Freight

Value-Added Freight Car Service Outsourcing Challenges

Written by Jim Blaze, Contributing Editor Trend Reminder: As always, this column represents Jim Blaze’s independent evaluation of trends and different rail freight vending companies. This column is about rail freight’s evolving software management tools. As a reminder, there are other providers competing out there. And some of the Class I railroads might disagree with …

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Uber Outlines Autonomous-Truck Hub-to-Hub Freight Model – Fleet Management

In the future, carriers that buy trucks equipped with the Waymo Driver will be able to opt in to Uber Freight’s marketplace and seamlessly deploy their autonomous assets on the Uber Freight network. Photo: Uber Freight Uber may have sold its self-driving truck division to Aurora, but that hasn’t deterred it from a belief that …

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New Study Finds Rapidly Declining Costs for Zero-Emitting Freight Trucks and Buses

(Washington, DC – February 10, 2022) By 2027, electric freight trucks and buses will become less expensive to purchase and to operate than their combustion engine counterparts, according to a new study done by Roush Industries for Environmental Defense Fund. The detailed study was released today. It evaluates both the upfront and ongoing costs of …

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