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...
Global Perspectives February, 2020

Global Perspectives February, 2020

Courtesy of Construction Business News:ESMA and Mercedes-Benz Trucks showcase the first partially automated driving truckBy Kasun Illankoon, January 27, 2020 Together with ESMA, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, a division of Daimler Commercial Vehicles MENA, performed a...
Global Perspectives January, 2020

Global Perspectives January, 2020

With thanks to Trucking Truth, we offer you some thoughts about working the night shift around Amsterdam from a trucker named Angelique: I haul car fuels, which basically goes on 24/7. The Netherlands is not that big, and most of the work is in our own part of...