May 18, 2018 2:00 PM, EDT

International Launches Industry Forum

Navistar International Mark Elias/Bloomberg

International Truck, a unit of Navistar Inc., announced it is creating an industry forum, UPNEXT, to discuss emerging trends and topics that are driving industry change — such as electrification, digital supply chain, autonomous trucking and blockchain.

“The industry today is facing a period of radical disruption, when new and existing players are rethinking the trucking industry’s entire ecosystem to drive operational efficiencies,” Mark Johnson, Navistar’s vice president of strategic marketing, said in a statement.

The forum’s initial effort is, which contains white papers from International and curated content from other sources, including the media and industry thought leaders, according to Lisle, Ill.-based Navistar.