ROCHELLE PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that it has received the 2016 Connected World Award.
ORBCOMM was recognized for providing Rehrig Pacific Company (Rehrig Pacific), a global leader in providing logistics optimization solutions, with a single, comprehensive platform for all of its sensor-enabled applications that support its returnable, reusable smart container/pallet solution for the supply chain and waste management industries. ORBCOMM’s robust iApp platform enables Rehrig Pacific to increase product and container/pallet visibility, reduce inventory management overhead, prevent lost or misplaced assets, improve billing accuracy and enhance customer service. By utilizing ORBCOMM’s advanced application enablement platform, Rehrig Pacific can more efficiently manage its containers and pallets shipped to value chain customers across North America, while optimizing its in-house manufacturing and warehousing operations.
“It is an honor to be recognized by Connected World for being at the forefront of technology innovation and delivering effective M2M and IoT solutions to meet the business challenges facing our customers, such as our iApp platform for Rehrig Pacific’s smart container/pallet solution,” said Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM’s Chief Executive Officer. “By leveraging the power of connected technology, we can help our customers across a wide range of vertical markets to increase operational efficiency, improve service levels and gain a long-term ROI by integrating our solutions–from connectivity and hardware to web applications and device management– into their business.”
“The technology, combined with forward-thinking across a spectrum of industries, shows how well companies can work together to conjure innovative and efficient solutions to problems,” said Peggy Smedley, Editorial Director of Connected World magazine. “In an industry dominated by competition, it’s inspiring to see the results of what true collaboration looks like.”
Connected World magazine judged the submissions for their annual award based on M2M and IoT solutions that had significant quantifiable results in areas such as connectivity, hardware, radio modules, network service, customer service and project management, security applications and infrastructure. ORBCOMM and the other 2016 Connected World Award winners will be featured in the June/July issue of Connected World magazine.
About ORBCOMM Inc.
ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC) is a leading global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication solutions and the only commercial satellite network dedicated to M2M. ORBCOMM’s unique combination of global satellite, cellular and dual-mode network connectivity, hardware, web reporting applications and software is the M2M industry’s most complete service offering. Our solutions are designed to remotely track, monitor, and control fixed and mobile assets in core vertical markets including transportation & distribution, heavy equipment, industrial fixed assets, oil & gas, maritime, mining and government.
With nearly 20 years of innovation and expertise in M2M, ORBCOMM has more than 1.6 million subscribers with a diverse customer base including premier OEMs such as Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi Construction Machinery Co., Ltd., John Deere, Komatsu Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment, as well as end-to-end solutions customers such as C&S Wholesale, Canadian National Railways, CR England, Hub Group, KLLM Transport Services, Marten Transport, Swift Transportation, Target, Tropicana, Tyson Foods, Walmart and Werner Enterprises. For more information, visit www.orbcomm.com.
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