Archive for driverless trucks

Driverless Truck Platooning: Is There Enough ROI?

As reported by Heavy Duty Trucking last week, “Daimler Trucks North America has decided to pass on platooning and focus instead on advancing its position in vehicle automation.” Here are more details from the article: “Speaking at a press event in Las Vegas preceding the CES electronics show, [Martin Daum, the head of Daimler’s truck […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 7-11, 2019)

Did you make any New Year’s Resolutions for 2019? Are you’re still looking for a personal challenge this year? Then how about joining our Logistics Leaders for T1D Cure cycling team and help us raise money for JDRF in our quest to create a world without type 1 diabetes! There are five rides you can […]

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This Week in Logistics News (December 31, 2018 – January 4, 2019)

Happy New Year! I hope everyone had a fun and relaxing holiday. How did I spend my time off? Allow me to tell you via Bitmojis, which is the main way I communicate with my wife and kids these days: One of my goals for this year is to write a supply chain report completely […]

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This Week in Logistics News (September 17-21, 2018)

Another Friday, another flight home from a conference. This time I’ll be returning from enVista’s FUEL 2018 conference where I am giving a keynote presentation this morning on Defining Your Own Logistics Competitive Weapon. Stay tuned for my takeaways from the conference in a future post. In the meantime, here’s the supply chain and logistics […]

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This Week in Logistics News (March 12-16, 2018)

We were hit with our third nor’easter in 10 days this week, dumping close to two feet of snow in our city. Schools were closed, so my kids and their friends went to work: they built a 12 ft. 9 in. snowman on our front lawn. Even the mayor came by to take a photo […]

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This Week in Logistics News (January 22-26, 2018)

Drones, driverless vehicles, and global trade all made the headlines in this week’s supply chain and logistics news… Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks (WSJ – sub. req’d) Alibaba’s logistics arm works on driverless technology as automation pace picks up  (South China Morning Post) Waymo to start testing self-driving cars in Atlanta (Reuters) […]

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