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New Podcast Episode Examines Freight and Supply Chain Trends

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Rachel Premack, senior investigations reporter at Business Insider, joins Troy Mix for the first 2021 #FreightFriday episode

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​Rachel Premack, senior investigations reporter at Business Insider, ​shares her perspectives on recent supply chain disruptions, technology trends impacting the freight sector, and ongoing reports of truck driver shortages.​

On this episode of First State Insights​, Rachel Premack, senior investigations reporter at Business Insider, speaks with Troy Mix, Associate Director of the University of Delaware's Institute for Public Administration (IPA), about her ongoing coverage of the freight sector and supply chain trends. Topics covered in this June 2, 2021 interview include recent supply chain disruptions, technology trends impacting the freight sector, and ongoing reports of truck driver shortages.

Rachel has appeared on ABC News, NBC Nightly News, The Today Show, France24, and other major outlets to discuss her coverage. Before joining Business Insider, she was a journalist in Seoul, South Korea. Readers can find her current reporting at Business Insider and through her weekly newsletter on trucking, Modes. Her Twitter account is @rrpre.

This episode is a special #FreightFriday edition of First State Insights made possible by the Delmarva Freight Working Group​—an ongoing transportation planning and economic development partnership coordinated by IPA, the Delaware Department of Transportation, and Delaware's three Metropolitan Planning Organizations: the Dover/Kent County MPO, the Salisbury/Wicomico MPO, and WILMAPCO.

Opening and closing music: "I Dunno" by Grapes, used under Creative Commons 3.0 License​.

Tune to First State Insights for information, perspectives, and analysis—"IPA"—on public policy, management, and community and economic development in Delaware. In the coming weeks, expect interviews across multiple sectors from business people, brewers, and entrepreneurs to urban planners, environmentalists, educators, and caregivers.

Listen to First State Insights

Visit IPA's SoundCloud page to see a full list of episodes, or search for "First State Insights" to listen wherever you get your podcasts.​​​

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