The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, FreightWaves’ FreightTech Venture Summit was held Wednesday and FreightWaves’ editorial staff has it all covered. Plus, COVID-19 is accelerating logistics investments and California is using technology to catch emissions cheaters.
FreightTech Venture Summit takes center stage
Steve Case knows a thing or two about startups, having co-founded AOL. Now the CEO of venture capital fund Revolution LLC, Case delivered a keynote address at the FreightWaves FreightTech Venture Summit. The event also covered technology investment, autonomous trucking and more.
FreightWaves staff covers the event: FreightTech Venture Summit
Pandemic accelerates logistics investment
The COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate a decade-long trend of supply chain efficiency advancements that have already drawn large sums of venture capital and private equity money.
Cheaters will be caught
The tech revolution has come to the emissions space, helping regulators catch those that are violating air emissions rules.
Linda Baker explains how California is using technology: How California uses tech, partnerships to nail trucking emissions violators
Capacity outlet turns more bullish
A key supply chain survey indicates that transportation capacity has declined from September’s record pace and is now showing a more bullish outlook.
Todd Maiden explores the data: Declines in transportation capacity slow in October
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Eric Kulisch explains what Pfizer is worried about: Pfizer to bypass US government system for COVID vaccine distribution
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