How Hub Group’s ability to innovate keeps them above the competition

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Established companies often wonder what it takes to create true digital transformation — the kind that helps your customers and your bottom line.

Hub Group is a great example. Founded in 1971 on the outskirts of Chicago, by Joyce and Phillip Yeager. The couple saw the potential of intermodal shipping, in which containers are transported from one place to another using multiple types of transportation — usually trains and trucks — without having to unload their contents. Hub Group is still thriving today, thanks in large part to Joyce and Phillip’s son David Yeager, the current CEO and Chairman.David made a stop at the WGN Studios to talk about the disaster that forced them to innovate and the careful process of developing new technology.


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