GSCW: Dealing with risk in ocean shipping — WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

The last three days of FreightWaves’ Global Supply Chain Week are all about global maritime logistics and how people get things moved across the planet. Dooner and The Dude focused this episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? on the challenges ocean shippers are still facing in the hot market. 

They welcomed Lauren Beagen, maritime industry expert and adjunct law professor at Roger Williams University, to the show and discussed a new program to respond to emergencies in the maritime industry. 

The Maritime...

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GSCW: Is RNG the fuel of the future? — WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

Day 5 of Global Supply Chain Week focused on energy, mining and chemicals, and Dooner and The Dude were excited to jump into good discussion with Trinity Logistics and Digital Wildcatters. 

Jennifer Braun, Trinity Logistics vice president of Kansas City Operations, joined the show to talk about the intricacies behind moving hazardous chemicals. It takes special capabilities to move chemicals safely and legally, but Trinity specializes in hazmat transportation. 

Braun said so much regulation goes...

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Building cold chain partnerships amid extensive disruption

Food pallets inside warehouse

Photo: Jim Allen/FreightWaves at DFW Air Cargo Terminal

Considering that the best supply chain is invisible to consumers, 2020 will be remembered as the year the supply chain became a primary focus of the world. It also was a common topic of conversation within households, as shoppers began encountering empty shelves where they expected to find toilet paper, milk, and disinfectant wipes. 

Within the industry and beyond, it has become clear the supply chain lacks the unity, visibility, and agility...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/building-cold-chain-partnerships-amid-extensive-disruption

K-9 Agent Bico earns a biscuit – WHAT THE TRUCK?!? [newsletter]

Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter sponsored by Legend Transportation Inc. In this issue, dogs in logistics, plus market crunches shippers, a look at Global Supply Chain Week, moving a house with a semi and more.

Rejects on the rise

SONAR

Find another carrier — Last week’s winter storms saw freight volumes drop down like my Robinhood portfolio but not at pace with capacity, which went offline at a faster rate. As Zach Strickland wrote in his Chart of the Week, “It is unusual, but not as...

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XPO’s brokerage technology enables flexible solutions for shippers

The past year proved difficult for many, but it also shined a light on innovation. XPO Logistics (NYSE: XPO) is one of those companies that helped usher in a new era of FreightTech innovation, but it didn’t do it alone. Communication is a key to innovation, and that means transportation and logistics companies must interact and listen to their shipping partners.

“I’m constantly talking with our customers,” explained Jake Schnell, vice president of business development for XPO Logistics. “Right...

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GSCW: Echo Global Logistics looks to the future — WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

2020 dealt the transportation industry major challenges, and 2021 has compounded the problems with severe winter weather. Echo Global Logistics CEO Doug Waggoner joined WHAT THE TRUCK?!? to talk about how technology has helped people navigate the changing landscape of freight. 

Waggoner said Echo’s strategy has been to build out its own proprietary technology and it will continue to use that strategy in the future. Echo has portals like EchoShip and EchoDrive, forward-facing tech for both...

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GSCW: WHAT THE TRUCK?!? — Hyliion’s battery breakthrough

This WTT?!? recap is from Day 1 of FreightWaves’ Global Supply Chain Week. Day 1 focuses on the military, aerospace and manufacturing.

Dooner and The Dude host this special episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? during FreightWaves Global Supply Chain Week and welcome some big-time guests to the WTT?!? stage.

Hyliion CEO Thomas Healy makes another appearance on the show to discuss the latest developments in Hyliion’s battery business (and manages to avoid any discussions of Taco Bell in the process). 

Dooner...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/gscw-what-the-truck-hyliions-battery-breakthrough

Mission to Mars with NASA – WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

This episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? is brought to you by Legend Transportation, which has been establishing partnerships through outstanding customer service since 2007. Learn more at newlegendinc.com.

Billy Coker

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are celebrating NASA’s historic landing of the Perseverance rover on Mars. We’ll be talking to the NASA teams from Kennedy Space Center and Jet Propulsion Laboratory that made it all happen.

Plus, real-time API pricing vs. spot pricing; what’s new...

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Logistics behind building a beverage brand — WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

This episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? is brought to you by Legend Transportation, which has been establishing partnerships through outstanding customer service since 2007. Learn more at newlegendinc.com.

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking about the logistics behind building the beverage brand Olipop, the journey toward democratizing truck diagnostics and how long the freight bull market can last.

Plus, forget GameStop, shipping stocks are suddenly revving up across the board, and...

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/logistics-behind-building-a-beverage-brand-—-what-the-truck?!?

Team Bezos-Biden? – WHAT THE TRUCK?!? [newsletter]

Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter sponsored by Legend Transportation Inc. In this issue, will Biden team up with Big Tech on vaccines?; winter weather has the South shivering; Gorilla Glue’s supply chain and more. — Dooner

Spot rates thaw

SONAR

Up and to the right — As most of the U.S. contends with polar conditions, delivery times and capacity have both seen tremendous impacts. This week, the Truckstop.com seven-day dry van rate per mile climbed 10 cents to $2.85, inclusive of fuel....

https://www.freightwaves.com/news/team-bezos-biden?-what-the-truck?!?-[newsletter]

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