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Master Midsize Fleet Maintenance with Trailer Telematics

Small and midsize fleets have plenty to be concerned about when it comes to maintenance in 2021. With the opportunity to buy new trailers in short supply well into 2022, small and midsized fleets can expect to have to wait their

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3 Reasons Every Fleet Manager Needs to Set Trailer KPIs

Key performance indicators–KPIs–aren’t new to the trucking industry. For years, fleet managers have been monitoring metrics to squeeze every last drop of productivity and efficiency out of their operations. However, these efforts have mostly focused on truck data–not the valuable information

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Digitizing Container Supply Chains: Why Live Data from the IoT Holds the Key

Maritime history is usually divided into separate eras: the Age of Navigation, the Age of Discovery, the Age of Sail, the Age of Steam and the Rise of Steamships and Motorships. During this time, innovations such as steering oars and

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Telematics Technology Answering the Trucking Industry Call for Smarter Fleet Management

This week, we’ll be showcasing some of the new enhancements to our dry van and cold chain telematics solutions in Booth 209 at the 79th Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Annual Convention at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, TN, from March

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Playing Well with Others

If there’s one thing that can be said of ORBCOMM’s industry-leading reefer tracking and trailer telematics applications, it’s that we play well with others. ORBCOMM’s versatile applications integrate with top Transportation Management Systems (including McLeod Software, TMW Systems and PeopleNet)

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Improve Driver Retention by Adding Technology to Your Trailer Operation

Driver shortages and high turnover are some of the key challenges facing the trucking industry today. In 2014, the American Trucking Association (ATA) estimated a shortage of 30,000 drivers in the US, with the numbers expected to grow to a

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