supply chains. Baltic Transport Journal spoke with

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Cargo Theft: New Analysis Sheds Light on What is Being Stolen When and Where

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Cargo theft remains one of the most significant causes of disruption in the supply chain, accounting for around 10% of all reported claims in the last ten years, according to a new analysis by TT Club. The analysis includes some

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ORBCOMM and McLeod Q & A: Tracking Plus Dispatch for Increased Efficiency and Cost Control

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A Q&A with Chris MacDonald, ORBCOMM’s Vice President of Transportation Solutions Managing trailers and ORBCOMM’s two-way asset tracking and control within McLeod’s LoadMaster Why should companies track their trucks and trailers? It’s all about boosting the bottom line. Managers of

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IoT Technology Helping Meet Increasing Demands on Food Transporters

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Major players like Amazon are changing customer expectations of acceptable delivery timelines and transportation requirements in many sectors, including the food industry. Customers are increasingly going online to buy cosmetics, housewares, health and personal items, furniture and more, according to

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Reefer Genset Innovator Shakes Up the Market with Advanced Telematics

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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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ORBCOMM Helping J.B. Hunt Become a “Technology Company”

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Talk Business & Politics recently reported on how J.B Hunt is exploring augmented reality, mobile applications and other innovations as part of a $500 million technology investment over the next five years. Earlier this year, J.B. Hunt selected ORBCOMM to

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The Latest Innovations in Dry Van and Reefer Telematics: in.sight 2017 Preview

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Next week you’ll find us at the in.sight User Conference hosted by PeopleNet and TMW, where you can see first hand how our versatile applications integrate with top Transportation Management Systems for a centralized view of asset location, temperature, sensor

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

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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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Podcast: The Road to Supply Chain Logistics Digitization

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In the latest podcast by The Loadstar supply chain logistics news portal, ORBCOMM’s Christian Allred (SVP & GM Global Sales) and Michael Dempsey (VP Container and Port Solutions) talk industry trends and developments in connecting road and intermodal assets with Internet of

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