In September 2017, IKEA Group was one of the first to join EV100—a global initiative created by The Climate Group—and now, a year later, IKEA Group has announced their commitment to moving toward zero emissions deliveries in 5 major cities by 2020.
With ELDs in nearly every truck, it was only a matter of time before insurance companies started to utilize the devices. Progressive is among the first, launching a new discount program for truckers that provide Progressive access to their ELD data.
Ford Trucks unveiled its new F-MAX tractor, boasting a high-performance engine with 500 PS, 2500 Nm and 400 kW of braking power. The tractor also has 6% higher fuel optimization over previous models, and delivers lower cost of ownership with 7% reduced maintenance costs.
Consumers are expecting brands to reduce unnecessary waste, source products responsibly, and use environmentally friendly transportation and logistics practices. Does this added pressure and complexity impact a company’s bottom line?
Volvo Trucks has unveiled its concept autonomous electric vehicle that it believes could help create a more efficient and cleaner transportation network, while acting as a complement to existing solutions.
Karma Delivers is looking to the future of social impact collaboration in the logistics space, where a natural market need exists for technology firms to empower NGO’s and nonprofits with software donation programs and access to education resources.
Goldman Sachs issued a report last week highlighting the risks to incumbent brokerages’ margins and market shares, with useful information about the brokerage landscape and recent developments in VC funding that have powered new entrants.
Offshore oil drilling across the East coast could end up destabilizing the fishing industry which brought in more than $500 million last year. Building offshore wind power farms could be a better alternative as it would keep the oceans clean while producing energy.