Coffee w/#The Freight Coach
Conversations with the every day person, by the every day person. This show is about giving us all a voice on a wide range of topics!
info_outline #65 - Matt Heroux 04/20/2021
#65 - Matt Heroux Matt Heroux is the Founder and President of Fresh Freight. Matt has over 20 years experience in transportation, and founded his company in 2016. Matt and his team have grown Fresh Freight as both a carrier and broker. Make sure to follow Fresh Freight on social media, and connect with Matt!
info_outline #64 - John Brewer 04/16/2021
#64 - John Brewer John Brewer is the Director of Distribution and Logistics at CKE Restaurants, INC. John has a wide ranging career across multiple sides of freight! He is the decision maker, he is the one hearing our pitches day in and day out! Sit back and enjoy this informative episode!
info_outline #63 - Prasad Gollapalli 04/13/2021
#63 - Prasad Gollapalli Prasad Gollapalli is the Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools! This is the second time I had the pleasure to have Prasad join me! We touched on multiple different topics from choosing the right tech partners to the current state of the industry! Make sure to follow both Prasad and Trucker Tools on LinkedIn!
info_outline #61 - Sara C. Howes 04/06/2021
#61 - Sara C. Howes Sara C. Howes is the Senior Director, Customer Experience and Applications at Decisiv, INC. Decisiv is revolutionizing service event management for high value, complex commercial assets and vehicles. Our Service Relationship Management (SRM) platform uniquely connects the right information, to the right people, at the right time, to increase asset uptime, reduce total cost of ownership (TCO), and improve the quality of life for you and your teams!
info_outline #60 - Juan Baena 04/02/2021
#60 - Juan Baena Juan Baena is the Founder and CEO of Savant-BPO! Juan and I discuss everything from staffing constraints to the implementation of RPA's in our industry! Make sure to connect with Juan on Linkedin and reach out to him direct for additional information on is company!
info_outline #59 - Pierre Laguerre 03/30/2021
#59 - Pierre Laguerre Pierre is the Founder and CEO of Fleeting. Fleeting provides shippers and motor carriers direct access to a flexible and reliable fleet of trucks, and to the CDL drivers who operate them. Streamlining access to a workforce of this kind brings more transparency and efficiency to the market while increasing margins for both sides! Make sure to connect with Pierre on LinkedIn and Instagram!
info_outline #58 - Tristen Simmons 03/26/2021
#58 - Tristen Simmons Tristen Simmons is a serial entrepreneur and is currently the Chief Executive Officer at Lady Logistix LLC, a Partner at Universal Towing & Transport LLC and the Founder of Leading Ladies of Logistix LLC, an organization geared towards empowering and educating minority women in areas of transportation and logistics! Make sure to connect with Tristen on LinkedIn and follow her on IG!
info_outline #57 - Marcus Jones 03/23/2021
#57 - Marcus Jones Marcus Jones is the Founder and CEO of 314 Logistics LLC based out of Alvarado, TX! Marcus has a deep love and passion for trucking, and experienced all of the trials and tribulations that come with owning your own company! To learn the real side of freight, make sure to connect with Marcus on LinkedIn and give him a follow on Instagram!
info_outline #56 - Mike Flinker & Miguel Melecio 03/19/2021
#56 - Mike Flinker & Miguel Melecio Mike Flinker is the President and Miguel Melecio is the Director of US/Mexico Operations at Fr8Hub. They specialize in innovative digital freight matching technology streamlines cross-border and domestic USA (from and to border cities) and domestic MEX shipping, connecting shippers with a broad network of reliable carriers and drivers in Mexico, Canada, and the United States!
info_outline #55 - Carolyn Aubitz 03/16/2021
#55 - Carolyn Aubitz Carolyn Aubitz is a Corporate Recruiter for MegaCorp Logistics headquartered in Wilmington, NC. MegaCorp, an award-winning, asset-based, logistics company that was named as one of the top places to work by Inc Magazine and the turnover rate is less than 8%! Carolyn answers all the tough questions from a corporate recruiters standpoint! Make sure to connect with her on LinkedIn! Feel free to email her direct!
info_outline #54 - Chandler Magann 03/12/2021
#54 - Chandler Magann Chandler Magann is the Founder and President at Next Exit Logistics! Chandler started his company with nothing more than determination and grit, and has built it into an extremely successful brokerage! Next Exit Logistics doesn't ship boring and they specialize in the difficult, unique, unusual, and impossible shipments! Make sure to connect with him on LinkedIn! To find out more about Next Exit Logistics, follow the link below:
info_outline #53 - Rob Doherty 03/09/2021
#53 - Rob Doherty Rob Doherty is the Key Account Lead at Rose Rocket. Rob has been in transportation for over 10 years, and has experience on the asset side as well. He brings a unique perspective on the tech side with Rose Rocket. Rose Rocket is a platform transportation management software (TMS) that help manage the unique needs of today’s transportation companies. Connect with Rob on LinkedIn and visit their website!
info_outline #52 - Catherine Liske 03/05/2021
#52 - Catherine Liske Catherine Liske is the Director of Sales & Training for Priority1. Catherine is a 10 year industry veteran and a proven leader. In her current role, she is responsible for hiring, training, and developing her sales team in the Southeast, and is also responsible for the ongoing development, execution, and growth of Priority1's direct sales training program nationwide. Make sure to connect with her on LinkedIn!
