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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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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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Reefer Container Operator Stays a Step Ahead with IoT Telematics

Discover how container services provider Balticon uses real-time IoT reefer monitoring to improve asset visibility, control and customer service to some of the world’s largest shipping lines… Polish company Balticon S.A is a container services provider and trader serving an

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FSMA Compliance: 3 Key Considerations for Food Logistics Professionals

There’s been a lot of discussion recently around best practices, emerging technologies and upcoming legislation affecting the food logistics industry. We heard many during October’s IFDA Distribution Solutions Conference and our recent Cold Chain webinar hosted by Food Logistics. The

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Cold Chain and Food Logistics: Thriving in an Era of Competition and Compliance

Carriers and shippers of temperature-controlled cargo operate in an increasingly tough compliance environment, as governments and producers in the U.S. and around the world seek to safeguard people from the risks of contaminated, spoiled and counterfeit goods. Helping our transportation

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Live Cold Chain Webinar: Handling Temperature-Controlled Shipments in a Competitive and Regulated Environment

Handling time- and temperature-sensitive food/beverage shipments in a highly competitive and regulated environment creates unique challenges for logistics partners and others that support the global cold chain. What are those challenges? How are they being addressed? Where do the opportunities

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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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