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Devin Johnson is the founder of First Mile. They pick up hundreds of thousands of parcels all across the U.S. and internationally. Since they deliver direct to major shipping networks like UPS, FedEx they can provide significant discounts. They have been named the fastest growing company in Utah and within the first 12 months of business, they grew to a multimillion dollar company without investment or debt. They have operations all over the U.S. as well as the United Kingdom, Italy, Hong Kong and many more. They use their proprietary technology to help businesses connect manufacturing, warehousing, fulfillment, and shipping.


Here’s a glimpse of what you’ll learn:

  • [1:10] Jeremy introduces his guest, Devin Johnson.
  • [5:00] What works best as a door to door salesman?
  • [8:30] Crazy door to door stories from Devin.
  • [10:00] Dealing with rejection and working through the grind.
  • [12:30] Devin talks about starting First Mile.
  • [15:00] Expanding to additional markets.
  • [18:30] Will First Mile catch the eye of Walmart or Amazon?
  • [20:00] Planning for the future and thinking ahead.
  • [23:00] Tools ecommerce leaders use.
  • [26:00] How do you keep your team motivated?
  • [27:30] What it takes to find good salespeople.
  • [30:00] The highest and lowest point in business so far.

In this episode…

What new solutions can your company bring to an ever-changing marketplace? How do you remain competitive? How do you plan for the future and innovate? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and entrepreneur Devin Johnson. Devin opens up about his personal journey, what it took to create a thriving and growing business like First Mile, and much more. Don’t miss out as Devin shares some helpful tips and insights that have kept him going along the way! You are going to need pen and paper for this fascinating episode!

As a business leader, you have to be prepared when things don’t go according to plan. What will your response be? What underlying values help steer you when things get difficult? On this episode of Inspired Insider, Devin Johnson shares how he has handled adversity and failure in his professional career. The main point that Devin wants to communicate to business leaders is that you have to be prepared to grind it out and endure the hardships. At the end of the day, it comes down to determination and the ability to stay in the game no matter how hard things can get. To hear Devin expand on this topic and more, make sure to listen to this episode!

What do you have planned for the future of your business? Do you find yourself just treading water and keeping things from crashing? When does the planning for the next phase of growth or expansion come into play, where does it show up on the calendar? On this episode of Inspired Insider, you’ll hear from business leader and innovator Devin Johnson. Devin explains that planning for the future and making next steps with intention is a huge step in the life of a successful small business. Where is your company headed? What can you learn from Devin’s story? Find out what lessons and insights you can learn from on this informative episode!

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