On today’s episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Dooner is cutting through the hype around autonomous trucking. Just how far off are these trucks? Are they viable? And what will it mean for the future of carriers and truckers? Grayson Brulte, host of Road to Autonomy, is laser focused on the space and is here with answers.
Ocean shippers entering ‘23 have China and COVID on the top of their minds as what’s old is new in a world that seems like déjà vu. New lockdown concerns, Chinese New Year, bid season and an out-of-balance market all present uncertain pratfalls in the market. Nathan Strang, director of ocean trade lane management at Flexport, helps us navigate these choppy waters.
We’ll go inside the world of flooring and specialized freight with Trey Kenemer, director of national accounts at Xpress Global Systems LLC.
Plus, robot strippers in Vegas; NIMBYs versus truckers; port robot madness; and Chinese Tesla protests.