Rachel Premack

right now: fellow @chicagobooth. usually: @businessinsider transportation reporter covering freight and supply chain.

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UPS just beat out Amazon, FedEx, and Uber to make America's first revenue-generating drone delivery
March, 26 2019
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A group of 26,000 truckers wants to strike against the biggest issues plaguing America's trucking industry by shutting down the nation's highways — but not
March, 25 2019
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Pilots who fly for Amazon are underpaid and overworked, and it may doom the e-commerce behemoth's aspirations to edge out FedEx and UPS
March, 22 2019
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An Amazon Air plane crashed in February, killing all 3 people on board. Weeks earlier, several pilots said they thought an accident was inevitable.
March, 21 2019
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How to win the lottery, according to a Romanian-born mathematician who hacked the system, won 14 times, and retired on a remote tropical island
March, 21 2019
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The federal government just confirmed what America's 1.8 million truck drivers have been saying for years — the truck driver shortage doesn’t really exist
March, 19 2019
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Federal investigators reportedly suspect that pilot error played a role in the fatal Amazon Air cargo crash
March, 18 2019
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America's obsession with trucks and SUVs is helping push car loan payments to a 10-year high
March, 17 2019
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'Do not travel': The US government is warning Americans that if they Venezuela they could be at risk of homicide or arbitrary arrest
March, 15 2019
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19,000 truck drivers just scored up to $100 million from one of America's biggest trucking companies — and it's the latest federal-court win by truckers for
March, 14 2019
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Walmart just figured out a way to get goods in its 5,000-plus US stores up to 5 days sooner. Here's how the retail giant is implementing the system.
March, 14 2019
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'You basically put a student pilot in there': The copilot of crashed Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 had just 200 hours of flight experience
March, 12 2019
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XPO Logistics is eliminating its COO position and letting go of the former Amazon exec in the role — and it shows how America's fourth-largest trucker is
March, 11 2019
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Truck drivers wait an average of 2.5 hours at warehouses without getting paid — here are the 20 cities where truckers wait the longest
March, 11 2019
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The family of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 captain speaks out after deadly crash where 157 lost their lives
March, 11 2019
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The US government is cautioning Americans that if they visit Jamaica they could be at risk of sexual assault and homicide
March, 8 2019
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A key measure of global trade just had its biggest tumble since 2015
March, 8 2019
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You might already have unlocked Diamond status in Uber Rewards — even though the incentive program only rolled out this week
March, 7 2019
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Pilots likely lost control of the plane carrying Amazon cargo before the crash killed all 3 onboard, according to an initial review of the cockpit recordings
March, 5 2019
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Amazon took over the $176 billion market for cloud computing. Now it's using the same playbook in logistics.
March, 5 2019
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The US government is warning Americans that if they visit the Bahamas they could be at risk of sexual assault and violent crime
March, 1 2019
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None of the people who oversee the federal laws that govern truck drivers were ever truck drivers themselves
February, 27 2019
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Amazon Air had its first deadly crash in its few years of operations — and their contract airline has a history of operational hiccups and labor problems,
February, 25 2019
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'It's a ticking time bomb': A pilot for one of Amazon Air's contract airlines said the company overworked its pilots
February, 25 2019
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It's becoming clearer than ever that Amazon is developing a third-party logistics service to edge out FedEx and UPS now that Stamps.com has dumped the USPS
February, 22 2019
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Trump's fight against Amazon is looking bleak as a major USPS partner ditches the postal office for the e-commerce behemoth
February, 22 2019
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Freight startup Flexport just nabbed $1 billion through a SoftBank-led funding round, and it's now worth $3.2 billion
February, 21 2019
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Walmart is quietly taking charge of its rail operations — and it could cut serious transportation costs as the country's largest retailer seeks to boost
February, 20 2019
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America's fifth-largest trucking company has a brand new, tech-heavy training program — and it shows how the transportation industry is trying to fight the
February, 20 2019
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I took a 90-year-old funicular 10,300 feet above sea level in Bogotá — here’s what it was like
February, 16 2019
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Amazon Web Services is underpinning the technology at a $1 billion driverless trucking startup — and it shows how Amazon wants to control its supply chain and
February, 15 2019
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One of America's biggest trucking companies says it will lose out on $600 million in earnings this year, and it looks like Amazon is to blame
February, 15 2019
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The new trucking freight futures market could help companies better manage their budgets — and secure better pay for truck drivers
February, 14 2019
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The $1 billion autonomous trucking startup that's beating Waymo and Tesla in the race for driverless trucks has raised $95 million in funding
February, 13 2019
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Here's what it takes to pick, pack, and ship 150 million Valentine's Day roses from Colombia to your local florist
February, 13 2019
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A top trucking company just declared bankruptcy — and Amazon may have helped usher its downfall
February, 13 2019
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A futures market is finally opening for the $726 billion trucking industry
February, 12 2019
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A new federal ruling requires California truck drivers to take unpaid rest breaks — but a flurry of lawsuits could change that
February, 12 2019
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Retailers were expecting to get slammed by soaring transportation costs and a truck-driver shortage in 2019 — but they're getting an unexpected reprieve
February, 8 2019
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A longtime Etsy engineering VP just joined one of trucking's hottest startups — and it shows how the $700 billion trucking industry is becoming a tech darling
February, 7 2019
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Amazon just quietly confirmed it is competing with UPS and FedEx
February, 7 2019
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The CEO of UPS reveals the bright spot that many anxious retailers and transportation companies are missing
February, 7 2019
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UPS CEO David Abney reveals why the logistics giant hasn't pushed into one of delivery's fastest-growing sectors
February, 6 2019
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A four-year-old trucking startup achieved a major victory in fixing one of transportation’s biggest inefficiencies — and it’s a huge win for truck drivers
February, 5 2019
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I took a 6-hour flight with the second-oldest airline in the world and was disappointed with the experience for a few key reasons
February, 5 2019
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C.R. England's 6,500-plus truck drivers just landed another pay raise as trucker shortage continues to rock the transportation industry
February, 4 2019
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Amazon's shipping costs jumped by billions in the last year — and Morgan Stanley says the retail giant isn't looking to UPS or FedEx to move those additional
February, 4 2019
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America's truck drivers have to ace this test before taking control of a 26,000-pound vehicle on the road — see if you can pass it
February, 1 2019
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Uber Freight is helping combat a $1.3 billion problem that the trucking industry has ignored for years
January, 31 2019
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Labor negotiations and a narrowly avoided strike at UPS Freight cost the shipping giant $60 million
January, 31 2019
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Rachel Premack is a writer who has produced content for businessinsider.com, citylab.com, and washingtonpost.com
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