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FreightWaves Insiders

FreightWaves Insiders is your look at the inner workings of the world of business and careers. Step inside the tribe with Dooner and some of the hardest-hitting guests in the industry on the "Inside The Actors Studio" of freight.

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Critical focus for uncertain conditions with TriumpPay's Melissa Forman and Mitch Hixon

CRITICAL FOCUS FOR UNCERTAIN CONDITIONS  Melissa Forman, SVP & COO, TriumphPay, on protecting carriers' bottom lines and truckers on the front lines.FAST PAY FOR RAPIDLY CHANGING TIMES  Mitch Hixon, VP of Business Development, TriumphPay, has seen our industries biggest changes and challenges Visit CHEPListen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

44mins

8 May 2020

Rank #1

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3PLs and Ecom Today with Adam Blankenship BlueGrace's CCO/EVP

This week we step inside the world of BlueGrace Logistics CCO/EVP Adam Blankenship. We're talking about how 3PLs can keep pace in an Amazonified ecom driven world. We touch on digital brokerages, and then wrap it up with a discussion on TMS and the value of clean data.Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts are heard around the world.More episodes of FreightWaves Insiders

43mins

14 Aug 2019

Rank #2

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Steel City of Freight with Michael Ceravolo of Beemac Logistics + Jordan Reber of ARL Logistics

STEEL CITY OF FREIGHT Michael Ceravolo of Beemac Logistics and Jordan Reber of ARL Logistics are making Pittsburgh a hub for supply chains. CELADON & SHUTDOWNS2019 has been a tough year for carriers in this episode our experts offer advice on navigating the next five years in freight Listen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

44mins

12 Dec 2019

Rank #3

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How to think and grow rich using the right mindset with Andrew Leto founder of Emerge

How to think and grow rich using the right mindset with Andrew Leto founder of Emerge GlobalTranz origin story revealed. From eBay opportunities to a $400 million exit. Watch on videoListen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

36mins

20 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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Big Data, Big Risks with Cassandra Gaines

"Getting your carriers' speed and HOS data comes with major risks to your brokerage," according to Cassandra Gaines. On this episode:BIG DATA, BIG RISKS?Gaines Law Group's Cassandra Gaines knows when too much information can be a bad thingNUCLEAR VERDICTSAwards against firms are growing and can be extinction level events to small carriers, while raising rates for the rest. Listen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

53mins

20 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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Inside the founder's studio with FreightWaves CEO and founder Craig Fuller

Inside the founder's studio FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller has gotten ahead by forecasting the needs of the market and the wants of his audienceBadass personifiedFrom industry blog to freight news leader.  How FreightWaves was built on data, journalism, and attitude  Watch the videoListen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

57mins

5 Mar 2020

Rank #6

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The Science of Compliance w/ Flexport's Tom Gould

THE SCIENCE OF COMPLIANCEHow Flexport's VP of Customs and Trade Advisory Tom Gould is bridging the gap between century old regulations and the fast paced world of modern logistics. WRITING THE BOOK ON APPAREL: From duty drawback to designer dresses, Gould has guided companies through the ever evolving world of trade.Listen to more FreightWaves Podcasts

37mins

16 Oct 2019

Rank #7

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Trends and turkeys, what was Mr. Supply Chain thankful for in 2019

MR. SUPPLY CHAIN IS NO DUMMYAmazon best seller and supply chain entrepreneur Daniel Stanton is makingSupply Chain mainstream by making hard concepts relatable.IT'S SUPPLY CHAIN THANKSGIVINGWhat trends, companies, and people in supply chain is Mr. Supply Chain most thankful for and who were 2019's biggest turkeys?FIX YOUR RECRUITINGThe do's and don'ts of freight recruiting.SUPERCHARGE YOUR SOCIAL MARKETINGGet the most out of you brand via social media. Listen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

1hr 15mins

26 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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Does Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse pass the test?

DOES THE DRUG & ALCOHOL CLEARINGHOUSE PASS THE TEST?Rob Hatchett President of Seat My Trucks is helping carriers find drivers and navigate new regulations DON’T GET GHOSTEDDrivers not showing up for jobs is just one of many problems carriers face when contending with new recruits. Find out how to avoid empty seats at enrollment and beyondWatch on videoListen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

55mins

23 Jan 2020

Rank #9

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NEXT Trucking CEO & President Lidia Yan

This week on FreightWaves Insiders NEXT Trucking's President & CEO Lidia Yan shares her unlikely story of overcoming perceptions and objections to build a freight matching powerhouse that's raised over $124 million in venture capital funding. This 2019 Most Influential Women in Trucking finalist is certain to inspire you.Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts are heard around the world.More episodes of FreightWaves Insiders

34mins

3 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Automation and Alternative Fuels with CAB Consulting CEO Craig Barnes

AUTOMATION & ALTERNATIVE FUELSCAB Consulting's CEO Craig Barnes spent 31 years at Cummins as an engineer, now he's helping to pave the future for automotive.Plus TESLA SEMI STUCK IN PARK?Why this truck may not have the batteries to make a real run at widespread proliferation.Listen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on SpotifyVisit out guest's site

1hr

31 Oct 2019

Rank #11

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Inside Falcon's Shutdown with Larry Long

INSIDE FALCON'S SHUTDOWN  - Larry Long is a 30-year supply chain veteran who saw the good, the bad, and the ugly at the doomed carrier.  And HOW TO TALK TO A TRUCKER - management is a key to driver retention listen in to avoid one crucial mistake most companies make when engaging their drivers.Listen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

