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From the creators of Transport Topics, RoadSigns is a podcast about trucking's future. In each episode, you'll follow a transportation journalist on a singular pursuit for the most solid answer to a critical question and meet interesting people along the way. Listen at roadsigns.ttnews.com. Do you have a question for our hosts to answer? Tell us here: https://www.speakpipe.com/RoadSigns For RoadSigns extended cuts visit: https://pages.ttnews.com/RS-Bonus-Content-Archive.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=extended-cuts-2023

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From the creators of Transport Topics, RoadSigns is a podcast about trucking's future. In each episode, you'll follow a transportation journalist on a singular pursuit for the most solid answer to a critical question and meet interesting people along the way. Listen at roadsigns.ttnews.com. Do you have a question for our hosts to answer? Tell us here: https://www.speakpipe.com/RoadSigns For RoadSigns extended cuts visit: https://pages.ttnews.com/RS-Bonus-Content-Archive.html?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=podcast&utm_campaign=extended-cuts-2023

    RS139: How are Truck Manufacturers Providing Suitable Safety and Connectivity Options for Commercial Fleets?

    RS139: How are Truck Manufacturers Providing Suitable Safety and Connectivity Options for Commercial Fleets?

    Quick! Can you explain how current truck makers are changing freight operations forever? Those who can, know there’s a certain synergy that is built into today's commercial trucks — prioritizing driver comfort, freight connectivity tools, proactive maintenance alerts, safety platforms, and fuel economy. And, for those who can't... Transport Topics' Michael Freeze has you covered. In this episode, he talks with Volvo's Chayene de Souza and Magnus Gustafson on how new, connected trucks can boost your business, enhance safety practices, and reinforce preventative maintenance plans. Tune in.

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    • 19 min
    RoadShow Episode 15: Amanda Shuier and Brian Antonellis

    RoadShow Episode 15: Amanda Shuier and Brian Antonellis

    Every year, at ATA's Technology and Maintenance Council meeting, nearly 5,000 fleet technology and maintenance professionals gather to break ground on trucking innovation. At this year's meeting, our host, Michael Freeze, found himself on the frontline of change. In this special RoadShow episode, Michael first speaks with the newly installed TMC Chair Amanda Shuier - the first madam chair since 1988. She shares what inspires her about the position and discusses her goals, including plans to tackle the technician shortage, engagement programs for the younger population, and incentivizing the industry to communicate more cross-sector. Then, Michael speaks with Brian Antonellis, known for managing high-quality and cost-effective fleet programs, about how industry leaders can more effectively maximize and manage complex fleet operations. What leadership tips and tricks will you learn from them? Listen to the interviews and find out.

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    • 32 min
    RS138: Can Logistics Help Realize Sustainability for the Trucking Industry?

    RS138: Can Logistics Help Realize Sustainability for the Trucking Industry?

    The Environmental Protection Agency's Phase 3 greenhouse gas emission standards for heavy-duty vehicles are set to take effect beginning in model year 2027. The Biden administration says the proposed standards would cut CO2 emissions by nearly 10 billion tons. To prepare for the impending requirement, the trucking industry is beginning to look toward alternative fuels like biodiesel, natural gas and electric power — making trucks cleaner and greener. However, will the trucking industry be able to keep up with evolving standards and new proposed rulings? Is the United States infrastructure prepared for a greener future? To find answers, we speak with DHL Express U.S. CEO Greg Hewitt, a sustainability realist who specializes in logistics operations and practical, short-term sustainability goals. Tune in.   

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    • 32 min
    RS137: How Can Trucking Companies Fight Fuel Card Skimming?

    RS137: How Can Trucking Companies Fight Fuel Card Skimming?

    Imagine a threat lurking at every fuel stop, one that's draining over a billion dollars annually from unsuspecting fleet drivers. This invisible menace? Fuel card skimming—a sophisticated scam where cybercriminals steal more than just fuel charges right from under carrier noses. How do they do it, and more importantly, how can we stop them? This week, join our host Michael Freeze, as he sits down with Meghann Erhart, Executive Vice President of Relay Payments, to expose the underbelly of this high-stakes fraud. Together, they'll delve into the world of phishing schemes and identity theft, uncovering the latest tactics used by these skimmers and sharing essential tips to shield your company – and yourself -- from their grasp.

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    • 28 min
    RS136: What Maintenance and Technology Issues Will Top the Agenda at 2024 TMC Annual?

    RS136: What Maintenance and Technology Issues Will Top the Agenda at 2024 TMC Annual?

    The future of the North American trucking industry depends on continued advancements in safety, maintenance, technology, cost and productivity. In less than a week, 5,000 industry professionals will gather to share knowledge, research and insight with the purpose to advance the trucking industry into a more successful, sustainable era. ATA's Technology & Maintenance Council, which is at the forefront of the latest in trucking products, equipment and technology, is expected to spotlight technical issues and industry innovation during its annual meeting March 4-7 in New Orleans. In this special episode of RoadSigns, hosts Seth Clevenger and Michael Freeze give listeners the inside scoop of what to expect at TMC Annual, rising trends in maintenance and technology, and who to watch as we step into the next chapter of trucking. Tune in. 

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    • 33 min
    RS135: How To Be Inclusive In The Trucking Industry

    RS135: How To Be Inclusive In The Trucking Industry

    With workforce shortages lingering, trucking companies are working hard to expand their driver recruitment reach by bolstering diversity and inclusion initiatives. Diverse business' tend to be more successful due to reduced turnover, increased profits, better decision making, and improved innovation. In this episode, we wonder — how can companies reach success through inclusion? What specific steps should recruiters take to attract more minorities? With our guest, COMTO's April Rai, we unlocked numerous tips to increase workforce diversity and grow profits. Tune in. 

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    • 32 min

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Off to a Great Start

Thank you Transport Topics!

You're off to a great start. Great interview and framing of material.

Looking forward to more episodes.

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