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Did You Know These Five Facts About Holiday Supply Chains?

  • November 15, 2018
  • Jeffrey Newman
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It seems like it was just last year that Amazon shipped one billion holiday gifts. Actually, it was 2016! Amazon’s number funnels into what the three top carriers did. During the 2017 holiday season, FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service delivered a combined two billion packages. In 2018, Digital Commerce 360 forecasts holiday retail …

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Staying Alert to Drowsy Fleet Driving Using Technology

  • November 09, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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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
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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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Announcing: Winners of our Top Channel Salesperson Program for Q2FY19

  • October 26, 2018
  • Kevin Blakeborough
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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  CalAmp is thrilled to announce the winners of our Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 (Q2FY19) Channel Salesperson Incentive Program. In recognition of their contribution towards CalAmp’s success, we would like to congratulate: Timor Brik @ DataRemote Fernando de Leon @ Spacefox Fulfillment Services Tyner Kennedy @ Direct Communication Solutions (DCS) Eric Placzek @ Direct …

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How to Use Your Comprehensive Collision Report

  • October 25, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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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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A Look Back at MWCA 2018 in Los Angeles

  • September 26, 2018
  • Nadine Traboulsi
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Mobile World Congress Americas (MWCA 2018) recently wrapped up in Los Angeles, but the conversation will continue, especially around cool innovations and key themes that will continue to make headlines such as 5G, artificial intelligence, IoT, content and media, drones, blockchain and even policy and regulation. As expected, 5G made headlines at MWCA. You couldn’t …

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How the Connected Car is Transforming the Connected Economy

  • September 14, 2018
  • Steve Manzi
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The age of the connected car is solidly upon us. Both OEM and aftermarket connected car technologies are changing the driving and car ownership paradigm: creating immersive experiences, providing new kinds of convenience, helping dealerships build customer relationships and enabling car owners to stay connected with their loved ones. The automobile can make life for …

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Safer Vehicles: Employing Technologies in Vehicles to Optimize Road Safety

  • September 06, 2018
  • David Braunstein
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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By: David Braunstein, Together for Safer Roads, President Every year, the trucking industry faces legislative and regulatory activity that impacts the way they operate. Looking at the past year alone, we have especially seen our coalition members and other fleet operators working hard to understand and implement the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate for both …

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Why the Connected Economy Needs Microservices to Grow

  • September 04, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Building a giant monolithic application is proving not to be the most efficient approach for software solutions. The new thinking in software architecture is based instead on microservices, individual components that work together to provide the capabilities of a full-featured application. Microservices make it possible to build applications that would have been impractically large and consuming …

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CalAmp’s Versatile and Improved TTU-1230 Complete with LTE

  • August 28, 2018
  • Gregory J. Hill
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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  Asset tracking and its application have come a long way since 2010 when we launched our first TTU-1230™ to enable simple trailer tracking. With improved technology brings greater versatility and new use cases for companies to apply smarter asset tracking devices in the field to spur new innovative IIoT applications for remote monitoring. CalAmp …

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