• ITVI.USA
    9,157.620
    -27.560
    -0.3%
  • OTRI.USA
    2.590
    -0.020
    -0.8%
  • OTVI.USA
    9,162.320
    -26.570
    -0.3%
  • TLT.USA
    2.670
    -0.010
    -0.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.230
    -0.070
    -5.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    1.100
    -0.030
    -2.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    1.290
    -0.060
    -4.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    1.700
    0.130
    8.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    1.520
    0.060
    4.1%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    1.120
    -0.030
    -2.6%
  • WAIT.USA
    139.000
    -12.000
    -7.9%
  • ITVI.USA
    9,157.620
    -27.560
    -0.3%
  • OTRI.USA
    2.590
    -0.020
    -0.8%
  • OTVI.USA
    9,162.320
    -26.570
    -0.3%
  • TLT.USA
    2.670
    -0.010
    -0.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.DALLAX
    1.230
    -0.070
    -5.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.PHLCHI
    1.100
    -0.030
    -2.7%
  • TSTOPVRPM.CHIATL
    1.290
    -0.060
    -4.4%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXSEA
    1.700
    0.130
    8.3%
  • TSTOPVRPM.ATLPHL
    1.520
    0.060
    4.1%
  • TSTOPVRPM.LAXDAL
    1.120
    -0.030
    -2.6%
  • WAIT.USA
    139.000
    -12.000
    -7.9%
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FreightCasts Weekly Recap (3/16-3/22)

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Users of the FreightWavesTV app also have access to a full lineup of FreightWavesTV content, including weekday live streaming, special reports, news segments, past shows, SONAR demos, rapid-fire demos and exclusive interviews.

  • Coronavirus Freight Market Update
    • Risk, rest stops and layoffs
      • Our market experts guide you through the coronavirus’s impact on trucking, demand, consumer spending and more. In addition, we’ll catch you up on the day’s top stories.
      • Joining us will be FreightWaves CEO & founder Craig Fuller, K-Ratio’s Kyle Lintner, Diesel Laptops’ Tyler Robertson, plus market experts Kevin Hill and Anthony Smith.
      • This is a live, interactive event. Viewers are encouraged to comment and call in during broadcasts Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon ET on FreightWaves’ Linkedin, Facebook and YouTube channels.
    • Peak virus and the impact on trucking and economics
      • This is a live, interactive event. Viewers are encouraged to comment and call in during broadcasts every Tuesday and Thursday at noon ET on FreightWaves’ Linkedin, Facebook and YouTube channels.
  • FreightWaves LIVE – FreightWaves LIVE Atlanta to become 100% virtual event
    • More than 2,000 C-level executives were projected to attend FreightWaves LIVE Atlanta. The event has now been moved to a virtual experience.
  • “WHAT THE TRUCK?!?” — A wild week for freight as America enters self-quarantine
    • Dooner and The Dude are talking about what went down during week 1 of self-quarantine in much of the U.S. They cover layoffs hitting freight, XPO taking breakup off the table and airlines getting grounded.
    • Joining us is Brady Maller from Polywood to discuss their latest product on Kickstarter as well as going to market during a crisis.
    • Kevin Hill covers the massive spike in freight rates and pricing power that occurred this week.
    • Dooner’s parents are driving up the Eastern Seaboard from Florida to Boston and will give their report from the road.
    • WorkHound CEO Max Farrell has the results of their latest trucker survey concerning the coronavirus.
    • Plus, Good News Bad News covering the HOS waiver, Trump’s paid leave bill, hoarders, counterfeit cleaning supplies, rest stops and more. 
    • Finally, we hear from our listeners in Comment Section Rodeo.
  • “WHAT THE TRUCK?!?” — World’s largest work-from-home experiment
    • Dooner and The Dude have all of your updates and headlines concerning the coronavirus impact on freight and the people who move it. They also have major news concerning FreightWaves LIVE.
    • Joining us will be Paul Enos, CEO of Nevada Trucking, to talk about new HOS rules and if they’re enough.
    • Carlyn Reeves, AVP of Marketing at TriumphPay, on #ThankATrucker week and how TriumphPay is lending support. 
    • Ingrid Brown, owner-operator at Rollin’ B LLC, has a report from the road on the state of rest stops, trucker health and how America keeps moving.
    • “Put That Coffee Down’s” Kevin Hill has some crucial work-from-home tips and a preview of this week’s episode.
    • Plus, Emily Szink on the rest of freight’s Big Deals/Little Deals.
  • “Great Quarter, Guys” — Can transportation companies thrive with everyone working from home?
    • We discuss with Ryan Schreiber at CarrierDirect how prepared trucking companies are to have their entire staff work remotely. We will learn very soon how good their communication systems and operational processes are. 
    • Plus, we interview Doug Schrier, VP of Product and Innovation at Transflo, about their new offerings for freight brokers.
  • “Put That Coffee Down” — How to keep your freight sales team engaged and selling during a crisis
    • Dooner and Hill are talking about the best ways and practices for selling while working from home. We’ll look at what it takes to stay motivated, create conversations, network, conference and sell while remote. In addition, we’ll coach you on some methods for selling during the crisis that the coronavirus presents.
    • Some sales professionals will shine in this environment while others will be exposed. Learn how to start standing out on this edition of “Put That Coffee Down.”
    • Plus, listener feedback, advice and community building!
  • “Freightonomics” — Navigating the coronavirus
    • Zach and Anthony discuss current economic trends in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, and what’s to come.
  • “Drilling Deep” — Where the crisis in truck insurance rates came from
    • It’s shut down businesses and thrown planning into turmoil. No, it’s not COVID-19. It’s the rising insurance rates that trucking companies have been facing the past few years. The problem seems to have gotten particularly acute in the past year or two, and insurance rates have been cited by several trucking companies as a key reason why they’ve shut their doors.
    • On this week’s “Drilling Deep” podcast, host John Kingston sits down with Craig Dancer, the National Transportation Industry practice leader at Marsh, a global insurance broker. Craig shares his view on where the surge in insurance rates came from and where it might be headed.
    • To kick off the show, John will share his views on the complex situation surrounding plunging diesel prices. We expand on the discussion from last week when we ask whether this is a net positive or net negative for the industry.
  • “FreightWaves Morning Minute” — (Monday-Friday)
    • The fastest minute in freight.
    • The top headlines from freightwaves.com every weekday morning. Available on FreightWaves.com/podcasts, your favorite podcasts player and Alexa by adding the skill “FreightWaves.”

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Jack Glenn is an Editorial Associate for FreightWaves and lives in Chattanooga, TN. He is a recent graduate of the University of Georgia Terry College of Business where he earned a degree in Marketing.

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