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Hill Bros selects Orbcomm’s integrated dry, refrigerated monitoring solutions

Orbcomm Inc., a provider of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, announced that it has been selected by Hill Brothers, Inc. (Hill Bros), a trucking and logistics service in the Midwest, to provide its integrated dry and refrigerated trailer monitoring solutions for fleet-wide management. Orbcomm’s comprehensive solutions provide wireless connectivity through its hardware and a single, unified cloud-based analytics

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Orbcomm adds camera analytics, sensors to its truck telematics solution

Orbcomm Inc. announced that it has added new feature enhancements to its data-driven truck telematics solution to improve the visibility, efficiency, safety and experience for fleets, drivers and their customers. Orbcomm unveiled its innovative technology during a press conference at the American Trucking Association’s (ATA) Technology and Maintenance Council (TMC) Annual Meeting. The solution’s new features Safety

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Orbcomm releases new global asset management solution

Orbcomm Inc. has launched a new asset management solution enabled by its new GT 1030 global LTE telematics device targeted for tracking and monitoring all types of assets used in the transportation, container and heavy equipment markets. Orbcomm says its next-gen solution is built to support mixed equipment fleets, delivering global cellular connectivity, cost-efficient SIM

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Hyundai Translead launches HT LinkSense connected smart trailer technology

Hyundai Translead announced the launch of HT LinkSense, an open-platform smart trailer solution that is integrated with multiple telematics partners: CalAmp, Orbcomm, Phillips Connect, PowerFleet, Road Ready, Sensata Xirgo, SkyBitz and Spireon. According to Hyundai Translead, by providing universal connectivity between sensor packages and existing telematics systems, HT LinkSense gives fleets the flexibility to choose

Orbcomm announces Tractor ID sensor for trailer pairing

Orbcomm Inc. has launched a wireless Tractor ID sensor that enables trailer pairing confirmation. Orbcomm says the Tractor ID sensor’s advanced Bluetooth and radar filtering technology ensures the tractor will connect to the desired trailer, while filtering out nearby trailers that could otherwise lead to inaccurate pairings. The Tractor ID sensor immediately determines a correct or

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How to work with technology providers to get the data you need to the dashboard you use

Integration is easier said than done. First you have the issue of different truck nameplates sending data to different platforms, and then you have to work with your providers to pull that data together as much as possible. Getting one dashboard with everything you need can be a process months in the making. Having the

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Orbcomm launches new satellite as an accessory for asset tracking devices

Orbcomm Inc. has launched a new satellite as an accessory offering, which adds two-way, global satellite connectivity to Orbcomm’s cellular asset tracking and monitoring devices, including new installs and currently fielded units, to create dual-mode capability for its transportation solutions. Orbcomm says its satellite as an accessory features a satellite modem integrated with an antenna

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Fleet Profile: Queen Transportation & Logistics

Since 2006, the family-owned Queen Transportation & Logistics has been focused on providing shippers with trucking and logistics services they can always trust, notes Daniel Queen, the fleet’s vice president. “Our customers appreciate our ‘whatever-it-takes’ spirit and our expertise in meeting their transportation needs,” Queen says. “What really sets us apart from the competition, however,

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Orbcomm introduces new analytics, reporting platform

Orbcomm Inc. has released its new analytics and reporting platform, which the company says offers advanced data insights and a user interface to provide customers with a unified view of all their transportation asset types using a single sign-on. The new, cloud-based “Orbcomm Platform,” which the company says has the capacity to support millions of

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Orbcomm ELDs now available in multiple languages

Orbcomm Inc.’s Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) are now available in Spanish and French-Canadian versions.

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Trailer telematics shouldn’t be overlooked

It may still sound like a buzzword, but the fact is that fleet managers can no longer ignore telematics for their trailers.

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Even more ELD buying advice

Our top technology sources provided far more ELD buying advice ahead of the Dec. 16 full compliance date, which means that AOBRD are no longer a compliant ELD mandate device. Check out even more tips for ELD buying below and then head over to our first round of ELD buying advice by clicking here. There

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