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A full trailer load of freight podcasts from FreightWaves and American Shipper. Enjoy shows like the award-winning What the Truck!?! podcast, For Freight’s Sake, FreightWaves Insiders, Fuller Speed Ahead, FreightWaves LIVE: An Events Podcast, American Shipper Port Report and more with one click of t…

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    Communicating in a Down Market EP47 #WithSONAR

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 25:55

    Luke Falasca and Tony Mulvey join you LIVE from Northwest Arkansas at the FreightWaves Future of Supply Chain conference. With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow #WithSONAR on Apple PodcastsFollow #WithSONAR on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    The Future of Supply Chain: Day 1 EP442 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 52:48

    After 2 and half years away, FreightWaves Live events are back. On this episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Dooner and The Dude catch up with Ashley Savage, National Sales Manager for COOP by Ryder; Eric Rempell, Chief Innovation Officer at Redwood; Brad Franko, North American Business Development Manager--Data Science & AI Solutions at HP; Walter Grigg, Product Strategy Director at Torc Robotics; Kevin Clonch, Group Director of Customer Logistics at Ryder and special guests. Visit our sponsorWatch on YouTubeSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsWith more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.

    Live From Northwest Arkansas: A Conversation with Shelley Simpson EP111 Great Quarter, Gals

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 26:21

    Grace Sharkey and Kaylee Nix are joined by J.B. Hunt's Chief Commercial Officer, Shelley Simpson, LIVE at the FreightWaves Future of Supply Chain Conference.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Great Quarter, Gals on Apple PodcastsFollow Great Quarter, Gals on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Making more electric vehicles with the Defense Production Act EP49 Transmission

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 25:47

    The White House recently invoked the Defense Production Act as a way to promote electric vehicle production in the U.S. We speak with Solid Power CEO Doug Campbell about how this decision is affecting his company and the EV industry as a whole.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Transmission on Apple PodcastsFollow Transmission on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Breaking the barriers of finance and freight EP110 Great Quarter, Gals

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 25:53

     On this episode of Great Quarter, Gals, Grace Sharkey and Kaylee Nix break down their experiences at the Future of Supply Chain event last week and talk about getting into both freight and finance as a woman.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Great Quarter, Gals on Apple PodcastsFollow Great Quarter, Gals on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Future of Supply Chain Event with Transcard's Mark Brousseau and Cargomatic's Sunil Sharma EP16 Loaded and Rolling

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 26:50

    In this special edition we talk with Mark Brousseau, Product Marketing Consultant with Transcard about the future of payments in Freight and Logistics as well as key factors driving innovation in local freight with Cargomatic's Chief Product and Technology Officer Sunil Sharma.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Loaded and Rolling on Apple PodcastsFollow Loaded and Rolling on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Working as a team in freight sales EP123 Put That Coffee Down

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 26:05

    Kevin welcomes David Stone, Senior Director, Transportation Management at Ryder to discuss the fine points of organizing and training sales teams in freight brokerage.  Plus, listener feedback, advice, and community building!#sales #PutThatCoffeeDownWith more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Put That Coffee Down on Apple PodcastsFollow Put That Coffee Down on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Wax on, Wax Off with the Freight Sensei EP26 Check Call

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 27:00

    Mary O'Connell and Scott Watanabe sit down to talk about building an effective training program from the ground up.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Check Call on Apple PodcastsFollow Check Call on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Not Stealth For Long EP17 The Bootstrapper's Guide to Logistics

    Play Episode Listen Later May 17, 2022 31:27

    Matt Fain, CEO & Founder of SwanLeap shares his story of giving up career stability for the joys and challenges of building something himself. Listen to his take on how to design a company with intention.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow The Bootstrapper's Guide to Logistics on Apple PodcastsFollow The Bootstrapper's Guide to Logistics on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Navigating the high wide heavy corridor EP441 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 55:45

    Reacting to real-time data is more effective than forecasting EP40 The Stockout

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 26:22

    Mike Baudendistel, FreightWaves Head of Intermodal Solutions walks us through the takeaways from the CPG companies that spoke at last week's big Future of Supply Chain conference, including Nestle, Tyson and Unilever. Mike also provides an update on the baby formula shortage, talks about the latest freight trends and highlights the new truckload and ocean data sets in SONAR.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow The Stockout on Apple PodcastsFollow The Stockout on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Scaling low-carbon logistics solutions EP37 Net-Zero Carbon

