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What The Truck?!? – November 21, 2018

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Episode Summary:

This week’s headlines bring us an array of reasons to be grateful for the coverage of FreightWaves and What the Truck?!? U.S. and China face last chance to avoid Jan. 1 tariff hikes, but don’t get your hopes up, Freight.Tech25: In spite of rocky year, Tesla shocks the world and places third. Freight.Tech 25: Silicon Valley money and the network effect lead Convoy to #4, Battery and design woes continue to torment e-scooter startup Lime (with special guest Casey Larkin), Major Thanksgiving snowstorm to delay truckers out west: flooding in some valleys.

Then, they play another round of Big deal little deal?

Finally, they spend 5 Good Minutes with Marissa Ash from Transfix.

Episode Notes:

This week’s headlines bring us an array of reasons to be grateful for the coverage of FreightWaves and What the Truck?!?

U.S. and China face last chance to avoid Jan. 1 tariff hikes, but don’t get your hopes up

Freight.Tech25: In spite of rocky year, Tesla shocks the world and places third

Freight.Tech 25: Silicon Valley money and the network effect lead Convoy to #4

Battery and design woes continue to torment e-scooter startup Lime (with special guest Casey Larkin)

Major Thanksgiving snowstorm to delay truckers out west: flooding in some valleys.

Then, they play another round of Big deal little deal?

Electric, hydrogen, and modal shifts among pathways to a net-zero carbon environment for transportation Big deal or little deal?

FedEx Freight to operate last-mile pilots in 5 markets during first half of FY 2019 Big deal or little deal?

Postal workers in Canada reject Canada Post’s call for a cooling-down period Big deal or little deal?

Panama spread widens in last week for pre-tariff China – East Coast sailings Big deal or little deal?

Jet fuel surcharges adding to air shippers’ holiday costs Big deal or little deal?

Deutsche Post DHL Group announces $21 million venture raise for supply risk company, Resilience360 Big deal or little deal?

FedEx orders 1,000 Chanje electric vans from Ryder Big deal or little deal?

Albertsons ignores the noise, orders 10 Tesla Semi trucks Big deal or little deal?

Finally, they spend 5 Good Minutes with Marissa Ash from Transfix.

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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