Link Labs is celebrating a decade of providing IoT asset tracking solutions, reflecting on where we’ve started, how far we’ve come, and where we’re going in the future. We’ve spent the past three months diving into blogs about the evolution of our technology and asset tracking technology in general, highlighting trends and predictions for 2024 and beyond while presenting our own innovations. Missed out? Don’t worry: we’ve compiled all the relevant resources for your reading ease below.


 

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Do Technology Trends Repeat Every Year?

Explore the recurring trends in technology that appear in 2024, focusing on AI, the metaverse, sustainable technology, cybersecurity, and smart technology. In this blog, we discuss how these trends evolve over time, become normalized, and are eventually replaced by newer innovations, with a particular focus on the trends that appear to repeat. The impact of IoT technology trends on businesses, particularly in automation and asset tracking, is highlighted, emphasizing the importance of staying updated with technology trends to remain competitive.

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How Should Technology Trends Inform Business Decisions?

In this blog post, we illustrate how you can use technology trends to make informed business decisions. It emphasizes the importance of identifying relevant trends based on company goals and challenges, and offers questions to help determine which technologies can benefit a specific company. It also advises on how much to let trends influence decisions and provides insights into current technology trends, highlighting their potential value in streamlining operations and reducing disruptions.

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The Top IoT Technology Trends Expected in 2024 (Logistics)

This article discusses the top IoT technology trends expected to impact the logistics industry in 2024. It covers trends like AI integration for data collection, predictive analytics, sustainability efforts aided by IoT, hybridization of technologies, and IoT embedded in core technologies, emphasizing the importance of staying updated with these trends to remain competitive.

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The Top IoT Technology Trends Expected in 2024 (Manufacturing)

Explore the top IoT technology trends expected to impact the manufacturing industry in 2024. Uncover the importance of staying informed about trends like enhanced data collection for predictive analytics, faster discovery and implementation processes, automation to supplement human skill, using IoT for sustainability goals, and the expansion and hybridization of existing solutions. 

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How is Trailer Tracking Changing Logistics Operations?

Uncover the impact of trailer tracking on logistics operations. We highlight the challenges faced without trailer tracking, such as loss and theft, compliance issues, and underutilization of assets before explaining how trailer tracking solutions address these challenges by providing loss prevention, ensuring compliance, and optimizing asset usage. We also emphasize the benefits of real-time tracking, data analytics, and integration with existing systems to conclude that trailer tracking is essential for improving efficiency, security, and compliance in logistics operations.

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The Changes Trailer Tracking Software is Seeing

The landscape of trailer tracking software is changing. The key changes we’re seeing include: the shift towards smart trailers, providing granular visibility for trailer contents, tracking non-powered assets for complete visibility, taking tracking beyond cargo and trailers, and emphasizing add-ons and supplementary systems. In this blog post, we emphasize the benefits of integrating trailer tracking solutions with existing systems to streamline operations and improve efficiency in logistics and supply chain management.

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How IoT Trends Are Driving Innovation

This blog explores how IoT trends are driving innovation in logistics operations. It discusses the importance of staying informed about top trends, such as real-time tracking, predictive analytics, and condition monitoring, which are reshaping logistics processes. Key areas of innovation include AI integration, sustainability efforts, predictive analytics, hybridization of technologies, and embedding IoT into core operations. Discover the transformative impact of IoT on supply chain efficiency and the need for fleet managers to embrace these trends to stay competitive.

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What Does This Year Hold For Supply Chain Management?

In this blog, we discuss supply chain management predictions for 2024, emphasizing the importance of staying informed about industry trends. It highlights key predictions, such as the demand for greater transparency, the need for flexibility, collaboration across the supply chain, sustainability priorities, handling disruptions, cybersecurity concerns, and digitizing operational data. The post also explores how these predictions should inform the use of IoT and asset tracking technologies to optimize supply chain operations.

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10 Things Link Labs Has Accomplished in 10 Years

Link Labs celebrates our 10-year anniversary by highlighting 10 key accomplishments over the past decade. Trace the development of our technology from Symphony Link™ all the way up to our AirFinder Ultra indoors solution and the suite of SuperTags utilized by AirFinder Everywhere, as well as the development of SuperTag Hub mode and other innovations. Looking ahead, we discuss our future goals to enhance outdoor asset tracking and expand globally by leveraging 5G technology.

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Is AirTag a Trailer Tracker?

The Apple AirTag, while useful for personal items, is not suitable for commercial trailer tracking due to limitations in range and functionality. For fleet managers seeking comprehensive visibility of their supply chain operations, investing in a trailer tracker like AirFinder Everywhere, which utilizes GPS, cellular, and WiFi technology, is a more effective solution. Features such as tracking ability, technology, sensors, and integration with existing telematics systems are crucial considerations when choosing a trailer tracking solution. Learn why investing in a dedicated trailer tracker ensures complete visibility and operational efficiency in managing fleet operations.

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​​Celebrating a Decade of Providing IoT Solutions

Link Labs celebrates a decade of providing IoT solutions, offering innovative asset tracking technologies like Symphony Link, AirFinder OnSite XLE, SuperTags, and AirFinder Ultra. These solutions use GPS, cellular, WiFi, and UWB technologies to deliver precise location tracking for various industries, ensuring operational efficiency and asset security. Looking ahead, Link Labs continues to innovate and improve its offerings to meet the evolving needs of customers in logistics and manufacturing.

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The Evolution of Trailer Tracking Systems

The evolution of trailer tracking systems has revolutionized logistics operations, offering real-time visibility, enhanced security, and optimized fleet management. From manual methods to sophisticated GPS-enabled RTLS systems, trailer tracking technology continues to advance, providing invaluable insights and driving efficiency in logistics operations. With ongoing advancements, trailer tracking technology is poised to shape the future of the logistics industry, offering unprecedented benefits for businesses seeking to streamline operations and gain a competitive edge.