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 31:23

    Tyler Cole chats with Graham Major-Ex, Head of Green Business at Sennder. Sennder is Europe's leading digital freight-forwarding company and a leading voice in decarbonizing freight. Graham's team oversees green freight offerings and is constantly working to scale low-carbon solutions. From verified improved emissions reporting to pilot and commercial scale initiatives around electrification and alternative fuels, Sennder has multiple options for freight buyers to consider when planning a net-zero future.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Net-Zero Carbon on Apple PodcastsFollow Net-Zero Carbon on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Negotiating Non-Compete Terms EP20 MadGaines LIVE

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 28:24

    Ever since Project44 successfully fought off FourKites' non-compete lawsuit, some Chicago employers are asking employees to sign a new non-compete with updated language. Learn from the experts how to handle this situation tactfully.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow MadGaines LIVE on Apple PodcastsFollow MadGaines LIVE on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Inside the big world of little trucks EP440 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 55:45

    On today's episode Dooner and The Dude are shrinking the world of big rigs down to size when they're joined by First Gear Inc's Erica Reiss and Adam Knight. First Gear has been recognized as an innovative, world-class, top quality leader in the diecast replica custom imprinting and custom tooling business since its founding in 1992. Today they're showing off some of their most sought after models.Tim Guin, Executive Vice President / Chief Commercial Officer at USA Truck talks about their mission of charitable giving to driver and veteran related charities. We'll also learn about their upcoming America's Trucker golf tournament. In 2021, America's Trucker was founded to create and offer clothing and accessories that  will help improve the perception of professional truck  drivers and the trucking industry, while also giving back to deserving charitable organizations.We'll even get to hear a clip from Joe Stamm Band's song Pocketful of Quarters which was done in collaboration with USA Truck and the artist. James Spencer, trucker and musician at Cracker Box Jimmy #playsitforward with a new track off his latest album. Plus, #FOSC22 recap; Optimus Prime transforms into LEGO; and idiots in cars.Visit our sponsorSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsWith more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.

    Spencer Tenney on mergers and acquisitions in the supply chain EP117 Drilling Deep

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 26:36

    Spencer Tenney heads the Tenney Group, one of the leading companies set up to help both buyers and sellers navitage the world of mergers and acquisitions in the supply chain. He's got a ringside seat to the dances that buyers and sellers perform when moving assets, and he joins Drilling Deep host John Kingston to share his perspectives on how those dances are going.Also on the podcast, Kingston talks about the super-tight East Coast market and why there may be a few signs that the worst could be over.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Drilling Deep on Apple PodcastsFollow Drilling Deep on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Should Trucks have Speed Limiters? EP19 MadGaines LIVE

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 26:28

    The FMCSA is revisiting a possible regulation to mandate trucks have speed limiters. What do you think about this idea?Should a full truckload 53-foot truck be allowed to travel at 90 mph?Would slowing down trucks save lives?Join the discussion with experts from OOIDA and the Institute for Safer Trucking to hear both sides of this issue.Follow MadGaines LIVE on Apple PodcastsFollow MadGaines LIVE on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Hypertruck ERX test drive and Hyliion Q&A EP439 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 55:42

    On today's episode, Dooner is headed to Austin, Texas, to test drive Hyliion's Hypertruck ERX. While there, he got to sit down with the company's CEO and founder, Thomas Healy, to talk about the driving experience and to do a Twitter Q&A. Find out the latest from this EV company intent on delivering tomorrow's trucks today.Visit our sponsorWatch on YouTubeSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsWith more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.

    State of small trucking EP438 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 55:43

    On today's episode Dooner and The Dude are talking about the state of small trucking. With spot rates cratering, inflation starting to crush consumer spending, and diesel costing trucks a $1 a mile - it's time for a check up. SmartHop CEO and co-founder Guillermo Garcia shares the results of his company's report on ‘The State of Independent Truckers and Small Fleets.” Tom Zeis, Partner at Port X Logistics shares how drayage has now become an integral part of the supply chain and how tech is being used to fix a broken system.Andrei Unc, Vice President, Varstar Alliance talks about creating automation to work for people instead of against them.Domenic Leo, Vice President of Growth, Alvys tells us how their TMS is designed to help small carriers.Plus, diesel inventories in crisis; cocaine found at Nespresso factory; idiots in 4-wheelers and more.Visit our sponsorWatch on YouTubeSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsWith more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.

