18 episodes

Conversations with FedEx Ground Contractors discussing the latest topics of the day. Each episode is lively and packed full of expert advice lasting around 30 minutes. Listen today!

Truck Talk by eTruckBiz Ben Weil

    • Business

Conversations with FedEx Ground Contractors discussing the latest topics of the day. Each episode is lively and packed full of expert advice lasting around 30 minutes. Listen today!

    Customer Conversation: How Training Made This Contractor Successful

    Customer Conversation: How Training Made This Contractor Successful

    Management training, or employee development, is required in today's transportation industry from long haul to last mile delivery. If you're interested in learning how to run a fedex ground business, this is an informative episode

    • 22 min
    Roundtable Conversation: Recruiting Reinforcements

    Roundtable Conversation: Recruiting Reinforcements

    Whether you're recruiting truck drivers or delivery drivers it's always been challenging, but it's especially challenging in today's environment. What's the solution? The answer is that transportation companies need to always recruit - not hire. Recruiting is not hiring. It's building up bench strength.

    • 33 min
    Partner Conversation: How to Get Into the FXG Contracting Business

    Partner Conversation: How to Get Into the FXG Contracting Business

    We are chatting with Kevin Hicks who is an investment advisor that assists investors wanting to own FedEx Ground Contracting business. He talks about the importance of having financial, administrative and people skills on the leadership team. He also covers tips for SBA loans and the importance of seeking out professional training. If you're wanting to be a Contractor, you'll learn from someone who has successfully set up many new Contractors. https://www.etruckbiz.com/business-coaching.html

    • 35 min
    Customer Conversation: Lessons Learned When Getting Into the Business Part 2

    Customer Conversation: Lessons Learned When Getting Into the Business Part 2

    This is Part 2 of two episodes. We are chatting with Todd Richardson about the challenges he overcame when starting up his FedEx Ground Contracting business. He talks about paying drivers by the hour, setting driver goals, adapting to changes, scheduling drivers and much more. If you're a current Contractor, you can relate. If you are wanting to be a Contractor, you'll learn a lot. https://www.etruckbiz.com/business-coaching.html

    • 18 min
    Customer Conversation: Lessons Learned When Getting Into the Business Part 1

    Customer Conversation: Lessons Learned When Getting Into the Business Part 1

    This is Part 1 of two episodes. We are chatting with Todd Richardson about the challenges he overcame when starting up his FedEx Ground Contracting business. He talks about interacting with the business seller, the fleet of vehicles that came with the business, and much more. If you're a current Contractor, you can relate. If you are wanting to be a Contractor, you'll learn a lot. https://www.etruckbiz.com/business-coaching.html

    • 22 min
    Customer Conversation: Why Buyers & Sellers Need Spinoff Reports

    Customer Conversation: Why Buyers & Sellers Need Spinoff Reports

    Our guests in this episode discuss the value of spin off reports and why they are critical to a successful sale of a portion of your contracted service area. More information can be found at https://www.etruckaec.com/services.html #fedexground #fedex #entrepreneur

    • 23 min