7 episodes

Great Lakes Forward tells the untold story of maritime and tackles topics of shipping, logistics and trade. It’s simple – Shipping, Logistics, Capacity and Access. The Port of Cleveland is the Premier Port on the Great Lakes, which allows for products to flow in and out of Northeast Ohio – and the Great Lakes – with ease. Great Lakes Forward keeps you up-to-date on what’s happening at the Port of Cleveland, gives direct access to William Friedman, Port of Cleveland’s CEO, and offers insights from the region’s top companies that rely on the Port for their everyday business operations.

Great Lakes Forward Port of Cleveland

    • Business
    • 5.0, 3 Ratings

Great Lakes Forward tells the untold story of maritime and tackles topics of shipping, logistics and trade. It’s simple – Shipping, Logistics, Capacity and Access. The Port of Cleveland is the Premier Port on the Great Lakes, which allows for products to flow in and out of Northeast Ohio – and the Great Lakes – with ease. Great Lakes Forward keeps you up-to-date on what’s happening at the Port of Cleveland, gives direct access to William Friedman, Port of Cleveland’s CEO, and offers insights from the region’s top companies that rely on the Port for their everyday business operations.

    The Great Lakes: Where We Live, Work & Play

    The Great Lakes: Where We Live, Work & Play

    In this episode of Great Lakes Forward, our host Jade Davis, Vice President of External Affairs, is joined by Mark Barker, President of Interlake Steamship Company. Together, they discuss the unique role of carriers, like Interlake Steamship Company, on the Great Lakes and the critical part they are playing in delivering necessary goods and materials throughout the entire world during these times.



    In our CEO’s corner, Davis and William D. Friedman, President & Chief Executive Officer, discuss the future of Great Lakes-Seaway shipping and share the ways shippers and Port of Cleveland are protecting our fresh waters by lowering emissions.



    Great Lakes Forward is a podcast series by the Port of Cleveland that tells the untold story of maritime and tackles topics of shipping, logistics and trade.



    Find us on the web at www.portofcleveland.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube we are @portofcleveland. Email us with comments and questions at info@portofcleveland.com.

    • 44 min
    Maritime & Logistics: Navigating COVID-19

    Maritime & Logistics: Navigating COVID-19

    In this episode of Great Lakes Forward, our host Jade Davis, Vice President of External Affairs, is joined by William D. Friedman, President & Chief Executive Officer, and Dave Gutheil, Chief Commercial Officer. Together, they discuss the health and wealth of our region and how the Port is combatting the COVID-19 crisis, keeping stakeholders safe, and driving economic development for Cleveland.

    Together, Friedman and Gutheil share their predictions for the 2020 shipping season, what the future may hold when the manufacturing industry ramps up again and the larger, more critical role the Port of Cleveland will have in keeping the global supply chain moving.

    Great Lakes Forward is a podcast series by the Port of Cleveland that tells the untold story of maritime and tackles topics of shipping, logistics and trade. Find us on the web at www.portofcleveland.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube we are @portofcleveland Email us with comments and questions at info@portofcleveland.com

    Ship Smarter

    Ship Smarter

    In this episode, the logistics, transportation and maritime innovators at the Port of Cleveland continue the conversation with Rodney Corrigan, President of LOGISTEC Stevedoring Inc. LOGISTEC is the terminal operator of the Cleveland Bulk Terminal (CBT) and General Cargo Terminal.

    In the segment, State of the North Coast, Jade Davis, Vice President of External Affairs interviews William D. Friedman, President & Chief Executive Officer and together they discuss the St. Lawrence Seaway and maritime innovation.

    Great Lakes Forward is a podcast series by the Port of Cleveland that tells the untold story of maritime and tackles topics of shipping, logistics and trade. Find us on the web at www.portofcleveland.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube we are @portofcleveland Email us with comments and questions at info@portofcleveland.com

    The North Coast

    The North Coast

    In this episode, the logistics, transportation and maritime innovators at the Port of Cleveland interview Rodney Corrigan, President of LOGISTEC Stevedoring Inc. LOGISTEC is the terminal operator of the Cleveland Bulk Terminal (CBT) and General Cargo Terminal. Great Lakes Forward is a podcast series by the Port of Cleveland that tells the untold story of maritime and tackles topics of shipping, logistics and trade. Find us on the web at www.portofcleveland.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn we are @portofcleveland Email us with comments and questions at info@portofcleveland.com

    Environmental Sustainability in Maritime, Innovation in Steel Production & Looming Tariffs

    Environmental Sustainability in Maritime, Innovation in Steel Production & Looming Tariffs

    In this episode, the logistics, transportation and maritime innovators at the Port of Cleveland interview Tina Kimble, Director U.S. Governmental and Regulatory Affairs, Tata Steel in Europe.

    Great Lakes Forward is a podcast series by the Port of Cleveland that tells the untold story of maritime and tackles topics of shipping, logistics and trade. Find us on the web at www.portofcleveland.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube we are @portofcleveland Email us with comments and questions at info@portofcleveland.com

    Redefining Steel & Moving Maritime Forward

    Redefining Steel & Moving Maritime Forward

    In this episode, the logistics, transportation and maritime innovators at the Port of Cleveland interview Mike Madar, Vice President & General Manager, ArcelorMittal Cleveland.

    Great Lakes Forward is a podcast series by the Port of Cleveland that tells the untold story of maritime and tackles topics of shipping, logistics and trade. Find us on the web at www.portofcleveland.com and on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube we are @portofcleveland Email us with comments and questions at info@portofcleveland.com

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

Shmeezer29 ,

Awesome insights from ArcelorMittal

Really enjoyed the podcast. Listening to Mike from AM was very insightful and it’s nice being able to hear straight from Will Friedman. Great work!

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