In stark contrast to the airline and auto industries, the trucking industry continues to remain stuck in a time warp. Will XPO Logistics (XPO) – a leading provider of LTL services – be able to successfully harness machine learning and AI to improve its pricing and capacity utilization algorithms? More importantly, can machine learning help to solve the long-term problem of driver shortage that is facing the US trucking industry?
Facing increasing regulation with the onset of climate change, Cummins has turned its attention to developing new technologies and its supply chain to provide zero emissions power solutions to the transportation industry.
With advancements in customer technology platforms and the rise of e-commerce players such as Amazon, the trucking industry has been forced reevaluate the way it does business. What investments must carriers make now to stay competitive, and how should they evaluate continued technological advancements in the future?
Following a long history of production processes that occurred within plants, the digitalization era is allowing trucking manufacturers to extend their supply chains beyond point of sale.
On a Thursday morning in late October 2016, an 18-wheel freight delivery truck made the 120-mile journey along I-25 from Fort Collins to Colorado Springs, hauling over 50,000 cans of Budweiser beer with it. This routine delivery would be an […]
Platooning, the concept of driving vehicles a few feet a part of each other, will reduce emissions and fuel consumption going forward, as a way for corporations to address climate change in their operations.
Trucking is one of the largest occupations in the United States. And it is becoming less safe. Lytx is working to fix this. Why wait for autonomous trucks when you can save hundreds or thousands of lives today?
As the automotive industry is in the midst of a revolution, some of the seemingly minor innovations are easily overlooked. That said, until we figure out how to commercialize a hover-car these vehicles aren’t going anywhere without wheels!
Otto's self-driving technology will disrupt the $1.4 trillion freight industry
How an Indian startup is using Big Data to go after the global trucking market, which is 20x the size of global cab revenues.