62 episodes

On the Trucking for Millennials podcast we discuss what's happening within our industry today and discover how the next generation of trucking and logistics professionals are impacting the supply chain.

Expect weekly topical discussions, expert interviews, and real stories from the people moving and managing freight across the country as Michael Clements, Aaron Dunn, and the rest of the PDQ America team engage with the future of freight happening now.

Trucking for Millennials PDQ America

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On the Trucking for Millennials podcast we discuss what's happening within our industry today and discover how the next generation of trucking and logistics professionals are impacting the supply chain.

Expect weekly topical discussions, expert interviews, and real stories from the people moving and managing freight across the country as Michael Clements, Aaron Dunn, and the rest of the PDQ America team engage with the future of freight happening now.

    Should FMCSA Allow 18-20 Yr Olds in the Driver's Seat?

    Should FMCSA Allow 18-20 Yr Olds in the Driver's Seat?

    In this episode Aaron and Michael discuss the latest FMCSA Pilot Program that would allow 18-20 year olds to drive interstate. 
    They also discuss "Certified Young Person" Paul Rudd and trucking industry demographics.
    Let us know what you think!

    • 37 min
    BONUS Episode: Truck Driver Appreciation Master Mix

    BONUS Episode: Truck Driver Appreciation Master Mix

    This is a very special BONUS episode of Trucking For Millennials!
    We thought we'd celebrate Truck Driver Appreciation Week on the podcast by curating a few clips from past guests that highlight different voices from our industry highlighting how valuable truck drivers are. 
    Aaron and Michael start the show with a brief introduction before the mix starts. 
    Here are the voices you'll hear in order of appearance:
    Wayne Cragg, Truck Driver Wayne Cragg, Episode 42
    Stephen Oatley,  Who is your favorite freight broker, Episode 32
    Hope Zvara, Mother Trucking Yoga, Strong Driver Body and Mind  Episode 14 
    Prince Carl, Inside the mind of a knight-swift truck driver Episode 58,
    TD Studer, Career Profile: Freight Broker TD Studer, Episode 37
    Sharae Moore, SHE Trucking, Episode 26
    Laura and Miranda, Meet the Broker Babes, Episode 42
    Sadie Church, VP of Marketing at CDLLife.com,  Sadie Church is Fueling our Heroes, Episode 43
    Rahmel Wattley, The TruckNHustle, Episode 46

    • 23 min
    Talking Trucker Appreciation Week 2020 with Wayne Cragg

    Talking Trucker Appreciation Week 2020 with Wayne Cragg

    When the subject of Truck Driver Appreciation Week came up this year we KNEW we had to have Wayne Cragg on the show! 
    We talk about the impact of COVID-19, what companies do right and wrong with truck driver appreciation, the FMCSA pilot program for 19-20 interstate truck drivers, and much, much more! 

    • 46 min
    Know Your Self, Know Your Worth w/ J.D. Redmon

    Know Your Self, Know Your Worth w/ J.D. Redmon

    This episode is full of gems you do not want to miss!
    J.D. Redmon is a strategic marketer who has a deep understanding of marketing, trucking, and how to innovate in the trucking industry.
    We had a great time chatting with him about how he got into trucking, his passion for the industry, the largest opportunity he sees within it, how he leverages LInkedIn for professional growth, being a "free agent" in logistics, and how diversity in the workplace makes innovation possible. 
    Give it a listen and connect with J.D. Redmon on LinkedIn today!
    This episode is also available on YouTube.

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Trucking For Millennials LIVE 8-26-20

    Trucking For Millennials LIVE 8-26-20

    In this episode Aaron and Michael stream the show live for the first time across our YouTube channel (subscribe by clicking here), PDQ America Facebook page, and the Trucking For Millennials Facebook group.
    They are joined by Jamin Alvidrez and Chris Jolly to discuss Hurricane Laura and the open comment period from the FMCSA regarding broker transparency.
    It's a fun conversation that you can join next time, so don't forget to subscribe on YouTube and like the Facebook page!

    • 46 min
    Inside the Mind of a Knight-Swift Truck Driver Prince Carl

    Inside the Mind of a Knight-Swift Truck Driver Prince Carl

    In this episode, Michael and Aaron chat with Prince Carl, a truck driver and mentor for Knight-Swift Transportation. We discuss how Carl got into the industry, his advice for new drivers, the mindset a truck driver should have, the value of joining the Knight-Swift team, the business opportunity of sub-leasing, moving from California to Texas, and more! Follow Carl on Instagram: @_prince_carl

    • 1 hr 12 min

Customer Reviews

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31 Ratings

31 Ratings

cyphillis ,

Let’s hit the road

From an awesome show title to some pretty cool guys, this show is full of solid information. My wife and I started a trucking company this June and are about to hit the road October 1st. Thank you both SO much because these shows have been helpful no matter the size. Semper Fi- Brittany

Carlchism2287306 ,

HTC transport

Really enjoy the shows very knowledgeable you have some guests that really dig into the meat and potatoes of what’s going on in the trucking industry would love to see more about insurance, hot shot start ups one of the best shows I’ve found so far.

Trucker Wayne ,

Great podcast for truckers!

What a great podcast for truckers and the trucking industry. Really well done.

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