Articles by tag: trucking

Carrier Assure’s Innovative Scoring System Removes the Fleet Reliability Gamble

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Navigating the complexities of fleet reliability and safety in the trucking industry poses a significant challenge, especially given that small fleets operate 90% of trucks on the road. This critical issue is at the heart of a recent episode of Hammer Down, hosted by Mike Bush, featuring an innovative approach by Carrier Assure to […]

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Shell Starship 3.0—Sustainability in the Heavy Transport Sector, Are We There Yet?

What does the Shell Starship 3.0 initiative mean for the overall sustainability goals of the heavy transport sector? A lot!  In fact, Shell is very much in the driver’s seat of the industry’s integration of clean transportation technologies and move towards sustainability. The transport sector is one of the significant contributors to global carbon […]

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The CHIPS Act and OSRA Create Positive Ripple Effects for the Trucking Industry

Last year, two major pieces of legislation passed that will be a huge boon to the trucking industry. The first is the CHIPS Act, which brings home the production of automotive and truck-grade chips. For context, the U.S.’s  semiconductor manufacturing share has drastically decreased from 37% in 1990 to 12% today. The second piece of […]

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Can the SHIP IT Act Help Truck Drivers, OTR Freight, and Global Supply Chains?

When the global supply chain broke down in the COVID pandemic, most of the focus was put on the international supply chain and the myriad of canal blockages and empty freight containers. What didn’t get nearly as much mainstream or even industry attention were the issues hundreds of millions of workers were facing, including […]

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What Tesla Electric Semi-trucks Mean for Pepsi Co. and the Trucking Industry

Elon Musk recently shipped the first order of the Tesla electric semi-trucks to Pepsi Co. with a few more companies to follow in coming months. This marks the beginning of Tesla’s new long-range hauling vehicle finally hitting the road and entering into the shipping and hauling industry. Bob Galyen of Galyen Energy LLC notes that […]

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Opportunities for Women in the Trucking Industry

While women comprise nearly half of Canada’s workforce (47%), only three percent of women make up the number of Canadian truck drivers. While the number of women getting their commercial driver’s licenses has increased since 2010, there is a long way to go to realize the potential of women in the trucking industry. The […]

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Is A Diesel Shortage Creating Double the Pressure on Short-Staffed Truckers?

The diesel shortage continues making life difficult for the supply chain. Diesel prices are reaching all-time highs over gas & oil, according to the Wall Street Journal, with reporting of depleted stockpiles and limited replenishing refining capacity keeping those prices high. Premiums of diesel over gasoline have hit new records of $1.60 per gallon, […]

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The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
The Culinary Compass: How Gastronomy Is Redefining Travel with Wayne Conte
February 20, 2024

In recent years, the global pandemic reshaped our relationship with travel and dining, propelling a surge in culinary tourism. As restrictions lifted, eager travelers began prioritizing unique dining experiences, often planning their journeys around coveted restaurant reservations. This shift reflects a broader trend where gastronomy is no longer a mere aspect of travel but […]

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Streaming the Game: Transforming Sports Broadcasting in the Digital Era
February 20, 2024

The recent rise of streaming services over traditional terrestrial television has marked a significant shift in how audiences consume sports content. This evolution is propelled by advancements in digital technology and changing viewer preferences, emphasizing the need for a more immediate and interactive broadcast experience. The stakes are high, with platforms like Peacock streaming record-breaking […]

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Kickstarting a Marketing Team’s AI Journey
February 20, 2024

A marketing Team’s AI journey is necessary and critical for the success of a brand’s overall mission and execution. In the latest episode of the Marketing AI Sparkcast, host Aby Varma sits down with Daniel Englebretson, CEO of Elynox and an adjunct professor at Wake Forest University and Elon University, to discuss the evolution […]

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Driving Positive Change in the World of Transportation
June 29, 2022

June is Pride Month, making it the perfect time to catch up with the state of the LGBTQ community in the trucking industry. People on the Move’s Tyler Kern caught up with Shelle Lichti, the Founder and Executive Director of LGBT Truckers, Inc., for an enlightening discussion on the industry’s past, present, and future regarding […]

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How One Trucking Company Is Focused on Making Headway in Sustainability
May 27, 2022

CEO of Detmar Logistics, Matthew Detmar, has the future on his mind. As a leader on the cutting edge of transportation technology, Detmar discusses the company’s growth and future outlook with Are We There Yet? host Grant Harrell. In 2021, Detmar trucking was awarded the Top Green Fleet award, signalling a shift in the outlook […]

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Today’s Trends in Trucking and Supply Chain
May 5, 2022

When it comes to global supply chain issues, there is no greater source than FreightWaves, the largest media and market-level data provider in the logistics and supply-chain industry. Tyler Kern welcomed Craig Fuller, CEO & Founder of FreightWaves, to Resources for the Road for a brain-picking session on what’s happening in logistics today, and […]

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Is the Sharing Economy Viable in Commercial Trucking?
May 3, 2022

Are We There Yet? host Grant Harrell knows the ins and outs of the transportation industry are not always streamlined. Under James Eberhard, Founder and CEO of Fluid Truck, this is changing. Fluid Truck does something no one else in the industry does: offers 24/7 commercial truck sharing through their innovative platform. Operating in […]

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Resources for the Road by NEXT Trucking: Introducing R4R
April 18, 2022

With global logistics a hot topic now more than ever, Corey Riggins of NEXT Trucking sits down with host Tyler Kern to talk about NEXT Trucking’s new podcast series and how technology can change the trucking industry. What is NEXT Trucking? NEXT is a technology platform that helps connect drivers with customers while helping carriers […]

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Careers on the Move: Navigating the Choppy Waters of Global Logistics Networks
April 1, 2021

Craig Fuller, Founder and CEO of FreightWaves, knows a thing or two about the intricacies of global supply chains and logistics. FreightWaves, sometimes referred to as “the Bloomberg of freight,” has a clear vision – to help companies that help make up the $9.6-trillion global logistics market better benchmark, analyze, monitor and forecast, providing […]

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The Blind Spot: How Driver Monitoring Saves Lives and Makes a Difference
January 8, 2020

It’s hard to turn on the local news without seeing reports of the latest highway accident. Vehicle crashes happen every day, numbing the public to the severity of the issue. But the truth is, 94% of these crashes are preventable said Eric Waldinger, Chief Marketing Officer at SambaSafety. A staggering number of people lose […]

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The Growing Trend of Women in Trucking with John Esparza of the Texas Trucking Association
October 17, 2019

The number of female truck drivers has increased 68% since 2010. John Esparza, the CEO of the Texas Trucking Association, joined Business Casual with Daniel Litwin and Tyler Kern to explain what is making this industry so attractive to women. “Wages have gone up and I think that’s a big piece of it. We’re frankly […]

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GATS 2019: How Digitization Is Putting Trucking in the Fast Lane
August 27, 2019

While the ways people shop and trade have changed markedly through digitization, the way products move from seller to buyer largely has not. This may be changing soon though, based on the developments of the transportation industry. The Great American Trucking Show concluded in Dallas this week, and the event hosted more than just the […]

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