DFH Transportation moves goods from around the country to somewhere near you and this week To Go host, Brian Murnahan had the opportunity to talk with Saul David about what the Coronavirus has meant to his firm. They plan, book, and truck goods from location to location across the lower 48 United States. Saul jokes when asked how he got into the business, that not too many kids dream about growing up to be a logistics coordinator, but that with his natural skills it just worked out. Saul began in the logistics business at just 21.
In short, they have seen ups and downs because of the changing conditions. Routine work hauling mattresses to retailers was greatly reduced as retail outlets shut down, then gas prices dropped impacting billing and a reduction in drivers who were willing to work with the many unknowns in place across the country.
Each challenge was tackled and overcome. Employees have stepped up to meet the challenge both from home and in the office. Little gaffs with children running through Zoom calls were quickly overlooked as we have all faced so many changing circumstances. The bottom line for DFH is that they have the logistical skills, drivers, and support staff in place to deliver the products for their clients.
We have a couple of videos for you to choose from. There is one of almost 18 minutes that runs start to finish of our conversation, while there are others that focus on one area or another so that you don’t have to listen to every last second and can jump to what you want to hear.
DFH Transportation – Transportation & Logistics
The Impact of COVID-19
How do you get into logistics?
It’s Like FEDEX on Steroids: Technology Advancements
DFH Transportation (Saul David)