John BendelContributing Editor-At-Large
John Bendel is Land Line’s contributing editor-at-large. A former trucker, former editor at National Lampoon, and longtime truck writer, John is an author, photographer, and freelancer for New York Times. There’s more, but in short, his insight and matchless style of writing makes “Gizmos and Gears” a runaway reader favorite, second only to his blogs.
What John Has Been Working On
Peloton Technology has punctured the myth that new trucking tech like platooning and autonomous trucks are about anything other than replacing drivers.
A wage and hour dispute between drivers and a New Jersey motor carrier has Land Line Contributing Editor John Bendel reminiscing about his attempt to be a union organizer for drivers in the Garden State decades ago.
They’ve been predicting it for a while. Now it has happened. Amazon is officially a logistics company – a truckload broker, to be specific. OK, that’s not exactly what trucking experts predicted.