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The Driving Force Podcast

18 EpisodesProduced by Matt LogginsWebsite

Alfred Parker (AP) and Matt Loggins discuss Transportation Operations and Sales along with the challenges that our industry is currently facing.Together AP and Matt have over 20+ years of Transportation Operations and Sales experience across various modes including: Drayage, Heavy Equipment, Intermo… read more

18 Episodes | 2020 - 2021

Episode 17: Andrew Schmitz's Journey and

February 22nd, 2021


AP & I discuss Andrew's journey to becoming founder of Proceed.App and what he's trying to accomplish with his company.

You won't want to miss his journey and advice learned along the way!

Andrew Schmitz-

Episode 16: Erick Oyemaja's Journey

October 14th, 2020


AP & I discuss leadership and sales with Erick Oyemaja, the Center Manager at BestDrive Tire, a subsidiary of Continental Tire.

He shares some personal lessons learned along his journey and you don't want to miss …

Episode 15: David Masover's Journey

September 22nd, 2020


AP & I discuss sales with David Masover. He has over 30 years of sales experience and brings a unique perspective on sales and the future of sales management.

You don't want to miss this one!


Episode 14: Ben White's Journey

August 27th, 2020


AP and I discuss Ben White's journey in recruiting. He also shares valuable tools that have helped him grow as a leader including resources that have …

Episode 13: Sara Black's Journey (Luminaries Consulting)

August 18th, 2020


AP & I discuss Sara's journey into logistics and how she and Holly started Luminaries Consulting.

You won't want to miss the details of this …

Episode 12: Holly LaBoda's Journey (Luminaries Consulting)

August 11th, 2020


AP & I discuss management consulting with Holly LaBoda. She is the partner and co-founder of Luminaries Consulting and has a wealth of knowledge …

Episode 11: Jeffery McCollum's Journey Into Logistics

July 21st, 2020


AP & I discuss Operations Management and Leadership tools with Jeffery.

You won't want to miss the struggles and triumphs from Jeff's past.

Jeff …

Episode 10: Patrick McFarland's Journey Into Logistics

July 14th, 2020


AP & I talk with Patrick about his journey into Logistics as well as his current role as Director of Marketing.

He shares some great leadership …

Episode 9: Brent Hebert's Journey Into Logistics

July 7th, 2020


AP & I discuss Human Resources with Brent Hebert, the Chief Administrative Officer at Dupre' Logistics.

We talk about leadership development, mentoring others, and much more!

You won't want to miss this one!

Brent …

Episode 8: DFP Highlights

June 30th, 2020


AP and I pick our favorite moments from our episodes thus far with our guests below...

Erin Sonnier -

Josh Peek -

Elise …

Episode 7: Kevin Isenberg's Journey Into Logistics

June 23rd, 2020


AP & I talk with Kevin about his journey into Logistics.

He discusses valuable nuggets of information of what he looks for when hiring candidates for his clients.

You don't want to miss this episode with Kevin!

Episode 6: Elise Fournet's Journey Into Logistics

June 16th, 2020


AP and I discuss Information Technology with Elise Fournet. 

We talk about how IT impacts Transportation and what the future of IT will look like.

Episode 5: Josh Peek's Journey Into Logistics

June 9th, 2020


AP and I ask Josh Peek about his journey into Logistics and the pivot to Supply Chain with Wal-Mart.

We also discuss his mentors and what made them unique. He delves into great detail about what skills you need to have …

Episode 4: Erin Sonnier's Journey Into Logistics

June 2nd, 2020


AP & I discuss Marketing in Logistics with Erin Sonnier. She discusses her journey from college into her current role as Marketing Communications …

Episode 3: Navigating A Major Economic Event

May 26th, 2020


AP and I discuss how to go about networking during a major economic event.

We discuss tips and who we focus on networking with in our industry.

AP -

Matt -

Episode 2: The Origin Story Part 2

May 19th, 2020


AP and I discuss his background and journey from college to now. We also discuss the importance of leadership, having mentors, and the qualities we …

Episode 1: The Origin Story Part 1

May 8th, 2020


AP & I discuss my journey from college to my current role including how I developed my leadership style, what I look for when hiring, and some of …

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