Kodiak Robotics CEO on advanced self-driving technology
FreightWaves’ Alan Adler sits down with the co-founder and CEO of Kodiak Technologies to discuss autonomy in trucking.
FreightWaves’ Alan Adler sits down with the co-founder and CEO of Kodiak Technologies to discuss autonomy in trucking.
With day traders and sports bettors piling into SPACs, valuations of young companies became the stuff of fantasy.
Uber Freight executive Olivia Hu joins chat about the advancement of the autonomous trucking industry during FreightWaves’ Autonomous and Electric Vehicles Summit.
Werner’s senior vice president discusses how technology impacts brokers and truck drivers during FreightWaves’ Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit.
COOP by Ryder’s national sales manager discusses factors impacting volatility in freight markets during FreightWaves’ Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit.
Military supply crunches affect soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines on the front lines.
PetSmart’s complex supply chain includes the shipping of more than 50 million crickets annually.
Supply chains need diverse sourcing strategies and more real-time information to manage disruptive forces unleashed by COVID and the Ukraine invasion.
This FreightWaves Future of Supply Chain chat covers how consumer behaviors impact pallet usage.
Turvo uses cutting-edge technology to connect shippers, logistics providers and trucking companies through its cloud-based TMS platform.
Amazon Freight experts discuss freight market volatility during this FreightWaves Future of Supply Chain chat.
This FreightWaves Future of Supply Chain chat covers the connection between freight technology and supply chain agility.
This FreightWaves Future of Supply Chain chat covers how Unilever considers supply chains, technology and growth in mergers and acquisitions.
Emissions tracking and sustainability experts discuss the importance of tracking emissions and using that data to make informed decisions.
During FreightWaves’ Net-Zero Carbon Summit, experts chat about how FreightVana is working with One Tree Planted to plant a tree for every shipment it moves.
The new president of the Truckload Carriers Association talks with an expert at FreightWaves about how environmental regulations and switching technologies impact the industry.
USA Truck lost money for many years, but with new leadership and culture has turned itself into a financial success.
Experts discuss how the future of driver recruitment and retention relies on feedback in this fireside chat during FreightWaves’ Enterprise Fleet Summit.
During FreightWaves’ Enterprise Fleet Summit, experts discussed how fleets can adapt to rapidly changing fuel prices.
FreightWaves’ Kevin Hill joins author and sales guru David Hoffeld to chat winning sales strategies at FreightWaves’ 3PL Summit.
“FreightTech is only as good as the relationships that FreightTech enables and the data feeding into freight technology,” said Michael Johnson, EVP of strategy at Redwood Logistics.
Newer generations of sales reps are not solely motivated by money, said Cassie Pless, director of commercial sales at Outreach.
Nexxiot co-founder Daniel MacGregor chats with FreightWaves’ Tyler Cole about how data and Internet of Things can impact sustainability.
Some big ports are import focused. The Port of Oakland is a big export port. It is trying to restore the traditional import/export balance.
“The more we talk about data you need to be specific about what data you want to get and what purpose you want to get the data for,” said Rik Arends, program director at Smart Freight Centre.
FreightWaves’ Tony Mulvey and Torqata’s Rak-Joon Choi discuss how visibility and blockchain technology are impacting the automotive industry.
FreightWaves’ Kevin Hill and Teclo Garcia, economic development director for the city of Laredo, discuss supply chain bottlenecks during FreightWaves’ Global Supply Chain Week.
“There’s a lot more focus on tracking the product itself” when it comes to consumer packaged goods, said Bart De Muynck, vice president of supply chain research at Gartner.
Automation can help “you get a ton more value out of your existing systems and any new investments you want to make in technology,” said Eric Rempel, chief innovation officer at Redwood Logistics.
Freight consultant Chris Jolly and Shannon Breen of FreightVana discuss strategies to help transportation companies develop long-term relationships with clients.
“People see themselves valued more by the marketplace sometimes than they do by where they are, and that’s why you suddenly see a lot of this Great Resignation business,” said Adrian Chapman, owner and CEO of Cover 3 Consulting.
“Before you start your TikTok or before you start your social media platform, make sure that you have a goal in mind,” said Luke Kostka, co-founder and creative director at New Norml Media.
Ryder and Blume Global demo their Rydershare and ConnectGo Live freight technologies during FreightWaves’ Domestic Supply Chain Summit.
“This is not optional. This is going to be a core part of how we think about our investments going forward,” Jon Bradford, a partner at Dynamo Ventures, said.
