ORBCOMM Wins 2016 Connected World Award for Work With Rehrig Pacific

Company recognized for its IoT leadership and the ability to leverage connected technology to improve business processes

ORBCOMM Inc. , a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, recently announced that it had received the 2016 Connected World Award.

ORBCOMM was recognized for providing Rehrig Pacific Company, 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 ofConnected 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 are featured in the June/July issue of Connected World magazine.