What The Truck?!? - Episode 7

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Episode Summary:

The top 5 ways to be a shipper-of-choice. Daseke bets heavy on oil with Aveda acquisition. The next big thing in LiDAR is tiny and massively scaleable. CSX aims for trucking. Chad and JP discuss all this and more in this week's episode.

Episode Notes:

Chad and JP crack open a cold one, then Chad quizzes JP on truckers’ nicknames for U.S. cities. After the game, they break down the top headlines of the week:

Top 5 ways to be a “shipper of choice”

Daseke bets heavy on oil with Aveda acquisition

The next big thing in LiDAR is tiny--and massively scaleable

CSX takes aim at trucking

Finally Chad and JP play a game of Big Deal or Little Deal?

China-U.S. container rates fall for 32nd straight week: big deal, or little deal?

Oil, aluminum, nickel prices rally : big deal, or little deal?

Federal Reserve survey highlights tariff impacts, driver shortages : big deal, or little deal?

Are ELDs making our roads safer? : big deal, or little deal?

Freight demand remains strong as manufacturing and construction activity picks up: big deal, or little deal?

DAT reporting a softening spot market : 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.