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Sustainability, brought to you by Convoy’s #NoEmptyMiles, covers the environmental issues associated with the transportation industry and highlights the innovative solutions that are addressing carbon waste. With 35% of trucks on the road driving empty, 87 million metric tons of carbon emissions waste are produced annually. Leveraging machine learning and automation, Convoy is efficiently connecting shippers with carriers while reducing carbon emissions. Learn how Convoy’s technology can help your business run efficiently and build toward a #NoEmptyMiles future at https://convoy.com/sustainability
Brian Straight Thursday, April 13, 2017

Do autonomous trucks need drivers?

There is a lot of fear among drivers that they are being displaced by autonomous vehicles, and plenty of companies building these vehicles are looking to do just that. But one company is approaching the autonomous space with an eye on keeping drivers employed and improving their lives.

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Brian Straight Tuesday, March 28, 2017

R2D2 may make your next delivery

While most people assume that drones will someday be making home deliveries, there are other possibilities including droids and even mobile parcel lockers. Whatever method or combination of methods are chosen, though, last-mile delivery may never be the same.

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Brian Straight Friday, March 17, 2017

March 13-17: The Week in Trucking

Each week, the industry sees the introduction of new technologies and regulations along with information that affects how each carrier, shipper, and 3PL operates. Each Friday, FreightWaves will provide a look back at some of the industry’s top stories you may have missed. 

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Brian Straight Thursday, March 9, 2017

The next Internet: Autonomous trucks

A University of Michigan study found that only 9.7% of those surveyed said they have no concerns about fully autonomous vehicles. But what about driving alongside an 80,000-lb. autonomous big rig? These are already being tested on roads and could be operational within five years. Is the industry ready for the disruption autonomous trucks will cause?

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