What The Truck?!? - Episode 10

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Episode Summary:

What is the solution to trucking's stubborn parking problem? Natural gas-powered trucks are well ahead of electric trucks. Two controversial approaches to "solving" the scarcity of commercially-licensed drivers. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week's episode.

 

Episode Notes:

Headlines of the week

What is the solution to trucking’s stubborn parking problem?

 Natural gas-powered trucks are well ahead of electrification 

Two controversial approaches to “solving” the scarcity of commercially-licensed drivers

 

Five Good Minutes

With Mike Matousek, Government Affairs Director of OOIDA.

 

Big Deal, Little Deal?

Mother’s Day spikes reefer rates 52% out of Miami: big deal, or little deal?

DHL earnings disappoint as the company looks to contain e-commerce delivery costs: big deal, or little deal?

The Drivewyze-PrePass/HELP battle has gone nuclear in just the last few weeks: big deal, or little deal?

Truck driver shortages expected to increase oil prices and constrain supply: big deal, or little deal?

Super duper Uber: sky’s the limit for autonomous air cargo: big deal, or little deal?

UPS vs. Teamsters isn't the only standoff in contract negotiations; internal Teamsters divide exists also: big deal, or little deal?

 

About the show:

What the Truck?!? is FreightWaves' irreverent new podcast breaking down the biggest stories in transportation and logistics. Join FreightWaves writers John Paul Hampstead and Chad Prevost on Friday afternoons as we discuss all things freight.