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Electric Trucks

Walmart is purchasing Tesla Trucks

When Elon Musk announced the new Tesla electric semi-truck, it had the potential to be a move that transformed the trucking industry, but that can only happen if major transporters embrace the new technology. Looking at what the truck can offer, with a 500-mile range, electronic connection directly to fleet management systems and significant power advantages, along with a projected 25 cent reduction in the cost per mile, it is clear that this new vehicle makes for an attractive proposition,

Highways

What did the Hurricanes mean for the transport industry?

The recent Hurricanes have left catastrophic damage to Texas and Florida, and of course the most important point is that those effected are safe and have a chance to rebuild their lives moving forward. However, the storms have had a drastic effect on the transportation industry itself, with as much as 7% of the national industry effected in the immediate aftermath. The effects range from trucks stuck on roads or in loading docks simply having to wait for the water to