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Jun 17 2021

Why Does Traditional Cost Cutting Fail?

Traditional cost-cutting fails in many companies. So how do you get the most out of your company? This is one of the most common questions that Joel McGinley, Managing Director of Hubtek, regularly receives.   It’s not so much about how much money you can save, but more about how much value you can create. Joel McGinley, Hubtek/TranStrategy Partners Managing Director The real problem…

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Blog Post - Coaching, Training, Planning and Networking

May 29 2021

Introducing ProfitQuest

Introducing ProfitQuest Growth Acceleration Platform for the Logistics & Transportation Industry Hubtek has taken TranStrategy Partner’s 18 years of successful coaching and training experience and turned it into a complete online growth acceleration platform called ProfitQuest.  Through the years, we have observed a common challenge faced by pretty much every business and industry out there, which is “how to…

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May 27 2021

Hubtek Announces its Win as the Best in Show at the FreightWaves Live Virtual Event 2021

Written By: Hubtek    Hubtek, a leading provider of logistics workforce optimization, with over 45 years of combined logistics experience, is proud to announce its third award of Best in Show, this time at the 2021 FreightWaves LIVE virtual event this month.  During the FreightWaves Live Virtual Event, we participated in two sessions: the Rapid-Fire Demos and “What the Truck”.  What the Truck interview with Joel McGinley: we talked about the changes the Logistics Industry…

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Learn how Hubtek's cost-cutting optimizations are the right fit

Sep 8 2020

Cost Cutting Done Right

Written By: Joel McGinley    Cost-cutting is not so much about how much money you can save. It is more about how much value you can create through improved efficiency and improved processes.  Efficiency and ease of use have to be at the core of who you are, and developing programs and systems that are easy to…

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Read how utilizing stories about your workforce's culture is key to employee satisfaction

Sep 1 2020

Build your culture with stories

Written By: Joel McGinley    Stories tie us to the past of our business, explain our current state, and help us reach our desired state. You can use those stories to help build a positive, growth-oriented, collaborative culture in your company.  If you’re the founder of one of the early employees in your business, are you sharing…

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Are you differentiating your business from your competitors?

Aug 25 2020

Differentiate Your Business From Its Competitors

Written By: Joel McGinley    There are three basic ways to position or differentiate your business from its competitors:   1. Be a market leader. Choose a particular market and focus on being the leader in that market.  2. Be unique. Offer something no one else or just a few shippers do.  3. Be a price leader. Focus…

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Blog

Read Hubtek's blog on advanced compensation tips to maximize productivity

Apr 16 2020

ADVANCED COMPENSATION TIPS TO MAXIMIZE PRODUCTIVITY

ADVANCED COMPENSATION TIPS TO MAXIMIZE PRODUCTIVITY Written By: Hubtek Hubtek and Prosperio Group held a joint webinar on December 5, 2019 to talk about the Top 6 Compensation Mistakes to Avoid. At the end of the webinar, we did a Q&A session with the attendees. Here are a couple questions that came up. By Beth…

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Check out Hubtek's blog about running a successful inbound marketing strategy

Feb 21 2020

How to Run a Successful Inbound Marketing Strategy

How to Run a Successful Inbound Marketing Strategy Written By: Hubtek Many small to mid-sized freight brokers have a sales team which typically consists of one or two people making cold calls a couple hours per day. These salespeople usually have limited success because their strategy is inefficient. Think about it – how many telemarketers…

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Read Hubtek's blog on how to attract top talent with these six practices

Feb 21 2020

Attract Top Talent With These 6 Practices

Attract Top Talent With These 6 Practices Written By: Hubtek Last week, we talked about how to retain top talent. But how do we attract top talent in the first place? Once a job opens up, you might imagine the perfect candidate waltzing past reception and straight into your office ready to go – a…

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Feb 21 2020

Planning Your Talent and Technology Requirements for 2020 and Beyond

Planning Your Talent and Technology Requirements for 2020 and Beyond Written By: Hubtek With unemployment expected to be at 3.7% in 2020, there is no doubt that we have a labor shortage in the logistics industry. For companies that want to grow, they often find themselves frustrated at the difficulty of finding and retaining quality…

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Aug 22 2019

How Effective Is Your Marketing Plan?

Cold calling. It’s the go to method for reaching leads. Most small to medium freight brokers have a few salespeople always on the phone, dialing away. However, more often than not these same companies do not have well-developed marketing programs. Lead outreach is important, no doubt, but building brand awareness is equally important to growing…

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Aug 1 2019

4 Leadership Characteristics to Combat Entitlement

Entitlement – the belief that one is inherently deserving of privileges or special treatment. Every day someone is trying to find a way into your success. Other brokers are trying to become the transportation provider of choice for your best customers. Some team members are trying to show that they have the skills to replace…

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