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NewsTrucking

The Daily Dash: Weather to impact Werner earnings; J.B. Hunt, Google join forces

Walmart will invest billions in e-commerce; winter hampering supply chains

The Daily Dash is a quick look at what is happening in the freight ecosystem. In today’s edition, Werner executives said that weather will lead to lower Q1 earnings. Plus, J.B. Hunt and Google are teaming up for product development, and Walmart will invest billions to expand e-commerce.

Weather to take bite out of Werner’s earnings

Appearing at an investor conference, Werner Enterprises (NASDAQ: WERN) executives said the negative impacts from recent winter storms would result in a 3- to 4-cent hit to first-quarter earnings.

Todd Maiden has more on what Werner said: Werner says weather hits Q1 earnings; capacity ‘cavalry’ not coming

J.B. Hunt, Google join forces

J.B. Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT) and Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) announced a strategic alliance that will combine Hunt’s data and Google’s artificial intelligence.

John Paul Hampstead has more on the agreement: J.B. Hunt partners with Google on technology, product development

Walmart investing more in e-commerce

Walmart Inc. (NYSE:WMT) said it will invest billions of dollars to expand its e-commerce capabilities.

Mark Solomon has more on Walmart’s earning call: Walmart girds for future while Wall Street sells off shares

Winter keeps coming

Winter weather continues to hamper supply chains around the country, with storms affecting the South and New England.

Nick Austin has more on the wild weather: Winter storms still stalling supply chains

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Locus Robotics bags $150 million in Series E funding

Blue-collar marketplace Shift One raises $5.2M in seed funding

AI breaking down silos and improving e-commerce experiences

FMCSA declares waiver for fuel haulers in wake of storm

Did you miss this?

Proposed federal guidelines to use hair testing as a means for identifying potential drug users may not go into effect under the Biden administration.

John Gallagher has more: Will Biden steer hair-based drug testing to the exit ramp?

Hammer down, everyone,

Brian Straight

Managing Editor

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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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