[Satnews] ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions announces it has been named by Food Logistics, the only publication dedicated exclusively to the global food and beverage supply chain, on the 12th annual FL100+ list. The FL100+ is a listing of software, hardware and IT service providers that focus on the unique technology needs of the food distribution business.
“We are pleased to receive the 2015 FL100+ award from Food Logistics, which is a testament to our technology leadership in the food distribution industry,” said Christian Allred, ORBCOMM’s Senior Vice President and General Manager of Enterprise Solutions. “ORBCOMM’s advanced telematics solutions help our customers significantly increase in-transit visibility and efficiency of their end-to-end transport operations. With access to comprehensive asset data, our customers gain significant fuel savings, optimize temperature compliance, maintain the integrity of their freight and increase customer satisfaction, all of which contribute directly to their bottom line.”
“Developments in the software and technology sector are generating new opportunities for growers, food manufacturers, grocery retailers and the many logistics providers that support them,” said Lara L. Sowinski, Editor-in-Chief at Food Logistics. “Moreover, cloud-based solutions and mobile connectivity are helping create tools that are more flexible, affordable and responsive, making software and technology even more valuable to those in the global food supply chain.”
The FL100+ is designed to serve as a resource guide for the readers of Food Logistics. Companies who earned a spot on the FL100+ list are featured online.
In keeping with its commitment to serving the food distribution industry, ORBCOMM has launched a new website about the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The site includes links to various resources as well as information about the FSMA’s seven rules, including the Sanitary Transport of Human and Animal Food (STHAF) rule that is going to impact shippers, carriers and receivers. Visitors can also download the Simplified Guide to the Food Safety Modernization Act as well as automatically receive FSMA checklists as they become available. To learn more about FSMA, visit.