What The Truck?!? - December 07, 2018

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Episode Summary:

JP slugs a Bells Two-Hearted and Chad is visited by a Bearded Iris Homestyle. The dynamic transportation due cover some galvanizing headlines of the week. Then they spend 5 Good Minutes with Director of Education at IANA, Hal Pollard. Finally, Chad and JP play their go-to headline roundup: Big deal little deal? What's the deal with you?

Episode Notes:

Big deal or little deal? What’s the deal with Trump’s trade truce?

XPO widens internal workplace practices probe in wake of alleged problems at Memphis facility

Brokers: capacity migrating south for the winter

Treasury task force proposes sweeping USPS changes, Amazon and e-retailers on edge

They spend 5 Good Minutes with Director of Education at IANA, Hal Pollard.

Finally, Chad and JP play their go-to headline roundup: Big deal little deal? What's the deal with you?

French government backs down - suspends added fuel taxes for six months Big Deal or Little Deal?

Truck orders take seasonal dip in November; approaching 500K units for 2018 Big Deal or Little Deal?

Oil producers face multiple challenges in December Big Deal or Little Deal?

Project44 acquires GateHouse Logistics to create international visibility footprint Big Deal or Little Deal?

HyperloopTT partners with Hamburg port terminal operator for cargo hyperloop
Big Deal or Little Deal?

Railroads should have seat at the autonomous vehicle table, AAR says Big Deal or Little Deal?

Dry bulk carrier stocks win big on China tariff delay Big Deal or Little Deal?

GM deals with political blowback as they push toward an autonomous and sedan-less future 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.