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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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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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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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Temperature Monitoring Goes Country in Australia

The Australian Country Music Hall of Fame, based in the country music capital of Tamworth, New South Wales, is a not-for-profit organisation that collects, protects and promotes the heritage of Australasian country music. Housing precious collectibles in such a warm climate presents

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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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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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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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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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