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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
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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
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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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CalAmp was recently awarded a contract by the National Joint Powers Alliance® (NJPA) for Fleet Management and Related Technology Solutions. This agreement will allow NJPA members to easily purchase new CalAmp solutions or update their current ones. We are proud to be included in this select group of vendors. NJPA is a cooperative purchasing contract …

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Smart Fleets In The City

  • August 15, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Dictionary.com defines public works as “public facilities and improvements financed by the government for the public good.” These departments are the unsung heroes of the city. Staff helps build and maintain society’s infrastructure ranging from roads to hospitals to waste management. With all the talk about smart cities, spaces that are connected and communicating information, …

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3 Ways to Efficiently Manage Your Rental Equipment Inventory

  • August 10, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 4 minutes
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According to the American Rental Association’s (ARA) current forecast, construction equipment rentals will remain strong through 2018. Rental fleet owners will need to manage their inventory efficiently in order to meet the renters demand. Investing in fleet technology can make profiting from the demand easier and stronger. Let’s look at three ways to keep your …

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One Way To Minimize Missed Delivery Penalties

  • August 02, 2017
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Companies such as retailers and automobile manufacturers have slowly been imposing stricter delivery windows. They realize that early and late arrivals affect their bottom line, customer satisfaction and increase the risk of theft. Many have fines in place for missing the target date period. For example, in July, Wal-Mart notified its suppliers of the new …

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