The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, Amazon once again reigns supreme atop the FreightTech 25 awards. Plus, SONAR gets a shipping-focused solution and complete coverage of Day 2 of FreightWaves’ LIVE @HOME virtual event.
Defending champ reigns supreme
For the third year in a row, Amazon has captured first place in the FreightTech 25. The FreightTech 25 recognizes the most disruptive companies in the freight industry.
Ashley Coker has a look at the full FreightTech 25 winners: Reigning champ Amazon takes FreightTech 25 third year in a row
Vertical-specific SONAR data released
Shippers in the automotive, consumer packaged goods and retail segments now have their own data sets within SONAR with the launch of FreightWaves’ SCI.
Scott Mall has the details: FreightWaves launches SONAR SCI – data at ‘rocket’ speed
Bringing the Pride back
Shelle Lichti’s Pride-themed Freightliner dubbed the Rainbow Rider sustained significant damage following a serious truck crash in April. The custom wrap, though, is coming back thanks to the help of her employer.
Clarissa Hawes explains how Hirschbach Motor Lines is helping: Hirschbach, LGBT Truckers rolling out new ‘Rainbow Rider’ Pride-themed truck
Missed a session of FreightWaves LIVE @HOME? You can still watch
FreightWaves LIVE @HOME concluded on Friday with a jam-packed day of information sessions, company demos and more. Each session of the two-day free event is available on demand live.freightwaves.com.
Missed a session or want to review something you saw? Full sessions available here: FreightWaves LIVE @HOME
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“Disruption is a great theory … it’s a lot harder to do,” said John Roberts III, the president and CEO of J.B. Hunt Transport (NASDAQ: JBHT). Roberts and Shelley Simpson, the company’s chief commercial officer, shared insights on the company’s technology transformation during the FreightWaves’ LIVE @HOME event.
Brian Straight shares their story: Inside JB Hunt’s transformational journey
Hammer down, everyone,