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Harnessing the Full-Benefits of LTE

  • July 13, 2018
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 1
LTE-Blog-CA

  With the rise of large-scale IoT deployments, the demand for low cost, low-power, wide-area network solutions is only growing. LTE CAT 1, now in its maturity, offers faster uplink and downlink than 3G and 2G technologies at a lower operating cost. LTE ranges from high-bandwidth applications such as real-time video to value-optimized performance with …

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How to Use Location-Based Analytics for Decision Making

  • July 11, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CalAmp's Esri Blog

Location data is an increasingly important part of business intelligence. Companies use trend analysis to determine where to open new franchise locations or factories based on local economies, demographics and other factors. Recently, maps with up-to-date geographic information system (GIS) data, coupled with real-time intelligent vehicle telematics, have enabled location-based analytics down to the extremely …

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Safer Roads and Mobility: Ensuring Driver Safety via Technology

  • July 09, 2018
  • David Braunstein
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
Together for Safer Roads

By: David Braunstein, Together for Safer Roads, President It’s no secret that our roads present many challenges to drivers, regardless of tenure, attitude or aptitude. Unlike many other workplaces, our roads are a dynamic environment where we cannot assume a “normal” workday. So as a matter of best practice, drivers and company leaders are encouraged …

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Why Your Fleet’s Fast Starts & Stops Matter

  • June 28, 2018
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Why Fleet Driving Matters

Summertime means more people are out and about – off from school, taking vacation, working around the house, etc. Fleet drivers need to be vigilant when they are driving, as they are your company. Driving a business vehicle isn’t always easy. Fleet transportation typically has a logo on the side, which means greater visibility on …

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Emerging Technology for Cold Chain Regulatory Challenges

  • June 13, 2018
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Emerging Technology for Cold Chains

Cool and cold chain management have their own layer of complexity on top of regular logistics. One focus area is quality management, which seeks to monitor and reduce freight spoilage during transit. There are also more regulations and good practices due to food safety and life sciences integrity concerns. Even indirect rules from other government …

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How Your Workflows Benefit From Intelligent Jobsites

  • June 08, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Smart Construction

Construction jobsites are getting smarter. From cell phones to connected equipment to virtual reality, implemented technology is streamlining processes, helping utilize resources more efficiently and making these areas safer. However, many of the solutions work with only one department, such as accounting or maintenance, and do not communicate with each other. This lack of integration …

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Our Most Popular Asset Trackers Now with LTE: CalAmp’s TTU-2830 & TTU-2840XTreme

  • June 05, 2018
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CA-TTU_2830_2840XT Blog

Two of our most feature-rich asset trackers are now LTE CAT-1 capable. Enhancing our most popular asset tracker products with LTE fuels greater growth in Smart Trailer applications, where increased operational efficiencies will drive cost savings over the solution’s lifetime. The extended performance of the LTE CAT-1 devices, coupled with their rich features, will equip …

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Real-Time Passenger Data: How It’s Improving Your Commute

  • May 31, 2018
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 1
CA-Applocation-Blog

Whether it be a train or bus, passenger load data solutions are more important in your daily commute than you may think. Everyday transit operators rely on data to plan operations and put their transit assets on the right route, at the right time and for the right duration. Without real-time data, transit managers cannot …

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Get to the Point: Improve Varied Routes with Telematics

  • May 24, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CA-VariedRoutes-Blog

Many service companies struggle with determining the best point-to-point routes for their staff. Each day holds a new list of customer appointments. In addition, there are last minute changes to fit in. Your fleet needs an integrated approach that includes data from vehicle and asset telematics that can assist with optimizing routes. Fleet schedules are …

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Stolen Construction Equipment Recovered in the Carolinas

  • May 17, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 5 minutes
CA-Blog_LJ-SAR-QT

North and South Carolina are not usually top states for major construction activity. However, as their population and economies grow so does the construction activity. A 2017 report indicates that the region has a healthy to strong forecast for growth in construction starts. The increase in projects means more heavy equipment is in use. Thieves …

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