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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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Maintenance Module Helps Heavy Equipment Managers Make Smarter Decisions

Remote monitoring of heavy equipment can deliver many benefits including reducing machine downtime and maintenance costs. However, many fleet managers opt against remote monitoring systems to help with their maintenance programs, partly because of the volumes of data that can

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Trailer Tracking: Gaining Ground on Profitability and Operational Efficiency

See how a regional contract carrier of dry goods, Swing Transport, adopted ORBCOMM’s trailer tracking solution for improved fleet visibility, better operational efficiency and reduced theft… Swing Transport is a full-service provider of transportation and logistics services based in Salisbury,

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OG2 1 Year Later: Better Coverage for Broader M2M & IoT Applications

It’s hard to believe, but it’s already been almost a year since the historic SpaceX launch (and landing) that carried the second set of satellites into orbit for ORBCOMM’s next generation OG2 constellation. On December 21, 2015, the world watched with

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5 Reasons to Onboard Trailer Telematics Technology

Even though access to timely, actionable data can help improve profitability of trailer operations, the cost associated with rolling out new trailer tracking technology has traditionally held some trucking companies from moving forward. Fortunately, communication networks and devices have become both

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Cold Chain and Food Logistics: Thriving in an Era of Competition and Compliance

Carriers and shippers of temperature-controlled cargo operate in an increasingly tough compliance environment, as governments and producers in the U.S. and around the world seek to safeguard people from the risks of contaminated, spoiled and counterfeit goods. Helping our transportation

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

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

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

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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Telematics Keeps Fuel Tanks Full at Los Pelambres Copper

The Los Pelambres copper operation, 60% owned by Antofagasta Minerals, is one of the world’s largest copper mines. It sits at an elevation of more than 3,000 m (9,800 ft) in the Andes range, 240 km northeast of Santiago. After

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