28 episodes

Explore over-the-road (OTR) shipping with Banyan Technology's Tire Tracks® podcast. Join host and Banyan Account Manager Patrick Escolas as he engages leaders and personalities driving the OTR industry. From first to final mile, gain insight into best practices, innovative technology, and the latest industry news from the leading freight management software provider. Watch for new episodes twice monthly!

Tire Tracks: Driving the Logistics Industry Banyan Technology

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Explore over-the-road (OTR) shipping with Banyan Technology's Tire Tracks® podcast. Join host and Banyan Account Manager Patrick Escolas as he engages leaders and personalities driving the OTR industry. From first to final mile, gain insight into best practices, innovative technology, and the latest industry news from the leading freight management software provider. Watch for new episodes twice monthly!

    The Value of Freight Rate Benchmarking | Episode 28

    The Value of Freight Rate Benchmarking | Episode 28

    Episode 28 of Banyan Technology's Tire Tracks® podcast evaluates freight rate benchmarking with logistics veteran Jonathan Vigliarolo, President and CEO of Nolan & Cunnings. 

    With more than three decades in the logistics field, Jonathan shares valuable insights into the state of freight bill auditing and the sizable impact of technology on freight operations. Take a closer look at how technology enhances RFPs, the partnership dynamics with Carriers, and the pressing need to address billing discrepancies and duplicate billing issues in today's logistics landscape. 

    Don’t miss Jonathan's compelling case for why now is the opportune time to adopt freight rate benchmarking practices.

    Tune in now!


    Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
    Jonathan Vigliarolo on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonathan-vigliarolo-42b2821a/
    Nolan & Cunnings: https://nandc.com/
    Patrick Escolas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-escolas-700137122/
    Learn more about Banyan Technology: https://www.banyantechnology.com
    Banyan Technology on ‌LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/banyan-technology
    Banyan Technology on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banyantechnology
    Banyan Technology on X: https://twitter.com/BanyanTech
    Listen to Tire Tracks on-demand: https://podcast.banyantechnology.com
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tire-tracks-driving-the-logistics-industry/id1651038809
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Aiya6qVXFsiXbUAwMT7S7

    • 37 min
    Is Legislation Creating an Anti-Competitive Supply Chain? | Episode 27

    Is Legislation Creating an Anti-Competitive Supply Chain? | Episode 27

    Take a dive deep into logistics and legislation with Episode 27 of Banyan Technology's Tire Tracks® podcast.

    Nancy O’Liddy, Executive Director of the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL),  sits down with host Patrick Escolas to put the spotlight on legislation impacting the logistics industry. Together, they take a look at the pressing challenges faced by Shippers due to an increasingly anti-competitive supply chain.

    Don't miss an insightful discussion on why healthy supply chain competition is top of mind for NITL and what can be done to increase it through legislative changes. The conversation also examines recent news about cutbacks and rate increases and what it means for the freight recession.

    Learn about important legislative achievements that NITL has been a part of, including the Ocean Shipping Reform Act (OSRA) of 2022, and how these have positively impacted shipping. Nancy also shares her insights on NITL's advocacy for more transportation options and the future of logistics education.


    Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
    Nancy O’Liddy on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/eileen-nancy-o-liddy-a8559412/
    Learn more about NITL: https://www.nitl.org/
    Patrick Escolas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-escolas-700137122/
    Learn more about Banyan Technology: https://www.banyantechnology.com
    Banyan Technology on ‌LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/banyan-technology
    Banyan Technology on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banyantechnology
    Banyan Technology on X: https://twitter.com/BanyanTech
    Listen to Tire Tracks on-demand: https://podcast.banyantechnology.com
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tire-tracks-driving-the-logistics-industry/id1651038809
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Aiya6qVXFsiXbUAwMT7S7
    Watch Tire Tracks on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLcWr4noLiBvRDJCsleyUJUU2bngIbXtVZ 

    • 29 min
    How to Leverage AI in Your Shipping Strategy | Episode 26

    How to Leverage AI in Your Shipping Strategy | Episode 26

     Unlock the future of freight pricing with Episode 26 of Banyan Technology's Tire Tracks® podcast!

    Join us as Greenscreens.ai VP of Strategic Partnerships Matthew Silver dives deep into the revolutionary role of AI in shipping strategies. Discover the cutting-edge predictive capabilities that are reshaping freight rate forecasting, and learn how you can apply these insights to optimize your over-the-road shipping strategy. 

    From the importance of data fluidity to custom-built machine learning models for accurate rate predictions, this episode is a wealth of knowledge for anyone looking to stay ahead in the logistics space. 
    Tune in now!


    Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
    Matthew Silver: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matthewjnsilver/
    Greenscreens.ai: https://www.greenscreens.ai/
    Patrick Escolas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-escolas-700137122/
    Banyan Technology: https://www.banyantechnology.com
    Banyan Technology on ‌LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/banyan-technology
    Banyan Technology on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banyantechnology
    Banyan Technology on X: https://twitter.com/BanyanTech
    Listen to Tire Tracks on-demand: https://podcast.banyantechnology.com
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tire-tracks-driving-the-logistics-industry/id1651038809
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Aiya6qVXFsiXbUAwMT7S7

    • 17 min
    How to Manage Middle Mile Shipping | Episode 25

    How to Manage Middle Mile Shipping | Episode 25

    Amid changing logistics landscapes, middle mile shipping has become a critical juncture in over-the-road shipping. It also has its fair share of issues -- primarily with a lack of visibility and complex pricing models.

    In episode 25 of Banyan Technology's Tire Tracks® podcast, host Patrick Escolas and WARP VP of Pricing and Network Chris Reeves explore the benefits of enhancing middle mile shipping with a boost from logistics technology. Gain insight into simplifying pricing models, common approaches to increasing visibility, how the mode of transport impacts the strategy used, and why buy-in from drivers is key. Learn about the role of data and why WARP is a true digital believer.

    Tune in now!


    Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
    Learn more about WARP: Fully Optimized Middle Mile Logistics Solutions | WARP
    Chris Reeves on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-reeves-b163b92/
    Patrick Escolas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-escolas-700137122/
    Banyan Technology: https://www.banyantechnology.com
    Banyan Technology on ‌LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/banyan-technology
    Banyan Technology on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banyantechnology
    Banyan Technology on X: https://twitter.com/BanyanTech
    Listen to Tire Tracks on-demand: https://podcast.banyantechnology.com
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tire-tracks-driving-the-logistics-industry/id1651038809
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Aiya6qVXFsiXbUAwMT7S7

    • 15 min
    How Will New Laws Affect Logistics? | Episode 24

    How Will New Laws Affect Logistics? | Episode 24

    As the government ramps up new laws and regulations targeting logistics, the industry faces imminent challenges -- but also has an opportunity for unity and growth.

    In episode 24 of Banyan Technology's Tire Tracks® podcast, Host Patrick Escolas sits down with Chris Burroughs, VP of Government Affairs for the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA), to explore the impact of pending legislation and regulations across over-the-road shipping. TIA is committed to advocacy, education and fostering industry excellence as the voice of third-party logistics professionals.

    Gain insight into the impact of double brokering, carbon regulations, data-based carrier selection and much more.

    Tune in now!


    Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
    Chris Burroughs: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chris-burroughs-19401938/
    Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA): https://www.tianet.org/
    Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA): https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/ 
    Patrick Escolas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-escolas-700137122/
    Banyan Technology: https://www.banyantechnology.com
    Banyan Technology on ‌LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/banyan-technology
    Banyan Technology on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banyantechnology
    Banyan Technology on X: https://twitter.com/BanyanTech
    Listen to Tire Tracks on-demand: https://podcast.banyantechnology.com
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tire-tracks-driving-the-logistics-industry/id1651038809
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Aiya6qVXFsiXbUAwMT7S7

    • 29 min
    Managing Logistics Fraud in the Digital Age | Episode 23

    Managing Logistics Fraud in the Digital Age | Episode 23

    Managing fraud in the era of cybercrime is crucial for the freight and logistics industry, especially as tactics become more advanced.
    In episode 23 of Banyan Technology's Tire Tracks® podcast, host Patrick Escolas and  Truckstop Chief Relationship Officer Brent Hutto discuss the importance of proactive fraud prevention and what companies can do to effectively manage growing threats.

    Truckstop, a pioneering force in transportation technology since its establishment, is an innovator of freight-matching solutions. With over 25 years of experience in the transportation industry, Hutto has been an integral part of Truckstop for the past 11 years. Throughout his career, he has demonstrated leadership in various facets, including sales, marketing, media and communications. 

    In this episode, Hutto shares his perspective on the current market, pricing, inflation hurdles, and how the AB 5 Law and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Standards impact over-the-road shipping. Explore industry fraud, how it has changed in the digital age, the dynamic nature of its prevention, and how Truckstop is helping to protect shipments.

    Tune in now!


    Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:
    Brent Hutto: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brent-hutto-b484038/
    Truckstop: https://truckstop.com
    Patrick Escolas: https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-escolas-700137122/
    Banyan Technology: https://www.banyantechnology.com
    Banyan Technology on ‌LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/banyan-technology
    Banyan Technology on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/banyantechnology
    Banyan Technology on X: https://twitter.com/BanyanTech
    Listen to Tire Tracks on-demand: https://podcast.banyantechnology.com
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/tire-tracks-driving-the-logistics-industry/id1651038809
    Listen to Tire Tracks on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Aiya6qVXFsiXbUAwMT7S7

    • 22 min

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