The Top 7 Freight Podcasts for Logistics Professionals
Podcasts have become an increasingly popular medium for sharing information, and the freight industry is no exception. They're a great way for truckers, logistics professionals, and anyone interested in transportation to stay informed and updated on the latest industry news, trends, and best practices. Whether you're a seasoned pro or just getting started in the freight industry, there's a podcast for you.
Curious about what podcasts I tune into? Here's a list of my favorite podcasts in the transportation industry in no particular order. You might even be able to catch me on an episode!
Sales Chatter LIVE
"Sales Chatter LIVE" is a daily podcast that covers all things sales and logistics. I try to start my day with "Sales Chatter LIVE," especially on Wednesdays when they bring in a DAT expert to explain what they see happening in the market. Interested in starting your day with a fresh dose of motivation, life skills, sales strategies, and more? Tune in as they go live Monday through Friday!
Trucking for Millennials
On "Trucking for Millennials," podcasters discuss what's happening within the industry today and how the next generation of trucking and logistics professionals is impacting the supply chain. You can expect weekly topical discussions, expert interviews, and real stories from the people moving and managing freight across the country.
You'll hear from diverse viewpoints throughout the industry as they share their experience, insight, and expertise, teaching you how to develop a rewarding career utilizing the top tools and techniques. I like seeing the guys at "Trucking for Millennials" introduce leading supply chain experts to the newest generation of industry professionals.
Let's Talk Supply Chain
The supply chain can be a complicated and confusing place. It's hard to know what solutions will best suit your needs and what information will be useful for your business goals. Luckily, we've got Sarah on our side as the host, bringing a lifetime of industry knowledge and fresh energy to each discussion. Each episode of "Let's Talk Supply Chain" is designed to give you the inside scoop on what solutions are out there and how to get a leg up on your competition, with interviews from the top supply chain professionals in the industry.
WHAT THE TRUCK?!?
"WTT?!?" is FreightWaves' irreverent award-winning podcast breaking down the biggest stories in transportation and logistics. This podcast is all about the people who make freight move. You'll hear from founders, CEOs, VCs, truckers, brokers, and influencers on the show. Join Dooner and the industry three times a week on FreightWavesTV and podcast players everywhere.
Everything is Logistics
The "Everything is Logistics" podcast focuses on the logistics and supply chain industry, specifically emphasizing the 3PL sector. Host and longtime friend of Armstrong Blythe Brumleve covers stories from the logistics pros in the trenches of marketing, sales, and business-building. From these insights, you'll learn how to craft a better story of your own, market it, and generate ROI.
"Standing Out" helps individuals and companies improve their sales and marketing outcomes, as well as their leadership development. Each day, they feature a guest with a unique perspective on sales, marketing, and/or leadership that provides insights to help the audience grow. They also throw in a few laughs from time to time.
Trey Griggs with Beta Consulting Group has brought in numerous heavy hitters in the industry from whom I've learned a ton. Check them out daily on LinkedIn Live, YouTube, and Twitter, or listen on demand wherever you get your podcasts.
Word on the Street
Every Friday, the #StreetCrew gets together for a live stream at the #LogisticsLunchTable to discuss transportation industry topics and anything else we find interesting. I'm a regular on this one. Tune in every Friday at noon CST!
Rev Up Your Knowledge
These podcasts offer a wealth of information and insights for anyone interested in the sales, trucking, supply chain, and logistics industries. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting out, tune in to one or more of these podcasts to stay up to date on this constantly evolving industry!
If you're looking for continual learning opportunities or just want to know what's going on in the market, consider becoming a freight agent with Armstrong! In addition to industry-leading commission splits and superior back-office support, we provide plenty of training and continuing education opportunities through our internal learning platform, Armstrong Academy. Visit our website today to learn more!
About Scott Watanabe
Joining Armstrong in 2014, Scott serves as Director of Training and Agent Development for Armstrong Transport Group. Also known as "The Freight Sensei," Scott oversees new hire training, agent mentoring, and continuing education through professional development. He is skilled in negotiation, operations management, and customer and carrier sales. Scott is a retired US Army Reserve Veteran with two combat tours and over 21 years of service.