Transportation TIP List: This Week’s Brightest Industry Trends

Posted - February 8, 2017

Week of February 5th, 2017

This past weekend, Lady Gaga showcased a little extra sparkle in her Super Bowl halftime performance. Intel’s 300 shooting star drones provided the innovative lighting effects to the show; which was the first time that drone technology was used at an event of this magnitude. And just as technology helped provide some great halftime entertainment, this week’s TIP List provides some of the brightest industry trends. Keep reading for info on the appointment of Elaine Chao as the Secretary of Transportation, the effect of Trump’s industry regulation reductions and more!

  • Chao Sworn in as Secretary of Transportation: Elaine Chao was confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as the 18th Secretary of Transportation. She is one of the least controversial cabinet appointments by President Trump, receiving 93 Senate votes for confirmation.
  • A Look Into the Future: Last year was record-setting for the logistics and supply chain industry, with $5 billion in total projected investments. And these industries are poised to continue making headlines in 2017.

What innovative supply chain and transportation industry trends are you following?