Check out this week’s roundup below:
- Truckers will soon be traveling to Ohio to test out the states new ‘smart’ highways. Truck platooning semi-autonomous technology allows for trucks to drive closely together, in order to limit fuel waste. Read about it here!
- Soon companies like Walmart will begin to source from women-owned suppliers as an initiative to diversify and enhance the global supply chain.
- Has the expansion of the middle class increased demand for cold chain products? Fresh Plaza reports how disposable income has led to a boom in cold chain investments.
- Is a fully autonomous trucking industry realistic? The Brookings Institution weighs in on how regulatory hurdles and a complex set of labor concerns will deter the automation of trucking.
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