Battery-electric trains can deliver environmental justice, cost savings and resilience to the U.S.
Science

Battery-electric trains can deliver environmental justice, cost savings and resilience to the U.S.

The Public Domain is a credit. Diesel freight trains emit 35 million metric tons of carbon dioxide annually and produce air pollution that leads to
Portcast gets $3.2M to create more transparent and sustainable supply chains – TechCrunch
Tech

Portcast gets $3.2M to create more transparent and sustainable supply chains – TechCrunch

Many manufacturers and freight forwarders still manage logistics manually. This involves tracking shipments by calling or doing an online search,
Business

A record-breaking 44 container ships are stuck off the coast of California

This January, freight ships are anchored off the coast California. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused some of the most severe bottlenecks in US ports
Nigerian digital freight provider MVX lands $1.3M to help shippers move cargoes faster � TechCrunch
Tech

Nigerian digital freight provider MVX lands $1.3M to help shippers move cargoes faster � TechCrunch

Chartering and shipping ocean freight in Africa can be difficult. This sector is inefficient and fragmented. It is also difficult for merchants to
TuSimple�s self-driving truck network takes shape with Ryder partnership � TechCrunch
Tech

TuSimple�s self-driving truck network takes shape with Ryder partnership � TechCrunch

As part of its plan for building a freight network to support autonomous trucking, TuSimple (the self-driving truck startup that went public earlier
Freightify lands $2.5M to make rate management easier for freight forwarders � TechCrunch
Tech

Freightify lands $2.5M to make rate management easier for freight forwarders � TechCrunch

The pandemic has made it difficult for freight forwarders to keep track of rates in spreadsheets that they email customers. However, this is not
Legislators Should Embrace Railroad Innovation, Not Hinder It
Politics

Legislators Should Embrace Railroad Innovation, Not Hinder It

The House of Representatives will consider the massive $547 billion surface transportation bill this week. Instead of focusing on improving the use
Ghana�s Jetstream lands $3M to build the digital infrastructure for Africa�s trade corridors � TechCrunch
Tech

Ghana�s Jetstream lands $3M to build the digital infrastructure for Africa�s trade corridors � TechCrunch

Between 2000 and 2017, the share of Africa's exports to the rest was anywhere from 80% to 90%. There is a growing need for Africa to become less