8 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!

    Beyond Renting: How Fleet Financing Works for ISP's

    Beyond Renting: How Fleet Financing Works for ISP's

    Listen to a conversation with Mike Gavio from Merchants Fleet explaining the features and benefits of fleet financing and management works for ISPs. Free up capital, limit maintenance fees and gain fleet flexibility.

    • 21 min
    Customer Conversation: Right-Sizing Your Ground Business

    Customer Conversation: Right-Sizing Your Ground Business

    This conversation is about local size limitations FedEx Ground Contractors coming up in 2021. If you are a FedEx Ground Contractor, or are thinking of becoming one, this is solid advice you should know this year.

    • 25 min
    Customer Conversation: Looking Ahead to 2021

    Customer Conversation: Looking Ahead to 2021

    A FedEx Ground contractor joins host, Ben Weil, and eTruckBiz CEO, Jeff Walczak, for a look into upcoming changes in 2021. Topics include how to make higher profit margins, selling off parts of a transportation company, and management training.

    • 29 min
    Customer Conversation: Converting Drivers to Hourly Pay

    Customer Conversation: Converting Drivers to Hourly Pay

    Truck and van drivers employed by FedEx Ground Contractors have traditionally received their pay by the day. However, it's now time to convert that system to hourly pay for a variety of financial and legal reasons. If you are a FedEx Ground Contractor, or are employed by one, this is for you. #fedexground #fedexlife

    • 35 min
    Customer Conversation: Peak Planning for New CSP's

    Customer Conversation: Peak Planning for New CSP's

    In this episode a FedEx Ground Contractor from Arkansas and his manager talk about their experiences surviving the peak delivery season between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Plus, they tell us what they wish they had known beforehand in order to be better prepared.

    • 20 min
    Customer Conversation: Driver Training Before Peak

    Customer Conversation: Driver Training Before Peak

    This episode is a conversation with two long-time FedEx Ground Contractors from Indiana who have hired, onboarded and trained many drivers and managers over the years. Topics include length of time to train, technology used, equipment considerations, leadership techniques, and more. They also talk about The Smith System and its meaning. If you're looking to buy a FedEx Ground business, or if you're a long-time Contractor yourself, you'll find these guys entertaining and informative with advice for everyone.

    • 18 min

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