In this episode of "Everything is Logistics," host Blythe Brumleve interviews Derek Szopa, CEO of CloudSort, about the middle mile in logistics. They discuss Szopa's background in the Marine Corps and how it has helped shape his career in the corporate world. Szopa emphasizes the importance of being resourceful with limited resources, which is a key aspect of small-unit leadership in the military. The conversation highlights the need for more attention and innovation in the middle mile of logistics, which often goes overlooked in discussions of the first and last mile.



[00:00:20] The Middle Mile
[00:09:37] Inadequacy of legacy systems
[00:12:05] Clouds and logistics
[00:16:10] Moving work to greatest value
[00:20:05] CloudSort and ecosystem
[00:27:14] AI and Complex Nodes
[00:27:57] AI technology advancements
[00:32:33] Optimizing logistics for the environment



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