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Q&A: Daseke CEO Easter on a Year of Transformation

Q&A: Daseke CEO Easter on a Year of Transformation

Don Daseke had a unique vision for the nationwide flatbed carrier he built through a decade of acquisitions. But it was time to turn successful top-line growth into bottom-line profits, and that's where Chris Easter came in.

August 25, 2020

Q&A: Flock Freight's Founder on Reinventing LTL

Q&A: Flock Freight's Founder on Reinventing LTL

Oren Zaslansky grew up in the trucking business, started a truckload company at age 21, moved on from there to a brokerage, and then decided he wanted to see how he could use technology to totally reinvent how we think about less-than-truckload freight.

July 2, 2020

Q&A: Lidia Yan is Changing the Drayage Market

Q&A: Lidia Yan is Changing the Drayage Market

With a background in logistics and e-commerce in both the U.S. and China, Lidia Yan recognized a market need for a simpler, technology-enabled marketplace to match freight with capacity. In 2015, she founded Next, a trucker-centric freight-matching app and marketplace. Since then, she has led the company to 500% revenue growth.

September 27, 2019

Q&A: ArcBest’s McReynolds on Logistics and Leadership
Q&A: Transplace's Thomas on 3PLs and Technology

Q&A: Transplace's Thomas on 3PLs and Technology

Transplace says it's the largest transportation management provider in the country. HDT's Deborah Lockridge interviewed Jeff Thomas, senior vice president of capacity services for the 3PL, about relationships between carriers, shippers, and brokers, and how technology is changing that dynamic.

July 22, 2019

Q&A: Talking ELDs with FMCSA's Top Compliance Expert

Q&A: Talking ELDs with FMCSA's Top Compliance Expert

We spoke with Joe DeLorenzo, director of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Office of Enforcement and Compliance, to get an update on how the changeover from AOBRDs to ELDs is going.

July 1, 2019

Q&A: Convoy on a Better Way to Connect Truckers and Shippers

Q&A: Convoy on a Better Way to Connect Truckers and Shippers

Three years ago, the company Convoy was founded with the goal of using technology to provide an Uber-like service for booking on-demand freight shipments. Investors like Jeff Bezos and Waymo-parent Alphabet have invested in the company, which recently surpassed $1 billion in valuation. HDT's Deborah Lockridge checked in to see what the company is working on now.

December 3, 2018

Q&A: Fenn Church on ELDs, Infrastructure, and Trucking in Alabama

Q&A: Fenn Church on ELDs, Infrastructure, and Trucking in Alabama

Mandatory ELDs may level the playing field, but it's still a battle to get some customers to understand the constraints that the hours of service rules play. That's just one challenge facing Fenn Church, president of Church Transportation, as he leads the Alabama Trucking Association this year.

August 20, 2018

Q&A: U.S. Xpress' Eric Fuller on Going Public, the Driver Shortage and More
Q&A: Scott Sutarik on Geotab and Telematics, Past and Future
Q&A: Ramona Hood of FedEx Supply Chain

Q&A: Ramona Hood of FedEx Supply Chain

The Women In Trucking Association honored Ramona Hood with its Influential Woman in Trucking award. In this interview with HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge, Hood emphasizes the importance of recruiting and mentoring a diverse talent pool in the industry.

June 6, 2017

Q&A: Old Dominion Freight Line Exec on Scope, Scale, and Growth

Q&A: Old Dominion Freight Line Exec on Scope, Scale, and Growth

Old Dominion Freight Line recently posted a short animated video highlighting the scope and scale of the less-than-truckload carrier. We spoke with Chip Overbey, senior vice president of strategic planning, to learn more about OD's impressive growth strategy.

March 17, 2017

Q&A: Roadrunner Freight President on Being the Economy LTL Provider
Q&A: J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson on Logistics Trends, Diversity and More

Q&A: J.B. Hunt's Shelley Simpson on Logistics Trends, Diversity and More

Shelley Simpson is executive vice president, chief marketing officer and president of integrated capacity solutions and truckload for J.B. Hunt. Earlier this year, she received the Women In Trucking Association’s Distinguished Woman in Logistics Award for 2016. She talks to HDT about logistics trends, the importance of diversity and more.

June 15, 2016

Q&A: Omnitracs' Brad Taylor Talks About Big Data and the Internet of Things