What The Truck?!? - August 24, 2018

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Episode Summary:

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.

Episode Notes:

JP and Chad pop the top of a Bell’s Two-Hearted and Green Bench's IPA and get primed for running down some of the headlines of the week.

How a New York Jets' tackle came to invest in FreightWaves...and a lot of other technology

Where’s Bezos? Top 5 places Amazon HQ2 will land according to SONAR

FMCSA to open debate on HOS regulations

Intermodal trucking takes up fight against U.S. tariffs aimed at equipment

Then, the dynamic freight duo take on a whopping eight headlines in under two minutes. Or do they?

Trident Transport: a young brokerage killing it in Freight Alley: big deal, or little deal?

Maersk offers trans-Pacific container space on new exchange as peak season hits: big deal, or little deal?

BiTA board member, UPS, awarded patent for blockchain-related application: big deal, or little deal?

Uber Freight launches solution for shippers to speed load tendering process: big deal, or little deal?

PepsiCo aims for DIY bevs with acquisition of SodaStream: big deal, or little deal?

Freight.Tech announces InnovationLab at MarketWaves18: big deal, or little deal?

Slync inks Global Partnership with FreightWaves: big deal, or little deal?

No, legalizing cannabis would not make it cheaper than before: big deal, or little deal?

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.