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Chassis Tracking: 4 Ways Lack of Fleet Visibility is Costing You Money

Real-time chassis tracking, monitoring and control is proven to enable better business planning, streamline operations, minimize theft, improve preventative maintenance and repair, and enhance customer service. With so much at stake, why are so many companies hesitant to adopt telematics

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Illuminating Reefer Monitoring Black Holes with the IoT: Transport Logistic 2017 Preview

The “black hole” of reefer monitoring has always been on the water. Historically, carriers have used manual data capture with engineers equipped with clipboards walking the decks and inspecting each reefer’s temperature periodically for set-point deviations and alarms. In the

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Live Webinar: Making the Move to Smart Transportation – May 18, 2pm EDT

Driving New Value Across OTR, Rail and Intermodal Operations with Live Data from Connected Assets Over the next five years, billions of objects will transition from ‘dark, dumb and disconnected’ to ‘visible, smart and connected’ thanks to the Internet of

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What the Next Stage of the IoT Means for Supply Chain Management

Supply chain managers need to get ready for the next stage of the Internet of Things (IoT). Business research company IHS Markit forecasts that the IoT market will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to

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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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Trailer Tracking White Paper: Transforming Dry Van Trailer Operations with the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is changing the way businesses operate, the global freight market is no exception. Our latest white paper—Transforming Dry Van Trailer Operations with IoT Connectivity—explores key industry and technology trends driving the adoption of telematics for dry

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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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Smart Transportation Technology a Sign of the Times at TCA 2017

The Truckload Carriers Association 79th annual convention concluded in Nashville last week, providing an ideal forum for vendors, carriers and industry professionals to share insights on the current state and the future of the trucking industry. In addition to a

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Telematics Technology Answering the Trucking Industry Call for Smarter Fleet Management

This week, we’ll be showcasing some of the new enhancements to our dry van and cold chain telematics solutions in Booth 209 at the 79th Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Annual Convention at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN, from March

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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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