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IoT Technology Helping Meet Increasing Demands on Food Transporters

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Major players like Amazon are changing customer expectations of acceptable delivery timelines and transportation requirements in many sectors, including the food industry. Customers are increasingly going online to buy cosmetics, housewares, health and personal items, furniture and more, according to

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Reefer Genset Innovator Shakes Up the Market with Advanced Telematics

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Dutch innovator Genmark has developed a range of lightweight, easy-to-operate, fuel-efficient and environmentally friendly reefer container gensets, including a world-first design for use on extending road chassis. And it has turned to ORBCOMM telematics as an integral part of the solution…

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The Latest Innovations in Dry Van and Reefer Telematics: in.sight 2017 Preview

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Next week you’ll find us at the in.sight User Conference hosted by PeopleNet and TMW, where you can see first hand how our versatile applications integrate with top Transportation Management Systems for a centralized view of asset location, temperature, sensor

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Euroscan Parts & Services: Europe’s Reefer Monitoring ‘Problem Solvers’

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The opening of a brand new, purpose-built, headquarters in the Bavarian town of Kiefersfelden earlier this year marked an important milestone for Euroscan Parts & Services GmbH. Over the past two decades, the family-owned company has carved out a commanding

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Illuminating Reefer Monitoring Black Holes with the IoT: Transport Logistic 2017 Preview

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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