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COVID-19 Vaccine Transport Logistics: Supporting the (Very) Cold Supply Chain

As big pharma announces the success of experimental COVID-19 vaccines, global distribution of the vaccine is fast approaching, and the sensitive freight will require strict temperature compliance. It means vaccines will need to be transported as cold as -70 degrees

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Reefer Monitoring & Control: Preventing Revenue Loss While Staying Compliant – Q and A with Expert Chris Corlee

Ensuring temperature compliance through multiple points in the supply chain is one of the biggest challenges a refrigerated fleet can face. If not tracked closely, temperature errors, deviations and equipment malfunctions can lead to wasted food and other perishable cargo,

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IoT Helping Food Transporters Meet Increasing Demand

E-commerce giants like Amazon and Walmart are continuing to change customer expectations when it comes to acceptable delivery timelines and transportation requirements. Customers are increasingly going online to buy cosmetics, housewares, health and personal items and— more recently, as research shows—groceries, further fueling the

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ORBCOMM at Transport Logistic: Trends, Industry News and Solutions

Despite the many political and economic uncertainties, as well as numerous business challenges such as the lack of skilled personnel, the European logistics industry will gather in June at Transport Logistic confident that it can meet these challenges. Smart technology,

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Container Industry Doubles Down on Digitalization

Thousands of container industry executives descended on Rotterdam this November for the annual Intermodal Europe show. Attended by container shipping lines, leasing companies, equipment manufacturers, technology suppliers and container service providers, this year’s edition was the busiest we have seen

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Disrupting the Cold Chain: 5 Key Takeaways from Cool Logistics

The 10th Cool Logistics Global congress took place in early October and, as usual, ORBCOMM joined as sponsor and speaker. Refrigerated container and trailer operations are key markets for our Internet of Things (IoT) tracking and monitoring solutions along with

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Cold Chain Monitoring Helps Transports EON Deliver the Brightest Bulbs

Transports EON, a French fleet specializing in the transportation of bulbs, flowers and plants needed a complete solution for visibility of its assets. It turned to ORBCOMM for its cold chain monitoring solution to improve visibility and efficiency, maximize trailer usage, and minimize the risk of accidents.   The family-run business already had substantial experience with telematics and knew that it required a unified technology all on one platform to

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Cold Chain Monitoring: Transporting Perishables Around the Globe

Peter Kuijt, VP of Sales Europe, explains why ORBCOMM’s end-to-end solutions for two-way wireless cold chain monitoring is leading the way globally. 1. When transporting perishable goods such as fresh fruit and vegetables what are the typical challenges faced in ensuring

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Industrial IoT Innovations and Insights: ORBCOMM 2017 Year in Review

2017 was an exceptionally busy year for ORBCOMM, with new clients, projects, products and acquisitions combining to further strengthen our position as the most comprehensive global provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Before we embark on another busy

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ELDs: 5 Reasons Beyond Compliance for Solution Implementation

It’s coming. Motor carriers who are currently required to maintain Records of Duty Status (RODS) have until December 18, 2017, to switch from paper to electronic logs to track of Hours of Service (HOS). With the compliance date only two

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