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Shipping Trends Predictions for 2021 and Beyond

  • February 03, 2021
  • Jeff Clark
  • Reading Time: 5 minutes
Red Lorry on M1 motorway in motion near London

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed shipping in seismic ways. The ripple effects will extend into 2021 and well beyond. Pre-pandemic, most goods followed a traditional, well-defined shipment journey — for example, from China to a shipping port to a national distribution center (DC) to regional DCs to stores. COVID-19 forced those journeys to change. Manufacturers, retailers …

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Using Video Telematics to Improve Driver Behavior

  • January 28, 2021
  • Kinana Hussain
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
A fleet driver behind the wheel

Fleet driver training is an essential part of any commercial fleet safety program. But is your training actually changing driver behavior and reducing accidents, or do your drivers tune it out and drive the way they always have? If driver behavior isn’t improving, it could be a sign your fleet safety program may be missing …

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Part 2: Fleet, School and Connected Vehicle Predictions to Kick Off 2021

  • January 25, 2021
  • Kim Haneke
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Businesswoman using mobile smartphone online to social network with connect to global cyber net.

As we start off the New Year, enterprises are reflecting on the learnings from 2020 and developing their plans for what lies ahead. If this past year taught business leaders anything, it was to be prepared for the unexpected and know how to pivot your organization to quickly adapt to the market around it. Fleet …

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Congratulations to the Winners of our Channel Incentive Program

  • January 19, 2021
  • Kevin Blakeborough
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
Congratulations to the Winners of our Channel Incentive Program

CalAmp would like to announce and congratulate the winners of our Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2021 (Q3FY21) Channel Salesperson Incentive Program.  In recognition of their contribution towards CalAmp’s success, we would like to acknowledge:  • N. America – ArgoTrak Inc. – Jim Wheeler  • EMEA – Sensis Global – Lisa Gibbs  • LatAm – Dogo …

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The 3G Sunset Paves the Way for IoT Devices That Do More

  • January 14, 2021
  • Kinana Hussain
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Cell tower at sunset

Time is running out to plan for the 3G sunset. Before you know it, and perhaps unexpectedly, telematics devices in the United States that rely on a 3G cellular network will stop working. Instead of an inconvenience, the switch from 3G to 4G LTE is an opportunity, a chance for telematics service providers (TSPs) to …

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Three Predictions For 2021 To Close Out An Unpredictable Year

  • January 06, 2021
  • Kim Haneke
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes

It’s safe to say that nobody could have predicted what was going to happen in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic uprooted industries across the globe, from changes in the supply chain to an increased need for contact tracing solutions. As we look ahead to 2021, it’s evident that the events from the past year will have …

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The Forefront of Cold Chain Monitoring for Vaccine Shipping

  • December 08, 2020
  • Jeff Clark
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Vial of frozen vaccine

Preparations for a COVID-19 vaccine rollout highlight the complex nature of vaccine shipping and the need for real-time cold chain monitoring of sensitive cargoes. How do you ship a vaccine that must be kept at freezer or even deep-freeze temperatures without ruining it? Especially when you’re shipping millions of vials across the globe to stop …

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Real-Time Cargo Tracking Solves Holiday Shipping Challenges

  • December 03, 2020
  • Jeff Clark
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes

For retailers and carriers, real-time shipment visibility is more critical than ever this holiday shopping season. The impact of COVID-19 is reshaping holiday buying, with the usual crush of in-store shopping giving way to more click-and-ship purchasing. Pent-up desire to spend discretionary income may push mouse clicks even higher. Rather than fill store back rooms …

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4 Ways Proximity Sensors Can Boost Construction Profit Margins

  • December 01, 2020
  • Kinana Hussain
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
Hydraulic breaker attachment

As construction costs rise and schedules shrink, construction companies need to optimize operations in order to get jobs done on schedule and on budget and preserve profit margins. Tracking heavy equipment through telematics is critical to managing operations and improving equipment utilization. But excavators and boom lifts aren’t the only assets worth tracking. Adding proximity …

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