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Could this be the trucking industry’s roaring ‘20s? Business is booming - thanks, in part, to a huge slew of new, innovative technologies finally coming online. Cold storage. Autonomous. Electric. Machine Learning. Once the key descriptors associated with a far-off future have, in six months, become part integral to this phenomenal success. In this episode, we analyze this boom in all of its parts. And, along with host Mike Freeze, we begin to wonder what’s next? Will the boom continue? Tune in to see what's in store for the rest of 2021.


Eleanor Lamb started working as a staff reporter for Transport Topics in July 2017. She covers a variety of issues, including state and local government affairs, infrastructure funding and trucking research. Her work has taken her all over the country. Two favorite destinations are Kansas City, Mo., and Boulder City, Nev. She regularly appears on Transport Topics Radio. Serving as the primary state reporter for Transport Topics, Eleanor frequently writes about how infrastructure projects and legislation affect transportation and trucking.

Matt Wilson

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Matt Wilson works for Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle systems as the general manager of the controls business unit. He is responsible for the development, production and marketing of automatic tire inflation systems. He has over 20 years of experience in the heavy truck industry. Before moving to Hendrickson, Matt worked for Freightliner and Volvo heavy truck manufacturers and also J&J Truck Bodies and Trailers. His work experience includes engineering, new product development and general management.