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On the Trucking for Millennials podcast we discuss what's happening within our industry today and discover how the next generation of trucking and logistics professionals are impacting the supply chain.

Expect weekly topical discussions, expert interviews, and real stories from the people moving and managing freight across the country as Michael Clements, Aaron Dunn, and the rest of the PDQ America team engage with the future of freight happening now.

Trucking for Millennials PDQ America

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On the Trucking for Millennials podcast we discuss what's happening within our industry today and discover how the next generation of trucking and logistics professionals are impacting the supply chain.

Expect weekly topical discussions, expert interviews, and real stories from the people moving and managing freight across the country as Michael Clements, Aaron Dunn, and the rest of the PDQ America team engage with the future of freight happening now.

    Career Profile: Freight Broker T.D. Studor

    Career Profile: Freight Broker T.D. Studor

    On this episode of Trucking For Millennials we continue the conversation we started last week with Talmadge (T.D.) Studor, a freight broker for Modus Trucking. 
    You'll hear about how he got into trucking and logistics, how one of his first jobs delivering packages influences his job now, relating with drivers, speaking with shippers, handling times of high volume, building a book of business from square one, working as a team, his opinion about the Millennial generation and whether or not they're doing enough, and much, much more!
    Our last episode, "Load it Or Leave it 2" features him speaking about what he's experiencing as he serves grocery store freight for Kroger in the middle of the Coronavirus. This episode is a deep dive into his career that will be valuable for anyone looking to grow and maintain a positive trajectory as a freight broker. 
     

    • 27 min
    Load it or Leave it 2

    Load it or Leave it 2

    Load it or Leave it is BACK! 
    On this episode Michael and Aaron discuss a few pieces of news as of the time of recording (3/20/20) like the way truck drivers are experiencing life over the road as the Coronavirus spreads, state-wide lock downs in New York, California, and Texas, viral misinformation memes and more. 
    Then they get into 4 separate clips recorded at Great American Trucking Show 2019 and discuss whether or not to "load" or "leave" the advice from those they speak to.
    Finally you'll hear from next week's guest, T.D. Studor, a freight broker brokering loads to Kroger about his team is experiencing as a member on the front lines of one of the most challenging times in the supply chain in recent memory. 
    Enjoy!

    • 42 min
    Luck of the Loadboard & Making your own Luck - Jamin Alvidrez Pt. 2

    Luck of the Loadboard & Making your own Luck - Jamin Alvidrez Pt. 2

    We continue our conversation with Jamin Alvidrez, a millennial freight sales professional with 14 years of experience helping carriers and customers ship more freight. 
    We also talk to Jamin about optimizing load board utilization, capitalizing on the current opportunities in the market, and much more!

    • 44 min
    COVID-19 Quarantine Special & Jamin Alvidrez Pt 1

    COVID-19 Quarantine Special & Jamin Alvidrez Pt 1

    A lot has happened in the last 7 days so Michael and Aaron break down the latest ways Coronavirus is impacting the United States in general and in the trucking industry specifically. 
    You'll hear why Michael had to self-quarantine, what PDQ America is doing to help curb the spread of Coronavirus, a discussion of a recent article from Business Insider Senior Transportation Reporter Rachel Premack about how the virus could impact truck drivers in a very real way before discussing the cancellation of the Mid America Trucking Show and the TIA dragging their feet on making a decision to cancel their annual conference. 
    You'll also hear a bit from Jamin Alvidrez, a millennial freight sales professional with a lot of insight about finding success in a career in logistics. 
    Be sure to come back tomorrow (Tuesday 3/14/20) to hear our full interview with Jamin about optimizing load board utilization and the current fear in the market.

    • 34 min
    Coronavirus with Lime

    Coronavirus with Lime

    In this episode Aaron and Michael discuss the the impact (or lack thereof) of Coronavirus on freight domestically and abroad and then give an update on the proposed HOS rules heading to the White House. They also shout out a 5 star fan of the podcast and the @PDQAmerica truck of the month winner! 

    • 22 min
    Who is Your Favorite Freight Broker? - Stephen Oatley

    Who is Your Favorite Freight Broker? - Stephen Oatley

    This week Aaron and Michael sat down with the creator of the popular trucking and freight news blog www.freightbrokerlive.com to discuss all things trucking!
    They dive into how Stephen got started, why he hates the term "millennials", how our generation (and younger) can have a successful career in our industry, trucking media, and much, much, more!
    Stephen has a passion for logistics that is supremely evident in this episode! Be sure to follow him on social media, his podcast and website so you don't miss his unique take on what's happening in logistics today!

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