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Hackers Are Shutting Down Your Truck Right Now
Jared brings on Terry Reinert, CEO of Fleet Defender. Fleet Defender specializes in cyber security on vehicles and equipment. Terry explains what their product is and how crucial it is for truckers to have it on their rigs.
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Never Leave the Auger Overweight or Unbalanced Again
Jared brings on Mike Riegel with Blue Ink Tech to discuss Bluetooth scales! Blue Ink Tech specializes in trucking technology featuring ELDs and scale sensors. Mike explains their BIT Air Scale and how much $$$ it can save owner-operators. This product lets you know your weight before leaving the field, all connected through their mobile app.
Blue Ink Tech has generously agreed to give away some of their BIT Air Scales, click the link below, and in the 'Message' box, put "BulkLoads Podcast" to be entered to win.
BLP 226: Why Truckers Should Be Making at Least $120K/Year
In this episode, Jared continues his discussion with Michael Belzer. In this half, Michael dives into why they deregulated the trucking industry and the reason wages in trucking are terrible now. Towards the end of this episode, Michael talks about what's currently being done to improve this industry and steps we can take to keep making progress.
Check out Michael's book, "Sweatshops on Wheels: Winners and Losers in Trucking Deregulation":
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How We Got Where We Are in Trucking Today
In this episode, Jared brings on Michael Belzer, a professor at Wayne State University. Michael is an expert in transportation economics and dives into the history of deregulation. He talks about the early stages of trucking and how we got where we are today.
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Your Trucking Operation Doesn’t Have to Look Like Your Neighbors
In this episode, Jared brings on Tanner Winterhof. Tanner is one of the hosts of Farm4Profit, a podcast dedicated to teaching farmers how to be more profitable. Tanner explains why they started their podcast and relates it to the trucking industry.
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An ELD Specifically for AG Haulers
Jared brings on Ken Evans and Kristin Rakoczy with Konexial to discuss ELDs and hours of service. My20 ELD is an ELD made specifically for agriculture haulers. Ken and Kristin explain their line of products and they talk about who Konexial is and what they stand for.
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A great way to start the week getting us enthused to get back out there! Great information. I just finished listening to My20 ELD guys and once again learn more about our industry. I’m sure it’s a lot of work each week, Jared and Co., but worth every minute!
Shortly after I started hauling bulk freight, I discovered the Bulkloads Podcast.
This podcast has been outstanding. A variety of topics are discussed pertaining to the bulk transportation industry. I have gained a lot of knowledge on those topics and I’m glad I found it.
Thank you Bulkloads for what y’all do.
Informative & Practical
As someone who is fairly new to the agriculture and trucking industry, I appreciate the wide-variety of topics covered and the straightforward way they are presented. I learn something new with every episode! Thanks, BL!