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Road Haulage Market size is set to grow by USD 1.34 billion from 2024-2028, rising freight demand from retail and manufacturing industries boost the market, Technavio

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Wednesday, June 19, 2024

This innovation is driving the demand for autonomous transportation solutions, particularly in the road haulage market.

Key Points: 
  • This innovation is driving the demand for autonomous transportation solutions, particularly in the road haulage market.
  • These advancements aim to increase utility, improve fuel efficiency, and enhance safety, contributing to the growth of the global road haulage market.
  • The road haulage market is experiencing significant trends with a focus on efficiency and technology.
  • To remain competitive, road haulage companies must continuously adapt to these challenges and invest in technology and innovation.

Range Energy Debuts Its Next Generation Electric-Powered Trailer System, the RB-01, at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo

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Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Range Energy (Range), the company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, today debuted its next generation electric-powered trailer system, the RB-01, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.

Key Points: 
  • Range Energy (Range), the company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, today debuted its next generation electric-powered trailer system, the RB-01, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo.
  • Notably, during its transit to ACT, the tractor towing the RB-01 achieved 18.1 mpg during the final 281.6 miles between Bakersfield, CA and Las Vegas, NV.
  • Range has also announced several customer pilots including DB Schenker and Dot Transportation Inc. , underscoring notable commercial traction in the market thus far.
  • Range will be exhibiting and demoing the RB-01 at Booth #931 at the ACT Expo.

Range Energy and Dot Transportation Launch Pilot of Electric-Powered Trailer Platform for Largest Food Industry Redistributor in North America

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Monday, May 20, 2024

Range Energy (Range), the company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, today announced it has signed a pilot agreement with Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), the transportation affiliate of Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, to deploy the refrigerated version of Range’s electric-powered trailer.

Key Points: 
  • Range Energy (Range), the company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, today announced it has signed a pilot agreement with Dot Transportation, Inc. (DTI), the transportation affiliate of Dot Foods, the largest food industry redistributor in North America, to deploy the refrigerated version of Range’s electric-powered trailer.
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    Range Energy and Dot Transportation Launch Pilot of Electric-Powered Trailer Platform for Largest Food Industry Redistributor in North America (Photo: Business Wire)
    The pilot roadmap will be established via a planning study that assesses operational factors such as suitable routes based on current operations, payload considerations, technical support, data sharing, and charging operations.
  • "As the largest food industry redistributor in North America, Dot Foods and Dot Transportation are committed to pioneering innovative solutions that enhance both efficiency and environmental stewardship,” said Jeff Barry, Dot’s Director of Innovation.
  • Range also recently announced a collaboration with Thermo King to accelerate the commercialization of the refrigerated version of Range’s electric-powered trailer.

Range Energy Announces the Development of a Trailer Data and Telematics Platform to Enhance Operational Efficiency for Fleets

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Monday, May 20, 2024

Range is in the development phase of its next-generation powered trailer hardware platform, which includes expanding its technology stack with software elements that lead to greater fleet efficiency and operational savings.

Key Points: 
  • Range is in the development phase of its next-generation powered trailer hardware platform, which includes expanding its technology stack with software elements that lead to greater fleet efficiency and operational savings.
  • This new trailer and data telematics platform is pivotal to Range’s adoption as it allows fleets to gain critical insight into emissions savings for reporting, as well as analysis around trailer utilization, predictive maintenance, route efficiency, and more.
  • “Our electric-powered trailers are critical for commercial fleets to quickly decarbonize, enhance safety, and improve vehicle efficiency.
  • During the ACT Expo, Range will be providing a simulated experience of the trailer data and telematics platform at Booth 931.

Range Energy Unveils Full MVT Solutions Report that Validates Fuel and Emissions Improvements from Electric-Powered Trailers

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Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Range Energy (Range), the hardware company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, today unveiled the full certified fuel economy test report by Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions (MVTS), which highlighted 36.9 percent fuel efficiency improvements (+3.25 MPG) achieved with Range’s electric-powered trailer.

Key Points: 
  • Range Energy (Range), the hardware company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, today unveiled the full certified fuel economy test report by Mesilla Valley Transportation Solutions (MVTS), which highlighted 36.9 percent fuel efficiency improvements (+3.25 MPG) achieved with Range’s electric-powered trailer.
  • The full MVTS report concluded several other improvements, including a 28.7 percent reduction in engine load, which is directly related to fuel saving.
  • The close correlation of third-party and in-house testing results provides high confidence in the validity of Range’s testing methodology and projected performance.
  • "Results from MVTS’ certified testing paired with our fuel and emissions savings testing prove Range’s ability to optimize drive behavior and efficiency, quantifying significant fuel savings and electric energy consumed,” said Ali Javidan, CEO and founder, Range Energy.

