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Drilling Deep: Creating a strong relationship between LTL carrier and shipper

Also on the podcast: The different signals coming out of the East Coast diesel market

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Geoff Muessig is the executive vice president and chief marketing officer at LTL carrier Pitt Ohio. He joined podcast host John Kingston to share his perspectives on how a shipper using the services of an LTL carrier can work with that company to provide greater efficiency and cost savings that filter down to the customer.

Also on the podcast, Kingston discusses the latest news on the East Coast diesel market, and how it seemed to be sending two very different signals.

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John Kingston

John has an almost 40-year career covering commodities, most of the time at S&P Global Platts. He created the Dated Brent benchmark, now the world’s most important crude oil marker. He was Director of Oil, Director of News, the editor in chief of Platts Oilgram News and the “talking head” for Platts on numerous media outlets, including CNBC, Fox Business and Canada’s BNN. He covered metals before joining Platts and then spent a year running Platts’ metals business as well. He was awarded the International Association of Energy Economics Award for Excellence in Written Journalism in 2015. In 2010, he won two Corporate Achievement Awards from McGraw-Hill, an extremely rare accomplishment, one for steering coverage of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster and the other for the launch of a public affairs television show, Platts Energy Week.