Tracy Barbour has been an Alaska
Business contributor since 1999. As a
former Alaskan, she is uniquely positioned
to offer in-depth insight and enjoys
writing about a variety of topics.
a long time, there was only minimal change in
the industry. Someone would make a lighter
component or a tire with less rolling resistance.
And while those advancements were important,
nobody fully cracked code that would unlock
streamlined utilization until recently. Now
that we’ve all got access to how to maximize
fleet and enterprise efficiency, it’s exciting to
see how it is being used to fuel the economy
and how the economy is driving innovation.”
He adds: “An exciting symbiosis is happening
right now where high technology meets old
school hard skills. And this symbiosis requires
a special group of individuals to support our
economy in the exciting and evolving world of
truck driving and supply chain logistics.” R
An Alaska West
Express truck at
the Port of Alaska.
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