"UBER for trucks" * China
* Guizhou - To begin freight train trucking services
Truck Alliance, a Chinese company providing a Uber-type service for trucks, partnered with a leading railway logistics firm on Thursday to enable freight train trucking operations... Truck Alliance's partner, Shenhua Railway Freight Corporation, is a subsidiary of top coal producer Shenhua Group. It owns 2,155 kilometers of railway, 40 ships, and three ports handling 270 million tonnes of freight... The first route to pilot freight train trucking will begin in a logistics park in Erdos, Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, and run 1,000 kilometers eastward to end at the port of Huanghua in Hebei Province. Operations will begin this year...
(Photo: Employees work at a Truck Alliance Inc. office in Chengdu, China) -- Guiyang, Guizhou. China - Xinhua, by Mengjie - 25 May 2017