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How to Help Prevent Pharmaceutical Degradation With Technology

  • August 06, 2019
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 4 minutes
Cold Chain Monitoring for Pharma

There is an increasing need for global medicinal shipments ranging from disaster relief supplies to experimental, personalized treatments. Companies want to ensure their product remains viable, as well as safe, when it reaches consumers. However, governments and organizations add another layer of complexity because they want to guarantee the same things but through regulation. International …

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A New Technology Solution for Monitoring Your Cold Chain

  • June 04, 2019
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
CalAmp SC1204 Cold Chain Blog

With a growing global market that includes a strong demand for fresh food, supply chain’s cold side has never been more important. Companies want to ensure their product is fresh, as well as safe, when it reaches consumers. However, governments and organizations add another layer of complexity because they want to guarantee the same things …

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The Impact of Distracted Driving on Your Fleet

  • April 23, 2019
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
Distracted Driving and Commercial Fleets

Distracted driving continues to increase ranging from fiddling with the radio to texting. It impacts not only consumers but fleet drivers as well. According to a recent industry report, drivers are 10% more distracted now than they were last year. It increased in every state except Vermont, including the frequency and duration of cell phone …

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What Is the Electronic Records & Signatures Regulation?

  • March 25, 2019
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CalAmp Electronic Records for SCI Blog

Supply chains fall under a number of laws and industry standards. One of them is the Electronic Records and Signatures Regulation (ERESR), also known as FDA 21 CFR Part 11. This law has been around for over 20 years yet is still often misunderstood. Complying with ERESR can seem like a lot of hassle with …

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3 Ways to Better Allocate Fleet Resources with Telematics

  • March 06, 2019
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
CalAmp - Fleet Allocation with Telematic

A fleet manager’s job revolves around getting more out of fleet resources while reducing expenditures. The best way to do that is to continually analyze and optimize how the fleet is used. The more efficient your assets, the more competitive your operations can be. Luckily, manual ways of assessing needs and performance are giving way …

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Jumpstart 2019 With These Three Telematics Resolutions

  • January 07, 2019
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CalAmp 2019 Fleet Blog

A digital connection to assets and vehicles can provide fleet managers with hard data so they can make informed decisions on how to improve the utilization and health of their fleet. There are three resolutions that telematics helps operations to: Reduce manual processes Improve safety Manage expenses The first resolution, or decision to do something, …

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How Technology Helps You Comply With FSMA Regulations

  • December 12, 2018
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
IoT Technology and FSMA

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) introduced a raft of complex requirements to “focus more on preventing food safety problems rather than relying primarily on reacting…” states the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA). The regulations not only encompass food transport, but how it is grown, harvested and processed. The law is intended to reduce …

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Staying Alert to Drowsy Fleet Driving Using Technology

  • November 09, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CalAmp - Drowsy Driving Blog

Autumn is in the air and that means the end of daylight saving time with fewer sunlit hours. The Sleep Foundation pairs this annual event with their annual Drowsy Driving Prevention Week that offers tips for busy, tired drivers. This advice is helpful for consumer driving; however, commercial drivers and their fleet managers often face …

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Safer Road Users: Curbing Distracted Driving and Fatigue Through Advanced Technology

  • November 05, 2018
  • David Braunstein
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
2019 Jan TSR Guest Blog

By: David Braunstein, President, Together for Safer Roads Distracted driving is a growing problem that warrants our attention (pun intended). In fact, the National Safety Council reported that more than 3,000 people are killed on U.S. roads every year because of distracted driving. Although distracted driving encompasses many factors, one of the primary causes of …

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How to Use Your Comprehensive Collision Report

  • October 25, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
CrashBoxx-Collision-Reporting

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there are 15 million crashes in the U. S. every year and 20 million claims. For fleet managers, collisions are not rare occurrences: 10% of commercially used vehicles of all class types are involved in a collision each year. Managing these accidents and the claims process …

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