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...

TMS Selection is Not A Technology Strategy – CarrierDirect Webinar presented by Stifel Financial Corp

Last week, our Director of Engagement Ryan Schreiber and CEO Peter Rentschler hosted a webinar on how TMS selection is not a technology strategy. TMS has been the centerpiece of technology in trucking and logistics not because it was the best, but because of the...

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. ...

Updates on CARES Act from this past weekend and what to do

The U.S. Government is acting on COVID19, with two major pieces of news this past weekend in the CARES relief act and new Federal Guidance on shut-ins and social distancing. We're working closely directly with the SBA and lenders to understand impacts. Read below for...

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...

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…...

Public Service Announcement – Allow me to reintroduce myself

We’ve been quiet the past 3 years; we’ve been heads down delivering for our customers and hiring great people. We are passionate about serving the clients we have, but we looked up and realized we’ve built the company the industry deserves, and you need to...

Crystal Ball – What we got right from 2015 – Technology Investments

In addition to being a groundbreaking television series with record longevity, The Simpsons are famous for predicting the future.  But they’re not the only ones who can do it! In Q1 2015, we looked to the future and advised on trends to look out for. We...