    Driving freight to a zero-waste future EP36 Net-Zero Carbon

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 26:14

    Andrea Pope from Leaf Logistics joins host Tyler Cole to talk about removing waste from road freight. Specifically, Leaf is a company on a mission to revolutionize freight procurement by building a more transparent industry-wide network of shippers and logistics service providers. They review opportunities to reduce emissions today and forecast future solutions to bring net-zero freight to market.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Net-Zero Carbon on Apple PodcastsFollow Net-Zero Carbon on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Talking Saia, Hub Group and how trucking did in the first quarter EP116 Drilling Deep

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 26:02

    With first quarter earnings in the book, Todd Fowler joins host John Kingston on Drilling Deep to talk about the strong opening to the year and whether it's sustainable.He addresses a few companies specifically: Saia, Hub Group and Old Dominion Freight Lines get his attention.Also on the podcast, Kingston discusses the inventory numbers for ultra low sulfur diesel on the East Coast that are starting to become so tight that they're scary.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Drilling Deep on Apple PodcastsFollow Drilling Deep on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Working with Freightfluencers EP53 Cyberly

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 55:47

    We talk about the power of content marketing on this show nonstop and a lot of that conversation centers around video. But what if you don't like being on camera? That's where the power of UGC and freightfluencers comes into play.Also on the show, Ken Kowal of Shipstarter is breaking down logistics content marketing strategies, Tommy and Robert from Get Swift are telling us about their food logistics delivery platform. Then we end the show with some some fun facts about the logistics of tequilaShow Links:Watch replays of Cyberly on Freightwaves TVFollow Cyberly's podcast on Apple or SpotifyConnect with Blythe via her website or on Linkedin, YouTube, and TikTokConnect with Ken Kowal on Linkedin and his ShipStarter websiteCheck out Get Swift on YouTube, Linkedin, and their website.Listen to these shows next:Retention is the new recruitingHow to work with Trucking InfluencersThe wild story of Succulent SmugglingThe logistics of championship merchandiseThe logistics of the NFLThe logistics of Mother's Day flowersThe logistics of racehorsesThe logistics of Calypso Lemonade

    Managing Toll with Bestpass EP59 Taking The Hire Road

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 24:38

    Jeremy Reymer, CEO & Founder of DriverReach, chats with Tom Fogarty, CEO of Bestpass. Remember you can submit any questions or comments, including those which may appear on upcoming Deeper Dive segments - at podcast@driverreach.com. And don't forget to rate and review Taking the Hire Road on whatever platform you listen on!With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Taking The Hire Road on Apple PodcastsFollow Taking The Hire Road on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    May The Freight Be With You EP46 #WithSONAR

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 25:25

    On today's episode of #WithSONAR Luke Falasca Tony Mulvey will discuss how drayage and intermodal are holding up 52week highs in a down trucking market. With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow #WithSONAR on Apple PodcastsFollow #WithSONAR on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    The retail history of Star Wars EP39 Point of Sale

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 25:00

    Grace breaks down the rise of mass-marketing toy campaigns, influenced by the fandom of Star Wars. She also invites Star Wars fans and entrepreneurs Mike Rude and Aly Hancock of S+V Technologies to discuss their concept of “stock-in-motion”.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Point of Sale on Apple PodcastsFollow Point of Sale on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Port of Cleveland rocks EP437 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 55:46

    On today's episode Dooner and The Dude are finding out why the Port of Cleveland rocks. Here to tell us all about it is the port's president and CEO Will Freidman.A bloodbath for thee, but not for me? That's what Rachel Premack, Editorial Director at FreightWaves says. We'll find out what she means by that. Bobby Coffey-Loy, President & Founder of LGBTQ+ Truck Driver Network talks about driving diversity in trucking. George Abernathy, President at Emerge talks about benchmarking freight and conferences. He'll tell us all about what they have planned for The Future of Supply Chain in Arkansas next week.Back The Truck Up's Rooster and Justin Martin get us up-to-date on what's going on around the horn. We'll learn about the search for aa cargo thief; a Marine's heroic actions that saved a Swift driver; turning a Prius into a tow truck and more.Visit our sponsorSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.

