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FreightWaves Staff Friday, August 31, 2018

What The Truck?!? – August 31, 2018

It appears we’ve upset the Journal of Commerce. Electric bike-sharing companies need to look at the Chinese bike debacle before aggressive expansion. Five years in, China’s Belt and Road looks like a giant debt trap. ATRI makes the case for more HOS flexibility. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week’s episode.

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FreightWaves Staff Friday, August 24, 2018

What The Truck?!? – August 24, 2018

How a New York Jets’ tackle came to invest in FreightWaves. Where’s Bezos? Top 5 places Amazon HQ2 will land according to SONAR. FMCSA to open debate on HOS regulation revisions. Intermodal trucking takes up fight against U.S. tariffs aimed at equipment. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week’s episode.

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FreightWaves Staff Friday, August 17, 2018

What The Truck?!? – August 17, 2018

Springfield, Illinois hits Walmart with a $50k fine for allowing truck parking. Safeway delivery drivers make history with a newly ratified union contract. We interview Senator Bob Corker about Trump’s tariffs. 162 transportation and logistics companies make the 2018 Inc. 5000 list. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week’s episode.

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FreightWaves Staff Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Bonus Episode: The History of BiTA

JP and Zach Strickland were at the McLeod CFO conference at the Westin in Nashville. We sat down with BiTA Managing Director and co-founder (and FreightWaves CEO!) Craig Fuller and McLeod’s VP of Special Projects Ken Craig, also a BiTA cofounder, to talk about the history of the Blockchain in Transport Alliance. We talk about technology alliances, intellectual property, data standards, and, of course, the promise of blockchain.

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FreightWaves Staff Friday, August 10, 2018

What The Truck?!? – August 10, 2018

Uber spins off Uber Freight as separate business unit. The Toys ‘R’ Us bankruptcy leaves retailers anxious to pick up the slack for the holiday shipping season. Maersk and IBM take their blockchain platform live as they seek additional partners. The shipbreaking industry where workers die on the shores of Bangladesh. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week’s episode.

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FreightWaves Staff Friday, August 3, 2018

What The Truck?!? – August 3, 2018

Uber shuts down self-driving truck program. We have the August Economic Roundup and freight markets still cooling but history says not for long. Federal standards or state’s rights? Making sense of Denham and Dynamex. Key takeaways from Stifel’s deep dive on trade war risk. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week’s episode.

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FreightWaves Staff Friday, July 27, 2018

What The Truck?!? – July 27, 2018

JP and market analyst Zach Strickland climb in ‘The Grumpy Pete’, a customized 2003 Peterbilt, and crack open some Foster’s Ales with Dean Croke, FreightWaves’ Chief Analytics Officer. We talk about Dean’s experiences driving two million miles through the Australian outback, and then we turn to earnings week

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FreightWaves Staff Friday, July 20, 2018

What The Truck?!? – July 20, 2018

Opponents of the EPA loosening glider kits rules get a quick stay from DC court. How community colleges are combating the driver squeeze. Amazon’s Prime Day “Christmas in July” to test supply chain. CSX announces record 58.6% Operating Ratio, says turnaround not finished yet. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week’s episode.

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FreightWaves Staff Friday, July 13, 2018

What The Truck?!? – July 13, 2018

Trump’s trade war is aimed toward reshoring, but will it work? Can you solve the driver problem by making trucking cool again? A new frac sand giant is born amid an industry shift. Shell CEO suggests a swifter ban on diesel cars in the UK. Producer price data shows surging trucking, transportation rates. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week’s episode.

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