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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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Logistics 4.0 in Food and Pharma Transport: Digitizing Cold Chain Compliance and Control

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There has been a lot of chatter of late regarding the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as “Industry 4.0”, which refers to our digital/robotic future and the game-changing speed and breadth of global data transfer. At the heart of this

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C.R. England Keeps its Cool with State-of-the-Art Trailer Tracking

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Discover how one of the biggest carriers of refrigerated cargo in North America, C.R. England, tapped ORBCOMM for an advanced end-to-end reefer tracking and monitoring solution that delivered new capabilities and fast return on investment… C.R. England is one of

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Remote Container Management: The Future is Here

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The future of refrigerated container tracking is here. Customer demand for remote container management is on the rise and companies are turning to the latest technologies to keep up with the competition. While container tracking has been around a long

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Remote Container Management: Demand for Per-Trip Tracking on the Rise

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Declining hardware and airtime costs and a variety of external factors are driving the container shipping industry to increasingly adopt tracking and monitoring technology to gain full visibility of valuable assets. A recent article on Maersk’s installation of its remote

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Reefer Telematics: How Decker is Reducing Costly Dwell Time and Engine Hours

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When evaluating the return on investment of a reefer management solution, reduced fuel consumption and improved trailer utilization are two of the selling points that resonate most when we’re speaking with fleet owners.   But it’s always nice to hear

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The Top Tracking Features Used by Refrigerated Fleets

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As part of our spring transportation survey we also asked our refrigerated trailer customers what were their favorite features for optimizing day-to-day operations.  As you might expect, customers relied heavily on the reports and alerts in ReeferTrak that ensured that

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FSMA Checklist: 12 Questions Carriers Should Ask Shippers about FSMA Compliance

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The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) rules around the safe transportation and distribution of food begin to take effect in 2016 and carriers need to take the lead in starting the conversation with shippers on how to achieve compliance. Temperature

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The ROI of IoT

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Biz Tech’s recently published article, Automation and Analytics Emerge as Key Internet of Things Use Cases, does a nice job of defining the term Internet of Things (IoT) and developing examples of how IoT can work for both consumers and

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Technology, Mobile App Use Common Among “Best Fleets to Drive For”

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On January 25, 2016 TCA and CarriersEdge announced the 2016 Best Fleets to Drive For. Congratulations to all of this year’s recipients, including these ORBCOMM customers: Bay and Bay Transportation Bison Transport Grand Island Express, Inc. Landstar System, Inc. Prime

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