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Discover the Future of Asset Tracking Technology at TCA 2019

The 2019 Truckload Carriers Association Annual Convention is officially underway in Las Vegas, NV, and we’ve got some exciting news to share. ORBCOMM has just launched our next-generation, solar-powered GT 1200 Series of devices that significantly enhance our current trailer

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Sensors, Satellite, Smart Apps and Shipper Visibility: Welcome to the Future of Containers

Container tracking and monitoring technology is hardly a novel idea, but recent trends and technical advancements have accelerated an industry shift towards the increasing use of sensor-based Internet of Things (IoT) telematics devices and applications in the supply chain. Over

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Sensor-Based Fleet Telematics is on the Rise: Here’s Why

Fleet telematics utilization is on the rise in the transportation industry, and is helping carriers of all sizes boost their bottom line, improve driver satisfaction and increase security. Just ten years ago, many companies couldn’t see ROI in telematics solutions.

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RFID As a Service: Core vs. Context

Is the ownership/management/expertise of RFID tags, hardware, associated middleware, and application software core to your company, or is the resulting insight into business operations and decision support that the ensuing location and timely data core to how you run your

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Remote Monitoring Best Practices: 5 Real World Scenarios

The following excerpt is from the “Remote Monitoring Best Practice Guide” published by Australia’s Pacific Data Systems. Download the full Guide here. The applications for off-the-shelf, ‘plug & play’ remote monitoring systems are broad, limited only by the range of

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Discover the RoI of the IoT at RFID Journal LIVE!

These are interesting and challenging times for those involved in supply chain logistics, fleet management, inventory/warehousing, manufacturing and more. New, cutting-edge applications that take advantage of Internet of Things (IoT), RFID tracking and sensor-based technologies are being used to improve

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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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Trailer Tracking + Dispatch: 7 Key Takeaways from TMW Transforum 2015

This month’s TMW Transforum 2015 User Conference was a busy affair. With over 1,700 attendees, a technology hub, a software demonstration center and an abundance of information sessions, there was much to do at this year`s show. In addition to

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Growth Estimated for M2M and IoT Sensors but What About Security?

Compass Intelligence has released its latest report on “Sensors in M2M & IoT: A Global Analysis for Growth Opportunities and Solutions” and here is a quick summary of what they say: Today the market is estimated at $5.2 billion and

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5 Ways To Improve Remote Mining Operations with Satellite Communication

Mining sites are often located in some of the most remote locations in the world. These outlying locations make communication difficult when attempting to successfully connect people, equipment and the enterprise system via cellular or radio technology. However, going without

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