Freight Famous, a Rose Rocket podcast, shines a spotlight on the typically behind-the-scenes trucking industry and brings it to center stage. Host Justin Bailie, Rose Rocket Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, talks with guests on how to build, scale, and automate their trucking business. Tune in to hear insights from people who have been through it all, as they discuss their path to success and freight fame.
Freight Famous Ep.49: From High School Students to Trucking Professionals with Lindsey Trent
How much money did you make your first year out of high school?
In this episode of Freight Famous, host and Co-founder Justin Bailie sits down with Lindsey Trent, Co-founder of Next Generation Trucking Association and highlights truck driving as a potential career for young adults. The association introduces high school students to the industry and provides them with training. Lindsay shares success stories and discusses challenges in changing perceptions. Join them to support the next generation of drivers.
Freight Famous Bonus Episode 2: Innovation and Personal Growth with Justin Bailie
What’s the secret to the success of any business?
In this bonus episode of Freight Famous, host and Co-founder of Rose Rocket, Justin Bailie is interviewed by Winnie Chen, Director of Marketing at Rose Rocket, about what he has learned in business and transportation in the past year. They discuss topics such as why the TMS is dead, Rose Rocket embracing the opportunity to adapt and innovate, ketamine therapy, and the secret to a business’s success. Tune in to gain insights from Justin's experiences and reflections in this candid conversation.
Freight Famous Ep 47: How Truckers Can Help Fight Human Trafficking with Heather Fry
Did you know that human trafficking is one of the fastest growing criminal enterprises in the world, and that it affects millions of people globally?
In our latest episode, host Justin Bailie sits down with Heather Fry, Director of Industry Training at Truckers Against Trafficking. They delved into a critical and sobering topic: human trafficking. Heather enlightened us on the grim realities of human trafficking, a pervasive issue that affects all 50 states and every Canadian province. She shared that over 50 million people are currently enslaved, generating over $150 billion in profits for traffickers. They discuss how truckers can play a vital role in preventing it by being the eyes and ears on the road.
This episode was a powerful reminder that human trafficking is not just an abstract issue—it's happening in our backyards, and we all have a role to play in stopping it. Let's take action and support organizations like Truckers Against Trafficking.
Thank you for tuning in, and please reach out to Heather Frye at firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more about how you can help. Don't forget to like and subscribe for more episodes.
Freight Famous Ep 46: Building a Freight Media Empire and Overcoming Personal Challenges with Tim Dooner
Happy New Year, everyone! We’re excited to kick off 2024 with another episode of Freight Famous.
In this week’s episode, host Justin Bailie had the honor of hosting Tim Dooner, the voice behind the gold standard of freight podcasts, What The Truck?!?.
Tim's journey is nothing short of inspiring. From his early days in the music industry to his accidental stumble into the world of freight, he has navigated through various roles, including sales and marketing, before finding his true calling in podcasting. Tim's insights on the market and his predictions, drawn from countless conversations with industry experts, are invaluable. His candid discussion about the evolution of personal branding in freight and the power of social media in shaping investment opportunities is a must-listen for anyone in the industry.
Freight Famous Ep 45: 2023 Recap Episode
That’s a wrap on our second season of Freight Famous 🎧 This season, we dived deeper into topics like resilience in transportation, embracing technology, and adapting to what was a tough year for the freight economy.
Our final episode is our once a year special that recaps all of our episodes. If you missed any, the drive to your family during the holidays may just be the right time to catch up.
Freight Famous Ep 44: Uplifting Women in Transportation & Logistics with Kristy Knichel
Growing a transportation business from $32M to $100M in revenue is no easy feat. CEO Kristy Knichel did it with grace and wants to empower other women to be leaders in the industry.
In this week’s Freight Famous episode, host Justin Bailie sits down with Kristy Knichel, CEO of Knichel Logistics. She shares her story of how she went from working in a pizza shop to taking the reins at her father’s company. After some tough business decisions, Kristy is proud to lead a team that boasts a 70% female workforce. She’s even expanded the business to include LTL & OTR.
Kristy emphasizes the importance of supporting and mentoring women in the transportation industry. Plus, she shares some tips on how men can better support and work alongside other women in the workforce.