A podcast for the thinkers in freight. Everything is Logistics is hosted by Blythe Brumleve, founder of Digital Dispatch, and we're telling the stories behind how your favorite stuff (and people!) get from point A to B. Industry topics include freight, logistics, transportation, maritime, warehousing, intermodal, and trucking along with the intersection of technology and marketing within the industry. Rated as a top 5% podcast out of all industries and growing. Follow along to stay curious and become a better thinker in freight.
This episode discusses the truck parking shortage in America with Evan Shelley, CEO of Truck Parking Club. He explains why there's a lack of parking spots for truck drivers, how long this has been an issue, whether it's the government or private sector's responsibility to solve it, and how his company's marketplace app connects drivers to businesses with extra parking capacity. Listen to learn about this major l...
In a new episode of Everything is Logistics, hosts Blythe Brumleve sits down with two yard management technology experts, Colin Mansfield and Severiano Carnera, to discuss how technology can help streamline operations, prevent waste, and improve the driver experience. They share how Yard Management Solutions and process automation can drive major efficiencies and cost savings for companies.
This episode features Nathan Cheney, founder of Supply Chaney, discussing his experience in logistics, starting a freight agency, and creating educational YouTube content. He shares insights on improving supply chain processes, building company culture, marketing B2B content, and more. He also adds his thoughts on creating efficient content workflows and choosing the right metrics to focus on.
This episode provides insightful perspectives on logistics technology from Brian Glick, a technology leader with over 25 years of experience. He discusses AI, Internet of Things, integrating systems, and key considerations for implementing new tech. He also provides valuable advice on leveraging technology to solve logistics problems and drive business value.
This episode features Dan Cicerchi, GM of Transportation Management Solutions at Descartes, discussing freight tech innovation, relationship building, and learnings from his experience co-founding MacroPoint. He provides insights on supply chain visibility, actionable data, and advice for startups on focusing on customer needs and profitability. He also shares his perspective on tech's role in logistics.
Chris Fields, the VP of Sales at Zelh Logistics, discusses his 15 years of experience at TQL and the evolution of the freight brokerage industry. He provides insight into where he thinks the future of freight brokerage is headed based on his experience and touches on topics such as outsourcing models, hiring practices, carrier relationships, and adapting to change.
In this episode recorded for the Tenney Group, Blythe Brumleve shares her journey into freight marketing, starting as an executive assistant who was handed the keys to run marketing for a $140 million logistics company. She discusses creating content that solves customer problems, being consistent, and why most companies fail at content marketing. She also gives tips on planning content and talks sports.
Grace Sharkey and Blythe Brumleve are back with another episode of Freight Friends! This time the duo is previewing Freightwaves' F3 conference and discussing Grace's new venture, Logistics Girlie. Plus the two discuss the uptick in cargo crimes along with prevention tips plus the logistics of Barbie SUVs and tinned fish!
This episode covers legal issues affecting the freight industry like the TQ Hell lawsuit and examines the downfall of Convoy. It also discusses trends like automation and explores pop culture topics that connect to logistics. Listen to gain insight into freight industry news, trends, and drama from legal expert and "Armchair Attorney" Matthew Leffler.
This episode features an interview with Taryn Reeves, the head of the AP department at SPI Logistics. She provides an insightful look into the inner workings of freight accounting, detailing how her team processes invoices and resolves common issues that arise. Listeners will gain valuable perspective on building strong relationships between brokers/agents and accounting to ensure smooth operations.
Blythe Brumleve joins Eric Kimberling on the Transformation Ground Control podcast to discuss supply chain trends for 2024, including the impacts of changing consumer behavior, technology adoption, AI integration, overcoming supply chain challenges, and career opportunities within the industry. She provides insightful perspectives on navigating an ever-evolving landscape.
This episode shares advice for 3PLs and carriers on how to streamline marketing heading into 2024. Blythe Brumleve covers strategies like cutting outdated PPC campaigns, ensuring your website looks modern, leveraging AI tools for content creation, and investing more in social media. She provides practical tips to help freight companies get the most out of marketing budgets.
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In another edition of our Freightwaves Now roundup, we're collecting previous appearances on the show and combining them all into one super episode. In these clips, we're covering marketing and strategy topics including structuring your marketing department, using AI tools like ChatGPT and Otter.ai, and creating non-traditional marketing content when strapped for time.
This fun and engaging Freight Friends podcast episode covers conference survival tips, favorite business ideas in freight, cargo crime trends, and fascinating logistics stories. Hosts Blythe Brumleve and Grace Sharkey also discuss ELD hacks, Drake's merch model, shipping whale sharks cross-country, and more. Listeners will enjoy the hosts' passion for the industry and learn something new throughout this entertaining discu...
This episode provides valuable insights for freight brokers on getting sales teams to adopt CRM. Josh Lyles, founder of Salesdash CRM, shares tips on customizing CRMs to fit freight workflows, involving managers to drive adoption, and using data to fuel marketing and sales initiatives. Listen to learn how CRM can boost broker productivity.
Vinny Licata of Fictiv discusses the state of manufacturing and how logistics teams can prepare for the market. He covers key findings from Fictiv's 2023 State of Manufacturing Report including the engineer talent shortage, AI adoption, and companies prioritizing speed and innovation. Listen to gain insight into manufacturing trends and how logistics enables product development.
This episode features a conversation with Blythe Brumleve, Bill Priestley, and Kevin Hill about marketing and sales strategies for freight companies to survive 2023 and thrive in 2024. They discuss approaches like focusing on customer needs, picking the right marketing platforms, embracing challenges, and monitoring sales activity and attitude. Listen to gain insights into planning, budgeting, and mindset shifts to drive growth de...
This episode discusses the global rice supply chain and India's ban on non-basmati rice exports. Pawan Joshi of e2open provides insights into how this ban affects over 40% of the global rice trade and how the market is reacting. He explains the complexities of the rice supply chain and emphasizes the need for resiliency and visibility to turn disruptions into opportunities. Listen to gain perspective on this major rice export ...
This episode explores how logistics organizations coordinate disaster relief efforts before, during, and after crises like hurricanes and wildfires. Learn from Emilee Martichenko, the Communications Coordinator at American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN), how nonprofits like the American Logistics Aid Network bridge the gap between relief supply needs and donations to effectively get supplies to impacted communities. The conversation ...
This episode features Fernando Correa, CEO of Cargobot, discussing how he is using technology and innovation to simplify freight transactions between shippers and carriers in Latin America, North America, and Europe. He provides insights into market expansion, cultural differences, and his vision to create complete transparency in freight through digitalization. Listen to learn how data and relationships are transforming the indust...
"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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