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Brandon Fried was appointed to serve as the Executive Director of the Airforwarders Association in November 2005. Brandon has more than 25 years of experience in the air freight industry. He started his career as a sales representative in Los Angeles. He then moved to Washington, D.C. where he began, owned and operated the Washington office of a global freight forwarder specializing in time definite air cargo transportation. In 2000, Brandon joined the Airforwarders Association and was elected as Chairperson in 2001, serving for two consecutive terms. In August 2005 he sold his company interest and began consulting air cargo companies on business strategy and management practices until his appointment as Executive Director of the Airforwarders Association. Brandon represents the Association on all security matters and was recently named by U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano to serve on the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) working group in counsel to the Transportation Security Administration. Brandon has also been appointed by U.S. Department of Commerce Acting Secretary Rebecca Blank to serve on the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness.
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Sep 25, 2016

We answer your questions ! Come em coming ! 

Sep 9, 2016

This week's episode is a great discussion about cargo insurance and the industry in general. 

Experienced. Knowledgeable. Responsive. Innovative. Competitive. These are the hallmarks of Roanoke Trade’s stellar reputation in serving the insurance needs of transportation and logistics providers. Our cumulative knowledge base and experience level are unparalleled in the industry, having served this niche client base since 1935.

Aug 31, 2016

Daniel O’Malley | Sales/Marketing

Full Turnkey Packaging Solutions



PAKET CORPORATION                                                   --


CHICAGO, IL 60617 | 773.221.7300 x1522 | PAKETCORP.COM


Aug 18, 2016

Paul Steffes possesses over 30 years of transportation experience in the same-day, next-day, air freight and cash transportation logistics industries. Throughout his career Mr. Steffes has served in executive level positions with regional and national companies. Since 2011 he has served as President & CEO of TransTek, Inc. Prior to TransTek, Mr. Steffes served for 7 years as Vice President of Sales with Jet Transportation and Logistics developing and implementing a regional brand and regional business development plan. Paul is currently serving as the President of the Express Carriers Association (ECA). He has served as a director since 2000 completing terms as president, 1st vice president, 2nd vice president, secretary and MarketPlace chairman.


The mission of the ECA is to foster business relationships through innovative networking between local/regional carriers and national shippers or vendors in the transportation industry, while also providing its members continuing education on transportation industry issues.


Aug 9, 2016

Host Joe Becht interviews 

Wally Devereaux

Sr. Director Cargo and Charters

Southwest Airlines 


Wally discusses everything Southwest Airlines Cargo and Charters has to offer. 


Southwest Cargo® provides expedited Air Cargo services for Customers who need fast, friendly and reliable service. We are unique to the Air Cargo industry thanks to our People who consistently provide exceptional Customer Service and our flight schedule which is unmatched allowing for expedited delivery to destination.


Jul 30, 2016

August 8 IACAC Golf Outing ! It's not too late to sign up ! 

Jul 22, 2016

Host Joe Becht interviews Charles Rick, President of M & G Packaging Corp. 


M&G Packaging Corp. has been serving the airline and cargo industries for more than 60 years. We have 54 warehouses locations in the US, seven locations in Mexico, and four in Canada. Our clientele includes the majority of airlines, freight forwarders, and couriers in the US and abroad. Additionally, we are the only plastics manufacturer focusing in the airline cargo industry.

Our dedicated team of professionals solve any shipping or packaging problem and offer cost saving options tailored for you. We are also very proud of all our green, eco-friendly plastic and shipping supplies for green corporate initiatives. Our eco-friendly products accomplish the unique goals of corporate social responsibility while adding to your bottom line.

Jul 18, 2016

Ask a question and you shall get an answer. Email us at


Peace out ! 


Jul 8, 2016

Worldwide Express one of only two authorized UPS resellers in the country, offering big company benefits to small and midsize businesses across the nation. We can handle your logistics so that you can focus on growing your business.

Jul 2, 2016

Joe Hurst is the co-founder of Veroot, a cloud based vendor and compliance management system.  Veroot is the fastest growing vendor management software in the logistics market, and is used by over 4000 companies worldwide.  Joe leads the outreach, customer service, and applications support team at Veroot.  Under his leadership, Veroot has completely transformed the way companies exchange their data, store documents, and request information. Joe’s passion is to create a world in which information is exchanged efficiently – so that markets are energized, and daily work is far less frustrating. 


Prior to Veroot, Joe was co-Founder of an IOT (“Internet of Things”) company, represented Fortune 500 semiconductor companies including IBM, Sandisk, and AMD, and began his career as an engineering manager for a hand-held computing startup.  Mr. Hurst is graduate of The University of Akron, with a Bachelor of Science of Electrical Engineering w/ Honors, a recipient of the prestigious University of Akron Presidential Honors Scholarship, and a member of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society.  Joe can be reached at: or see

Jun 22, 2016


CHICAGO ROCKFORD INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (RFD) joins us for a great show. We talk about the endless opportunities RFD airport offers as well as the incredible capacity available at the airport. 


