80 episodes

Transportation professionals- this is a PERFECT podcast for shippers, brokers, and carriers. Transportation lawyer Cassandra Gaines, brings all her shipper, broker, and carrier friends together to talk about the major issues in the industry. Cassandra is building a community called Madtropolis where everyone in the transportation industry can unite, collaborate, and support each other. Find out more information about Cassandra at www.madgaineslive.com and follow her on LinkedIn and join her 33,000 other followers in building this community!

MadGaines Live! By Cassandra Gaines Cassandra Gaines, Esq.

    • Business
    • 4.7 • 13 Ratings

Transportation professionals- this is a PERFECT podcast for shippers, brokers, and carriers. Transportation lawyer Cassandra Gaines, brings all her shipper, broker, and carrier friends together to talk about the major issues in the industry. Cassandra is building a community called Madtropolis where everyone in the transportation industry can unite, collaborate, and support each other. Find out more information about Cassandra at www.madgaineslive.com and follow her on LinkedIn and join her 33,000 other followers in building this community!

    Meet the OG of Software. CEO of McLeod

    Meet the OG of Software. CEO of McLeod

    Meet Tom McLeod, the CEO of McLeod Software.

    Tom founded McLeod in 1985! Before many of you were even born :) 
    He's seen a lot of change over the years. 
    He's also tenaciously continued to build McLeod over the last 36 years into one of the leading software providers in the transportation industry. 

    • 33 min
    Meet the OG of LTL Freight- the CEO of Yellow Corp.

    Meet the OG of LTL Freight- the CEO of Yellow Corp.

    Meet the CEO of one of the largest transportation companies in the country and learn more about the “creators of the LTL industry” powered by five brands YRC, Reddaway, New Penn, Holland. 
    Guests:Darren D Hawkins, CEO at Yellow Corporation (YRC, Reddaway, New Penn, Holland) Links: LinkedIn Events: https://www.linkedin.com/events/meetthedarrenhawkins-ceoofyello6820703880314163200/ https://youtu.be/GoFAmEROORY 

    • 34 min
    CEO of FLS (and his Bromance with Jeff Silver)

    CEO of FLS (and his Bromance with Jeff Silver)

    Learn how John Leach grew his career from Coyote to the CEO of one of the largest 3PLs in North America, specializing in cross-border freight. 
    Guests:John Leach, CEO of FLS TransportationLinks: LinkedIn Events: https://www.linkedin.com/events/meetjohnleach-theceoofflstransp6820712114957639680/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/cassandragaines 

    • 33 min
    Meet the Smartest Man in Freight

    Meet the Smartest Man in Freight

    Meet Benjamin Gordon, Founder and Manager in Cambridge Capital. 
    Meet the smartest man in freight(ish). Learn how this Yale and Harvard grad got introduced to freight, his thoughts on the industry’s growth, acquisitions, technology, and more. Read some of his articles on LinkedIn to get to know him better beforehand. Ask your own questions in the live feed. 
    Today's show is sponsored by Cassandra's favorite factoring company, OTR Capital! Learn more here-->  https://otrcapital.com/madgaines/ and by Lean Solutions Group, a nearshore service provider that delivers high-quality business solutions in staffing, tech, marketing, and sales for U.S.-based companies.
    Guests:Benjamin Gordon, Managing Partner at Cambridge Capital LLC Links: LinkedIn Events: https://www.linkedin.com/events/meetbengordon-thesmartestmaninf6820704861437353984/ YouTube: https://youtu.be/jXS85Amx0s4 Sign up to be on the tech map here: https://www.alcottglobal.com/logtech-map-2021/ 

    • 40 min
    Sketchy Lease “Programs”

    Sketchy Lease “Programs”

    OOIDA leader Lewie Pugh, legal expert Kristen Johnson, and trucking expert Adam Wingfield will teach Madtropolis about the sketchy and sometimes fraudulent lease “programs” that trap owners/drivers and sometimes, drives them to bankruptcy.
    Today's show is sponsored by Cassandra's favorite factoring company, OTR Capital! Learn more here-->  https://otrcapital.com/madgaines/
    Guests:Kristen Johnson, Partner & Transportation Lawyer with Taylor & AssociatesOwner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA), Lewie PughAdam Wingfield, Managing Director with Innovative Logistics GroupLinks: LinkedIn Events: https://www.linkedin.com/events/sketchylease-programs6820708059405406209/ YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/cassandragaines 

    • 58 min
    CARB Violations

    CARB Violations

    Carriers, Shippers, and Brokers across the country are often caught off-guard when they receive an expensive CARB violation in California; especially when their operations are not based in California. J.J. Keller’s trucking specialist Tom Bray explains how everyone can avoid a CARB ticket when driving in and out of the state of California. 
    Learn more about our sponsor J.J. Keller & Associates and the resources and services J.J.Keller provides-  https://www.jjkellerdatasense.com/?PromoCode=211469 

    • 28 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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Better Call Cass

Great podcast with really useful tidbits for everyone at all levels of the company