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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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5 Reasons to Onboard Trailer Telematics Technology

Even though access to timely, actionable data can help improve profitability of trailer operations, the cost associated with rolling out new trailer tracking technology has traditionally held some trucking companies from moving forward. Fortunately, communication networks and devices have become both

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Trailer Tracking Solution Checklist: 5 Key Considerations

In many ways, the trucking industry is the poster child for Machine-to-Machine and the Internet of Things (IoT), which embrace the connectivity and exchange of data between assets, people and applications for better communication. By integrating trailer tracking technology into

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Safeguarding Food and Pharma Along Containerized Cold Supply 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 the great global transport network that is containerization, ‘caveat emptor’ must be observed. Containerization, 60 years old in 2016, has

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IoT Technology Roundup: Setting the Standard for Modems, Devices and Connectivity

Last year was a transformative time in terms of technology, devices and connectivity for our Internet of Things (IoT) solution providers, and started on the heels of the historic launch of our new OG2 satellites, which have helped us provide

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Remote Monitoring Best Practices: 5 Real World Scenarios

The following excerpt is from the “Remote Monitoring Best Practice Guide” published by Australia’s Pacific Data Systems. Download the full Guide here. The applications for off-the-shelf, ‘plug & play’ remote monitoring systems are broad, limited only by the range of

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Genset Monitoring: Reducing Costs and Protecting Reefer Cargo with IoT Telematics

Diesel-powered generator sets – commonly known as gensets – represent a crucial, if often overlooked, element in international refrigerated cargo transport. Today, there are an estimated 40,000 gensets in active service worldwide, providing power to refrigerated marine and intermodal containers

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Multimodal Technology Trends and our Top 5 Smart Container Articles of 2016

2016 was a great year for our container and ports solutions business, which started on the heels of our exciting acquisition of WAM, a specialist in advanced Internet of Things (IoT) solutions for refrigerated containers and other intermodal assets. Throughout

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Live Webinar: Get FSMA Ready with ORBCOMM and TMW

If you’re in the business of producing, distributing or transporting perishable foods in the United States, you won’t want to miss our live webinar hosted by ORBCOMM and TMW on February 16. Learn how the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) will

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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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