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One Way To Keep Your IoT Devices Healthy

One Way To Keep Your IoT Devices Healthy

Last year, a Gartner study forecast that there would be 20 billion IoT devices in use by 2020. The report noted 1.2 billion would be for industrial uses. Enterprise infrastructures will need to integrate legacy systems with the new devices and possibly expand the capacity of their networks. The merged solution will require occasional maintenance as firmware and software is updated. Both situations, initial integration and then device management, may involve working with a knowledgeable partner.

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Ways to Prevent Construction Equipment Theft

Ways to Prevent Construction Equipment Theft

The latest LoJack® Construction Equipment Theft Recovery Report has been released. You may access the PDF here and the infographic here. Heavy equipment theft cases have some similarities to vehicle theft, with both being crimes of opportunity or targeted by organized crime. The benefit for thieves is money from the resale or parts.

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One Way To Minimize Missed Delivery Penalties

One Way To Minimize Missed Delivery Penalties

Companies such as retailers and automobile manufacturers have slowly been imposing stricter delivery windows. They realize that early and late arrivals affect their bottom line, customer satisfaction and increase the risk of theft. Many have fines in place for missing the target date period. For example, in July, Wal-Mart notified its suppliers of the new “Must Arrive by Date Compliance” protocols or incur a 3% cost of goods penalty.

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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.

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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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