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The Logistics of Logistics Podcast

Feb 21, 2024

Will Jenkins and Joe Lynch discuss the freight talent gap. Will is Founder and CEO of Journey, a freight brokerage-focused recruiting, consulting, and training company.

About Will Jenkins

Will Jenkins is Founder and CEO of Journey, a transportation recruiting resource and community-based sales academy. Will has spent the past 15 years of his career building businesses and cultivating sales talent, having successfully hired and trained hundreds of sales professionals. His passion for personal and professional development is the driving force behind his new venture, Journey. Journey is a freight brokerage-focused recruiting, consulting, and training company. Prior to starting Journey, Will co-founded and helped build the freight brokerage MoLo Solutions. MoLo was acquired by ArcBest in 2021 for $235 million and grew to over 900+ employees and $1 billion in annual revenue in 2022. At MoLo, Will built out the training and onboarding program which allowed the organization to efficiently bring on hundreds of new employees and standardize the training process. He also scaled their customer-facing sales team, which included identifying, recruiting, hiring, and training new employees. This gave him first-hand experience in what it takes to attract and retain top talent.

About Journey

Journey is a freight brokerage-focused recruiting, consulting, and training company. They cater to freight brokerages looking to expand their teams and grow their businesses, candidates seeking new opportunities, and individuals aiming to improve their skills. Their goal is simple: To help you succeed on your Journey, whatever that may be.

Key Takeaways: The Freight Talent Gap

  • Will Jenkins and Joe Lynch discuss how freight brokerages can overcome the freight talent gap and thrive by selecting the right recruitment and training partner.
  • Journey offers the following benefits to their customers:
  • Double Expertise: They offer both #1 transportation recruiting services and a premier sales academy for skill development.
  • Full-Spectrum Focus: They cater to employers seeking talent, candidates seeking jobs, and individuals wanting to upskill.
  • Industry Experts: Their team boasts extensive experience and knowledge in transportation and logistics recruitment.
  • Candidate Connection: They specialize in connecting qualified candidates with leading companies in the industry.
  • Community-Based Academy: They provide exclusive on-demand training and a platform for learning, networking, and growth within a supportive community.
  • Personalized Approach: Their mission is to help you "succeed on your journey," which includes individualized support for employers, candidates, and academy members.
  • Secret Weapon: The Journey Community is the difference, fostering connection and collaboration within their network.

Will Jenkins | LinkedIn

Journey: Overview | LinkedIn


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The Logistics of Logistics Podcast