Early adopters of AI in transportation and logistics already enjoy profit margins greater than 5% — while non-adopters are in the red

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. Major logistics providers have long relied on analytics and research teams to make sense of the data they generate from their operations.See the rest of the story at Business Insider […]

More than half of transportation and logistics professionals still use a pen and paper to manage their supply chain — here’s how blockchain could change that

This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here. Current subscribers can read the report here. Blockchain is seemingly being explored by innovation teams in every corner of every industry. This includes the logistics industry, which, despite continuing on an impressive upward trajectory […]

The top 5 startups paving the way for transportation and logistics within digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars

Artificial intelligence (AI), robotics, and self-driving technology are helping the transportation and logistics industry finally transform by cutting costs, optimizing delivery routes, and automating mundane tasks. Startups will be the lynchpin of this transformation because they specifically target areas of need  with cutting-edge solutions. Business Insider Intelligence examined the top 5 startups within five key […]

2019 Chevrolet Malibu RS First Drive – Curiously Viable Transportation

I thumbed the start button, adjusted the mirrors, and backed away from the coffee shop. A couple of miles later, my co-driver/navigator was distracted and we missed a turn on our route guide. I hustled around an unexpected roundabout, trying to make up time, and the mid-sized sedan dove into the corners like a much […]

BMW and Daimler will combine their transportation services

If it seems ridiculous that virtually every major car manufacturer has its own suite of transportation services, you’re not alone. BMW and Daimler have announced a plan to combine their mobility services in a 50/50 joint venture. Car2Go and DriveNow/ReachNow will unite their car sharing efforts, for example, while ChargeNow and Digital Charging Solutions would […]

Uber, Lyft, and others sign ‘shared mobility pledge’ to improve urban transportation options

Ridesharing startups like Uber and Lyft have been notorious for clashing with city leaders as they’ve expanded. Now, as many transportation startups are looking toward autonomous technology, 15 of them have signed on to a joint mobility pledge, outlining for skeptical city leaders how they aim to create more livable, sustainable cities. The 10  “shared […]

At Davos, U.S. transportation secretary discusses autonomous vehicles, infrastructure

As new technologies like autonomous vehicles, drones and the hyperloop promise to revolutionize transportation, consumer acceptance will pose the greatest challenges to widespread adoption, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao said during a visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. During a sit-down interview at the conference with Yahoo Finance, Chao also said the […]