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Poor Driving Habits Cost Your Company Money

  • October 04, 2017
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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This week is Drive Safely Work Week™ (DSWW), an annual campaign sponsored by the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS). Safe driving should be a habit. However, in case issues do arise with your fleet staff, here is some data on how poor driving affects your bottom line. There is also a way to …

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New Whitepaper: Ways Your Cold Chain Breaks (And How to Fix It)

  • October 03, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The amount of condition-sensitive cargo is growing due to tailored pharmaceuticals, increased demand for fresh produce and more last mile deliveries (grocery and restaurant). The logistics and packaging have improved for condition-sensitive cargo and the desire for real-time information has become a requirement for most cold chain shippers. Now, it is time to implement IoT …

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How to Keep Your Fleet Prepared Before A Disaster Happens

  • September 26, 2017
  • Frank Schneider
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Unfortunately, nature has taken aim at the United States this summer and it isn’t letting up. There are fires in the west, droughts in the middle and hurricanes in the south. Some of these conditions, luckily, are seasonal. For these situations, it is best to be prepared. And, in honor of National Preparedness Month, we’re …

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MWCA Proves the Demand for High-Tech, Connected Vehicles

  • September 21, 2017
  • jschmid
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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From AT&T’s 4G/LTE-enabled Honda Odyssey to Arrow’s Semiautonomous Motorcar (SAM) that can drive around people with paraplegia, this year’s Mobile World Congress Americas made it clear that vehicles as we know them are changing. This momentum is driven both by vehicle manufacturers and consumers. In fact, during Wednesday’s Connected Cars: Driving Safety and Innovation with …

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Want to Inspire an IoT Telematics Revolution in Your Business? Activate The New How

  • September 12, 2017
  • Nadine Traboulsi
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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Data is the new currency that runs the economy. It has completely transformed how customers do business. This new intelligence has enabled them to seize control of new opportunities from connecting and analyzing parts of their business that used to be disparate and in silos. But you can’t just plug in a bunch of Internet …

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How Much Do You Know About Truck Drivers?

  • September 11, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The week of September 10-16, 2017 is designated by the American Trucking Association as National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. It is a time to recognize and thank the 5.9 million commercial drivers who keep the U.S. economy humming whether they are delivering consumer goods, livestock, construction equipment, industrial supplies or other essential loads. We recognize …

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Simplify Your Data Communications with CalAmp’s LTE Solutions

  • September 07, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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For smart businesses with a diverse variety of IIoT devices, LTE Cat-1 technology brings reliable connectivity to fleets, heavy equipment, unpowered assets, utility meters and vehicle area networks. The enterprise network delivers critical data streams that need to leverage LTE networks, however it is essential these new solutions come with improved efficiency and value. LTE …

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Drive All Your Insights with One Solution with the CalAmp Telematics Suite

  • September 06, 2017
  • pwashicko
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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By Paul Washicko, Senior Vice President and General Manager of CalAmp’s SaaS Business Want a smart device that acts exactly like your phone but also tracks your fitness and sleep? You may be forced to wear both a FitBit and an Apple Watch to get the results you are seeking. Want a smart home device …

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One Way To Keep Your IoT Devices Healthy

  • August 30, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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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 …

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Ways to Prevent Construction Equipment Theft

  • August 29, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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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. So how …

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