Recognizes the top technology and solution providers in the food distribution industry
Rochelle Park, NJ, January 4, 2016 – ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, today announced that 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 at www.foodlogistics.com
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 www.FSMAready.com.
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 1.3 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.
Certain statements discussed in this press release constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally relate to our plans, objectives and expectations for future events and include statements about our expectations, beliefs, plans, objectives, intentions, assumptions and other statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements, including those concerning the Company’s expectations, are subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from the results, projected, expected or implied by the forward-looking statements, some of which are beyond the Company’s control, that may cause the Company’s actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. In addition, specific consideration should be given to various factors described in Part I, Item 1A. “Risk Factors” and Part II, Item 7. “Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations,” and elsewhere in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2014, and other documents, on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly revise any forward-looking statements or cautionary factors, except as required by law.
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