We keep hearing about something called blockchain being about to change the freight world, but what is it? A speaker at the Global Heavy Vehicle Summit may have the answer.
We keep hearing about something called blockchain being about to change the freight world, but many are asking, what’s blockchain all about? A speaker at the Global Heavy Vehicle Summit may have the answer.
With the announcement by PwC Australia this week of the Trade Community System, blockchain comes to Australian freight. This is a first in the freight transport industry and is claimed to have to the potential to drive productivity improvements in the movement of containers. Read more
If the trucking industry, as it stands, wants to make it in the modern world, it’s all about getting with the program. There is going to be no opportunity to carry on doing it like we used to anymore, the world has changed.
As we are so often told, our industry consists of one hell of a lot of small fleets. The number often quoted is 75 per cent of the trucking operators have less than five trucks. We can add to that number a large swathe of fleets with fewer than 100 trucks as well. Read more
When we are looking at future trucking, we need to look at the way all business will be changing in the next twenty years. A number of basic building blocks in business look likely to look completely different than they do today.
Around the world of trucking this week, we are hearing about Cummins Electric Trucks, a Benz Break-up, the First Inter, Hino Skills and Blockchain Trucking, all in Diesel News.
The trucking industry changes very quickly, as technology marches on, higher and higher. Ask anyone working in trucking about the biggest changes in their career and they would all be technology related. Read more