47mins

7 Nov 2019

Rank #12

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CHEP and sustainability

CHEP AND SUSTAINABILITYGeorge Brehovsky, Director, Customer Solutions, and CHEP are helping to  cut CO2 from the equation.THE INVISIBLE BACKBONE OF FREIGHTGrant Arnold, Supply Chain Solutions Manager, knows pallets carry the global supply chain.About our guests:George Brehovsky, Director, Customer Solutions, CHEP North AmericaGeorge joined Brambles in 2006 and moved into his role as Director, Customer Solutions for CHEP North America in May 2018. Prior to that, he led store fulfillment and retail supply chain teams responsible for joint business planning and collaboration with top Canadian manufacturers and retailers. In his current position, George leads teams focused on solving common industry challenges by eliminating waste, eradicating empty miles and cutting out inefficiencies. His teams deliver new products, services and solutions to help customers solve the dual challenge of meeting rising customer demand, while making less impact through an industry collaboration program called Zero Waste World.Earlier in his career, George worked at Costco and Supply Chain Management (Walmart Distribution), where he held roles in merchandising, reverse logistics and operations. In addition to earning his Lean Six Sigma Green Belt certification, George continually expands his professional education and has attended the international CEDEP Advanced Development Program, Cranfield University and York University. He holds a business administration diploma from CDI College. Grant Arnold, Supply Chain Solutions Manager, CHEP North AmericaGrant joined CHEP in September 2018 and leads supply chain advisory services to customers, drawing on his experience in logistics, transportation, planning and operations, along with his proficiency in equipment pooling. He applies his expertise by working with customers on their transportation network and looking for collaboration opportunities with CHEP.Grant’s management position marks a return to CHEP: He worked for the company from 2005-2010 in various roles. In between his time at CHEP, Grant worked for Container Centralen, a company focused on the horticulture industry. While there, he launched an in-house transportation brokerage and was responsible for the entire 3PL warehouse network. Grant received his MBA from the University of Florida and holds a bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management from Michigan State University.Visit CHEPListen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on Spotify

38mins

23 Apr 2020

Rank #13

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EP03 - Kevin Hill: The Anthropology Behind Tribal Knowledge, Freight, and Trade Wars

Step inside FreightWaves Market Expert/President of CarrierLists Kevin Hill's world as we discuss CarrierLists, plus the anthropology behind tribal knowledge, freight, and trade wars. Also, Amazon and how the world's biggest retailer is using data and optimization to take on carriers and 3PLs.No paywalls. No borders. No boundaries. Just free.Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts are heard around the world.More episodes of FreightWaves Insiders

42mins

15 Jun 2019

Rank #14

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From "Bloodbaths" to Driver Pay with Rachel Premack of Business Insider

This week we step inside the world of Business Insider's transportation reporter, Rachel Premack. We cover her journey into journalism, life in South Korea, trucking "bloodbath" becoming a meme, the pulse of driver opinion on UberFreight, overcoming sexism and so much more!Find our guest here.Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts are heard around the world.More episodes of FreightWaves Insiders

54mins

11 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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The Anatomy of a Breakdown with TTN Fleet Solutions

This week we step inside the world of TTN Fleet Solutions' Vice President Tyler Harden and Vice President of Marketing J.D. Redmon LIVE from the press stage at The Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. In this episode we cover the anatomy of a breakdown and how TTN Fleet Solutions is pulling more than their load by connecting the world of towing.Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts are heard around the world.More episodes of FreightWaves Insiders

45mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #16

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Keeping It Rail with Ian Jefferies, President/CEO of Association of American Railroads

This week we step inside the world of an industry that's been rolling for nearly 200 years. Ian Jefferies of the Association of American Railroads talks about rails role in the economy, an industry in transition, Precision Railroading, Positive Train Control, drones, data, and automation.Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts are heard around the world.More episodes of FreightWaves Insiders

43mins

19 Sep 2019

Rank #17

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Zvi Schreiber - Freightos CEO Sees SaaS Platform Soar

Freightos CEO and serial entrepreneur, Zvi Schreiber, ventures onto FreightWaves Insiders this week to discuss: Freightos new deal with a major airline that has the company soaring, the dangers of replicating Amazon's business model, and the how he has found success as an entrepreneur.Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts are heard around the world.More episodes of FreightWaves Insiders

42mins

18 Jul 2019

Rank #18

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Finding Shippers Money with OceanAudit CEO Steve Ferreira

FINDING SHIPPERS MONEYIn the game of sea trade. OceanAudit's CEO & founder, Steve Ferreira is leveling the playing field for BCOs. IMO2020 & THE TRADE WARWhat every global shipper needs to know to insulate themselves from these impending perils to the bottom line.Listen to more FreightWaves PodcastsSubscribe on Apple PodcastsSubscribe on SpotifyVisit out guest's site

44mins

24 Oct 2019

Rank #19

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Driving Efficiency Now with Mike Roeth of NACFE

This week we step inside the world of Mike Roeth, executive director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency, On this episode we're talking about his quest for 10MPG+ as a standard for trucks, the electric vehicle evolution, attracting millennials to trucking, and "THE" Ohio State University.Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, and everywhere podcasts are heard around the world.More episodes of FreightWaves Insiders

34mins

5 Sep 2019

Rank #20