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Trailer Tracking White Paper: Transforming Dry Van Trailer Operations with the Internet of Things

The Internet of Things is changing the way businesses operate, the global freight market is no exception. Our latest white paper—Transforming Dry Van Trailer Operations with IoT Connectivity—explores key industry and technology trends driving the adoption of telematics for dry

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Smart Transportation Technology a Sign of the Times at TCA 2017

The Truckload Carriers Association 79th annual convention concluded in Nashville last week, providing an ideal forum for vendors, carriers and industry professionals to share insights on the current state and the future of the trucking industry. In addition to a

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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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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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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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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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Louisiana Flooding Illuminates the Need for Satellite Backup Communications

Deadly flooding in Louisiana is stretching state emergency response efforts to their limits, as officials and residents not only contend with floodwaters but also a widespread cellular network outage in large parts of Louisiana, Oklahoma and other areas. As is

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Trailer Tracking Trends: Detention Among Top 5 Business Problems

Last month ORBCOMM published a blog post about whether the ROI of trailer telematics is significant enough to justify the investment. DAT Solutions recently released its survey of 257 carriers and the conclusions definitely corroborate what we’re saying. A few of the

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Trailer Tracking on the Go, and a Look Ahead to the TCA Refrigerated Division Meeting

It’s hard to believe we’re half-way through 2016, which has already seen so much news and innovation on the trucking, reefer and trailer telematics fronts. Already this year, ORBCOMM has made great strides to further improve our product and service

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Trailer Telematics: To Track or Not to Track

When it comes to trailer telematics, fleet owners and operators often wonder if the ROI is significant enough to justify the investment. Trailer telematics have come a long way in the past few years. Trailer tracking devices have become more

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