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Freightos: A Dragon’s Den View by Jon Hansen

January 17, 2014

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Editor’s Note: On January 14th, 2014 I had the opportunity to interview Year in the Life candidate Freightos, a New Wave company that combines a vision for the future of the freight industry with a passion for technology.  In the post-show commentary, our Dragon’s Den (or Shark Tank if you prefer) panel of experts provide […]

In the Year 2020 . . . Transportation

July 15, 2011

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As posted this past past Friday, each day this week I will be providing my take on the top 5 predictions for the year 2020 from Bob Lohfeld’s July 7th Washington Technology article aptly named 5 predictions for the 2020 market. Today we tackle prediction number 5, transportation. Lohfeld’s prognostication: While computing will be ubiquitous, […]

Yesterday’s Interview with one of Time Magazine’s Top 50 Innovators Reveals Interesting Opportunities and Conflicts

January 12, 2011

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In Ontario, Canada where you attended university at Toronto’s Ryerson, the Provincial Government aired an aggressive advertising campaign promoting the “freshness” of local growers’ produce versus those trucked-in from somewhere far away.  In fact the commercial showed I believe either an apple or a tomato bouncing around a truck which had to be picked while […]

Made-in-Transit Packaging: Innovative, But is it Practical?

December 7, 2010

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Most fresh food comes with a “best before” date, but Amsterdam-based Canadian designer Agata Jaworska thinks it should be marked “ready by.” Her concept: packaging in which food can keep growing during shipping to the supermarket so that it arrives ready to be harvested, in a state of optimum freshness. Made-in-Transit Packaging, TIME’s picks for […]