The promise of connected trucks combined with the digital supply chain is huge, but so are the risks for those players that don’t move now to begin building the capabilities and business models needed to win in this new world.
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Tesla's forthcoming long-haul, electric semi-truck will offer a self-driving mode and move in "platoons" that automatically follow a lead vehicle, Tesla and the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles are in discussions to begin testing a prototype.
(August 10, 2017)
Uber Freight, and other similar freight services, really has the potential to serve as a true disruptive influence sector in the world of truckload brokerage, creating a ripple effect of sorts.
(July 01, 2017)
Investment in trucking startups reached a record high in 2016, with 55 deals worth over $750M in aggregate, and deal sizes are up and total funding is on track to surpass 2016.
(June 21, 2017)
Uber has fired the head of its self-driving vehicle unit, Anthony Levandowski, amid the continuing fallout from the engineer’s alleged theft of trade secrets from his former employer, Google.
(May 30, 2017)
In its “Global Transportation and Logistics M&A Deal Insights 2017,” report PwC noted that total first quarter deal value at $18.2 billion was down 38 percent compared to the first quarter of 2016…
(May 09, 2017)
Turvo announced the launch of its revolutionary "collaborative logistics" platform that empowers shippers, brokers and carriers to work together in real-time across the entire supply chain, the first real-time collaborative logistics platform that connects anyone, anywhere to move things.
(March 30, 2017)
During a time when transparency matters more than ever, enter blockchain, blockchain has the potential to become the new gold standard of business and trade, but first, all nations need to accept the new technology.
(March 26, 2017)
As drones become more commonplace, the risk of physical harm from an unskilled pilot or out-of-control copter increase, so researchers at Virginia Tech are finding out how to make these machines safer, with help from a bunch of dummies, of course.
(March 10, 2017)
E2open today announced that Stephan Hofmann, Sean Rollings and David Vallejo have been recognized by Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine as 2014 Pros to Know, a listing of top supply and demand chain industry professionals. (January 21, 2014)
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