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Dooner vs Dooner: The genesis of general average with former Roanoke Trade VP Jerry Dooner — FWI

On this episode of FreightWaves Insiders, Dooner catches up with his dad, Jerry Dooner, the former vice president and board member at Roanoke Insurance.

They’ll catch up on the mess in the Suez, general average, mistakes shippers and brokers make when it comes to mitigating risk, building an insurance business, as well as some father/son insight on the growth of Dooner’s career in podcasting.

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Timothy Dooner

Dooner is an award-winning podcaster, content producer and host who is currently the director of audio at FreightWaves and the creative director of Back The Truck Up. In under a year he helped build FreightCasts, the world’s largest logistics and supply chain podcast network in media. He produces and co-hosts the hit podcast and FreightWavesTV show, WHAT THE TRUCK?!? WTT is ranked in Apple Podcasts top-20 Business News podcasts. He also writes a newsletter of the same title with over 10k subscribers in the supply chain and trucking niche. Dooner has been in freight since 2005 and has held directors positions in operations, sales, consulting, and marketing. He has worked with FedEx, Reebok, Adidas, L.L. Bean, Hasbro, Louis Vuitton, and many more high level clients across the full spectrum of the supply chain. He was a featured speaker at TEDx Chattanooga.