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Intermodal and IoT: 5 Reasons They are a Match Made in Heaven

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As we prepare for the annual Intermodal Europe conference taking place this year in Amsterdam from 28-30 November, our thoughts turn to the current and future role of digitalisation and the Internet of Things (IoT) in fostering modal shift. According

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New in Satellite Tracking Technology: Introducing the Programmable ST 6100

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The ST 6100 is the first in a series of new programmable satellite terminals by ORBCOMM that builds on the technical foundation of the award-winning IsatData Pro terminals, to bring customers IDP functionality along with some great new enhancements. The

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UNIT45 Pioneers Smart Containers for the New Silk Road

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Intermodal innovator UNIT45 is helping big name shippers like HP and Friesland Campina to take advantage of the New Silk Road linking China and Europe with a new breed of 45ft temperature-controlled containers optimised for long-distance rail operations. And it

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Cold Chain Visibility, Connectivity and Digitalisation Dominate the Agenda at Cool Logistics Global

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How can the IoT, blockchain and other new digital technologies be used to re-engineer cold chain processes and reduce waste ‘from farm to fork’? This was the key focus of discussion at the 9th Cool Logistics Global conference, held last

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IoT Connectivity: 3 Keys to Choosing the Right Provider

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The Internet of Things marketplace is a diverse collection of businesses of all shapes and sizes, but if there is one requirement that unites them all, it is the need for reliable and affordable IoT connectivity. With so many options

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Trailer Tracking: 4 Ways It Can Improve Fleet Utilization and Your Bottom Line

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The justification for investing in dry van trailer tracking systems, and the criteria used to determine ROI, will naturally vary from company to company. Technology investment decisions can be based on cargo security, theft prevention, regulatory compliance (i.e ELD, FSMA)

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IoT and Cold Chain Execution: Making the Invisible Visible

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With the right vision and technologies in place, the Internet of Things has the potential to transform the efficiency of cross-border food, pharmaceutical and other perishable supply chains, eliminating ‘black holes’ and helping all parties gain better visibility, traceability and

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

The IoT Wave: How Real-Time Data is Reshaping the Global Supply Chain

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It’s no secret that the world is going digital, and the Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the most powerful forces behind this transition, sweeping up almost everything – from utensils to global supply chains. Baltic Transport Journal spoke with

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Cargo Theft: New Analysis Sheds Light on What is Being Stolen When and Where

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Cargo theft remains one of the most significant causes of disruption in the supply chain, accounting for around 10% of all reported claims in the last ten years, according to a new analysis by TT Club. The analysis includes some

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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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