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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.

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.

Q&A: SmartDrive's Mitgang on Video-Based Safety

Last year, SmartDrive Systems, a provider of video-based safety and transportation intelligence, was named one of Deloitte's 2019 Technology Fast 500 for the sixth year in a row. We talked to CEO Steve Mitgang about the award, the company, and video-based safety technology in general.

Q&A: Starsky's Seltz-Axmacher on Autonomous Trucks

Starsky Robotics had to give up on its goal of truly driverless trucks earlier this year after failing to secure additional needed funding. HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park recently spoke to founder Stefan Seltz-Axmacher about what happened and why true self-driving truck technology may be harder than we think.

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.