In this podcast, Roadrunner's Ross discussed various topics, including: the current state of the freight economy; a look back at the 2022 Peak Season; the current state of imports and inventory levels; capacity, rates, and pricing; and how shippers are gearing up for a supply chain reset.
In addition to his role at Roadrunner Freight, David Ross also serves as Chief Strategy Officer for Ascent Global Logistics, serves on the Board of Directors of Global Crossing Airlines, and serves as an Advisor to project44.
Prior to his current roles, Mr. Ross was Managing Director and Group Head of Stifel’s Global Transportation & Logistics Equity Research practice. During his long tenure at Stifel, his awards included ranking #1 in stock picking multiple times in the Wall Street Journal's Best on the Street Analysts Survey and in Financial Times/StarMine America’s Top Analysts report.
He is the former author of the monthly Cass Transportation Index Report, speaks regularly at industry conferences, and has advised supply chain leaders and executives of both public and private carriers, shippers, freight tech companies, and 3PLs on operations and strategy.
His career began in the Global Investment Banking division of Deutsche Banc Alex Brown, where he focused on transportation. Mr. Ross received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University.
In addition, he serves on the Ubuntu Council for the Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project (CTAOP) and on the Board of Directors for The Fountainhead Residency and the Humane Society of Greater Miami.