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CarrierDirect Leadership Announcement

CarrierDirect 105 W. Adams, Suite 3010 Chicago, IL 60603 June 14, 2016     To the loyal leadership, employees, clients and mentors of CarrierDirect, Improving the way we ship and transport goods has been my life’s work. From graveyard shifts as a dockworker to the executive suite, I’ve leveraged nearly 20 years of industry experience to help lay the groundwork for innovative companies that change the way we do business. I’ve been fortunate enough to have the opportunity to innovate and make bets on ideas that I passionately believe in. Along the way, I’ve been mentored and inspired by some of the most talented leaders in the industry and I am forever indebted to those individuals. When CarrierDirect was launched in 2011, it was the culmination of more than a decade of experience in the transportation industry. The firm filled a void in trucking and logistics by providing strategy through industry-leading practitioners reinforced by classically trained management consultants. CarrierDirect quickly developed the reputation of being a premier consulting firm and thought leader in this industry. I’m proud of what I’ve helped build at CarrierDirect, but the truth is that I’ve been on the sidelines for quite some time now. In 2014, with CarrierDirect running smoothly, I set my sights on building project44. At that point, I was able to step away from the day-to-day management of CarrierDirect because firm’s talented leadership and consultants were working tirelessly to build and grow the firm. In fact, CarrierDirect’s current executive team has been responsible for driving its largest, most impactful consulting projects — helping the firm’s top carrier and 3PL clients implement... read more

Partnerships Push Value

Collaboration is probably something many trucking companies don’t feel the need to engage in at the moment, especially with capacity getting so tight. And many of their customers and competitors freely admit as much. Continue reading in Fleet Owner... read more

Stifel and CarrierDirect Conference Call Recording

CarrierDirect Executives Explored Topics from Company’s Latest Market Perspective in Webcast Hosted by Stifel Capital Markets on Sept. 24, 2015. Listen to the full recording here. Download the CarrierDirect Perspective “Survival of the Smartest: Freight’s New Competitive... read more

Mixed signals ahead for freight market, says CarrierDirect

It’s going to be a mixed bag for the freight market over the next several months, as a sluggish U.S. economy combined with “systemic shift” in cargo away from the West Coast to the East Coast and tight truck capacity will create difficulties. Continue reading in Fleet... read more

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