What The Truck?!? - October 19, 2018

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Episode Summary:

Chad and JP crack open a feel-good-go-to in Bell's Two-Hearted, and a first time try of Birhimgham brewery's TrimLine IPA. This week they cover the technology headlines and earning reports of the week. Then, the dynamic freight duo spends 5-Good Minutes with William Kerr of Edge Logistics.

Episode Notes:

Chad and JP crack open a feel-good-go-to in Bell's Two-Hearted, and a first time try of Birhimgham brewery's TrimLine IPA. This week they cover the technology headlines and earning reports of the week. First, the technology:

What’s past is prologue: Vapor setting the stage for a whole new internet

Uncovering the electric scooter rage in U.S. metropolitans

Metals are jostling for position to be a part of the next wave of battery technology for electric vehicles

Moody’s suggests that autonomous vehicle startups have inherent disadvantages

IBM announces blockchain-based food safety network widely available across industry

Food supply chains need an economic incentive to adopt blockchain

Then, the dynamic freight duo spends 5-Good Minutes with William Kerr of Edge Logistics.

And finally the earnings reports.

J.B. Hunt's earnings beat estimates thanks to better brokerage, truckload businesses

Trump's tariffs are wrecking Wabash National's earnings

CSX boasts better third-quarter results as it aims at 'winning back share from trucks'

How brokerages navigate Q4 volatility

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.