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Heartland Express acquires CFI truckload unit for $525 million – WTT

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On today’s episode Dooner and The Dude are joined by FreightWaves Tony Mulvery to talk about Heartland Express’ $525 million acquisition of CFI’s truckload unit. That move makes Heartland Express the 8th largest truckload fleet in the U.S. 

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It’s time to get mindful this Monday as Dr. Rhonda Bompensa-Zimmerman, Director of fitness and wellness at GlobalTranz gets us centered with physical and mental techniques aimed at taking the tension out of logistics. 

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Timothy Dooner

Dooner is an award-winning podcaster, content producer and host who is currently the director of audio at FreightWaves and the creative director of Back The Truck Up. In under a year he helped build FreightCasts, the world’s largest logistics and supply chain podcast network in media. He produces and co-hosts the hit podcast and FreightWavesTV show, WHAT THE TRUCK?!? WTT is ranked in Apple Podcasts top-20 Business News podcasts. He also writes a newsletter of the same title with over 10k subscribers in the supply chain and trucking niche. Dooner has been in freight since 2005 and has held directors positions in operations, sales, consulting, and marketing. He has worked with FedEx, Reebok, Adidas, L.L. Bean, Hasbro, Louis Vuitton, and many more high level clients across the full spectrum of the supply chain. He was a featured speaker at TEDx Chattanooga.