What makes a great company? And just as importantly, what makes a great company founder? 

Join Shipwell president and co-founder Jason Traff and industry expert Joe Lynch as they discuss the incredible entrepreneurial journey that led to Shipwell’s creation, and the challenges faced along the way on Inside the Founders’ Studio — a podcast dedicated to uncovering the grit that makes founders, entrepreneurs, and innovative thinkers tick, and what’s driving them and their company towards the future in one of the most crucial industries on the planet… supply chain. 

Jason Traff

Jason Traff is the President and Co-founder of Shipwell, a cloud-based TMS solution based in Austin, TX that is transforming the supply chain industry by replacing opaque and manual processes through a tech-enabled, fully connected logistics ecosystem with more than 500,000 carrier partners. Prior to Shipwell, he co-founded and ran CopyCat Paintings, a global art reproduction company based in Shenzhen, China that employed over 1,000 artists and shipped to four continents, and Leaky, an insurance technology startup backed by Y-Combinator that provided over $300 million of insurance quotes. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds an MBA from the MIT Sloan School of Management.

Joe Lynch

Joe Lynch is the host of The Logistics of Logistics podcast, one of the top-ranked logistics podcasts. Joe interviews logistics, transportation, and supply chain industry leaders about innovation, technology, trends, and the future of freight. Prior to founding The Logistics of Logistics, Joe served as General Manager and Chief Operating Officer of a non-asset based 3PL, managing less-than-truckload and truckload shipping for automotive suppliers, wholesalers, retailers, and distribution clients. Earlier in his career, Joe led a supply chain consultancy, which focused on the automotive sector. Engagements included: value stream mapping, supply chain optimization, lean product development, module strategy, and quality improvement. Joe began his career as an automotive design engineer and eventually rose to program launch manager for Jeeps built in Thailand and China. Joe earned a Bachelor of Business Administration and from Cleary University and a Master of Arts in Education from the University of Michigan-Dearborn (program specifically designed for facilitators, trainers, and consultants).

Ryan Schreiber

Ryan Schreiber is the Director of Engagement at CarrierDirect in Chicago. 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 CarrierDirect, 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.

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