In the U.S., over 70 percent of all freight movement is hauled by trucks of various types and sizes. Needless to say, any improvements in freight efficiencies will have a cascading positive impact on all corners of the world’s largest and most dynamic economy. The last time the U.S. transportation [...]
Technology and big data analytics are reshaping the way strategic partnerships are developed and opening them up to businesses that could never access them before. The traditional model is being disrupted as technology significantly reduces the cost and big data shifts the model away from a dependency on personal networks to a focus on analytics and machine driven smart decisions.
It’s been a tough road for driverless cars: We recently learned, for example, that all of the crashes involving Google’s test-phase autonomous vehicles have been caused by humans. Which is one of the reasons experts have just opened up a testing center in Michigan that’s trying to recreate the chaos of the human-built street in a controlled environment.