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IoT Data Providing the Smarts for the Digital Ports and Terminals of the Future

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Technology to track containers, cargo and transport assets on the move has been around a long time in various guises, but today is part of an explosive global trend towards Machine-to-Machine (M2M) telematics devices and sensors, as part of the burgeoning

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Digitizing Container Supply Chains: Why Live Data from the IoT Holds the Key

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Maritime history is usually divided into separate eras: the Age of Navigation, the Age of Discovery, the Age of Sail, the Age of Steam and the Rise of Steamships and Motorships. During this time, innovations such as steering oars and

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Podcast: The Road to Supply Chain Logistics Digitization

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In the latest podcast by The Loadstar supply chain logistics news portal, ORBCOMM’s Christian Allred (SVP & GM Global Sales) and Michael Dempsey (VP Container and Port Solutions) talk industry trends and developments in connecting road and intermodal assets with Internet of

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Fleet Telematics: 5 Things to Look for in an IoT Technology Supplier

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The coming years will see exponential growth in smart transport solutions that enable fleet managers to use telematics devices to remotely track, monitor and control their road and intermodal assets. New use cases and applications will emerge at a rapid

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Container Supply Chain Visibility: Filling the Traceability Gap for Vessels at Sea

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As supply chains become more complex and globalized across road, rail, water, ports, and yards, it is more important than ever for shipping lines to have end-to-end visibility of their containers and the cargo they carry from the point of

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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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Live Webinar: Making the Move to Smart Transportation – May 18, 2pm EDT

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Driving New Value Across OTR, Rail and Intermodal Operations with Live Data from Connected Assets Over the next five years, billions of objects will transition from ‘dark, dumb and disconnected’ to ‘visible, smart and connected’ thanks to the Internet of

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Scalable RFID Solutions from Device to Dashboard: A Look Ahead to RFID Journal LIVE!

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Today’s RFID tags, sensors and other devices provide unprecedented levels of information. With this deluge of data comes both opportunities and challenges when it comes to asset tracking using RFID and IoT-driven technologies. Companies have their own expertise within their

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

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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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Posted in 1. Transportation, 2. Heavy Equipment, 5. M2M/IoT Trends Tagged with: , , , ,

Trailer Tracking White Paper: Transforming Dry Van Trailer Operations with the Internet of Things

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The Internet of Things is changing the way businesses operate, the global freight market is no exception. Our latest white paper—Transforming Dry Van Trailer Operations with IoT Connectivity—explores key industry and technology trends driving the adoption of telematics for dry

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