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Introducing the Transfix Take Podcast with Justin Maze! Don’t have time to read this week’s market update? We’ve got you covered at max speed with our Transfix Take podcast. For more information, visit: www.transfix.io

Episodes

May 22, 2024 10 mins
DOT Blitz Week came in hot with a few surprises that mainly made the Southern part of the US bleed red but the landing through Memorial Day Weekend might be softer than anticipated. Listen as Justin Maze gives a full retro on the last 7 days, plus what to expect as we drive into the three-day weekend on this episode of the Transfix Take! -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and d...
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This week's Transfix Take On is a special interactive recording as we take on Turning Data into Decisions. When it comes to data, there's no shortage in the supply chain. From historical to real-time, it's all accessible. But properly harnessing and analyzing it can help shippers achieve incredible things. Listen as Fil Piasevoli, Transfix’s Director of Data Science, takes you behind the scenes with Transfix IQ, our data and insig...
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The last seven days saw a slight increase, as did tender rejections but it's par for the course with DOT Blitz Week underway. Plus the Southeast and West Coast markets heat up and learn about a new liability insurance bill going into effect in New Jersey on this week's episode of the Transfix Take Podcast. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the vi...
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In this episode of the Transfix Take On, host Jenni Ruiz speaks with Gabe Pankonin, CEO of Rocket Shipping, a full-service logistics provider in the LTL space. They discuss Rocket Shipping's entry into the industry and their focus on providing solutions as a mid-market managed transportation provider. They also explore the LTL space and the challenges and opportunities it presents. Gabe shares his approach to leadership and creatin...
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As we anticipate spikes in both the national average rate per mile and tender rejections thanks to next week's DOT Blitz Week, we're seeing slight gains across the board. With the Southeast trending as our breakout market, the Coastal region showed some volatility. Plus, Justin Maze reflects on how last year's Blitz affected the market and what to expect this year in our weekly Transfix Take. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions e...
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On average, truck drivers spend about 56 minutes looking for parking. Read that again. Enter the Truck Parking Club! I got a chance to chat with Evan K Shelley, Co-founder and CEO of Truck Parking Club, about this critical industry issue. Evan noted that his main goal for the year was to have a couple thousand parking spots available for truck drivers across America and since we recorded this episode, they’ve since added over 300 ...
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April showers brings May...volatility? Justin Maze coined it as we anxiously anticipate the market upturn in the coming weeks, with what's sure to be an exciting month ahead. The West Coast continues its regional reign, as the Northeast continues to be the least desirable market for carriers. Plus, our monthly Crystal Ball review in this week's Transfix Take Podcast. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast ...
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The Transfix Take On is back and we welcome Ilana Weitzman, VP of Strategic Development for Clean Transportation at Electric Autonomy. In this episode, we take on the opportunity cost of investing in electric vehicles (EVs). Our conversation centers around the positive impacts of EVs, such as reducing greenhouse gas emissions and meeting consumer demand for sustainable transportation, the importance of enterprise-level shippers tak...
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Gains have hit the national average rate per mile AND tender rejections this week but will we be able to close April out on a high? Plus, a look at where to expect the biggest regional gains and losses and a critical update on AB5. This and more in an all new episode of the Transfix Take Podcast with Justin Maze and Jenni Ruiz. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not nec...
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Stormy weather and large hail might cause delays for the Texas/Tennessee markets in the latter part of the week but the only region that holds the reigns for rate gains is still the West Coast. Plus, Justin Maze has an update on where carrier exits stand in the Great Carrier Purge. This and more in our weekly Transfix Take podcast. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not...
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A winter storm creeps its way into spring affecting the Midwest to Northeast corridor and while the next seven days may bring some volatility to these markets, the National Average Rate Per Mile remains relatively flat. Plus, Justin Maze brings you his crystal ball predictions for the month. This and more on the Transfix Take. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not nece...
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In this episode of The Transfix Take On, we close out Women's History Month with an exploration of experiences and hurdles faced by women in the supply chain industry with members of the Women Impacting Supply Chain Excellence group (WISE), including Rachel Lochmann (General Mills), Dayna DeBeau (Pepsico), Stephanie Knight (Burt's Bees), Lindsey Kusman (Lockheed Martin), Courtney Palkowski (Lear Corporation), and Dr. Stephanie Tho...
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The Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse in Baltimore is top of mind as we break down potential impacts on the freight industry. Plus, Justin Maze has your regional breakdown and closes the month of March with where we netted out in our Crystal Ball review. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of Transfix, Inc. or any parent comp...
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This Women's History Month, we salute the inspiring members of Women in Supply Chain Excellence (WISE). Through their stories and insights shared on 2-part episode of The Transfix Take On, these women are driving positive change in the industry and they are just getting started. Join us in celebrating their contributions to shaping a more diverse and inclusive future for the supply chain with guests including Dr. Stephanie Thomas, ...
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Drivers heading in and out of the Chicago area may face risk and delays as they recover from severe weather conditions but this week brings a continued increase in the national average rate per mile. See where tender rejections land and how Justin Maze thinks March will close out in our weekly Transfix Take. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the ...
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Supply chain disruptions or bottlenecks are often tied to the weather. That's why Scott Pecoriello founded WeatherOptics, an incredibly innovative, lucrative tool the trucking industry has lauded as a must-have to keep drivers safe and deliveries on time no matter what Mother Nature has in store. Listen as the CEO delves into how predictive analytics and meteorology can be a game changer for the lanes you run. -- Disclaimer: All v...
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Spring has sprung (almost) and with warmer temperatures comes a hotter market! The national average rate per mile has increased and so are markets that were previously holding the title for least desirable for carriers. Justin Maze breaks it down, plus an update on the top 5 worst weather lanes powered by WeatherOptics and the MOVE act. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and d...
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As we kick off the month of March, the seasonality watch begins. Produce season is starting to heat up markets in the South, while the West Coast continues its stretch of being the least desirable market with astronomical snowfall along Donner Pass, shutting down I-80 over the weekend. Plus, our Crystal Ball predictions on this week's Transfix Take. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the s...
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We're closing February out and it's looking like most markets have reached their bottom. Find out what the top 5 worst weather lanes are this week, including where we netted out with our February predictions. This and more in our weekly Transfix Take. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of Transfix, Inc. or any parent compan...
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Now that weather has leveled out in most regions, the market continues its downward rate spiral. Listen as we uncover which region remains the most undesirable for truck drivers and an update on The Great Carrier Purge. Plus, Maze shares where he thinks we'll net out as we close February. This and more in our weekly Transfix Take. -- Disclaimer: All views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the speakers and do not ...
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