Keep Up with Optiyol #12

June 27, 2022

Optiyol, as a transportation-focused tech company, periodically collects 5 notable news and pieces about transportation, logistics, supply chain solutions, autonomous cars, digitalization, the rise of ai, optimization, sustainability and market news.


1- The next wave of supply-chain innovation will be driven by startups that help incumbents win

“Flexport and Forto made headlines in freight forwarding by promising greater transparency and control. They introduced digital business models that improved the customer experience but also hastened an onslaught of enablers”


2- FedEx Benefits From Higher Shipping Rates, Fuel Surcharges

“The Memphis-based company said its operations continue to be constrained by the effects of supply-chain disruptions, slower economic growth and a tight labor market.”


3- Recession in US and Europe ‘increasingly likely’, warn economists

“The risks of the US and Europe sliding into recession have picked up sharply, economists have warned ahead of the G7 summit that begins this weekend in Bavaria.”


4- BMW Opens Electric-Car Plant in China

“The plant, BMW’s third car factory in China with state-backed Brilliance China Automotive Holdings Ltd., will play an important role in accelerating the company’s electrification transformation, said Jochen Goller, president and chief executive of BMW in China.”


5- China’s Clean Energy Growth Outlook for 2022 Keeps Getting Bigger

“China's leading renewable energy think tank gave the most bullish forecast yet for its renewable power build-out this year as it tries to meet climate goals and reduce foreign fuel dependency.”


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