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Addressing the On-Demand Economy with the Responsive Supply Chain

  • February 08, 2018
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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The last ten years have brought challenges to the field of supply chain management. With the gradual recovery from a global recession has come an entirely new model of consumer demand: the on-demand economy. As companies continue clambering over one another to build more immersive, convenient shopping experiences, consumers expect products to be one click …

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Plan for Safe Fleet Driving this Winter

  • January 31, 2018
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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Winter road conditions present safety challenges that fleet managers can address through planning, tracking and driver training. According to the Federal Highway Administration (FHA), “24 percent of weather-related vehicle crashes occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent happen during snowfall or sleet.” Your fleet operations depend on consistent performance from both your …

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Who Are CalAmp’s Top Channel Salespeople For Q3FY18?

  • January 30, 2018
  • Kevin Blakeborough
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CalAmp is pleased to announce our Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2018 (Q3FY18) Worldwide Channel Salesperson Incentive Program winners. Please join us in congratulating: Latin America (LatAM): Xochitl De Ochoa, Enertronics America S.A. de C.V. North America (NA): Tyner Kennedy, Direct Communication Solutions Gary Hartwig, Applocation Thank you to all of our Channel Salespeople for your …

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3 Tips To Protect Your Construction Assets

  • January 26, 2018
  • Kristy Cartier
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Heavy construction equipment fleets are some of the most valuable assets on a jobsite or a company’s lot. These machines are great resources, yet they do not come without some risks. There is the chance of not having the right equipment, breakdowns or even theft. The result is usually lost time, productivity and revenue. Here …

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A Revolutionary Road Ahead for Connected Industry

  • January 25, 2018
  • Nadine Traboulsi
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Try and think of an industry that hasn’t been touched by connected technology becoming intertwined with the physical world. Odds are, if you can think of something, you’ve got the next big startup idea on your hands. The rate of change for industries today is unprecedented, being ushered in by this new era of connectivity …

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CalAmp’s New LMU-3640 – The Next Generation of Telematics Gateways

  • January 19, 2018
  • Kinana Hussain
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes
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Commercial fleet managers face multiple challenges, sometimes daily, keeping their vehicles on the road and dispatched efficiently. In the past, some decisions had to be “guesstimated” based on experience and limited utilization information. Having real-time quantitative information, straight from the vehicle itself, helps streamline operations and make decisions easier. A telematics gateway connects the physical …

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Crash Event Detection: Why Reliability is Paramount

  • January 18, 2018
  • Kinana Hussain
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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In a previous post, we talked about the “day-to-day” business costs of collisions and other accidents, and how crash detection can save both money and lives. In this post, we’ll explore the importance of reliability in crash detection algorithms. Intense competition among insurers, downward price pressure and an abundance of companies to choose from, have …

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The Gift That Keeps on Giving

  • December 14, 2017
  • Frank Schneider
  • Reading Time: 2 minutes

This December heralds in not just the holiday season, which in our industry means a lot more cargo on the roads and a lot more traffic in its way. This year however, it also marks the government-mandated deadline to comply with new electronic logging device (ELD) requirements. Yes, the ELD deadline of Dec. 18 for …

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The New How of Public Safety Communications

  • December 06, 2017
  • Amir B.
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When it comes to public safety, each group needs to be able to communicate with its own team as well as coordinate with other groups. For example, in some areas, there may be one dispatch for emergency services and another for law enforcement. In another situation, a town’s central dispatch is able to coordinate all …

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How to Use Technology to Reduce Supply Chain Risk

  • November 30, 2017
  • Jeffrey Newman
  • Reading Time: 3 minutes
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Running a business by design has risks. Depending on the scale, the outcome from risk has the potential to ripple from only a minor setback to a major disruption. Companies are always seeking solutions to minimize the chance of an impact on the bottom line. It is no different for supply chain organizations. Some industry …

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