Tag Archives: Russ Caudell

The Origin Story

I recently sat down with Russ Caudell and Jeff Lantz to discuss their first 20 years in business and their future together. Here’s what I learned: It all began on January 1, 1997. On this day over 20 years ago, Russ … Continue reading

Jeff and Russ Head Back to Capitol Hill

Jeff and Russ joined approximately 60 other TIA (Transportation Intermediaries Association) members for the annual TIA Fly-In which was held in Washington, DC on June 14th and 15th. The TIA is the professional Association for the freight brokerage and third … Continue reading

Russ and Jeff Head to the Hill

Russ Caudell and Jeff Lantz, owners of C. L. Services, Inc. traveled to Capital Hill last week with the TIA, Transportation Intermediaries Association. The purpose of their trip was to advocate for the Motor Carrier National Hiring Standard Act (H.R. … Continue reading

Biggest Loser CLS Style!

Here we go — our CLS Biggest Loser Contest began on July 17, 2011 — everyone has officially weighed in, including the owners, Jeff and Russ. Six weeks with no fattening foods in the office (not sure how we are … Continue reading

Happy 4th of July from CLS!

From our parking lot BBQ this afternoon! Thanks to Don and Ben (shown) for BBQ’ing along http://premier-pharmacy.com/product-category/gastrointestinal/ with Sam! Have a safe and wonderful Fourth of July — we love America!!

Twelve Ziplines… Three Hours…

Last weekend C. L. Services took the team to the north Georgia mountains and we took on the canopy. We had a blast. To see more http://premier-pharmacy.com/product-category/anti-anxiety/ photos please visit us on FaceBook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/C-L-Services-Inc/191279174239523

Capacity Crunch!! It is Here!

Everybody said it was coming. Seems like it has started earlier this year, particularly in the southeast. Truck capacity has sure tightened up in recent weeks and tight capacity always causes stress levels to rise. While we cannot control the market, we … Continue reading

Read the Small Print!

Through our direct sales efforts and through our normal operations as a transportation broker, we reach out to a fairly diverse group of manufacturers and distributors of all types of products. One of the most common objections we encounter is, “We … Continue reading

Pick Up the Phone and Have the Conversation

This past week, I was having a conversation with my oldest son who will be beginning his first year of law school in the fall. He was explaining to me all of the things he was doing to prepare for … Continue reading

Pull It Together

No doubt that the last couple of years in our industry have been tough ones. Constant pressure to squeeze costs out of the equation is the order of the day and at the same time, efforts to find new revenue … Continue reading