Range Energy and DB Schenker Announce Pilot of Electric-Powered Trailer Platform

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Thursday, April 25, 2024

Range Energy (Range), the company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, today announced it has signed a pilot agreement with DB Schenker , a global leader in logistics services, to deploy its electric-powered trailer.

Key Points: 
  • Range Energy (Range), the company bringing powered trailers to the commercial trucking market, today announced it has signed a pilot agreement with DB Schenker , a global leader in logistics services, to deploy its electric-powered trailer.
  • During the pilot, Range trailers will be implemented and evaluated in select DB Schenker commercial trucking operations in the second half of this year.
  • “Kicking off this pilot with DB Schenker is indicative of the continued commercial interest we are receiving, and we look forward to a successful pilot that proves immense fuel and efficiency savings.”
    "We are excited to partner with Range in this pilot program to explore the potential of electric-powered trailers in our trucking operations.
  • Sustainability is a key focus for DB Schenker, and we are committed to evaluating innovative solutions that can help us reduce emissions and improve efficiency in our logistics operations,” said George Henry, EVP Land Transport, Region Americas, DB Schenker.

Montgomery Transportation Group Names Joe Jaska Chief Executive Officer

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Tuesday, March 12, 2024

Montgomery Transportation Group (“Montgomery” or “the Company”), one of the leading flatbed carriers nationwide that specializes in the safe transport of over-dimensional freight, today announced the appointment of Joe Jaska as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 7, 2024.

Key Points: 
  • Montgomery Transportation Group (“Montgomery” or “the Company”), one of the leading flatbed carriers nationwide that specializes in the safe transport of over-dimensional freight, today announced the appointment of Joe Jaska as Chief Executive Officer, effective March 7, 2024.
  • “We are incredibly pleased to have Joe join and lead our Company into its next phase of growth,” said Rollins Montgomery, Founder of Montgomery Transportation Group.
  • Prior to joining DB Schenker, Mr. Jaska served as President and Chief Operating Officer for Ann Arbor Distribution, Inc (previously Dicom US LLC).
  • “I am honored and thank both Rollins and One Equity Partners for the opportunity to lead Montgomery Transportation Group into its next phase of growth,” said Jaska.

Kodiak Establishes Industry Advisory Council, Taps Leaders from Walmart, UPS, and Beyond to Help Guide Development and Deployment of Autonomous Trucks

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Wednesday, March 27, 2024

Kodiak's Industry Advisory Council brings together a diverse array of forward-thinking industry leaders to help shape the company's product development, deployment, and public engagement as it focuses on the commercialization of autonomous trucks.

Key Points: 
  • Kodiak's Industry Advisory Council brings together a diverse array of forward-thinking industry leaders to help shape the company's product development, deployment, and public engagement as it focuses on the commercialization of autonomous trucks.
  • Inaugural members of the Kodiak Industry Advisory Council represent prestigious brands and organizations including the Arkansas Trucking Association , Loadsmith , Walmart , Werner Enterprises , and UPS .
  • Their unique perspectives will help to lead and shape the ways we approach industry and driver engagement, industry transformation, and driving public acceptance of autonomous trucks."
  • The Kodiak Industry Advisory Council will help to guide and influence Kodiak's product and strategic roadmap, and will help to shape how autonomous trucks will benefit and impact the trucking industry, society, and the world.

Geek+ and Ferag Announce APAC Supply and Integration Partnership

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

BEIJING, March 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Geekplus, the global leader in mobile robot and smart logistics solutions, today announced a partnership with Ferag APAC.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, March 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Geekplus, the global leader in mobile robot and smart logistics solutions, today announced a partnership with Ferag APAC.
  • This partnership empowers Ferag APAC to supply, install, and service Geekplus equipment, establishing a comprehensive solution provider for the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Karl Friesenbichler, Managing Director for the Asia Pacific at Ferag, conveyed his enthusiasm about the partnership.
  • Their commitment to exemplary quality and innovation, combined with unparalleled system integration services and advanced warehouse software, positions Ferag as the ultimate one-stop shop.

Geek+ and Ferag Announce APAC Supply and Integration Partnership

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Tuesday, March 19, 2024

BEIJING, March 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Geekplus, the global leader in mobile robot and smart logistics solutions, today announced a partnership with Ferag APAC.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, March 19, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Geekplus, the global leader in mobile robot and smart logistics solutions, today announced a partnership with Ferag APAC.
  • This partnership empowers Ferag APAC to supply, install, and service Geekplus equipment, establishing a comprehensive solution provider for the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Karl Friesenbichler, Managing Director for the Asia Pacific at Ferag, conveyed his enthusiasm about the partnership.
  • Their commitment to exemplary quality and innovation, combined with unparalleled system integration services and advanced warehouse software, positions Ferag as the ultimate one-stop shop.