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With a background in logistics and e-commerce in both the U.S. and China, Lidia Yan recognized a market need for a simpler, technology-enabled marketplace to match freight with capacity. In 2015, she founded Next, a trucker-centric freight-matching app and marketplace. Since then, she has led the company to 500% revenue growth.

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Q&A: Transplace's Thomas on 3PLs and Technology

Transplace says it's the largest transportation management provider in the country. HDT's Deborah Lockridge interviewed Jeff Thomas, senior vice president of capacity services for the 3PL, about relationships between carriers, shippers, and brokers, and how technology is changing that dynamic.

Q&A: Nikola's Trevor Milton on Hydrogen Electric Trucks

We sat down with Nikola Motor Co. CEO Trevor Milton at the Nikola World event in Scottsdale, Arizona, where the evening before he had introduced the Nikola Two hydrogen-electric truck to the world, to get his thoughts on the fueling infrastructure, the competition, hydrogen vs. electric trucks, and why he thinks truck drivers will be eager to switch from diesel.

Q&A: Sandeep Kar on Tomorrow's Truck

Sandeep Kar is a leading transportation futurist, tracking and explaining how emerging technologies are changing trucking and logistics. In this HDT interview, Kar talks about his new role at telematics provider FleetComplete and how he thinks trucking will evolve in the near term.

Q&A: PacLease's Jake Civitts on Truck Leasing Trends

Last year was a big year of growth for PacLease. In this interview, Jake Civitts, director of franchise operations, talks about the company's growth, trends in full-service leasing, truck maintenance challenges, the latest technology and more.