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How diverse is the trucking industry?


There is a growing trend among companies of all sizes to take a critical look at their social impact and devise strategies for working toward more equitable practices. Across all major industries, these companies are evaluating their employees, consumers, partners, and communities to try to build more diverse and inclusive environments. The trucking industry is […]

Celebrating LGBTQIA+ Pride in Atlanta


Since the 1970s, people have been coming together all over America to celebrate Pride Month in June each year.  Pride is a commemoration of the Stonewall Uprising of 1969 and celebrates the work it has taken, and acknowledges the work that is still needed, to achieve equal justice and equal opportunity for LGBTQIA+ Americans.  In […]

Credo Beauty’s Mia Davis: Pioneering Clean Beauty


We are experiencing a huge shift in consumer mindset as customers have become more interested in a company’s process over its product. This is particularly true in the nearly $500+ billion cosmetics industry, which does much to improve a person’s sense of self and wellbeing, but also has a great deal of waste taking a […]

Consumers are in overdrive, but factories are stalling in second gear

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Consumer spending hit new highs in September while the industrial sector stabilized, but ultimately failed to recover its pre-crisis momentum. Data published this morning by the Census Bureau and the Federal Reserve Board beg the question: How durable is the economic recovery if America’s consumers are in overdrive, but its factories are stalling in second […]

Convoy to Promote use of Natural Resources Canada’s SmartDriver Program to Help Truck Drivers Save Money and Reduce Carbon Emissions


Convoy encourages use of free eco-driving training course to tens of thousands of truck drivers in North America We are excited to announce a new way for carriers to reduce carbon emissions by 35%. Starting today, we are promoting Natural Resources Canada’s industry leading SmartDriver for Highway Trucking (SDHT) training course to Convoy’s network of tens […]

How is my operations team doing? Steps to building a well balanced scorecard.


In this article, we’ll explore how to create a well-balanced set of operational metrics that you can implement in your own business. Like all businesses, Convoy has many stakeholders with different priorities.  Shippers care about trucks being on time, good communication, and fair prices. Carriers also care about fair prices, strong relationships, and access to shipments […]

Aether Beauty’s Tiila Abbitt: Leading The Zero Waste Beauty Revolution


When the question of integrating sustainability into your business arises, there are many considerations to be made because it has an impact on nearly every part of a company. Are you working to uphold corporate sustainability and do good in the communities where you operate? And what about for the people who work for your […]

Convoy Announces Sunita Solao as VP of People


Convoy welcomes Sunita Solao to its Executive team as Vice President of People, effective October 19, 2020. Sunita will report into Co-founder and CEO Dan Lewis and oversee all aspects of the People and Places teams at Convoy, including recruiting, total rewards, learning and development, DE&I and workplace and facilities teams.   “Finding the right […]

Convoy VP Kristen Forecki Recognized as Top Business Leader in the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2020 “40 Under 40”


Congratulations to Convoy VP of Operations and Supply, Kristen Forecki, for being recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal in the “40 Under 40” Awards. This annual recognition identifies executives under the age of 40 who are dynamic leaders in the business community. Kristen joined Convoy in 2015 with a vision to drive impact on […]

Appointment scheduling discounts: Save time when you need to, save money when you want to.


If there’s one thing 2020 has taught us, it’s that shippers need more flexibility and control than ever before — flexibility to make the right choice, at the right time, in fluctuating market conditions, and more control over costs and quality outcomes to drive bottom-line results. As part of our ongoing effort to increase pricing […]