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Technology Editor at Logistics, tech, trade, sports, heaping teaspoon of politics. Stir furiously. (opinions expressed here are mine)
Aug 31, 2020 4 tweets 2 min read
Was out last week when @CHRobinson announced a swathe of TMS/ERP integrations into its internal system, though my colleague @willbcassidy covered it here:… @JOC_Updates I'm circling back to it because it's the continuation of a trend - brokers create direct interfaces with TMSs - that has already become normalized.…
Jun 24, 2020 43 tweets 7 min read
Who's ready for a mega-thread? Incoming...😬 Let me address what will undoubtedly be a sticky subject as it relates to the tech industry’s increasingly tension-filled relationship with what I’ll call “legacy media.” This is bound to rub some people the wrong way, but so be it. Buckle up, this will be a long thread. /1
Oct 9, 2018 24 tweets 19 min read
@jasoncrawford @AustenAllred @bgurley Hey Jason, been meaning to circle back with you on this because I took note of it a couple weeks back. Here's a mondo thread where I explore these 10 concepts in relation to Flexport. These is my outside perspective and nothing more. Happy for people to challenge me here.../1 @jasoncrawford @AustenAllred @bgurley 1. Sustainable competitive advantage (“moat”): In a world with literally thousands of North American competitors and tens of thousands global competitors, it’s hard for me to think of Flexport having a sustainable moat unless it revolves around some key aspect of its tech. /2