For reasons of safety and reliability, the importance of being able to trace products throughout the supply chain has strongly increased in recent years. The new ISO 17367:2009 standard will help manufacturers and distributors to track products and to manage their traceability thanks to standardized RF tags.
COSCON Logistics, a global leader in the logistics industry and the leading logistics provider in China, announced that it will begin real-time, GPS tracking and monitoring of shipper conveyances. The program, which is the first large-scale commercial GPS-based tracking system launched thus far in China, will provide COSCON shippers and customers with improved supply chain execution, efficiency and security.
TomTom WORK, the B2B division of TomTom, today announces the TomTom GO 9000, a new connected navigation device for commercial vehicle fleets. Part of TomTom WORK Compact, it provides an easy way to manage the fleet and workforce.
Vodafone, the world’s biggest carrier by revenues, is ramping up its presence in the Machine to Machine (M2M) space, with the launch of a global service platform to help companies deploy and manage large, wireless M2M projects.
The folks behind the popular mobile social networking service, GyPSii have been busy these days.
Apisphere, Inc. announced the availability of the Geomate.jrTM, the first GPS device designed to make the fun and excitement of the fast-growing treasure hunt phenomenon of geocaching accessible to families and children of all ages. Pre-loaded with approximately 250,000 geocache locations covering all 50 U.S. states, the family-friendly Geomate.jr eliminates the traditional fuss of Internet connections, downloads, coordinates and preplanning to provide a spontaneous geocaching experience families can enjoy anytime, anywhere.
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NAVTEQ has joined the Mobile Alliance in order to collaborate on location-based mobile mapping services and location-aware applications.
Isaac Daniel, whose Global Positioning System (GPS) sneakers gained worldwide attention in 2007, has announced the company’s newest GPS shoe, dubbed ‘Blue GPS.’
Savi Technology, a Lockheed Martin company, announced product availability of the first asset and shipment monitoring device that combines a Global Positioning System, active Radio Frequency Identification and Satellite Communications. Savi’s hybrid ST-694 GlobalTag provides defense, public sector and commercial customers with continuous monitoring and precise location information of supply chain assets most anytime and anywhere, including areas where there is no terrestrial reader infrastructure.