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Data-Driven Understanding and Driver Retention are Key for Transportation Companies to Emerge Stronger from COVID-19

Every transportation business in the US and Canada has faced its challenges during the COVID-19 crisis. As fleets attempted to maintain a revenue stream, they were forced to amend employment procedures to combat virus transmission, change lane and trip policies

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Why the New DCSA IoT Standard is a Positive for the Container Shipping Industry: Q&A

At the beginning of June, the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) released a set of IoT standards for container connectivity that usher in the era of smart containers and greater visibility along the supply chain. This builds upon the track

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ORBCOMM Welcomes New DCSA IoT Standard

As a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, ORBCOMM welcomes the new IoT connectivity interface standards for shipping containers published by the Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) this week that will allow stakeholders to track

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How Smart Technology is Your Fleet’s Competitive Edge in the Economic Recovery: Live Webinar

Free Live Webinar: Thursday, June 18, 2020, 2pm EDT COVID-19 has disrupted freight transportation in ways never seen before. Still reeling from the freight shift, carriers are grappling with these new challenges. Working from home means many are focusing more

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Get the Complete Picture: 5 Ways Telematics and Cameras Complement Each Other

Telematics and Video Cameras, The Perfect Match Telematics and camera systems are coming together to become an essential part of any fleet operator’s toolkit. Before, simple dashcams delivered abundant but weighty and hard-to-manage data.  The data was tough to sort

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FMCSA Revises HOS Rules, Extends Emergency Declaration

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has recently announced two important updates for truckload carriers: FMCSA Announces HOS Rule Changes Today the FMCSA published its long-awaited final rule on changes to the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. The FMCSA says the

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The Cost of Overweight Trailers and How to Avoid the Problem

Latest figures from the UK’s Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA)  say that overloading of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) has been a consistent problem since at least 2013, with more than 670 reported offences. Many of these lead to fines

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Dual-Mode Satellite/Cellular IoT: The Next Generation – Live Webinar Coming May 5

With COVID-19 changing the world as we know it, our first wish is that this finds you safe and well. For those of us fortunate enough to continue working, we’re facing up to the prospect of doing so from home

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Latest COVID-19 News for Fleets and Drivers

As we face into another week of a disrupted COVID-19 world, we wanted to provide the latest news to help keep you up to date during these times. Here are the latest industry updates: FMCSA Extension Until May 15 The

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Helping Drivers to Stay Safe During Covid-19 – Visor Card

As we are all aware, the world is changing rapidly, and we are going through an unprecedented time of uncertainty caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. At times like this, it becomes even more apparent how the nation’s truckers support us

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