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Counterfeit Goods, Real Consequences

Counterfeiting, LocatorX

We recently covered World Anti-Counterfeiting Day. Now in its 22nd year, the event draws attention to the scourge of counterfeit goods to help inspire the fight against them.   As the day came and went, each news cycle since has shown what an uphill battle we face. Counterfeiting operations are littered across the globe, taking new […]

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How Geography and Seasonality Affect Marketing and Shipping

LocatorX, Logistics

Back in late January, the midwest was rocked by a “polar vortex” — bringing record low temperatures and life-threatening conditions. Even for broad-shouldered cities like Chicago and Detroit, this was a natural event that forced everyone to stop what they were doing and find safety while the storm passed through.  The rare winter weather event […]

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Fostering a Culture of Employee Appreciation

Culture, LocatorX

Recently I was meeting up with a business contact who was in his early 30s. He’s a great young man who’s been in his rapidly growing and cool technology company for around six months as an individual contributor.  The company, with a population of mainly 20-35 year-olds, has wonderful modern office space, allows for some […]

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Packaging, Manufacturing, and Tracking with LocatorX

IoT, LocatorX

In 2019, factories are facing a unique new reality. Processes are evolving with complex software and artificial intelligence. And along with this, the billions of products shipped around the world — along with the factories themselves — are facing unheard-of security challenges.  These risks are not deterring the consumer goods industry. On the contrary, we’re […]

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Culture & Productivity Here at LocatorX

Culture, LocatorX

In a prior blog, Developing a Winning Culture, I mentioned that there are over 20,000 resources on Amazon (alone) on the topic of culture. Indeed, a lot has been said. When it comes down to it, culture is not simply about free bagels, beer on tap, nap rooms or ping pong tables. Recently, I was […]

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The Continuing Rise of IoT (Internet of Things)

LocatorX

If you work closely with technology — and frankly, even if you don’t — the Internet of Things (IoT) has been one of the most inescapable topics of the past several years. The promise of interconnected devices, factories, homes, and cities is becoming a reality faster than we can keep up with. Global spending on […]

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An Introduction to Nanotechnology

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Nanotechnology, or molecular nanotechnology, is the arm of technology that deals with dimensions less than 100 nanometers and is focused on the design and application of atoms and molecules intended for a specific purpose. It’s tiny, tiny technology. Work in this area began in the mid-20th century and has advanced exponentially ever since. It is […]

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The Importance of Tracking in the Government and Military

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In 2018, more than 135 million people worldwide were in need of humanitarian aid or assistance. The United States is proud to be the largest contributor to these efforts, with billions of dollars worth of assistance going out each year, and innumerable people involved in making it happen. This is just one of the major […]

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Developing a Winning Culture

Culture, LocatorX

Hello and welcome to our LocatorX commentary on culture. As the Vice President of People & Culture here at LocatorX, this topic is extremely dear to my heart. You know, a lot is written on the topic of culture; in fact, if you do an Amazon book search on the business topic of culture, you’ll […]

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A Conversation with LocatorX Founder Billy Meadow

LocatorX

LocatorX is the culmination of decades’ worth of innovation and collaboration. In 2012, the journey began in earnest. It was then that founder Billy Meadow came across the technology at the heart of the company’s vision. “I was looking to find some really great patents related to location technology,” said Billy. After selling his previous […]

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