Forklift-fueling hydrogen network holds long-haul trucking potential

One of the drawbacks of hydrogen adoption as a transportation fuel is the lack of infrastructure. Guess what? A network of hydrogen fueling already exists.

It’s true that what exists is primarily dedicated to material-handling fuel cell-powered forklifts. The majority of those are located at distribution centers and warehouses for retail giants Amazon and Walmart.

But it is not inconceivable that some of those 120 locations where hydrogen is dispensed could form a backbone, or at least contribute, to hydrogen fueling for over-the-road long-haul trucks.

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Air cargo shreds paper trail in dustry push toward digitalization

Air cargo carriers are pushing customers to use electronic air waybills, which experts say are key to improving processes, increasing shipment visibility and eliminating errors.

Earlier this year, for instance, IAG Cargo implemented a charging fee for using paper AWBs as the company strives to digitize its operations and procedures.

The eAWB has been available for more than 10 years. But the air cargo industry at large has lagged in shipping document digitization, Chief Transformation Officer David Rose told Supply Chain Dive.

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Tanker company moving RUssian oil loses insurance over G-7 cap

An oil tanker company heavily involved in moving Russian oil lost industry standard insurance for its fleet after falling foul of a Group of Seven price cap relating to the transportation of the nation’s barrels.

Gatik Ship Management lost so-called protection and indemnity (P&I) cover that was provided by the American Club, a person familiar with the matter said, declining to be identified discussing sensitive information. The cover protects against risks including collisions and spills.

The cover was terminated because the American Club was informed that Gatik intended to transport barrels bought at prices above the threshold, the person said. The American Club confirmed the discontinuation of cover. It declined to comment on why.

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