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What the Next Stage of the IoT Means for Supply Chain Management

Supply chain managers need to get ready for the next stage of the Internet of Things (IoT). Business research company IHS Markit forecasts that the IoT market will grow from an installed base of 15.4 billion devices in 2015 to

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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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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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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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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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Trailer Tracking on the Go, and a Look Ahead to the TCA Refrigerated Division Meeting

It’s hard to believe we’re half-way through 2016, which has already seen so much news and innovation on the trucking, reefer and trailer telematics fronts. Already this year, ORBCOMM has made great strides to further improve our product and service

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From Farm to Fork: Extending the M2M & IoT Value Chain

We’ve been writing a lot about the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and cold chain compliance in the wake of the FDA’s final rule around food transportation. What a lot of people may not realize, however, is that M2M and

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What the Final FSMA Rule Means for Transportation and Logistics Professionals

The long awaited Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) reform was published by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) earlier this month. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 48 million people get sick in the US

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Trusted Trailer Telematics: One Week, Three Customer Wins for ORBCOMM

It’s been a busy week for our Transportation Solutions team, with three key announcements representing the industry’s trust in ORBCOMM’s telematics solutions for both dry and refrigerated trailer fleets. Each announcement reflects not only the unique capabilities of ORBCOMM’s solar-powered, long service life

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