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Leading through a freight recession – WTT

On today’s episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Dooner is joined by J.B. Hunt President Shelley Simpson to talk about leading through a freight recession; the mission to create the most efficient trucking network in North America; learnings from million mile drivers; and the keys to culture.

Travelers’ Craig Leinauer breaks open the topic of carrier-to-carrier double brokering. We’ll find out how to protect yourself from this growing practice.

J. J. Keller & Associates’ Joshua Lovan gives us a crash course in DOT audits. We’ll learn why they are increasing and what you can do about it.  

Reliance Partners’ Brian Runnels talks about the increase in trucking fatalities over the last couple of years. Is it more of an operational issue than a “safety” issue?

Plus, channel checks on Yellow are not good; should you tip your lumper; getting fit in the truck; cruise ship chaos; and the infamous $100 pizza.

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Timothy Dooner

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.