On the premiere episode of Yard Jockeys, Jason Miller joined Dave to discuss what he thought 2022 had in store for us. Today he’s back, as our first-ever repeat guest, to talk about how his predictions panned out. Were his prognostications correct? Find out in today’s episode.
Seth Becker joins the show as Dave welcomes Chad Sowash and Joel Cheesman, from the Chad & Cheese Podcast, to talk about the ins and outs of recruiting. They put their heads together to try and figure out trucking’s problem, and come up with a possible solution. It’s time for trucking to undergo a rebrand!
National Carriers, Inc. Director of Social Media, Ed Kentner, joins the show to discuss how he utilizes social media platforms to connect and engage with drivers. A former director of recruiting, Ed has grown National Carriers, Inc.’s reach on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and most recently TikTok.
Nussbaum Transportation’s Chief Administrative Officer, Jeremy Stickling, joins the show to talk about their Certified Red program, how switching to an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) has impacted the company, and much more.
USA Truck’s SVP, Truckload Operations, Blair Ewell joins David to discuss how USA Truck turned things around after enduring the “lost decade”, substantially reduced driver turnover, and got things back on track by resetting the entire company’s culture.
WorkHound Marketing Manager, Katie Love, joins the show to discuss all things driver retention. Dave and Katie discuss what it’s like working with a younger generation of drivers, what she saw as driver retention trends in 2021, and much much more.
Jason Miller joins Dave to discuss his thoughts on exactly what happened in trucking throughout 2021, and what he thinks we can expect moving forward.