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The Daily Dash: A new SPAC is on the hunt; more charges in staged truck accidents investigation

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, another SPAC is on the hunt for a possible acquisition in the transportation space. Plus, Prologis posts strong Q3 earnings and more charges in the Louisiana investigation into staged truck accidents.

What to do when you have money to spend

SPACs have become all the rage, and they seem to be popping up everywhere these days. Qell is the latest, and with $380 million in hand, the shell company is on the hunt.

Alan Adler talks to Qell’s executive leadership about their plans: Birth of a SPAC: Ex-GM executive hunting next-gen mobility target

It’s good to own real estate

Real estate investment remains robust, according to Prologis. The firm announced its third-quarter earnings Tuesday, beating estimates.

Todd Maiden details Prologis’ outlook: Logistics REIT Prologis sees modest beat and raise in Q3

Charges keep coming

Four more people have been indicted in the ongoing probe into staged truck accidents. The new indictments bring to 32 the number of individuals charged by Louisiana officials.

John Kingston has details on the latest charges: 4 more indictments in Louisiana staged-accident case; C.R. England targeted in collision

B2B boot camp

Alibaba.com, the global e-commerce giant, is launching an educational program for U.S. small businesses that want to take advantage of the global business-to-business e-commerce market.

Mark Solomon explains how to get involved: Alibaba.com launches educational program for US B2B e-commerce manufacturers

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PACCAR Q3 earnings fall but beat estimate

Truckers will hit more wintry storms this week in Northern Plains

EPA settles with three trucking companies for violating California trucking emissions laws

Average size of factored invoice rises at Triumph Bancorp

Volvo gets $21.7 million in grants for 70 electric Class 8 trucks

More top winter weather driving tips for truckers

TruckX brings wired ELDs back in vogue

Did you miss this?

Tender rejections remain near all-time highs and fleets are ordering equipment again. But unlike 2018, this equipment splurge may not create an overcapacity issue.

Zach Strickland explains: Carriers purchasing trailers over tractors during booming freight market

Hammer down, everyone,

Brian Straight

Managing Editor

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Brian Straight covers general transportation news and leads the editorial team as Managing Editor. A journalism graduate of the University of Rhode Island, he has covered everything from a presidential election, to professional sports and Little League baseball, and for more than 10 years has covered trucking and logistics. Before joining FreightWaves, he was previously responsible for the editorial quality and production of Fleet Owner magazine and fleetowner.com. Brian lives in Connecticut with his wife and two kids and spends his time coaching his son’s baseball team, golfing with his daughter, and pursuing his never-ending quest to become a professional bowler.
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