The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, stakeholders are starting to weigh in on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s broker transparency efforts, and it’s obvious carriers and brokers have different views on the subject. Plus, the start of third-quarter earnings announcements is here and Cummins’ New Power president took an unusual path to the leadership position.
Views emerge on broker transparency
Comments are rolling in from industry stakeholders on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s broker transparency rule, and there is an obvious disconnect between drivers and brokers.
John Kingston has the details: Comments on proposed FMCSA transparency rule show huge gap between brokers and drivers
Earnings season kicks off this week, and for investors looking for signs of an improving economy, there may be plenty to like as truckload carriers report.
Todd Maiden has a preview: Table set for 3Q truckload earnings blowout
The path to New Power
Amy Davis took an unusual path to president of Cummins’ New Power division. Starting as an English major in college, Davis now guides fuel cell and new technology development.
Alan Adler talks with Davis about her journey: 9 questions with Cummins New Power President Amy Davis
Turning stores into distribution centers
Apple is altering its distribution strategy just as the iPhone 12 hits markets. The company is hoping a ship-from-store strategy will speed delivery of its items.
Mark Solomon explains how this impacts the consumer: Apple ship-from-store strategy ends total reliance on centralized distribution
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As e-commerce has boomed in a COVID-19 world, warehouse space has shrunk. Texas has become a hotbed of warehouse activity, with major companies recently opening or planning to open new facilities.
Noi Mahoney details what companies are adding facilities: As e-commerce soars, logistics real estate in Texas is hot
Hammer down, everyone,