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Truckers Put The Hammer Down Into A Digital Marketplace Future
Truckers Put The Hammer Down Into A Digital Marketplace Future
October 02, 2019  |  Innovation

Trucking is a difficult and vital job. It’s not only the long, often-lonely hours, but the anxiety — as well as the lost time and...

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Deutsche To Invest Billions In Automation, Analytics
Deutsche To Invest Billions In Automation, Analytics
October 01, 2019  |  Investments

German shipping and logistics company Deutsche Post DHL has investment and expansion plans to capitalize on the growing eCommerce space worldwide, according to a report...

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Autonomous Fleet Startup TuSimple Tops Up Funding Round
Autonomous Fleet Startup TuSimple Tops Up Funding Round
September 18, 2019  |  B2B Payments

TuSimple, a U.S.-based startup developing self-driving trucking technology for the fleet and long-haul trucking sector, has announced a top-up of its oversubscribed funding round. Investors...

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To Solve the Truck Driver Shortage – Look to Self-Driving Tech?
To Solve the Truck Driver Shortage – Look to Self-Driving Tech?
September 12, 2019  |  Innovation

Hints of how to solve the truck driver shortage — which causes friction along supply chains, and across the last mile — may be shifting...

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Testing The Boundaries Of Autonomous Tech In Fleet Payments
Testing The Boundaries Of Autonomous Tech In Fleet Payments
September 10, 2019  |  B2B Payments

Smart cars and connected vehicles could be on their way to addressing road congestion, reducing accident risks and promoting overall convenience for drivers no longer...

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Uber Freight To Invest $200M To Set Up Shop In Chicago
Uber Freight To Invest $200M To Set Up Shop In Chicago
September 09, 2019  |  Investments

Uber Freight has announced that it is investing $200 million to “put down roots” in Chicago. “Chicago is consistently at the forefront of innovation, from...

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FedEx Makes Big Push Into Streamlining Latin America’s Last Mile
FedEx Makes Big Push Into Streamlining Latin America’s Last Mile
August 30, 2019  |  Delivery

FedEx said this week that it would acquire Cargex, an international freight forwarding company, and Agencias de Aduanas Aduanamos S.A. Nivel 2, a customs brokerage...

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Employee Or Contractor? California Freight Enters The Worker Classification Debate
Employee Or Contractor? California Freight Enters The Worker Classification Debate
August 28, 2019  |  B2B Payments

The rise of the gig economy has sparked a new conversation about what constitutes an employee versus a small business: are gig workers working for...

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Autonomous Vehicles Run Into Serious Roadblocks
Autonomous Vehicles Run Into Serious Roadblocks
July 22, 2019  |  Innovation

Sometimes, when an idea – especially one that has long stewed in popular imagination – makes serious and well-funded moves toward becoming reality, the excitement...

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