The Relay

– Episode 18

Growth and Opportunity in a Challenging Transportation Market

In this episode of the Relay, Rhaya Reynolds, Driver Recruiting Manager at Gulf Relay, sits down with Bryce Peacock, Director of Operations at Gulf Relay. Bryce discusses his role and experiences at Gulf Relay, highlighting the importance of the people in their success. He acknowledged the challenges in the transportation market, including a down market and fuel price fluctuations, but remains optimistic about opportunities, such as the recent shutdown of Yellow Freight. Bryce advises newcomers to enter the transportation field during a down market to gain valuable experience while explaining how Gulf Relay is well-prepared to handle challenges through their strategic approach and partnerships.
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Highlights from this week’s conversation include:
  • Bryce’s journey at Gulf Relay (0:24)
  • How market challenges are impacting Gulf Relay (1:30)
  • Combatting the struggles of the transportation market (4:17)
  • Advice for those looking to come into the logistics space (6:42)
  • Final thoughts (7:31)
  The Relay is a podcast produced by Gulf Relay. 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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