Freight Efficiency With NACFE’s Mike Roeth & Friends

Freight Efficiency With NACFE’s Mike Roeth & Friends is a regular podcast series that focuses on current technologies and practices that help fleets achieve the best possible freight efficiency for their given application. It also will provide insight into emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous vehicles and their potential impact on freight efficiency.

NACFE’s Executive Director, Mike Roeth, will interview executives from the trucking industry and other parties that are interested in improving the overall efficiency and sustainability of goods movement in North America this includes currently available technologies as well as emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous vehicles.

If you would like to suggest a topic for this podcast, please contact Denise Rondini, NACFE’s communications director, at

Ep. 89: James Menzies, editor of Today’s Trucking, talks about the efficiency of Canada’s long combination vehicles, how getting his CDL made him a better trucking journalist, and reporting in the digital age. He shares his thoughts on the difference between the Canadian and U.S. trucking industries and the transformational changes that are happening in trucking.

Ep. 88: Henrik Holland, global head of Prologis, talks about how he views the current pace of electric vehicle deployment and the importance of engaging all stakeholders early in the electrification process. He also shares how his previous jobs prepared him for the role he has today, explains how Prologis operates and shares his thoughts on the Electric Vehicle Working Group.

Ep. 87Coralie Cooper, deputy director of NESCAUM, talks about the role of the organization and how medium- and heavy-duty trucks fit into her work. She also talks about what influenced her work including how her Noble Prize-winning father influenced her. She also shares her impression of NACFE’s day at the White House, and what’s on NESCAUM’s 2024 agenda.

Ep. 86Amanda Devoe, fleet strategy and transformation director for PepsiCo, talks about Pepsi being an early adopter of new technology as part of its effort to propel the fleet forward. She also provides insight into the metrics used to assess the fleet’s decarbonization efforts, and the importance of diverse opinions in problem solving. And she talks about how the Tesla Semis are performing for PepsiCo.

Ep. 85 – Scott Perry, industry executive and former NACFE board chairman, talks about NACFE’s adolescent years, the role of NACFE in the trucking industry and his long career in trucking. He also shares insights into the household goods industry and about Run on Less means to the industry.

To read descriptions of previous episodes, click here.