SONAR Supply Chain Intelligence (SCI) allows carriers to compare their lane rates with the market to see where they fall.
Convoy co-founder and CEO Dan Lewis sat down with FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller for a fireside chat at Thursday’s F3 Virtual Experience.
Schneider aims to “eradicate manual processes and paper because it is completely inefficient,” said Erin Van Zeeland, group senior vice president and general manager of logistics services at the company.
Company demos presented during FreightWaves’ F3 Virtual Experience show how automation can provide cost and time savings.
From yard management and ELD integrations to payments and email programs, companies displayed their FreightTech during F3.
Finding capacity and orchestrating communication along supply chains.
What makes visibility systems useful for supply chains is when it flows that information into a company’s planning systems, says Kevin O’Meara, vice president of integrated supply chain at Shaw Industries Group.
FreightTech companies demonstrated products and services designed to improve efficiency in supply chains.
More than 220 of the most innovative freight companies were nominated. Those were narrowed down to the top 100.
The ongoing supply chain crisis and lack of seafarers is leading to a global shortage of key commodities, Salvatore R. Mercogliano, an associate professor of history at Campbell University, told FreightWaves’ Anthony Smith at the virtual OceanWaves Summit on Wednesday.
Shipping Asia-U.S. via regular ocean service and rail? “I would bet your goods will not arrive in time for Christmas,” says Flexport’s Nerijus Poskus.
Ports and inland transportation connections are choking on ocean imports. A top economist says don’t blame ocean carriers.
Los Angeles is at the front line of the port congestion crisis. Its executive director outlines his strategy to clear anchorages.
“If I’m optimistic, you’re looking six months into the future” before congestion and capacity challenges start to subside, says Vespucci Maritime CEO Lars Jensen.
Renewable diesel is the hot new market in the fuels business. An expert discusses why.
“The lower the carbon intensity of the fuel, the higher the value,” Megan Boutwell, VP of operations at Stillwater Associates, said about low-carbon fuel standards.
Train engineer Matt Parker of the BLET discusses why precision scheduled railroading isn’t about precision, but about profits.
“From a price perspective, from a capacity perspective, going into Q2, 2022 is before I’m going to see anything really letting up,” said Sherman Barnes, SVP of sales and marketing at Trio Trucking.
Significant investments in technology and equipment are required to optimize rail networks across the United States, according to Wabtec’s Nalin Jain.
“[Logistics] service providers need to embrace, and philosophically be open to, sharing their data,” says the CEO of Terminal49.
After careful consideration and input from numerous sources, we can’t in good faith host the in-person event knowing the risk this virus poses.
Mike O’Malley, SVP, government and public relations at DCLI, chats about the market for chassis as well as potential regulatory changes with FreightWaves’ Kevin Hill at the Intermodal Summit.
FreightWaves market expert Mike Baudendistel chats with Norfolk Southern’s Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Alan Shaw about intermodal challenges and opportunities confronting NS and other Class I railroads.
This fireside chat recap is a from FreightWaves’ Intermodal Summit. FIRESIDE CHAT DETAILS: A group of U.S. manufacturers that manufacture intermodal container chassis found themselves losing huge market share to […]
Elise Gosch, assistant VP of intermodal sales at Union Pacific, shares strategies the company has implemented throughout the pandemic to address shifting customer needs.
Virginia’s competitive advantages: a naturally deep harbor, semi-automated terminals and its own, newer chassis pool.
Learn a bit about the evolution of temperature-controlled containers in the air cargo environment and how Envirotainer has added new technology features to its refrigerated units.
FreightWaves’ journalist Matt Blois chats with World Courier’s Alex Guite about how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the cold chain and how pharma and logistics companies adapted to distribute vaccines.
In his keynote address at FreightWaves’ Cold Chain Summit on Wednesday, Sudarsan Thattai, CIO of Lineage Logistics, says the global leader is well positioned to address future supply chain challenges through technology investments and key alliances.
Improving utilization of existing resources in a capacity-crunched market is a “game changer,” Locomation CEO Çetin Meriçli says.
Grants and incentives will be needed to offset high front-end costs, Ryder EV executive says.
Xos’ Dakota Semler and FreightWaves’ Kevin Hill chat about electrifying less glamorous vehicles such as armored trucks and transit vehicles.
Embark Transportation advances plug-and-play software to take drivers out of trucks.
Proterra has been making electric buses for more than a decade. It is also making batteries and charging infrastructure.
