About Esther Sedgwick

Esther Sedgwick
Esther Sedgwick is a Director of Marketing at Convoy focused on technology solutions for shippers. Prior to Convoy, Esther was a Director of Marketing at Microsoft where she launched 17 products across the Windows, Xbox, and Surface businesses over her 10 year tenure. Esther’s experience growing up on a commercial apple farm in Eastern Washington fuels her passion for using technology to improve efficiency and reduce waste in the freight industry.

Posts by Esther Sedgwick:

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…

Four ways Convoy helps simplify small business shipping

We’ve talked to hundreds of people working for transportation teams at small companies. One of the most common things we hear is that they “wear many hats” and can be responsible for everything from quoting customers, to getting shipments covered, to reconciling invoices. Convoy helps simplify the entire logistics workflow by providing tools and technology…

Is your spot freight quote competitive? Convoy’s freight quote calculator will tell you.

In a recent poll, 50% of shippers indicated they price-compare on every single load, while the other half indicated they price-compare on the majority of loads. Whether you are looking to book with Convoy, or a different carrier in your network, businesses can leverage the Convoy freight quote calculator to quickly compare the rates they…

Convoy Connect’s Order-Centric TMS turns customer orders into high-efficiency shipments

Convoy Connect, Convoy’s free transportation management system (TMS), now instantly consolidates orders to create high-efficiency full truckload shipments. In developing Convoy Connect, we observed transportation coordinators continuously struggle to handle the flood of incoming orders that need to be delivered to their customers. They would manually translate these orders into shipments again and again, just…

How a digital freight network delivers Enterprise-level freight shipping services to small businesses

Many shippers have heard the term digital freight network (DFN) thrown around over the past few months. DFNs are often associated with automation, visibility and efficiency, but what exactly does all of this mean for small businesses? Here are four ways that a DFN is specifically set up to help small shippers lower costs and get exceptional freight shipping services through speedy coverage, increased efficiency, and higher service levels.