Ocean carriers under fire for not honoring shipping contracts

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking about a U.S. company that’s suing “collusive” ocean carriers and alleging price manipulation. Jon Monroe, founder, Monroe Consulting, tries to help us make sense of this market and what’s going on between shippers and carriers.

In the past three years, C.H. Robinson’s renewable energy business has grown by 654% as the sector rushes toward an expected sevenfold growth to $2.15 trillion worldwide by 2025. And today, these industry feats face...


How NASA hauls 17 million pounds of freight

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are joined by NASA’s John Giles and Sam Dove to talk about the logistics operations behind their 6.6 million-pound crawlers. Would you drive one of these rigs?

St. Christopher Truckers Fund’s Shannon Currier has her charity creating for a cause at today’s SCF auction.

ITF Group’s Tim Breckenridge discusses complete warehouse solutions and pop-up fulfillment opportunities for smaller e-commerce and retail customers.

FreightWaves reporter Grace Sharkey shares...


Schneider driver’s daughter dives into the Olympics

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking about how Schneider is supporting professional driver Mitch Palmer’s daughter, Krysta, a member of the U.S. diving team at the Tokyo Olympics.

Andy Berke, BlueGrace Logistics’ senior sales director, gets us up to speed on how its tech platform enhances Uber Freight’s LTL capabilities.

New Legend Inc. EVP and Director of Operations Robert Moffitt takes us on a journey through the evolution of FreightTech.

Estes Express Lines VP of Engineering Rich...


School’s out of stock

Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter. In this issue, school supply shortages; Bed Bath & Beyond teams with Ryder; how to stop gas pump ads; more.

No more pencils, no more books

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Only teacher’s dirty looks — As teachers and students prepare to emerge from a yearlong exile in a virtual world, they’re finding out that getting back to school may require a course in Sourcing 101. While we may have all lived in tracksuits (just me?) and sweatpants last year, students in need of a...


Inside story on Uber Freight’s $2.25B acquisition of Transplace

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking to Uber Freight’s Bill Driegert about the inside story on the blockbuster $2.25B acquisition of Transplace.

Refraction AI’s Luke Schneider tells us how his robots plan to take over last mile delivery. 

Nolan Transportation Group’s Perry Falk has a drayage market update. Did UP suspending freight from the West Coast have any impact on intermodal? 

Plus, McDonald’s latest supply chain pledge; TA rationing fuel; driving a Plus autonomous truck; Port...


Freight goes mainstream at 200 mph

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking about the need for speed and safety.

FreightWaves reporter Grace Sharkey has the scoop on the project44 and Tive car that will be racing at the NASCAR Cup Series’ midsummer installment, held at ​“The Magic Mile” on Sunday at the Foxwoods Resort Casino.

Reliance Partners Director of Safety Robert Kaferle discusses how external reviews can assist carriers with their safety programs.

Brown Dog Carriers President Graig Morin takes us through some...


The future is bright for electrification — WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

Dooner and The Dude are live from the FreightWaves Autonomous & Electric Vehicles Summit with a good slate of guests to highlight the bright stars in the autonomy space. They welcome FreightWaves Detroit Bureau Chief Alan Adler answering some viewer questions from today’s event. 

Also on the guest list is Shawn Kerrigan, COO of Plus, who explains where the industry is overall with the rollout of autonomous vehicles and how Plus fits into that AV space. Kerrigan also breaks down Amazon’s choice...


Shipping Little Liberty

Welcome to the WHAT THE TRUCK?!? newsletter. In this issue, CMA CGM delivers the Statue of Liberty’s little sister; a city rethinks its parking ban; meth is found in peanuts; Elon goes to court; and more.

A win for truck parking?


Feeling Minnesota — Logic may prevail in Minnesota as a City Council committee rethinks increasing the scope of its bans on truck parking. According to FreightWaves’ John Kingston, the ordinance at issue would extend that ban to all commercial areas and increase...


Freight’s greatest horror stories

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking with Emerge CEO Michael Leto about some of freight’s greatest horror stories. We’ll learn how a trailer holding Floyd Mayweather’s cars went up in smoke, the story of a customer hell-bent on revenge and more.

FreightWaves founder and CEO Craig Fuller updates us on F3: Future of Freight Festival. In-person events are back with a vengeance. Find out why this one is going to be bigger, better and more badass than ever.

Maritime expert Lauren Beagen


Biden vs. ocean and rail

On today’s episode, Dooner and The Dude are talking with Association of American Railroads CEO and President Ian Jefferies about what President Biden’s executive order means for rail.

Kristy Knichel, president and owner of Knichel Logistics, talks about the executive order’s implications for intermodal.

Steve Kenner, VP of safety at Locomation, discusses autonomous truck safety and the NHTSA’s new reporting requirement.

Jon Cox, senior director of solutions design at DHL Supply Chain, speaks to...


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