TLC’s Joe Hassenfratz and Jameson Mielde sit down with Ben Sawicki, the host of The Chemical Company’s podcast, The View From Jamestown for a kickoff logistics barometer check and to share some predictions for the year to come.

They discuss the dynamic world of freight and logistics as they highlight the challenges like capacity crunches, port issues, and the complexities of international shipping, particularly concerning the Panama Canal. They delve into how market fluctuations affect small and large trucking businesses, and the growing relevance of rail transport, especially in the Northeast. Anticipating the impact of the upcoming presidential election and federal policies, they express hope for a bustling period akin to 2021 and 2022. The episode concludes with insights into future logistics industry developments as we congratulate The Chemical Company on episode 102 of The View From Jamestown.