    Modern Shipper hits high recognition EP33 At Your Doorstep

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 25:27

    Kaylee nix welcomes Brian Straight and Jack Daleo to the show to hear all about modern shippers big award winWith more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow At Your Doorstep on Apple PodcastsFollow At Your Doorstep on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Off-road autonomous vehicles can help with logistics EP48 Transmission

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 25:42

    Robotic Research has been working on off-road autonomous vehicles for military use for years. Now, the company's commercial division, RR.AI, is putting those AVs to work in ports and other areas where road-ready AVs might have problems, potentially easing supply chain woes.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Transmission on Apple PodcastsFollow Transmission on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    The woman leading ESG goals at GXO EP109 Great Quarter, Gals

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 25:16

    Grace and Kaylee discuss Kaylees adventures on the road to the Future of Supply Chain in Rogers, Arkansas. They duo also invite chief compliance officer and ESG officer of GXO, Meagan Fitzsimmons, to discuss the company's first ESG report since spinning off XPO Logistics in August.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Great Quarter, Gals on Apple PodcastsFollow Great Quarter, Gals on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Intermodal's impact on Trucking with Mike Baudendistel EP15 Loaded and Rolling

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 25:40

    In today's episode, we examine how Intermodal influences trucking companies, from potential profit centers to possible service disruptions. Not all intermodal and rail companies carry their own containers, providing trucking companies the opportunity to fill in and haul everything from shipping containers, chassis, reefer units or dry van units. With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Loaded and Rolling on Apple PodcastsFollow Loaded and Rolling on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    How the pandemic has changed prospecting EP122 Put That Coffee Down

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 25:48

    Cold calling and prospecting has changed since the pandemic. To discuss new prospecting styles, Kevin welcomes Emanuel Patrascu from Varstar Alliance to discuss how to run successful prospecting programs in this post-pandemic world.  Plus, listener feedback, advice, and community building!#sales #PutThatCoffeeDownWith more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Put That Coffee Down on Apple PodcastsFollow Put That Coffee Down on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    It's Not Easy being Green EP25 Check Call

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 25:52

    Mary O'Connell and Convoy's Jennifer Wong sit down to talk about decarbonizing the supply chain and the importance of progress over perfection.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Check Call on Apple PodcastsFollow Check Call on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Carry Your Own Backpack EP16 The Bootstrapper's Guide to Logistics

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 45:03

    Brad Hollister, Founder of SwanLeap shares his journey from business idea to successful exit and the advice he wished he'd listened to earlier. Listen to his insights on how extreme commitment and hard work apply to every aspect of life. With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow The Bootstrapper's Guide to Logistics on Apple PodcastsFollow The Bootstrapper's Guide to Logistics on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Selling freight when capacity opens up EP121 Put That Coffee Down

    Play Episode Listen Later May 3, 2022 26:18

    Kevin welcomes Ryan Schreiber from Metaphora into the studio to discuss sales and operations in this changing freight market environment.With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Follow Put That Coffee Down on Apple PodcastsFollow Put That Coffee Down on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    As consumer spending shifts, are CPGs winners or losers? - EP39 The Stockout

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 25:49

    Mike Baudendistel gives some highlights from CPG earnings and provides thoughts on why both CPG and freight carriers have reported solid first quarter earnings. Mike runs through some SONAR highlights.   With more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.Sign up for The Stockout newsletterFollow The Stockout on Apple PodcastsFollow The Stockout on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    What's your tolerance for turbulence in trucking? EP436 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 55:45

    On today's episode Dooner and The Dude are talking about the tolerance for turbulence needed to survive in the trucking business.  Sharon Harding, Director of Provider Development at Ascent Global Logistics talks about the importance of developing carrier relationships in good times and bad. Michael Ritzema, President at Superior Trucking Payroll Services doesn't think that the ATA is telling the truth about driver turnover.Timothy Kunkel, Director at FXpedited blows our mind with pyrotechnic logistics and the world of events. Christopher Kelly, Vice President Of Strategic Planning at Capital Logistics shares his view of the market and his greatest wins and losses.Plus, why every American should care that diesel prices are surging across the country; is trucking really losing 300k per year; J.B. Hunt recognizes 69 drivers for safe driving; crazy drivers; drunk pedal pubs and more.Visit our sponsorSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsWith more than 60 years of experience in logistics innovation, Dunavant is a family-owned business that has the knowledge to ensure global and domestic shipping practices are efficient and effective. Dunavant generates supply chain proficiency with outstanding, attentive, and expedient customer service. For more information, visit Dunavant.com.

