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Building A Good Driver Support System Leads to Repeated Awards

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President and COO Phil Wilt of American Central Transport, a six-time recipient of the Best Fleet to Drive For award, delves into the essentials of constructing an award-winning driver support system. In this insightful conversation on the Optym Semi-Related podcast, Phil underscores the pivotal role of the driver-manager relationship. He paints a vivid picture of…

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Building a Resilient LTL Sector: Trust and Relationships are at the Core

In the latest episode of the Semi-Related Podcast by Optym, host Jacob Eischen, Marketing Communications Manager at Optym, engages in a deep dive into the Less Than Truckload (LTL) sector with Curtis Garrett, Senior VP of LTL at Freight Plus and founder of Understand LTL. The conversation with Curtis Garrett, an LTL industry veteran,…

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Revolutionizing Truck Driver Health

Truck driver health takes center stage on Semi-Related an Optym podcast. Mark Manera, Founder & CEO of Supply Chain Fitness, joins host Jacob Eischen for a deep-focus discussion about truck drivers’ unique health challenges and innovative strategies to address them. The podcast episode offers an in-depth exploration of the trucking industry’s health crisis. With…

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Revolutionizing Logistics with IoT and Tokenization: A Deep Dive into the Future

Revolutionizing logistics with IoT and tokenization—this core theme forms the crux of exploration in the latest episode of Semi-Related, an Optym Podcast. Host Chris Torrence, Chief Strategy Officer for Optym, engages with Todd Haselhorst, Founder/CEO of HEALE Labs, in a conversation that promises to reshape our understanding of the logistics industry. In this episode,…

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Navigating the Highways of Driver Recruitment and Retention

In the bustling trucking world, the driver recruitment and retention challenge remains a pivotal concern. As industry leaders converge at the Women in Trucking conference, a hotbed for innovation and discussion, Optym’s Semi-Related podcast sheds light on these critical issues. Hosted by Jacob Eischen, this episode features Priscilla Peters, The Chief Marketing Officer for…

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Scott Pecoriello Explains Weather Forecasting’s Role in Route Optimization for Logistics

Route optimization is critical to logistics; can accurate weather forecasting add innovation to supply chain management? Weather forecasting and logistics is an increasingly crucial aspect of modern supply chain management. In the latest episode of Semi-Related, an Optym podcast, host Jacob Eischen explores how weather intelligence can significantly enhance route optimization. The discussion revolves…

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Empowering Women in Trucking and Honoring Veterans: Insights from Wreaths Across America’s Courtney George

As industries evolve, so do women’s roles within them, and the trucking industry is no exception. In a recent episode of the Semi-Related podcast, presented by Optym, host Jacob Eischen featured Courtney George, Manager of Transportation and Industry Relations with Wreaths Across America. George discussed the transformation of women in trucking alongside the organization’s…

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Ace Gardner and Jacob Lewis discuss NIL Deals and Transfer Portals
NIL Deals and Transfer Portals are Also Impacting College Staff and Their Roles
May 23, 2024

College sports is undergoing a significant transformation with the advent of Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rights and the increasing prevalence of transfer portals. These changes are reshaping how college staff operate, presenting both opportunities and challenges. With the rise of NIL deals and transfer portals, understanding the behind-the-scenes impact on college coaching staff…

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The Future of Business Success Lies in Real-Time Feedback and Sales Process Automation
May 22, 2024

Amid the rapid pace of technological advancements, sales processes are undergoing significant changes. Companies are increasingly pressured to enhance efficiency, accuracy, and customer satisfaction. According to Forrester’s 2023 report, a staggering 90% of global business buyers experienced stalled purchasing processes due to economic headwinds, emphasizing the importance of price transparency and the need for…

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Stenograph, LLC Announces Thaly Palanisamy as New President
May 22, 2024

Stenograph, LLC is pleased to announce Thaly Palanisamy as president. In his role, Mr. Palanisamy will guide Stenograph in executing its strategic vision: Empowering the capture, preservation, and accessibility of verbatim records. “Thaly’s leadership skills, combined with the Stenograph strategy deployed by our talented team, will ensure success as we charter our course for the…

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Excellence Culture – Brian Mosley
May 22, 2024

“I like your word excellence better than greatness, because you don’t have to sacrifice everything in order to be excellent” – Brian Mosley Those were the words of Brian Mosley (President of RightNow Media) as we discussed the balance of family and leading an organization that is impacting people all over the world. If you…

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The Seasonality of Trucking and Its Effects on Truckers
October 11, 2023

Semi-Related, an Optym Podcast hosted by Jacob Eischen, welcomes guest Dean Croke, Principal Analyst at DAT Freight and Analytics. Croke sheds light on the seasonality of trucking and its impact on truckers. Croke emphasizes the existence of distinct trucking seasons, such as the peak shipping and retail shopping seasons towards the year-end, followed by…

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Bart De Muynck on Navigating the Supply Chain
October 4, 2023

How is AI transforming the logistics industry, and what are the key trends shaping its future? Join Chris Torrence, Chief Strategy Officer at Optym, as he welcomes Bart De Muynck, a strategic advisor in logistics and technology. The dynamic conversation between the two industry veterans touches on various macro-level trends in the supply chain,…

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Todd Florence of Estes Express Lines on Making LTL Shipping Frictionless
September 26, 2023

Making LTL shipping frictionless is more than possible; it’s happening today. How can one challenge the status quo and embrace technological transformation in an industry that has historically resisted change? In this captivating episode of Semi-Related, Chris Torrence sets the stage for a riveting conversation with Todd Florence, the Chief Information Officer of Estes…

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Semi-Related: The Next Big Thing for the Logistics Industry is Advanced Transportation Management Systems
September 19, 2023

The freight and logistics industry is undergoing a transformative shift, blending decades-old practices with cutting-edge technology. This dynamic blend provides more than just digital surface. It will change the way goods are moved too, offering some challenges and opportunities. Whether companies own assets or opt for third-party solutions, there is a growing need for specialized…

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