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The Daily Dash: Warehouse technologies, Nikola update and the Tesla Semi

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, FreightWaves’ The Future of Logistics Real Estate summit took place on Tuesday with plenty of focus on technology in the warehouse space. Plus, GM and Nikola have yet to finalize their partnership and the Tesla Semi gets a boost.

Logistics real estate in focus

FreightWaves’ The Future of Logistics Real Estate summit took place Tuesday, with sessions on robotics warehouse automation, supply chains and more.

FreightWaves’ editorial staff has the coverage: Future of Logistics Real Estate Summit

Nikola fallout continues

The fallout from a short seller’s report on Nikola Corp. (NASDAQ: NKLA) continues with word that General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) and Nikola have not closed on the previously announced partnership.

Alan Adler has more on what is holding up the deal: GM deal with Nikola delayed beyond anticipated close

Tesla truck gets a boost

The mystery around the Tesla Semi may have become a bit clearer this week as Walmart Canada announced it had tripled its order and now plans to take delivery of 130 of the trucks.

Nate Tabak explains why Walmart Canada increased its order: Walmart triples Tesla Semi order in Canada

Going to school on electric

Buses are behind the innovation in the Lion8 electric truck. Lion Electric Co. has leveraged electric bus technology to deliver its Class 8 electric vehicle.

Nate Tabak has more on the connection: Lion’s electric trucks lean on road-tested tech

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South Carolina truck crash aftermath gets DOT emergency relief

Smaller trucking companies have been raising pay rates for weeks

Knight-Swift to test Freightliner eCascadia

Did you miss this?

How much did the government’s Paycheck Protection Program help the freight markets? It turns out the program that pumped billions into businesses may have contributed to a decline in freight rates in the spring.

John Kingston has the details: PPP money lowered freight rates during pandemic’s darkest days: Convoy

Hammer down, everyone,

Brian Straight

Managing Editor

Click for more FreightWaves articles by Brian Straight.

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Brian Straight, managing editor, Modern Shipper

Brian Straight leads FreightWaves' Modern Shipper brand 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. You can reach him at bstraight@freightwaves.com.

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