    Selling strategies in a freight recession

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 33:58

    Put That Coffee Down: Selling freight as the market turns from a bull to a bear market is challenging. Kevin welcomes Matt Perkins, founder and CEO, of BTB Logistics to discuss how to keep building your book of business when finding trucks becomes less and less valuable to shippers. Follow Put That Coffee Down on Apple PodcastsFollow Put That Coffee Down on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Why intermodal is a hellscape EP435 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 55:47

    On today's episode Dooner and The Dude are talking about why intermodal is such a dumpster fire. Steadfast Warehousing's Martin Otero fills us in on the challenges intermodal and drayage operators are facing in the spring of ‘22.With another nuclear verdict in the news, we're diving deeper on the subject with Mark Schedler, senior transport management editor at J. J. Keller & Associates Inc.Memelords take Macedonia. Freight Caviar's Paul Bernard-Jaroslawski and Boris Panov of Superior Dispatch Services talk about logistics in Europe and making the freight world laugh.CRST Dedicated Services trucker and musician Damon Hatcherson plays it forward with a new song and tells us what he's seeing out on the road.Plus, Karen vs. Trucker; school bus close calls; nuggets take a dip on the highway; lawn on the run after stealing mower and Crimson Tide sign; more.Visit our sponsorSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsElectric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwaves

    ESG by Committee EP35 Net-Zero Carbon

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 25:32

    Tyler Cole is joined by Emily Phillips, Global Chair of the Sustainability Committee at XPO. The pair discuss the opportunities and challenges in getting large organizations aligned behind environmental and social commitments. They also chat through highlights from XPO's recent 2022 sustainability report and the reason that XPO formed a global committee in charge of sustainable initiatives.Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow Net-Zero Carbon on Apple PodcastsFollow Net-Zero Carbon on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Getting young people into trucking nice and early EP115 Drilling Deep

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 27:20

    Lindsey Trent is the president of the Next Generation in Trucking Association, founded just last year. Her group works with high schools and trade institutes to steer young people toward a career in logistics, whether it's as a driver, a diesel mechanic or some other area.She joins host John Kingston on this week's edition of Drilling Deep to talk about the work her group is doing and how the association is making its pitch to the nation's young people.Also on the podcast, Kingston talks about a recent report by an analyst that the increase in the price of diesel compared to crude and gasoline is the result of some permanent factors and isn't necessarily going to disappear.Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow Drilling Deep on Apple PodcastsFollow Drilling Deep on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Marketing Data That's Actually Actionable EP52 Cyberly

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 55:41

    Internet marketing as been around since…well….the internet. And for years we've been told to use certain tools because of the powerful data it provides. But too often we set these reports up, have them sent to our inboxes, only to say to ourselves, “That's great but what do I do now?” That's what we're diving into with today's show by helping to make sense of the next steps after you look at your marketing analytics.In addition to to this topic, we've got Sara Graham aka Logistoks, Director of Operations at NFI Industries telling us how she got started sharing freight broker insight over on Tiktok and Karin Stevens, EVP, Chief Marketing and Product at Overhaul is telling us about cargo crime, risk mitigation, and more.Show Links:Watch replays of Cyberly on Freightwaves TVFollow Cyberly's podcast on Apple or SpotifyConnect with Blythe via her website or on Linkedin, YouTube, and TikTokConnect with Sara Graham on TikTok and LinkedInCheck out NFI Industries websiteConnect with Karin Stevens on LinkedInCheck out the Overhaul websiteListen to these shows next:How freight companies should treat SEOHow to stop annoying your website visitorsHow to get started on TikTokFreightvana's Sales and Marketing Tips for 3PLsUsing social media to connect with carriers and shippersFreight broker sales training with Freight360

    Engaging with Higher Quality Driver Leads EP58 Taking The Hire Road

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 25:33

    Jeremy Reymer, CEO & Founder of DriverReach, chats with a great industry friend and ally, Jackie McManus, founder and CEO of KJ Media. Remember you can submit any questions or comments, including those which may appear on upcoming Deeper Dive segments - at podcast@driverreach.com. And don't forget to rate and review Taking the Hire Road on whatever platform you listen on!Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow Taking The Hire Road on Apple PodcastsFollow Taking The Hire Road on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Using Data to Drive Emission Reduction - Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 18:35

    Emissions reporting and carbon account can seem complicated and burdensome. But in order to accurately report and plan for the future, we need better data. Tracks' CEO Jakob Muus, discusses the value of granular data as an unlock to future efficiency gains and emissions reductions. He is joined by FreightWaves Director of Carbon Intelligence, Tyler Cole, in this fireside chat. Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow FreightWaves on Apple PodcastsFollow FreightWaves on SpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsJoin The Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    How to Build and Execute a Sustainability Strategy Within Your Organization - Net-Zero Carbon

