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Pierre Laguerre Founded Fleeting To Bridge The Gap Between Tech And The Trucking Industry

Without the trucking industry, the world would not be the same. When it comes to trucking, people rarely make the connection that the driving force behind it is technology, but for Pierre Laguerre, he’s made it his mission to bridge the gap between the two. “People think that trucking is a cowboy industry, that doesn’t need technology,” said Laguerre during the latest episode of Black Tech Green Money with host Will Lucas. “What technology can definitely do is destigmatize trucking.” With its fair share of prejudgements, people think that trucking is all about older drivers who have to spend hundreds of nights away from their families which in turn leads to poor food options. However, Laguerre shares that technology is changing all of that. “In my own experience I’ve seen that you can leverage technology to create a system, to create a community where drivers have better flexibility, better scheduling and allow those within the business to understand the data points of where a...

Shanique Yates

Aug 10, 2021