What The Truck?!? - Episode 18

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Episode Summary:

Major tech changes will hurt the for-hire trucking market within the next decade. Where are the drivers going? Look no further than the warehouse. JP and Chad do 5 GOOD Minutes with Craig and Ben from CDL Marketing on driver retention. LNG carries crack open the Northern Sea Route. The U.S. has borne the Jones Act long enough. JP and Chad discuss all this and more on this week's episode.

Episode Notes:

First, JP cracks open yet another Bell’s Two-Hearted, and Chad explores his options with Hutton and Smith's New England IPA, Promenade.

Then, the dynamic logistics duo covers the headlines of the week, with a focus this week on drivers and the disruptions facing the industry in jobs from tech and other market forces.

Major tech changes will hurt the for-hire trucking market within the next decade

Where are the drivers going? Look no further than the warehouse

Then, it's time for 5 GOOD minutes with Craig and Ben from CDL Marketing on driver retention.

After that, Chad and JP touch on some maritime headlines.

LNG carriers crack open the Northern Sea Route

The U.S. has borne the Jones Act long enough

Finally, it's time for everybody's favorite game. Another round of Big Deal, Little Deal?

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Rolling Strong and Enrollment First partner to prioritize drivers: Big Deal or Little Deal?

About the show:

What the Truck?!? is FreightWaves' irreverent new podcast breaking down the biggest stories in transportation and logistics. Join FreightWaves writers John Paul Hampstead and Chad Prevost on Friday afternoons as we discuss all things freight.