Keep Up with Optiyol #18

October 11, 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- Walmart hiring 1,500 full-time truck drivers as part of holiday hiring spree

“Walmart seeks to hire approximately 1,500 truck drivers as part of a 40,000-associate hiring push for the holidays, company spokesperson Nick DeMoss said in a statement”


2- Nike's push to connect its network of stores, warehouses, and tech expands overseas

“Amazon has gotten consumers accustomed to two-day deliveries. Nike would like to catch up.”


3- Elon Musk says Tesla's Cybertruck will be able to 'serve briefly as a boat' to cross rivers and lakes

“Cybertruck will be waterproof enough to serve briefly as a boat, so it can cross rivers, lakes & even seas that aren't too choppy," Musk tweeted.”


4- Archer lands $1B order from United Airlines and a SPAC deal

“Archer Aviation, the electric aircraft startup targeting the urban air mobility market, has landed United Airlines as a customer and an investor in its bid to become a publicly traded company via a merger with a special purpose acquisition company.”


5- Oil Falls Below $80 a Barrel

“U.S. oil prices fell below $80 a barrel for the first time since January, dragged down by mounting fears of a global recession and a rapidly strengthening U.S. dollar. “


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