A vision for the future

Not everyone thinks there’s a driver shortage. There’s a different narrative. It’s not a shortage silly, it’s economics. In a FreightWaves commentary dated November 2017, the writer lays out the argument that this long-reviled boogeyman of the industry is...

8 things that will save trucking industry

The trucking industry is facing several challenges that will all need to be addressed. We see 100,000 new drivers every year for the next 10 years We specifically target women and millennials in recruitment efforts. We get a makeover from top down to improive our...

The future of logistics, humanity and the singularity

The road ahead… the longview. Please fasten your seatbelts! It seems every time I sit down to write I am looking at what others have to say which is why I am going out on a limb to describe what I am actually feeling about the future of our industry: shipping,...

The scepticism of self-driving vehicles

A new short documentary by Starsky Robotics depicts the founder reflecting on the virtues of self-driving vehicles. A trucker wouldn’t be divorced, away from home for weeks at a time and he would not be a stranger to his daughter. Drivers would no longer lose...