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The perfect storm—supply and demand issues facing the logistics industry

Episode 3


Driver shortages have been an issue for the past several years, but especially since the pandemic.

In this episode, Jennifer Dube, Director of Vendor Services at SDS Rx, and Brad Crank, Director of Operations at Crossroads Courier, discuss the current challenges surrounding driver recruiting and retainment in the transportation and logistics industry. Hear how they’ve gotten creative with recruiting tactics and advertising, and how they’ve been able to adapt to and overcome the driver shortage issue in their respective businesses.

If you’re listening and you’re interested in driving opportunities with either of these awesome companies, check out their websites:


Crossroads Courier

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The Gig Academy host

Nick Hancock, Openforce Gig Academy Podcast Host and Customer Success Manager of Key Accounts
Nick monitors all areas that pertain to and affects the gig economy and IC model to best advise and meet the needs of Openforce’s clientele. Prior to working at Openforce, Nick worked in both the Dental manufacturing industry and has a background in insurance as a producer.

Nick has a Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies of Humanities from Northern Arizona University and he and his wife are expecting their firstborn daughter in October 2021.

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