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How to be a truckerpreneur with Safety4Her’s Melissa Gaglione — WTT

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On this 300th episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!?, Dooner and The Dude are talking about building a side hustle in transportation. This week they’re hearing from a truckerpreneur who noticed a profound lack of safe, practical clothing options for women across the board. She founded Safety4Her to help protect women in these industries by offering the clothing options they deserve.

Plus, Airspace awarded new patent for route optimization; man detained on cargo ship in Egypt for four years; freight forwarders flee O’Hare airport; judge sentenced in truck driver ticketing scheme; Nikola finds a new partner; and more.

They’re joined by special guests Melissa Gaglione, president, Safety4Her Inc.; Javon Bryant, director of carrier development, Edge Logistics; and Ryan Rusnak, CTO, Airspace.

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Dooner is an award-winning podcaster who hosts and produces FreightWaves' WHAT THE TRUCK?!? In under a year he helped build FreightCasts, the world’s largest logistics and supply chain podcast network in media. WTT is ranked in Apple Podcasts top-20 Business News podcasts. He also writes a newsletter of the same title with over 15k 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.