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barrons.com Fears that the trade war with China will slow down the U.S. trucking sector are overblown, Cowen transport analyst Jason Seidl said.
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Once Homeless, This Black Entrepreneur Now Owns a $20 Million Trucking Company
"34-year old Amari Ruff had a rough start growing up. As a teenager, he had to balance studies and work to help his mother make ends meet while moving between homeless shelters. But now, he owns a multi-million dollar trucking company called Sudu that connects underserved entrepreneurs to giant companies such as Walmart and UPS.
At the age of 16, his military father left his mother to raise him and his two siblings. They lived in homeless shelters, and Amari at one point, had to commute over four hours a day to continue attending high school while also working.
He eventually landed a job with a company where he negotiated significant enterprise contracts. He helped the business grow to annual revenues of $4.5 million, but was let go from a higher rank that he was promised. He said he didn't expect it and it was really a low time in his life, but this inspired him to become a successful entrepreneur.
Starting at the bottom
Amari decided to started a telecommunications company in 2010 with just $300 and a 1990 Ford Ranger. However, before long, he managed to grow it to almost 200 trucks and to 5 U.S. locations. While at it, he also realized that there were bigger opportunities to create a tech company to connect underserved entrepreneurs (minorities, women, and veterans) with larger corporations. He then built his own business to fill the void.
In 2015, he launched Sudu, an online marketplace that leverages technology to connect small and medium-sized trucking companies (which make up 90% or the trucking market) to major corporations that ship goods. He chose the name Sudu, which is a Chinese word that means speed and tempo, because he says he believes it speaks well to the speed and efficiency they provide the industry through their technology which is considered as the "Uber" for truckers.
The recognition finally came
Because of his genius, Amari became in demand to speak at international tech and entrepreneurial conferences. He was invited to address the Nelson Mandela Fellows Panel and the Build Your Own Brand conference and retreat.
He also started winning major awards such as the 2016 NMTA Minority Business of the Year, the 2017 Georgia Trend Magazine Trendsetter, and the 2018 Atlanta Business Chronicle InnoVenture Award. He has even been included in the Venture Atlanta Top 10 Startups to Watch list.
Within just three years, his company, Sudu, which is based in Atlanta, Georgia, grew to having more than 300,000 trucking companies within its network, especially minority, women, and veteran-owned trucking companies. He has also been able to cut deals with large corporations such as Walmart, P&G, Delta Airlines, Anheuser-Busch, Georgia Pacific, and UPS."
blackbusiness.com 34-year old Amari Ruff had a rough start growing up. As a teenager, he had to balance studies and work to help his mother make ends meet while moving between homeless shelters. But now, he owns a multi-million dollar trucking company called Sudu that connects underserved entrepreneurs to giant compa...
LIVE: Dump truck hits a pedestrian bridge on East 49th Street that goes over I-77.
DEADLY TRACTOR-TRAILER AND SCHOOL BUS CRASH: SkyTrak7 is on the scene of a crash involving a car, tractor-trailer and school bus at Branch Avenue and Surratts Road in Clinton, according to fire officials.
Two students were on the bus at the time of the crash. MORE: http://bit.ly/2VwqT0c
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BIZARRE: An Ohio traffic camera caught this SUV driving backwards for more than a mile during the morning rush hour. There were no injuries, but transportation officials advise if there is an issue with your car, pull over.
The Fast and the Furious: Winter Semi edition
More women are hitting the open road as big-rig drivers and influencing change in an industry long dominated by men. https://bit.ly/2EWGAGZ
Weekend snowstorm is traveling from the Midwest to the East Coast. Denver is getting its share this morning.
Here's our latest prediction >> https://bit.ly/2QF0lq8
Here's a live look at all the flights out as AAA expects record numbers of travelers this holiday season. Saturday, Dec. 22, Sunday, Dec. 23 and Wednesday, Dec. 26 will be the busiest days in the skies and at the airports. (Map courtesy of FlightAware)
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HOLIDAY TRAFFIC: Traffic backup on Interstate 95 near Stafford. Reports of a one hour back up from commuters heading south.
Your bad day ain’t that bad
wjla.com More than one million people in the Washington Metro area, 1. 3 million to be exact, are traveling this Thanksgiving, the most since 2005. AAA Mid-Atlantic warns travel times could be up to four times longer over the 2018 holiday week. It was already busy at the Dale City rest stop Tuesday morning.....
The sun set at 1:43 p.m. Sunday on Utqiagvik, Alaska.
It will not rise again until January 23, 2019.
wjla.com There's a long night ahead for the residents of Utqiagvik, Alaska. KTUU reports that the sun set in the town--formerly known as Barrow--at 1:43 p. m. on Sunday and won't rise above the horizon for another 65 days. It's called "polar night" when a location experiences 24 hours with no sunrise. Utqiag...
Another lovely sunrise is here to greet those who are hitting the road for Thanksgiving!
Where is everyone headed to today?
OVERTURNED DUMP TRUCK: SkyTrak7 is at the scene of a crash involving an overturned dump truck that left a person injured in Upper Marlboro. MORE: bit.ly/2QVIAE2
This is absolutely heartbreaking.
SNOW DAY: Snow covers roads along the East Coast in an early taste of winter.
This could be the future of shopping!😲
“We’ve got a lot of females that’s entering the industry and we’ve got to be able to protect ourselves out here over the road,” Brock said in a video.
truckersnews.com A Mississippi trucker was found dead in her rig at a New Orleans truck stop. Her death is currently under investigation.
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US National Weather Service Pocatello Idaho
🗨️🗨️#WinterStormWarnings and Advisories have been issued across Eastern Idaho in effect from Midnight (Sunday) until 11 pm MST Sunday including Victor, Pine Creek Pass, Georgetown Summit, Wayan, Emigration Pass, Island Park, Ashton, Driggs, Soda Springs and Montpelier. ❄Heavy Snow, 💨Blowing Snow and difficult driving conditions conditions are expected. Wind gusts as high as 40 mph are expected, reducing your visibility in the snow!
⏰Give yourself extra time to reach your destination.
In addition, 💨Strong winds are expected across the entire Snake River Plain, creating areas of Blowing Dust and reduced visibility. These conditions will be similar to Friday's windy conditions.
Sunday is a day for SLOW travel across Idaho - Take it slow on the roads. 🐢
#idwx #IdahoITD #safedriving #SlowDown #Winter
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PRO*ACT looks at the issues that are affecting the produce industry, including the rising costs of freight due to a strong economy, a shortage of drivers, and new federal regulations.
We talk to industry leaders, shippers, and logistics managers about why this is happening, and how we are working to minimize the effects.
Thank you to Mission Produce, Rainier Fruit, Andy Boy (D'Arrigo California), and Taylor Farms for your particpation!
" President Trump signed into law on Oct. 24 legislation aimed at combating the nation’s opioid crisis that contains provisions on hair testing for illegal drug use that have been long sought by trucking lobbies.
The Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, which passed both Houses of Congress with near-unanimous bipartisan votes, directs the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration to report to Congress on its progress creating and issuing guidelines for hair testing. "
truckinginfo.com President Trump signed into law on Oct. 24 legislation that contains provisions on hair testing for illegal drug use that have been long sought by trucking lobbies.
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teamrunsmart.com Early in the morning watching the truck parking lot can be enlightening.
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