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The Daily Dash: Broker transparency; earnings season kicks off

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 outlook

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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Women in Trucking, CarriersEdge to launch Diversity & Inclusion Index

Global parcel volumes could reach 132 billion this year: Pitney Bowes

Americold acquires Agro Merchants Group in $1.74 billion deal

Audi in tax dispute over factory in Mexico

Redwood Logistics, Triumph Pay partner to expedite carrier payments

Did you miss this?

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,

Brian Straight

Managing Editor

Click for more FreightWaves articles by Brian Straight.

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Brian Straight

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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