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 20:13

    In this fireside chat, AIT Worldwide Logistics' chief information officer teaches leaders how to build a successful sustainability program, including business continuity and the potential outcome that comes from disruption. Ray Fennelly, Chief Information Officer at AIT Worldwide Logistics, explains the methods behind setting and achieving sustainability goals and the importance of stakeholder engagement when building out these programs.Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow FreightWaves on Apple PodcastsFollow FreightWaves on SpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsJoin The Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    The Power of and for Battery-Electric and Hydrogen Trucks - Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 24:01

    Larry Burns frequently uses the term 'the power of and" when describing technologies, or even everyday personal dilemmas. Why, asks the former Vice President of Research and Development at General Motors and current author and business adviser, should we limit ourselves to a single solution to a difficult problem?Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow FreightWaves on Apple PodcastsFollow FreightWaves on SpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsJoin The Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    Shorter Bid Cycles Becoming The Norm EP45 #WithSONAR

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 25:33

    On today's episode of #WithSONAR, Luke Falasca and Tony Mulvey will be joined by special guest Kyle Jepson, Sr. VP of product at Emerge where they will discuss the evolution of shorter bid processes becoming the new norm.  Additionally, we will look at where the reefer market has continued to soften at a pace unrivaled by the other modes!Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow #WithSONAR on Apple PodcastsFollow #WithSONAR on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Retailers respond to global shipping turbulence EP38 Point of Sale

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 25:09

    Grace explores FreightTech demos taking place at the Future of Supply Chain event in Arkansas. She also invites Kai Timmermann, the chief operating officer of Prompt, to discuss global shipping worries and how his company is preparing its customers for normalized rates in 2024.Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow Point of Sale on Apple PodcastsFollow Point of Sale on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Is it doom and gloom for trucking? EP434 WHAT THE TRUCK?!?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 55:48

    On today's episode Dooner and The Dude are talking about the market downturn. Are those who doubt it acting like the mayor from “Jaws”? FreightWaves' Rachel Premack breaks down the latest from SONAR and Bank of America. John Luciani, COO of LTL solutions at A. Duie Pyle, talks about how its division got awarded a platinum regional LTL carrier designation by Echo Global Logistics. What does it take to meet the LTL market's needs in ‘22? We'll find out.Robert Kaferle, director of safety at Reliance Partners, dives deep on the true cost of poor SMS scores.Andrei Unc, a freight broker at Varstar Alliance, discusses the new agent model and brokers working remote. Back The Truck Up's James “Rooster” Bowen and Justin Martin go around the horn and bring us the latest in trending trucking stories, including Marvin Keller Trucking filing Chapter 11, life on the road, proper strapping, life inside a brokerage, and the case of the missing Peterbilt. Visit our sponsorSubscribe to the WTT newsletterApple PodcastsSpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsElectric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwaves

    The Role of Policy in Climate-Positive Transport - Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 28:08

    A conversation with a leading Washington policy maker on what the Department of Transportation is doing to build more resilient transportation systems and reduce carbon footprints in the logistics and global supply chain industry. This conversation provides industry practitioners insight into what government is doing on these vital issues.Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow FreightWaves on Apple PodcastsFollow FreightWaves on SpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsJoin The Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    Sustainability as a Core Value Takes Collaboration on All Fronts - Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 18:00

    Emissions reduction only works in a team setting and XPO knows that all too well. Hear from Emily Phillips, Vice President of Advanced Solutions at XPO Logistics, about the collaborative path to a greener future.Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow FreightWaves on Apple PodcastsFollow FreightWaves on SpotifyMore FreightWaves PodcastsJoin The Net-Zero Carbon Summit

    Making more electric vehicles with the Defense Production Act EP47 Transmission

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 21:17

    The White House recently invoked the Defense Production Act as a way to promote electric vehicle production in the U.S. We speak with Solid Power CEO Doug Campbell about how this decision is affecting his company and the EV industry as a whole.Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow Transmission on Apple PodcastsFollow Transmission on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

    Logistics at War with Retired Army Colonel Randy Nelson EP14 Loaded and Rolling

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 36:22

    In today's episode, we look at how logistics impacts warfare and look at the many ways our wartime supply chain can mirror our domestic supply chain in terms of capacity meeting demand challenges, and predicting how much to send and when to send it.Electric fleets are the future. Are you ready? Discover why ChargePoint is the right partner to take your operation electric to reduce fueling costs, eliminate emissions and help you turn e-mobility into a competitive advantage. Visit chargepoint.solutions/freightwavesFollow Loaded and Rolling on Apple PodcastsFollow Loaded and Rolling on SpotifyMore FreightWaves Podcasts

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