info_outline #50 - Ed Stockman 02/26/2021
#50 - Ed Stockman Ed Stockman is the Co-Founder and CEO of Newtrul. Newtrul is the expedia for trucking and are solving a crucial problem for the carrier which, in turn, drives efficiencies to our broker and shipper customers. Through integrations with their clients, they pull in available shipment data and provide a metasearch engine for carriers to search, bid or book and execute. Make sure to connect with Ed on LinkedIn and follow Newtrul! To find out more, go to their website!
info_outline #49 - Trent Broberg 02/23/2021
#49 - Trent Broberg Trent Broberg is the Chief Operating Officer of Truckstop.com. Trent has vast experience in this industry working for a large asset provider as well as a freight forwarder across his 15+ years in transportation. Truckstop.com is a phenomenal tool that all brokers and carriers should be utilizing! To find out more, follow them on LinkedIn or visit their website!
info_outline #48 - Greg Sanders 02/19/2021
#48 - Greg Sanders Greg Sanders is the CEO of RDS Logistics Group headquartered in Fontana, CA. Greg has over 30 years of industry experience and has built multiple companies. We touch on multiple topics, and this one you truly do not want to miss! Make sure to connect with Greg on LinkedIn! To find out more about RDS, check out their website!
info_outline #47 - Victor Ofstein 02/16/2021
#47 - Victor Ofstein Victor Ofstein is the Strategic Markets and Logistics Specialist for Melio. Melio is a B2B payments experience that not only saves time but also significantly improves cash flow. A payment workflow so simple it helps businesses focus on their customers, not their back office! To find out more about Melio, visit their website or connect with Victor directly!
info_outline #46 - Chris Torrence 02/12/2021
#46 - Chris Torrence Chris Torrence is the Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at Optimal Dynamics. Chris has a vast amount experience in logistics, and his excitement and passion for this industry is evident throughout! Optimal Dynamics was founded to bring advanced AI to the logistics industry, in order to help companies automate and optimize operations. Make sure to connect with Chris on LinkedIn!
info_outline #45 - Mark Groves & Neal Huffman 02/09/2021
#45 - Mark Groves & Neal Huffman Mark Groves is the Vice President of Sales at Port TMS and Neal Huffman is the Business Development Manager at Apex Capital. We discussed everything TMS related, and spoke on the importance of integrations and how to grow your network through your TMS integration partners!
info_outline #44 - Jamie Cannon 02/05/2021
#44 - Jamie Cannon Jamie Cannon is the Vice President of 3PL at Reliance Partners based out of Chattanooga, TN. Jamie and I had a candid conversation discussion insurance for brokers, and some common misconceptions related to it! Make sure to connect with Jamie on LinkedIn and check out Reliance Partners website! The link is below:
info_outline #43 - Kenneth Carter III 02/02/2021
#43 - Kenneth Carter III Kenneth Carter III is the Founder and President Ameriton Freight & Logistics, LLC. Kenneth AKA KC3 is a 14 year industry veteran and has experience on both the asset and brokerage side of our industry. Make sure to reach out to Kenneth on LinkedIn!
info_outline #42 - Andrew Boyle 01/29/2021
#42 - Andrew Boyle Andrew Boyle is the Co-President of Boyle Transportation and the Vice Chair of the American Trucking Associations. Boyle Transportation is a specialized transportation logistics provider delivering exceptional quality, safety and security to select clients in the life sciences and government/defense sectors. To learn more about Boyle Transportation make sure to visit their website!
info_outline #41 - Jake McLeod 01/26/2021
#41 - Jake McLeod Jake McLeod is the Principal at Caber Advisors. Jake has over 15 years industry experience and was recently the COO of a 200MM freight brokerage. Jake and I spoke of the importance of carrier sales, and the importance of having your reps experience both sides of the fence!
info_outline #40 - Andrew Leto 01/22/2021
#40 - Andrew Leto Andrew Leto is the Founder and CEO of Emerge. Andrew is a serial entrepreneur and after selling multiple companies, he set out to create the first Digital Freight Marketplace connecting shippers to direct carrier rates, reducing operational costs, and helping to improve service on everything from quote to delivery. Make sure to check out their website! The links is below!
info_outline #39 - Miles J. Varghese 01/19/2021
#39 - Miles J. Varghese Miles J. Varghese is the CEO and Co-Found of CargoLogik. They specialize in helping small Forwarders enhance and improve their customer experience - building transparency, freeing up valuable operational time, and allowing their Shippers to better collaborate and communicate in real-time. Make sure to connect with Miles on LinkedIn! To find out more about CargoLogik, follow the links below!
info_outline #38 - Anne Reinke 01/15/2021
#38 - Anne Reinke Anne Reinke is the President and CEO of the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA). Anne has experience on multiple sides of this industry and provided phenomenal information on where the industry and the TIA will be heading in the future. Check out the TIA's webiste!
info_outline #37 - Prasad Gollapalli 01/12/2021
#37 - Prasad Gollapalli Prasad is the Founder and CEO of Trucker Tools. Prasad has nearly 20 years of experience in management and product strategy with trucking and shipping software companies. To find out more about Trucker Tools, make sure to follow them on LinkedIn or go to their website direct! Links below:
info_outline #36 - KJ McMasters 01/08/2021
#36 - KJ McMasters KJ McMasters is the Founder and President of Talent Solvers, which is a recruiting firm located out of Colorado! KJ has extensive experience in this industry, and truly has a passion for what he does not only for his clients, but the industry as well! Reach out to KJ on LinkedIn and check out their website!