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Transportation TIP List: Week of July 17th, 2016

Posted - July 20, 2016

Transportation TIP List: Week of July 17th, 2016

With both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions upon us, we would like to nominate some trending industry candidates with impressive platforms for our weekly TIP List. This week, our votes go to standout stories such as the ELD mandate, the Panama Canal and robots in manufacturing.

  • Robots Eye Jobs in Food Service, Manufacturing: Managers and dental hygienists: your jobs are safe. Safe from robots, anyway. A McKinsey & Co. report says those jobs are among the least likely to be automated in the next decade.
  • Global NG Fuel Stations Expected to Approach 39,300 by 2026: A new report from Navigant Research examines the global market for the deployment of natural gas (NG) refueling infrastructure. Low crude oil prices have put pressure on the market for natural gas vehicles (NGVs) and the corresponding refueling infrastructure.

What current trends are you following closely this week? Let us know in the comments!