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Expand Your IT Support With CalAmp's New Professional Services

Expand Your IT Support With CalAmp's New Professional Services

Your business is implementing various technologies to streamline your processes. The goal is to deliver goods and services more efficiently in order to remain competitive. However, your IT department is already stretched thin due to current projects, staff turnover or rapid company expansion. You know that upgrading or adding IoT devices will propel the business forward. Yet, you’re concerned about integrating and maintaining these latest solutions. Now there is a new resource available.

Technology Upgrades

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Value Added ServicesConstructionField Service/DeliveryOil and GasSmall and Medium-Sized BusinessesTransportationUtilityWater and Wastewater

Cargo Theft Is an Expensive Problem. Here’s How to Solve It.

Cargo Theft Is an Expensive Problem. Here’s How to Solve It.

Although it doesn’t get as much attention as consumer-related crimes, cargo theft is a real concern. The opportunity is ripe for thieves. Every day, millions of dollars of commercial goods and supplies are shipped on rail cars, trucks, planes, ships, and other modes. And while supply chains have always been somewhat vulnerable, carriers now must contend with a marketplace that demands specialized services (think same-day shipping) that often involve smaller shipments and shorter distances—making cargo even more prone to theft and a loss in visibility.

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Application SoftwareTransportation

Crack That Whip: Supply Chain Visibility and the Bullwhip Effect

Crack That Whip: Supply Chain Visibility and the Bullwhip Effect

Variations in end-customer demand are an inevitable part of doing business. With today’s appetite for nearly instant delivery, these fluctuations are felt more keenly in logistics. Instead of tracking orders weekly or monthly, you might find it necessary to monitor minute-by-minute data. The problem is that even small variations in demand can compound as you go up the supply chain, magnifying into the extreme volatility known as the “bullwhip effect.”

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Value Added ServicesTransportation

Supply Chain Visibility Is Blurry: New Report

Supply Chain Visibility Is Blurry: New Report

The recent GEODIS’ 2017 Supply Chain Worldwide Survey and the earlier Supply Chain Resilience Report highlight the importance of visibility in a supply chain for reducing costs, protecting revenue and satisfying the customer.

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Application SoftwareTransportation

Your Cargo Is At Risk This Memorial Day Holiday: New Report

Your Cargo Is At Risk This Memorial Day Holiday: New Report

Over the last five years, 126 cumulative cargo thefts were reported during the Memorial Day holiday period according to CargoNet®*. The number continues to increase year-over-year with a 36% uptick in reports from 2015 to 2016. They analyzed data from the Wednesday before to the Wednesday after the observed holiday from 2012 to 2016. Trends found that most cargo was taken from warehouses, truck stops and carrier/terminal lots.

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Application SoftwareValue Added ServicesField Service/DeliveryTransportation

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