It’s back and bigger than ever. After the volatility of 2020, FreightWaves LIVE @HOME will examine what you can expect for the rest of the year. Listen to pioneering entrepreneurs who can see opportunity on the horizon. Watch transportation and supply chain gurus dive into the lessons learned over successful careers. It’s the place to be for anyone looking to grow their career and their impact in the world of supply chains, logistics and transportation.
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Shelley Simpson opens FreightWaves LIVE @HOME with her unique perspective on the freight makrets. It's been a turbelent year so far, but where are we headed from here?
The next revolution in FreightTech will be centered on LPSaaS as the new model. Join Mark Yeager, CEO of Redwood Logistics explain this concept to George Abernathy, president of FreightWaves.
Logistics leaders need real visibility into their supply chains, as the many disruptions of the past year demonstrated. Join Ketan Karkhanis, Chief Product Officer at Turvo and Grace Sharkey at FreightWaves as they discuss critical industry trends, the next generation of visibility, and how to spot opportunities in a rapidly changing market.
The most attractive FreightTech opportunities are constantly changing. New products and companies are popping up each day. Join Kenra Phillips and George Abernathy as they discuss where investment dollars are likely to land in the near future.
Craig Fuller, Founder & CEO of FreightWaves, sits down with Kendra Tucker, Chief Revenue Officer of Truckstop.com to discuss innovation and growth strategies that focus on empowering the customer.
The top Supply Chain, Logistics, and Transportation companies in the world utilize a practical level of technology to reduce costs and drive efficiency. Insurance has historically been slow to change and embrace the pace supply chains move, until now! Reliance Partners is the largest and fastest growing privately-held P&C insurance agency in the US. Reliance Partners recently acquired Borderless Coverage, extending services across borders into Mexico, Canada, and internationally. Learn from Reliance Partner's COO, Laura Ann Howell and EVP of International Logistics, Mark Vickers, on how you can leverage tech-enabled insurance products to reduce your insurance costs, edge out your competition, and maintain your core focus on growth!
The state of the transportation industry is one we’ve never experienced before, with an abundance of freight, port delays and capacity crunches at unseen levels. Dan Kopp, Chief Executive Officer at ITG Transportation, along with Trey Griggs, Chief of Staff at Lean Solutions Group, will discuss the challenges facing the industry, both now and looking ahead.
Dirver productivity is the simplest method to increase truck capacity. Andrew Berberick discusses how increasing average drive times from roughly 6.5 hours a day helps the shipping industry.
The pandemic is pulled forward e-commerce demand and accelerated final mile trends from years to months. Larry Klein discusses how end to end visibility is the key to growing your final mile capabilities with productivity at the forefront.
Industry leader, Erin Van Zeeland, SVP/GM of Schneider Logistics, shares career and industry insights on what it takes to be competitive with TriumphPay’s VP of Sales and Marketing, Haley Evans.
As ransomware attacks proliferate, cybersecurity is more mission critical than ever. GlobalTranz Chief Technology Officer Russ Felker talks with FreightWaves reporter Nate Tabak about what transportation and logistics companies can do make their operations more secure, and importantly, resilient in the face of evolving cyber threats.
Navigating ships through volatile times is challenging, but it's where great companies position themselves for the future. Chairman and CEO of Werner discusses the past year and the industry trends he sees coming together with FreightWaves President, George Abernathy.
Zach Strickland and Jim Nicholson discuss how shippers have modified their strategies over the past year with increasing focus on sustainability and improving compliance.
The big questions right now are whether the economy will open, we will see a wave of freight (will prices rise or fall?), and what we are going to do about it.This conversation will explore trends in real-time digital brokerage technology adoption and what's next for the freight industry.
There are almost too many industry trends to count in 2021. Adam Miller, president of Swift Transportation sits down with George Abernathy, president of FreightWaves to discuss what's on his mind. This includes capacity, hiring and retaining drivers, consumer demand, contract rates, and of course new technologies for trucks.
Removing the driver from behind the wheel of an autonomous truck is the ultimate goal of a nascent industry with at least a half dozen contenders.. Which company gets there first is less important that keeping an 80,000-pound robot truck operating safely. Waymo Via product manager Shai Ben Nun shares his thoughts on what needs to happen.
Necessity is the mother of all invention and innovation, and the past year is likely to be the seed for hyper-innovation over the next five to ten years. Michael Newcity and Kevin Hill discuss these innovation seeds in this fireside chat.
Drew McElroy, founder and executive chairman of digital freight marketplace Transfix, leads a wide-ranging conversation about the evolution of the freight tech space, including partnerships, integrations, and co-opetition. Drew and JP Hampstead discuss the dissolving borders between freight matching, transportation management systems, and real-time visibility, and speculate on the next generation of freight tech startups born in an API-rich ecosystem.
Join ArcBest and FreighWaves as we recognize the manufacturers, distributors and retailers who do the best job of keeping the American economy moving by fighting driver detention, providing accessible facilities, and understanding what it takes to remove inefficiencies from the supply chain.
In this interview John Pope, Chairman of Cargo Transporters, joined Anton Albrand, DVP of Sales at SkyBitz, to discuss their transition through the 3G sunset. They talk about the challenges and opportunities that were presented by the technology sunset as well as how SkyBitz helped Cargo Transporters turn this process into a smooth and successful transition for them.
The middle mile, with its known, repetitive, and active lanes, is primed for autonomy. Gatik, which has partnerships with Walmart and a handful of other prominent grocery retailers, is poised to be the first to test fully driverless middle mile routes this year in Arkansas for Walmart. Gatik also recently announced it will be the first to operated electric autonomous middle mile routes for Walmart in Louisiana. Sam Saad, head of Strategic Initiatives at Gatik, joined our own Andrew Cox to discuss the expanding Walmart partnership, Isuzu manufacturing deal, and all the progress ahead for this promising autonomous firm.