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Supply Chains, Get Ready for Autonomous Freight Hauling

Swedish autonomous drone truck startup, Einride, recently unveiled their autonomous vehicles called “Autonomous Electric Transport” or AET, with the hopes of being on the roads delivering freight starting as early as 2021. What’s so special about Einride’s vehicles? They don’t come with any steering wheels, accelerator pedals and even no windshields (basically removing the need for…

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Uber Freight Receives $500 Million Investment

Uber supposedly “disrupted” (I hate that word) the taxi & transportation industry. So, it’s not surprising they also have a logistics/freight division. According to Morning Brew, Greenbriar Equity Group invested $500 Million into the freight division. Apparently the freight division is growing quite nicely (at 27% growth). What exactly do they do? The app matches…

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Supply Chains Moving Out of China Due to Ethics Issues

Via the Morning Report and WSJ, some auditors are refusing to inspect factories based in Xinjiang region, where reports of abuse of human rights against Muslim Uighurs have been circulating for many years. Also, that region has restrictions imposed making it harder for factory inspections to take place properly. Meaning, some companies have already started…

Delhaize America Freshens Up With New Supply Chain Solution
Case Studies | North America

Delhaize America Freshens Up With New Supply Chain Solution

Delhaize America, the U.S.-based branch of the European supermarket conglomerate Ahold Delhaize, has long aimed to offer its customers the product range they want and the quality they deserve. The company, which owns supermarket chains like Food Lion and Hannaford, has recently undertaken concrete steps to improve the freshness level of its fruits and vegetables….

Automotive Heavy Hitters Join Forces to Form DRIVE Sustainability
Features | UK & Europe

Automotive Heavy Hitters Join Forces to Form DRIVE Sustainability

In recent years, the automotive industry has made great strides in improving sustainability and supply chain transparency. The 2017 launch of DRIVE Sustainability, a partnership that includes 10 major automakers, promises additional progress toward a more sustainable industry. Learn which automakers have joined DRIVE Sustainability and how this important partnership could impact automotive supply chains…