The Relay

– Episode 9

Combatting a Challenging Freight Economy with Maddie Cook and Bryce Peacock

This week on The Relay, Maddie Cook, Director of Customer Success at Gulf Relay, is joined by Bryce Peacock, Director of Operations. In this episode, Maddie and Bryce give an update on the freight market, including explaining the surge in the capacity of trucking companies that is leveling out after the COVID-19 pandemic, how the market is leveling out, customer expectations in the current market, and more.
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Highlights from this week’s conversation include:
  • Freight beginning to level out despite surge of capacity (0:24)
  • How Gulf Relay is handling the economic challenges (2:37)
  • Freight numbers coming back up (3:48)
  • The reefer market (4:39)
  • Customer expectations in the current market (7:10)
The Relay is a podcast produced by Gulf Relay. In each episode, we dive behind the scenes of our operations, teams, and industry. From the unique challenges of the job to anecdotes about life on the road, our guests will provide a window into a profession that is crucial to our economy and way of life. Let’s hit the road!

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