Torc Robotics was the first AV startup to partner with a truck manufacturer since becoming part of Daimler Trucks in 2019. Torc CEO Michael Fleming says utilizing Daimler’s relationships with fleets is helpful in the race to launch the first market-ready self-driving truck.
Kodiak Robotics co-founder and CEO Don Burnette explains why the development of autonomous trucking is poised to leap from the experimentation phase to a viable commercial product during the Autonomous & Electric Vehicles Summit.
A patchwork of autonomous driving regulations at the state level are ready to move to a more coordinated effort at federal agencies, according to Plus’ Wiley Deck.
Michael Ramsey, analyst at Gartner Inc., discusses initial applications for heavy-duty electric trucks and autonomy in trucking with FreightWaves’ Sebastian Blanco at the Autonomous & Electric Vehicles Summit.
“If we don’t think about disrupting, we are not going to succeed,” says Cummins’ Amy Davis.
FreightWaves SONAR SCI adds summary views, giving shippers a snapshot of the entire supply chain and creating an “easy button” providing risk assessment.
Chris Scheid, co-founder, president and COO at MyCarrier, discusses accessibility of technology and less-than-truckload transportation management systems for small and midsized shippers with Andrew Cox, senior retail analyst at FreightWaves.
What does a chief product officer at a trucking sector company do given that the title is usually seen at software firms?
Covenant believes government incentives are vital in helping the trucking industry meet zero-emission goals.
Innovation is key to addressing the labor shortage at warehouses to keep up with surging consumer demands on the supply chain, says Kristi Montgomery, VP of innovation, research and development at Kenco Logistics Services.
There will not be a single tech winner, meaning that the only chance for true end-to-end visibility is through partnerships.
“We believe we provide a best-in-class driver experience. I think that goes a long way in retaining drivers,” says Schneider National chief information officer.
Worldwide Express’ Joel Clum explains how third-party logistics companies are giving small and midsized shippers the technology they need.
Kendra Phillips from Ryder System Inc. discusses on Wednesday how her company is embracing technology.
Charles Craigmile, CEO at Revenova, talks about what it means to be a TMS in today’s market. His take? It’s more than just an operational system to find carriers.
On this episode of #WithSONAR during the FreightWaves Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit, Luke Falasca and Kyle Taylor look at how SONAR data is useful no matter your fleet size.
Dooner and The Dude host a special episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? during the Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit.
Blythe Brumleve hosts a special episode of Cyberly during FreightWaves’ Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit and explores what small fleets can do to up their marketing game.
A former owner-operator and J and R Transfer’s Josue Ramos discuss challenges with shifting freight volumes, hard times and what they wish they had known before becoming an owner-operator.
Factoring is one of the most important sources of liquidity for small fleets and independents, and it’s undergoing significant consolidation.
Ryder’s Kevin McCarthy highlights what small businesses miss about the hidden costs of owning versus leasing.
As COVID restrictions ease, small fleets must develop cargo theft prevention plans, which include mapping out safe truck parking and fueling routes, says Adam Wingfield, managing director of Innovative Logistics Group.
Experts weigh in on how choosing the right legal services firm can help drivers and fleets keep operating efficiently.
Labor attorney Damon Ott discusses how trucking companies may need to change with the California law on the use of independent contractors during FreightWaves’ Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit.
Matt Silver, VP of partnerships and strategic alliances at Trucker Tools, and Larry Cothran, owner-operator of Cothran Logistics, chat about becoming an owner-operator at FreightWaves’ Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection seizes drugs from trucks on a regular basis. Lawyer Su Ross of MSK talks to Long-Haul Crime Log host Nate Tabak about what fleets and owner-operators need to know when drugs are found in one of their trucks.
Forward Air is marketing itself as Forward because it offers more than just airport-to-airport linehaul.
Trucker Tools’ CEO and a Schneider expert chat about how the COVID-19 pandemic has made brokers, shippers and the public more aware of the value that owner-operators bring to the freight industry.
“We need to get safe drivers on the road and we need to do so quickly,” says CVTA President and CEO Bailey Wood during FreightWaves’ Small Fleet & Owner-Operator Summit.
Keynoting a FreightWaves summit, Rob Estes, head of Estes Express Lines, says current conditions are unprecedented.
A high-ranking official with the largest trade group for independent owner-operators discusses the issues his organization sees for many of those behind the wheel.
On this special episode of At Your Doorstep for FreightWaves LIVE @HOME, Kaylee Nix looks at how annoying paperwork can become less time consuming with machine learning.