Global Perspectives August, 2020

Global Perspectives August, 2020

Courtesy of Global NewsCanadian Truckers Worry about Entering U.S. Due to Coronavirus Travelling to the United States is likely not on the list of things to do this summer for many Canadians. In fact, a recent Ipsos poll found 93 percent of Canadians believed...
Global Perspectives July, 2020

Global Perspectives July, 2020

Courtesy of Bloomberg News, April 3, 2020Trucking Bottlenecks Slow Food Supply Chain Worldwide Truckers hauling food are facing delays across the globe in the latest disruption to supply chains snarled by the coronavirus pandemic. The problems highlight the...
Global Perspectives June, 2020

Global Perspectives June, 2020

Courtesy of Reuters, May 20, 2020Truckers Hit by Coronavirus Pandemic Face Rocky Road to Recovery Bryan Hutchens in Oklahoma estimates he’s only used his two flat-bed trucks to shift oilfield equipment for a week out of the past month as the coronavirus crisis...
Global Perspectives May, 2020

Global Perspectives May, 2020

Courtesy of Forbes, May 2, 2020U.S. States are Allowing Automated Follower Truck Platooning While the Automated Driving Systems (ADS) industry felt a lull in forward movement in the last year, the inclusion of automated truck platooning is growing in popularity in the...
Global Perspectives April, 2020

Global Perspectives April, 2020

Courtesy of The Economic Times, April 7, 2020World’s Biggest Lockdown Brings Trucks to a Standstill​ The world’s biggest lockdown has brought the transportation of goods in India to a near halt, even though the central government has exempted the sector from...
Global Perspectives March, 2020

Global Perspectives March, 2020

Courtesy of FreightWavesUS-Mexico Freight Dynamics in Times of Contracting CapacityFebruary 19, 2020 The bankruptcy of several trucking firms during 2019 put a spotlight on the presence of excess capacity in the market. This “excess” occurred because of a...