REPOST – CarrierDirect CEO joins FreightWaves Live @Home to talk Innovation in Freight

In case you missed it, CarrierDirect CEO Peter Rentschler joined FreightWaves CEO Craig Fuller during Freightwaves Live @Home to talk about Innovations in freight and logistics.   Check out the full video here...

REPOST: COVID-19 Action Plan for Brokers – Parade AI

Our friends Parade AI asked us on our thoughts on how brokers can most effectively set themselves up for success during the COVID-19 slowdown.   Summary Customers: Focus on the middle of your funnel, you'll be able to close new biz. Look to fill the top of...

CarrierDirect Office Hours Special Edition – CARES Act, Federal Social Distancing Guidelines, and What It Means for Trucking

Peter Rentschlerand Ryan Schreiber offered up a Special Edition of "CarrierDirect Office Hours" to talk about what trucking companies and intermediaries need to know with CARES Act signed, and new Federal Social Distancing Guidelines being issued. Check it out here. ...

REPOST: CarrierDirect CEO joins Great Quarter Guys to talk Credit Terms during COVID-19

Check out this week's Great Quarter Guys Podcast where CarrierDirect CEO Peter Rentschler talking about Credit Terms during COVID-19 https://www.freightwaves.com/news/when-the-going-gets-tough-the-tough-extend-payment-terms...

CarrierDirect Launches “Office Hours” to Help Companies During COVID-19

In this difficult time, we want to focus on giving back. Check out our new web series "CarrierDirect Office Hours". Episode One is up now - "Communication and Culture During a Crisis". Check out the first episode here, and look for more to come.   What are...

REPOST: The First Week of The Turn: Summary of Conversation with Industry Leaders, and the Challenges They’re Facing Right Now

Last week we spent a ton of time talking to our industry friends about the challenges they are facing dealing with coronavirus. Follow the link to our Freightwaves Article discussing what we learned. https://www.freightwaves.com/news/commentary-recommendations-after-coronavirus-changed-life-in-the-usa...

KeepTruckin and DAT News is Bigger Than You Realize – But Not Why You Think

  When the news broke that DAT had released a competitor to Truckstop’s Book-It-Now (conveniently called “Book Now” - saving users 4 keystrokes over the Truckstop product when accounting for the space bar - and also with noting Parade AI had the name first), I commented...

Former COO of GlobalTranz – Brad Berlin – My Thoughts on the GlobalTranz Mafia

I want to thank Charley Dehoney for putting this together - what a great ride while it lasted as the COO of GlobalTranz! I am very proud of what we built as a company, it has made me the person I am today. In reflecting...

How to scale a sales team? Do not dump a bunch of rookies on your Sales Managers and expect greatness…

All sales organizations want to build sales teams that are capable of conquering the world.  No matter how you think of your business, and whether you’re a carrier or a broker, at the heart of your business is a sales organization making things go (pun...

Culture isn’t a Pop-a-shot, but what is it (and how to impact it)?

Culture could not be a bigger buzzword. It’s in the headlines from professional sports (think New England Patriots -- boo) to Hollywood,  It is the first thing any organization wants to talk about - their culture. Just type “work hard play hard logistics” into Google…...