Update on Electric Trucks
Sep07

Update on Electric Trucks

A few months ago we posted about the Tesla Takeover currently facing the transportation industry. With their latest vehicle, Tesla Semi, expected to be revealed later this month, we figured that the high tech automotive company and the electric trucks segment are worth revisiting. While Elon Musk has garnered much of the media attention, Tesla will face no shortage in competitors when they do come to market. Mercedes Benz, Nikola, and...

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7 Logistic Startups to Watch in 2016
Dec01

7 Logistic Startups to Watch in 2016

The problem of calculating freight rates quickly may just be a thing of the past with some of the great apps available now for carriers. With just a few waves of your pointer-finger, you can optimize your transportation efforts in an ever-increasingly paperless world. And, the Silcon Valley has definitely started to notice. After all, arranging cargo shipments is a $160-billion-a-year industry….(and historically been a huge pain...

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Autonomous Trucks–The Transformers of Trucking?
Jul29

Autonomous Trucks–The Transformers of Trucking?

How would you feel if you could binge watch Netflix, enjoy some takeout and catch up on current events—all while getting paid by the mile in your big rig? With self-driving trucks, this futuristic idea may not be so far off. But then again, how many of you have seen the movie I, Robot? Since early May, Daimler has been testing their self-driving trucks on public highways in Nevada. These trucks are controlled by a computer system...

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