57 episodes

Join us each week as we explore what it means to be “Net Zero” in transportation and hear what experts, industry professionals, and your peers are collectively doing to reduce emissions.

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Join us each week as we explore what it means to be “Net Zero” in transportation and hear what experts, industry professionals, and your peers are collectively doing to reduce emissions.

    Delivering Sustainable Solutions with Ryder

    Delivering Sustainable Solutions with Ryder

    Recorded from the FreightWaves TV stage at The Future of Freight Festival (F3) in Chattanooga, Tyler Cole chats with Rob Pluta, VP of Product and CTO at Ryder. Listen in to hear what policies and demand signals will be most helpful to scale EVs and future technologies like autonomous vehicles. With over 250,000 vehicles in the North American fleet, Ryder is a major provider of supply chain management and fleet services. Learn how Ryder is executing on a vision to roll out electric vehicles and charging infrastructure to not only meet its own ESG goals, but also to enable its customers achieve their own decarbonization efforts.

    • 24 min
    Streamlining Scope 3 Emissions Reporting

    Streamlining Scope 3 Emissions Reporting

    ESG disclosures and carbon accounting are evolving from buzz words to baseline expectations. Josh Bouk, President of Trax Technologies, joins the show to explain how businesses can leverage existing data streams and technology to get a clear picture of their environmental footprint. Trax’s sustainability suite of products helps firms turn their transportation spend management function into an ESG asset. With rising expectations from customers, employees, investors, and regulators alike, businesses are encouraged to quickly take action to measure, reduce, and disclose emissions.

    • 22 min
    Survey says…scale sustainability sooner!

    Survey says…scale sustainability sooner!

    Tyler Cole joins Corporate Sustainability Analyst at Convoy, Kiana Van Waes, to dive deep into Convoy’s quarterly sustainability survey results. Fleets and shippers are eager to decarbonize but recognize the challenges ahead for zeroing out emissions such as high capital costs, infrastructure rollout, and range anxiety. Convoy’s platform helps reduce waste and costs in over the road freight and their corporate culture of tech-forward innovation is helping shippers collaborate to cut out CO2 from their supply chains.

    • 26 min
    Digitize to decarbonize: supply chains as an infinite loop

    Digitize to decarbonize: supply chains as an infinite loop

    Tyler Cole is joined by supply chain guru and digital nomad Deborah Dull, Senior Research Director at Zero100. Deborah is a visionary in the space, capable of distilling complex ideas into relatable stories. Together they unpack the concepts of circularity and regeneration to explain how future supply chains can operate emission-free, whether you’re a multinational or an SMB enterprise.

    • 25 min
    Drayage is electrifying

    Drayage is electrifying

    Tyler Cole chats with the CEO of Forum Mobility, Matt LeDucq, to discuss the market opportunities and challenges in drayage fleet electrification. Drayage is dominated by small fleets and owner-operators, who make up nearly 80% of total registered port trucks in California. Forum Mobility is creating a one-stop shop for fleets to plug-and-play EVs into their operations by providing turnkey solutions to the sector’s biggest problems: charging infrastructure, capital requirements, and regulatory compliance.

    • 25 min
    Policy advocacy in fleet electrification

    Policy advocacy in fleet electrification

    Forum Mobility is building an EV trucking-as-a-service (TaaS) platform for drayage fleets. Join Tyler Cole in this interview with Adam Browning, Board Member and Policy Consultant for Forum Mobility, as they discuss the business models and policy landscapes that make such a solution possible. Fleets and freight buyers interested in electrification should listen in and learn key takeaways to support EV policy advocacy in their states.

    • 20 min

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