PodcastWhat the Truck?!?

What The Truck?!? – September 28, 2018

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Episode Summary:

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood sentenced to 150 months. Safer salads hit the shelves in 2019. “Gig” driver wages are falling, and their numbers are increasing: Chase study. Five Good Minutes with Keith Mader. Goldman Sachs: trucking rates to peak in Q4, gradually decline in 2019. North Carolina residents sue CSX for failure to prevent devastating flooding.

Episode Notes:

First, Chad plays a dirty trick on JP who isn’t able to go with good ol’ standby and ends up with a Hutton and Smith Tectonic while Chad checks out a Hi-wire hi-pitch IPA.

Then, they cover the abundant headlines of the week:

Former Pilot Flying J President Mark Hazelwood sentenced to 150 months

Safer salads hit the shelves in 2019

“Gig” driver wages are falling, and their numbers are increasing: Chase study

They interrupt their program for Five Good Minutes with Keith Mader, the VP of Analytics for Trimble Transportation.

Goldman Sachs: trucking rates to peak in Q4, gradually decline in 2019

North Carolina residents sue CSX for failure to prevent devastating flooding

After all that, they rally with a killer round of Big Deal, Little Deal?

Blockchain port clearance system to be launched at Shanghai and Guangdong

Crude oil prices rally to a four year high

Will Iran become the next Venezuela?

FMCSA eliminates requirement for military CDL holders to pass knowledge, driving skills tests

Parade releases A.I.-powered carrier platform for brokerages with a focus on relationships

BoxLock combines innovation and simplicity to curb porch pirates

Denham Amendment booted from final FAA reauthorization bill

Brazil-premium for soybeans could see Chinese buyers increasing shipments from the US

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.

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