Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast


Feb 26, 2024

Ryan Schreiber and Joe Lynch discuss navigating the roller coaster freight market. Ryan is the Vice President, Industry and Growth, at Metafora, the leading business consulting and software development firm that exclusively serves the Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain space.

About Ryan Schreiber

Ryan Schreiber is the Vice President, Industry and Growth, at Metafora. Ryan was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. Ryan earned a degree in History from the University of South Florida and then a Law degree from Michigan State University.  Prior to joining Metafora, Ryan worked at a variety of logistics companies and even started and exited a few tech-enabled freight brokerage start-ups. Ryan is a skilled technologist and strategist who has helped transform many leading transportation and logistics companies. In Ryan’s experience, great technology is important, but finding and keeping the right people is the key to success in the 3PL business.

About Metafora

Metafora, previously “CarrierDirect”, is the leading business consulting and software development firm that exclusively serves the Transportation, Logistics and Supply Chain space. They partner with carriers, shippers, and freight tech vendors to help them optimize their business and build software to fuel their growth. Welcome to the new way forward. Welcome to Metafora.

Key Takeaways: Navigating the Roller Coaster Freight Market

  • Ryan Schreiber and Joe Lynch discuss navigating the roller coaster freight market including:
    • Freight market recovery timing
    • Technology adoption and changeover costs
    • AI readiness
    • The future of tech-centric freight brokerages (Convoy/Uber)
  • Metafora is a management consulting and technology delivery firm focused on transportation, logistics, and supply chain.
  • They provide consulting and software development services exclusively for companies in these sectors.
  • Partners with various stakeholders: Metafora collaborates with carriers, shippers, and even freight technology vendors.
  • Specializes in technology strategy: They help businesses in the transportation and logistics industry develop and implement effective technology solutions to optimize their operations and achieve growth.
  • Offers a partnership network: Metafora+ connects clients with various industry experts and resources.
  • Values collaboration and learning: Their company culture emphasizes teamwork, open communication, and a willingness to learn and adapt.
  • Metafora aims to propel clients forward: Metafora goes beyond simply delivering services; they strive to be a "tailwind of possibility," helping clients reach their full potential.

Learn More About Navigating the Roller Coaster Freight Market

Ryan Schreiber | Linkedin

Metafora LinkedIn

Metafora website

Metafora Services

The Metafora Story with Peter Rentschler | The Logistics of Logistics

The Competitive Advantage with David Bell and Peter Rentschler | The Logistics of Logistics

3 Freight Trends to Watch with Ryan Schreiber | The Logistics of Logistcs

The Logistics of Logistics Podcast