Ken Joined the Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) in 2008 and is Director of Business Development and Cargo. He is responsible for all business development including Passenger, Cargo, MRO, Business Aviation and Real Estate. He is an experienced business executive who got his start as a night operations agent working for Burlington Northern Airfreight.

He served for almost 3 years as Vice President Cargo Connection Logistic Corp.
Previously, Ken was the founder and CEO of Airmax which was listed in the INC 100 top growing companies. Many of his skills were honed at Airmax where he developed a deep appreciation and understanding of international business cultures. He was responsible for and became practiced in successfully guiding all aspects of business from Operations through Sales and Marketing and Financial Planning.
He also served as President of a fast growing, successful internet company and arranged for its sale to a Silicon Valley entity.
Originally from Dublin he has a teaching degree from the University of Chichester (UK)

Ken was inducted into the UIC Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame in 1992 and is a former Chairman of The Council of Growing Companies.


Since we are in Rockford, we also celebrate one of the greatest rock bands of all time ! 



Jun 15, 2016

LL reviews Air Cargo 2016 and seals the show with a KISS ! 

Jun 13, 2016


Since August 2002, Airport Courier Service has been providing unparalleled courier services in MA. And our business continues to grow and evolve to continuously add services our clients need and value. Our operating hours and live dispatch are available 6AM - 10PM Eastern, Monday- Friday with "On Call" service after hours and weekends. If you are looking for a reliable Boston delivery service, warehousing and critical parts management, or specialized handling, look no further. Airport Courier Service is your Boston messenger!



Mike Coyle joins us for a great interview about his professional journey plus business advice for those who served in the military. Mike is the perfect guest for Memorial Day. We thank him for his service.

Jun 13, 2016

Brian Bartolotta

As Managing Director of BCS Placement, Brian Bartolotta leads the Logistics, Supply Chain and Freight Forwarding Recruitment and Consulting Practice for BCS.

Mr. Bartolotta is a firm proponent of developing efficient processes and strong relationships while integrating it with data driven business intelligence to foster optimal results and outcomes for both business and professionals.

Mr. Bartolotta brings nearly 20 years of professional experience in Talent Acquisition, Logistics and Business Development arenas.

Brian received a Bachelor’s of Economics degree from the University of Illinois – Urbana/Champaign. Brian was an Evans Scholar at UIUC and also was a member of the Men’s Wrestling team.

Jun 13, 2016

Green Ox Pallet Technology centers on a corrugated pallet that delivers cost savings through improved efficiencies in the handling, storage, and transportation of products.

Our patented corrugated pallet technology is unique and surpasses wood, plastic, and other corrugated pallet options.  Here’s how:

  • Technical design that allows for shipment and storage as flat, knock-down blanks
  • Assembly on a just-in-time basis as flat blanks or pre-assembled
  • One-way use, removing the need to manage pallet supply across the system
  • Availability of custom designs to meet specific needs
  • Manufacturing and delivery anywhere

Green Ox Pallet Technology provides a cost-effective, viable alternative to wood and plastic pallets.  And, unlike traditional pallets, our technology allows companies to achieve savings while reducing their environmental footprint.

Our feature-rich technology delivers multiple benefits from performance to safety to sustainability, resulting in a positive financial impact across the entire supply chain after implementation.


Jun 13, 2016

Mark Vander Kooy from Indy Express joins us to discuss his unique experience in the logistics industry and his entrepreneurship

Jun 13, 2016

John Tracy joins us to discuss customs brokerage. 

Jun 13, 2016
AlpinMist nasal spray is a safe, fun, and refreshing way to soothe your sore nose. AlpinMist clears and rinses away dirt and allergens like pollen, mold, and dander from your nasal passages. The emollients relieve and restore your sore nose. The different flavor experiences are simply "Mist"ifying!!!
Jun 13, 2016

Brandon Fried joins us once again for a recap of the recent ACE/AES Direct conference call and an update on Air Cargo 2016. 

Jun 13, 2016

Originally printed in 1941 for use by the Airlines, the Air Freight Directory is an indispensable tool for Air Freight, Air Cargo and Freight Forwarders alike. ACI is committed to building upon and expanding the former success of the Air Freight Directory by providing information, service and value around the world.

Jun 13, 2016
Bob Kennihan from dbpchicago joins us for an interesting interview on the logistics of marketing and printing.

Your single source for. print management and. marketing communications. Creative Services. Commercial Printing. Direct Marketing. Mobile Text Marketing.

Jun 13, 2016

Join us in some fun discussion on the logistics of brewing beer ! Mike Wagner is president and founder of Little Giant Brewery in Bradenton, Fl. 

Jun 13, 2016

Dedicated to Education - Where others use training seminars/webinars as a means to generate information and leads for their core business, usually consulting, software or legal practice, GTC was founded and continues to operate on the fundamental notion of educating individuals on international trade and customs matters. For over 25 years we have provided training to the international trade community. We have become the market leader as a result of dedicated customers coming back every year for additional training and continued recommendations from them as well. It's hard to beat GTC's dedication to excellence.

Jun 13, 2016

Will Schneider from Insight Quote joins us. 

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