Techlandia Issue 5- 2021/2022 - Page 76

The COVID-19 pandemic impacted most industries in some way, but few as uniquely and dramatically as the freight industry. 

In the first few months of the pandemic, as online shopping skyrocketed and supply chains bottlenecked, a web of complicated external factors made transporting goods (via air, ships, or ground) extremely difficult.

So how has the freight industry, which can be cumbersome to adapt, navigated the pandemic and the subsequent influx of transportation issues? By leaning on innovative technology.

Featured are four notable freight brands that stood out for their innovation and use of technology to rework their business models and show remarkable resilience in the pandemic.

How Innovative Tech is Driving the Freight Industry