What The Truck?!? - Episode 14

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Episode Summary:

It starts here: Chris Spear highlights agenda at ATA's 2018 NAFC. ATA speakers: The future of supply chains and why blockchain is a team sport. Hyundai Merchant Marine’s building spree adds to global orderbook. 260,000 UPS Teamsters authorize a strike, if necessary. JP and Chad discuss all of this and more on this week's episode.

Episode Notes:

JP and Chad crack open a Bell’s Two-Hearted and a Dog Fish Head 60. Then, they hit some of the top headlines of the week.

It starts here: Chris Spear highlights agenda at ATA's 2018 NAFC

ATA speakers: The future of supply chains and why blockchain is a team sport

Hyundai Merchant Marine’s building spree adds to global orderbook

260,000 UPS Teamsters authorize a strike, if necessary

Before things get too crazy, they play another rousing round of Big Deal, Little Deal.

Transportation job openings hit a record high, and wage increases are likely going to continue: big deal, or little deal?

The Jordan Company acquires GlobalTranz for reported $400M: big deal, or little deal?

Checking In: Roadcheck 2018 and the California market: big deal, or little deal?

Will personal conveyance guidance have an impact on capacity?: big deal, or little deal?

Uber Freight launches fleet mode tool that caters to small fleet owners: big deal, or little deal?

Concerns mount over tariffs, congressional Republicans suggest bipartisan push back: big deal, or little deal?

Finally, stay tuned for Five Good Minutes with Transparency18 Keynote speaker, Bettina Warburg, followed by Five Good Minutes with OpenPort CEO Max Ward.

About the show:

What the Truck?!? is FreightWaves' irreverent 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.