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The Evolution of Link Labs Technology

Link Labs has evolved from its inception in 2014 as a provider of low-power, long-range wireless IoT solutions to a leading innovator in IoT, offering advanced asset visibility solutions for manufacturing and logistics. From Symphony Link to AirFinder Everywhere, Link Labs continues to innovate, introducing technologies like LTE CAT-M1 and AirFinder Ultra for indoor tracking. The future holds AI-driven predictive analytics, strategic partnerships, and international expansion to serve a broader market.

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How Asset Tracking Software Has Revolutionized Logistics Operations

Asset tracking software has revolutionized logistics operations, offering real-time visibility into asset movements and boosting operational efficiency. It entails trailer tracking, cargo tracking, pallet and equipment tracking, condition monitoring, custody tracking, and geofencing. Benefits include real-time location visibility, robust data collection for predictive analytics, compliance with health and safety standards, optimization of asset utilization, and entrance/exit monitoring for established zones. Asset tracking signifies a strategic shift, propelling logistics operations into an echelon of unparalleled efficiency and effectiveness.

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How Fleet Managers Can Gain Shipment Visibility

Fleet managers play a crucial role in ensuring smooth supply chain operations, but common gaps like shipment visibility can hinder their efforts. Investing in a shipment visibility tool, such as a fleet tracking system, can provide real-time insights into asset movements, enhance loss prevention efforts, improve process efficiency, ensure compliance, and optimize asset utilization. Integrating telematics with a fleet tracking system offers comprehensive visibility, empowering fleet managers to make strategic decisions based on data and improve overall logistics operations.

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How Fleet Managers Save Costs With Logistics Tracking Devices

Fleet managers can save costs and improve efficiency by using logistics tracking devices. These devices, powered by GPS and IoT technology, provide real-time tracking information, helping to prevent theft and loss, optimize maintenance schedules, improve asset utilization, ensure compliance, enable demand forecasting, and reduce waste. Investing in an affordable tracking solution like AirFinder Everywhere can lead to significant cost savings and operational improvements in the long run.

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The Ultimate Guide to Asset Tracking Solutions

The ultimate guide to asset tracking solutions explores the benefits and types of tracking devices available. It covers how these solutions help with loss prevention, location coverage, and security alerts. Additionally, it discusses the importance of tracking, ways to track assets, key features to look for, and the future of asset tracking with AI and sustainability in mind.

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What Role Does Cold Chain Monitoring Play in Supply Chain Management?

Cold chain monitoring is crucial for industries handling temperature-sensitive products like pharmaceuticals and food. It ensures regulatory compliance, reduces waste, and enhances product quality. By investing in robust monitoring systems, companies can safeguard their brand reputation, meet customer expectations, and optimize supply chain efficiency.

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Do You Need a Container Tracking System?

Container tracking systems provide real-time information about container location and status, offering benefits like loss prevention, transparency for customers, compliance with regulations, and maintaining custody records. Factors to consider when choosing a system include cost, integration capabilities, visibility level, real-time visibility, condition monitoring, and customer support. Investing in a container tracking system can help improve efficiency, enhance security, and reduce costs in logistics operations.

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The Future of GPS Trailer Trackers

GPS trailer trackers have revolutionized logistics by providing real-time location and status information, leading to efficiency and cost savings. The technology has evolved from its military origins in the 1960s to become an industry standard. Modern GPS trackers offer benefits like loss prevention, asset utilization monitoring, compliance, and enhanced customer service. While GPS technology has drawbacks like battery life issues, innovations like AI integration and energy-efficient solutions are shaping the future of GPS trailer tracking, making it a vital tool for the logistics industry.

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How Asset Tracking Transforms the Future of Your Company

Asset tracking technology is revolutionizing logistics operations by providing real-time visibility into asset location, status, and utilization. It helps overcome challenges such as limited asset security, inefficient inventory management, and difficulty in problem resolution. By optimizing resource allocation and enhancing operational efficiency, asset tracking transforms the way companies manage their resources and drive growth.

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How To Leverage Fleet Tracking For Success

Fleet tracking technology offers businesses a comprehensive toolset to optimize operations, enhance efficiency, and reduce costs. By monitoring vehicle utilization, improving maintenance scheduling, managing fuel consumption, tracking cargo, and enhancing process visibility, fleet tracking systems help achieve goals such as reducing losses, maintaining compliance, providing transparency, extending asset life, improving utilization, and enhancing processes. Embracing advanced fleet tracking solutions like AirFinder Everywhere can propel companies towards long-term success and resilience in today's competitive landscape.

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How To Use GPS Tracking to Improve Fleet Efficiency

GPS tracking has revolutionized fleet operations by providing real-time visibility of assets, streamlining supply chain operations, and reducing costs. Fleet managers can benefit from GPS tracking by improving asset visibility, mitigating risks, and achieving cost savings. Choosing the right GPS tracking solution involves evaluating specific needs and considering factors such as accuracy, battery life, and features like geofencing. GPS tracking software offers features like geofencing, supply chain optimization, and downtime reduction, empowering fleet managers to streamline operations, reduce costs, and enhance customer satisfaction.

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Strive for the Future of IoT with Link Labs

Link Labs is committed to continuous improvement of our IoT solution offerings, focused on taking advantage of rising trends and meeting the changing needs of our customers. To learn more about our offerings and where we’re going in the future, book a demo with our team of experts today.

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Written by Makenna Dudley

Makenna Dudley is a Marketing Associate for Link Labs, with practical experience in written communications, media writing, and additional forms of content creation. She has a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication.

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