Episode 2

Published on:

11th Mar 2021

Emerging Trends in Transportation and Logistics With Tom Ptacek

Big data in transportation and logistics, tort reform, insurance rates, autonomous vehicles, and avoiding lawsuits, are just some of the topics discussed in this week’s episode.

James welcomes friend and Lockton VP, Tom Ptacek, and Tom brings his 40 years of experience in the insurance industry to discuss a plethora of topics within the transportation and logistics space.

They discuss the driver shortage issue, and what trucking companies can do to help attract top talent. How companies should view big data, and what kind of trends are emerging in this space, plus how the ‘little’ guys can take advantage of the data that top companies are gathering.

They also talk about how the pandemic has affected the supply chain, and why we’re seeing a sudden shortage in shipping containers.

To watch the video episode, visit: https://youtu.be/JaZhfa25YQM

There’s so much incredible information in this episode.

This episode is also sponsored by Sand Shark Oilfield Services. To connect with Isaiah visit Isaiah {at} sandsharkofs.com

To connect with James or learn more, visit BlindSpotsPodcast.com

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About the Podcast

Blind Spots: A Podcast About Transportation & Logistics
Avoiding the Blind Spots can be one of the best strategic moves a business can make, but sometimes they’re inevitable. Welcome to the podcast that explores the Transportation & Logistics space, and how to make sure your company isn’t left behind picking up the pieces of missed opportunity or by being side swiped by something completely unexpected.

About your host

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James Pederson

James is part of a dynamic team at Lockton where he works with Fleets to provide solutions to the unique risk management issues that transportation companies are facing.

Lockton Companies, LLC, is the largest privately-held insurance and risk management firm in the world.

James is the President for the Fort Worth, TX based non-profit Cowtown Warriors. They are an all-volunteer organization that gives financial aid to veterans who 1) are based in North Texas 2) have a service connected disability 3) have an honorable discharge.

You can reach James at jpederson {at} lockton.com or 817-344-7320