77 episodes

An ongoing discussion of training, technology, and trucking, from CarriersEdge co-founders Jane Jazrawy and Mark Murrell. Informal and irreverent, this podcast covers general driver training and HR issues in the trucking industry, CarriersEdge news, the Best Fleets to Drive For program, and a variety of other subjects that peak their interest.

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An ongoing discussion of training, technology, and trucking, from CarriersEdge co-founders Jane Jazrawy and Mark Murrell. Informal and irreverent, this podcast covers general driver training and HR issues in the trucking industry, CarriersEdge news, the Best Fleets to Drive For program, and a variety of other subjects that peak their interest.

    #77 - Staff Meeting, Collision Tech Conference

    #77 - Staff Meeting, Collision Tech Conference

    Episode 77, recorded June 24, 2022, recaps the first CarriersEdge staff meeting since the pandemic, then digs deep into insights and observations from the massive Collision tech conference in Toronto.

    • 45 min
    #76 - Nashville R&R and the Future, Improving Efficiency

    #76 - Nashville R&R and the Future, Improving Efficiency

    Episode 76, recorded June 3, 2022, sees Jane just returned from the Recruiting & Retention Conference in Nashville, with some insights on communicating with drivers, as well as thoughts about where the industry is going in the future. A discussion of an upcoming process improvement activity follows.

    Sections include:
    - 00:00 - Nashville R&R and the future
    - 38:28 - Notes Day and process improvement

    • 47 min
    #75 - Truck World, Creativity, Tankers

    #75 - Truck World, Creativity, Tankers

    Episode 75, recorded May 13, 2022, recaps the excitement of Truck World the benefits of live events. A discussion of creativity, and the intricacies of managing creative people follows. The episode wraps up with a discussion of tanker training and some new radio segments.

    Sections include:
    - 00:00 - Truck World recap
    - 17:24 - Creativity and managing creative people
    - 37:05 - Tanker training and photo shoots
    - 43:13 - New Radio Nemo segment

    • 50 min
    #74 - Truck World, Driver Feedback, Content Updates

    #74 - Truck World, Driver Feedback, Content Updates

    Episode 74, recorded April 20, 2022, looks forward to the much delayed (and now completed)Truck World 2022. A discussion of findings from the Best Fleets driver surveys follows, along with a review of new content currently in development.

    Sections include:

    - 00:00 - Truck World is (finally) back!
    - 14:46 - Observations from the Best Fleets driver surveys
    - 29:25 - New courses in development

    • 48 min
    #73 - Convention Wrap-up, Lotsa New Courses, Driver Shortage Revisited

    #73 - Convention Wrap-up, Lotsa New Courses, Driver Shortage Revisited

    Episode 73, recorded April 1, 2022, starts with a wrap-up of the TCA convention and all the activities around the Best Fleets award presentation. A review of the many new courses about to be released follows, ending with a discussion of how the driver shortage may not be what people think it is.

    Sections include:
    - 00:00 - TCA Convention wrap-up
    - 27:15 - Lotsa new courses being released
    - 40:04 - Revisiting the idea of "driver shortage"

    • 55 min
    #72 - Dashcams, HR, Convention Prep

    #72 - Dashcams, HR, Convention Prep

    Episode 72, recorded March 11, 2022, starts off with the recently released dashcam integration before heading into some very technical talk about APIs and containerization. A lengthy discussion about the state of HR and career paths in the industry follows, wrapping up with some notes on the upcoming TCA convention.

    Sections include:
    - 00:00 - Dashcam integration, APIs, and container orchestration
    - 17:28 - HR and career paths in the trucking industry
    - 38:50 - Prepping for TCA Convention

    • 49 min

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