Is Port Congestion Giving Air Freight an Advantage?

Since November of 2020, we have been reading about congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and the effect that the bottleneck is having on cargo owners and ultimately retail prices.  High import levels are driving the congestion and an easing of volumes is not in sight. Unfortunately this congestion has spread [...]

By |2021-08-26T08:54:24-07:00June 10th, 2021|Blog|

GLDPartners Mobility Solutions Speaks at NM Mobility Forums

GLDPartners will be participating in a Mobility Roundtable in New Mexico this coming Thursday and Friday.  Our firm recently completed the New Mexico Mobility Strategy business plan recommendations for the State last year, and this forum is an important event to help guide and advance New Mexico's objectives to support the industry to flourish throughout the State.  The proposed strategy included elements pertaining to policy and regulation, infrastructure, testing and development, and economic development.  The Strategy focuses on autonomy and advanced clean propulsion system technologies.

By |2021-08-26T08:56:09-07:00February 7th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

US Losing Semiconductor Dominance

The US semiconductor industry has long been the global semiconductor leader.  They have consistently accounted for 45% to 50% of global revenues. But now, more semiconductors are being manufactured in East Asia than anywhere else in the world.  The WSJ’s Asa Fitch and Luis Santiago recently wrote that East Asian countries now dominate semiconductor manufacturing [...]

By |2021-08-26T08:58:10-07:00November 23rd, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

Daimler Trucks and Waymo Join-Up

Two class leaders Daimler Trucks and Waymo join-up.  Daimler has gotten very serious about leading the next generation of automated long-haul trucking via their Torc Robotics acquisition last year and now this with Waymo.  We've had the opportunity to work with both Daimler and Waymo over the past few years and understand this to be a very powerful combination.

By |2021-08-26T08:59:03-07:00October 27th, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|

US-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement Goes Into Effect

On July 1st, the US-Mexico-Canada Trade (USMCA)agreement finally went into effect across North America.  This was after three years of trilateral negotiations, trade disputes and amendments by the US Congress. The trade agreement creates new opportunities for the post-pandemic economic recovery, but companies are struggling to determine how the transition from NAFTA to the USMCA [...]

By |2021-02-07T07:59:34-07:00July 6th, 2020|Blog|

Autonomous Logistics Growth: Will Grow 40%+ in Next 10 Years

Global Logistics Development Partners | GLDPartners and GLDPartners Mobility Solutions is working at the very dynamic intersection of supply chain efficiency, logistics hub development and mobility technology, and we are witnessing tremendous opportunity in the development of far more efficient and successful logistics hubs. Increasing acceptance of autonomous vehicles is opening up opportunities to sell additional mobility services, with autonomous logistics one of the big winners

By |2021-02-07T07:59:53-07:00May 22nd, 2020|Blog, Uncategorized|