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Heavy Equipment Telematics: Driving Growth Through Technology

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As we pack our bags and get ready for INTERMAT 2018 in Paris, it’s a good time to take a step back and think about the wider challenges that the heavy equipment industry will be discussing at the exhibition. At

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Discover the Future of Connected Transportation at TCA 2018

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This week we’re at the Truckload Carriers Association 2018 Annual Convention, where we’ll be showcasing what is now the industry’s most complete fleet management solution covering virtually every asset class—trucks, dry and tank trailer, refrigerated vehicles, containers and railcars. Going

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Telematics Tackling Driver Detention and Other Trucking Challenges in the U.S. and Europe

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European trucking companies are benefiting financially from increased demand and tighter capacity, with freight rates hitting a 10-year high, says a recent report from The Journal of Commerce. The picture is the same in the USA, where “the economy is

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Cold Chain Monitoring: Transporting Perishables Around the Globe

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Peter Kuijt, VP of Sales Europe, explains why ORBCOMM’s end-to-end solutions for two-way wireless cold chain monitoring is leading the way globally. 1. When transporting perishable goods such as fresh fruit and vegetables what are the typical challenges faced in ensuring

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Truck Telematics: Putting the Driver at the Heart of the Matter

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Following our 2017 acquisition of truck telematics providers Blue Tree Systems and inthinc, ORBCOMM was recently featured in two Transport Topics articles focusing on the new Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate regulations from the US Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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Fleet Safety Talk: Life Behind the Wheel in the Oilfield

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Driving is quite honestly something that we just take for granted every day. Why you ask? Because it’s become habit. When we climb into our company oilfield cars, trucks and SUVs, our brains are filled with a thousand different thoughts

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Industrial IoT Innovations and Insights: ORBCOMM 2017 Year in Review

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2017 was an exceptionally busy year for ORBCOMM, with new clients, projects, products and acquisitions combining to further strengthen our position as the most comprehensive global provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions. Before we embark on another busy

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Top 10 Industrial IoT Articles of 2017

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2017 was a big year in the world of industrial Internet of Things (IoT), with advances in hardware, sensors, software and analytics that are providing unprecedented visibility for fleet/equipment owners and operators. As a global leader in industrial IoT, M2M

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The ELD Mandate is Here: Now What?

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Today, December 18, 2017,  the FMCSA’s Electronic Logging Device (ELD) Mandate deadline finally kicks in. Motor carriers who were required to maintain Records of Duty Status (RODS) before now had until today to switch from paper and logging software to electronic logging

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New in Fleet Safety: Using Anticipation to Improve Driver Behavior, One Brake Press at a Time

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Driver and fleet safety is a top priority for trucking companies today. We hear it every day from our customers, which is why driver safety features prominently in our solution portfolio. One such example is the new driver anticipation data and analysis

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