FreightCasts Weekly Recap (6/29-7/5)

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Midday Market Update


  • Square roots, V’s, W’s and L’s in freight recovery
    • Dooner and The Dude talk about what trucking executives have to say about economic recovery in the freight market; Nikola’s Badger vs. Tesla’s Cybertruck; building a culture through M&A; the Total Quality Logistics (TQL) class action lawsuit; and using freight media platforms responsibly.
    • This episode features Mitch Luciano, president and CEO,  Trailer Bridge; Lance Healey, co-founder and chief innovation officer, Banyan Technology; Nathan Lewis, owner-operator; and Joel Wituka, founder, OTR Consulting.

Put That Coffee Down

  • How to find your next freight sales job
    • Dooner and Kevin Hill talk all about finding your next sales role while avoiding sketchy job postings. You’ve seen them: Make a fortune from home, choose your own hours, unlimited earnings potential, this could be you. Don’t get played.
    • This episode features Ryan Schreiber, director of engagement, CarrierDirect.
    • Plus, listener feedback, advice and community building!


Great Quarter, Guys

  • Q2 3PL earnings: How bad can it be?
    • This week Andrew holds down the fort with Director of Passport Research JP Hampstead to discuss his team’s recent research note on second-quarter broker performance. Then the two dive into Uber’s partnerships with municipalities and answer whether the upcoming Lemonade IPO will be sweet or sour.
    • As always, a special thanks to our friends at CarrierDirect for their research contributions for this episode.

Drilling Deep

  • Dealing with now, but getting ready for a post-COVID world
    • David Roush of KSM Transport Advisors, who has a wealth of experience in the logistics sector, tackles several issues on the minds of truckers everywhere. 
    • Why do some companies take freight with a lousy price? What does it mean to get ready for a post-COVID-19 world? And what does capacity look like for the end of the year?
    • Host John Kingston interviews Roush and also takes a look at the diesel market. Retail diesel prices have acted as if movements in the broader range of crude and products don’t matter. That may be about to end.

FreightWaves Morning Minute

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