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The Driving Force Podcast

The Driving Force Podcast

By Matt Loggins
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, Intermodal, and Tank.
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Episode 17: Andrew Schmitz's Journey and Procceed.app

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Episode 17: Andrew Schmitz's Journey and Procceed.app
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- https://www.linkedin.com/in/aschmitz14/ https://proceed.app/   AP- https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt- https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast- https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
33:42
February 22, 2021
Episode 16: Erick Oyemaja's Journey
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 his great story! Erick Oyemaja- https://www.linkedin.com/in/erick-oyemaja-mba/  BestDrive- https://www.linkedin.com/company/bestdrive-usa/  The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/ AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/  Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ 
32:00
October 14, 2020
Episode 15: David Masover's Journey
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! David- https://www.linkedin.com/in/masover/  Driving B2B Sales Revenue Podcast- https://www.linkedin.com/company/the-driving-b2b-sales-revenue-podcast/about/  AP- https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/  Matt- https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/  The Driving Force Podcast- https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
29:47
September 22, 2020
Episode 14: Ben White's Journey
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 helped him develop along the way. You won't want to miss Ben's journey, tips, when he changed his mindset on leadership and what caused that change! Ben White - https://www.linkedin.com/in/benwhitecir/ Titus Talent Strategies - https://www.linkedin.com/company/titus-talent-strategies/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/ AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/
38:50
August 27, 2020
Episode 13: Sara Black's Journey (Luminaries Consulting)
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 story! Sara - https://www.linkedin.com/in/sarablack-warden/ Luminaries Consulting - https://www.linkedin.com/company/luminaries-consulting/ AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
25:20
August 18, 2020
Episode 12: Holly LaBoda's Journey (Luminaries Consulting)
AP & I discuss management consulting with Holly LaBoda. She is the partner and co-founder of Luminaries Consulting and has a wealth of knowledge in the Logistics Industry! She gives great insights into consulting in addition to her experiences prior to starting her company. You won't want to miss this episode! Check out the links below for more information on our guest, their company, us, or our company! Holly - https://www.linkedin.com/in/hollylaboda/ Luminaries Consulting - https://www.linkedin.com/company/luminaries-consulting/ AP- https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
32:17
August 11, 2020
Episode 11: Jeffery McCollum's Journey Into Logistics
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 - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffery-mccollum-87380651/ Dupre' Logistics - https://www.linkedin.com/company/dupr%C3%A9-logistics-llc/ AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
30:31
July 21, 2020
Episode 10: Patrick McFarland's Journey Into Logistics
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 traits and discusses some great things he looks for when hiring people for his team. You won't want to miss this one! Patrick - https://www.linkedin.com/in/patrick-mcfarland-5a7766107/ ITS Logistics - https://www.linkedin.com/company/its-logistics/ AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
26:45
July 14, 2020
Episode 9: Brent Hebert's Journey Into Logistics
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 Hebert - https://www.linkedin.com/in/brent-hebert-a255a23/ Dupre' Logistics - https://www.linkedin.com/company/dupr%C3%A9-logistics-llc/ Alfred Parker - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt Loggins - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
36:22
July 7, 2020
Episode 8: DFP Highlights
AP and I pick our favorite moments from our episodes thus far with our guests below... Erin Sonnier - https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-sonnier-92b40234/ Josh Peek - https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-peek-87034762/ Elise Fournet - https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisegautreau/ Kevin Isenberg - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevintisenberg/
27:35
June 30, 2020
Episode 7: Kevin Isenberg's Journey Into Logistics
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! Kevin - https://www.linkedin.com/in/kevintisenberg/  Confidential Career Solutions - http://www.confidentialcareersolutions.com/ AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
23:45
June 23, 2020
Episode 6: Elise Fournet's Journey Into Logistics
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. This is an episode you don't want to miss! Elise - https://www.linkedin.com/in/elisegautreau/ Dupre' Logistics - https://www.linkedin.com/company/dupr%C3%A9-logistics-llc/ AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
29:45
June 16, 2020
Episode 5: Josh Peek's Journey Into Logistics
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 to put yourself in the best position for a Supply Chain role. Josh Peek - https://www.linkedin.com/in/josh-peek-87034762/ AP's LinkedIn page here... https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt's LinkedIn page here...https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
30:35
June 9, 2020
Episode 4: Erin Sonnier's Journey Into Logistics
AP & I discuss Marketing in Logistics with Erin Sonnier. She discusses her journey from college into her current role as Marketing Communications Specialist including her mentors, networking, and shares tips on how she's progressed in her career. Erin Sonnier - https://www.linkedin.com/in/erin-sonnier-92b40234/ Dupre' Logistics - https://www.linkedin.com/company/dupr%C3%A9-logistics-llc/ Alfred "AP" Parker IV: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt Loggins: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
26:25
June 2, 2020
Episode 3: Navigating A Major Economic Event
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 - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
24:55
May 26, 2020
Episode 2: The Origin Story Part 2
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 look for in mentors. AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
31:42
May 19, 2020
Episode 1: The Origin Story Part 1
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 the challenges along the way. AP - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aparkeriv/ Matt - https://www.linkedin.com/in/mattloggins/ The Driving Force Podcast - https://www.linkedin.com/company/thedrivingforcepodcast/
37:20
May 8, 2020
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May 7, 2020