Six-Figure Trucker

Six-Figure Trucker

Six-Figure Trucker is a weekly podcast brought to you by the good folks at Norton Transport. Each episode, we talk about one simple topic: trucking. We share some WILD driver stories, talk about what’s going on in the news, and most importantly give you the resources and tools you need to accelerate your career to that of a six-figure trucker. Join us while you drive to share some laughs and maybe learn a thing or two as well. We’ll catch you down the road…

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June 22, 2022 56 min

Can you put a price tag on freedom? We're talking about the freedom to work when you want to work, buy what you need to buy, or help who you need to help in a time of need. We're talking about the freedom to provide security and stability for your family. What is this freedom worth? Though many people would say that this kind of freedom is worth everything, they often see it as merely a dream and not a real possibility for ...

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“You are driving the wrong truck!” No truck driver ever wants to hear those chilling words. That’s the stuff of nightmares. But, our guest today wasn’t dreaming when he heard that line from a dispatcher, and he was already 800 miles down a snow-covered highway. The VIN he had checked was off by a single digit – the last one – a single digit that brought Armahn Britt to the brink. It had already been a rough day inside a rough seaso...

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The stereotypical image of a truck driver doesn’t usually involve great hair, fancy nails, and shoes that match the outfit. But, don’t be fooled by appearances. While our guest today certainly puts glam behind the wheel, she also puts Six Figures in her pocket as a professional in this space. We talk with Julie Johnson today and hear how her love for driving and a keen sense of business has found a home with Norton Transport and dr...

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Our guest today is living proof that you can make Six Figures in trucking and still have a life. Jermaine Dudley puts his family first, refuses to cut corners, keeps a safe and reasonable pace, and even pastors a church on the weekends. Yet, the good Reverend still brings home nearly three grand a week as a truck driver revving up those engines as a deck driver for Norton Transport. That’s incredible! Hear how this veteran in the t...

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Hearing a guy compare himself to a famously handsome superstar athlete like Rob Gronkowski might typically cause you to roll your eyes at the obviously inflated ego in your presence. In fact, it might cause you to think of another Scott, with the first name of Michael. But, when Jermaine goes there, your impulse is the opposite. For, Jermaine goes there in order to celebrate the incredible team around him. He goes there in order to...

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Highlights from this episode include: 

  • From Showbiz to Trucking - Hear about the switch that David calls the best move he’s ever made (1:30)
  • Here Comes the Boom - David ventures into driving the Boom (5:55)
  • Can a Family Man run with Driveaway? David talks budgets and time with a young family (11:20)
  • The People and Money that made David’s transition to the Boom an incredible blessing (19:44)
  • David’s favorite sites, sounds, and eats over ...
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    October 15, 2021 6 min

    As we gear up for season 2, we wanted to relive a few of our favorite moments from season 1. Maybe some of these memorable lines will inspire you to go back and listen again to our inaugural season or jazz you up for episodes to come.  

    The wheels of season two are already rollin’ and will hit the airwaves in the coming weeks. Stay tuned!

    The Six Figure Trucker is a regular conversation that shares the strategies and stories that suc...

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    A natural-born inventor, Joe Bockenstette found his niche in the trucking industry. Though he had his CDL at 21, he didn’t take his seat behind the wheel until his fifties, as a second career. But, in spite of his relatively late start, Joe quickly became a legend in this field as he engaged his engineer mind and innovative spirit to reshape the Boom Trailer Transport industry. But, his impact on the trucking industry has not been ...

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    Behind every Six-Figure Trucker, there is an all-star supporting cast. In this episode, we go behind the scenes to catch up with one of Norton’s most important and hardest working members of the team. We’re catching up with Truckyard Legend, Dave Skeen. His endless knowledge, tireless work ethic, and genuine concern for drivers have earned Dave his legendary status. There’s a reason why drivers are known to drop off the finest bott...

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    We get locker room access to Coach Robert Stephens and his playbook today on this episode of Six-Figure Trucker! Over his 20+ years in trucking, Coach has acquired expertise in strategic planning, communication, and people skills. These insights have paved the way for his own success and have also positioned him to help those around him. Tapping into his extensive experience coaching sports, he loves to draw up plays to help hi...

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    Making more money often requires getting less sleep. Not so for Deck Driver, Charles Lacomb, aka, “The Sleep Racer”! In just a few short months with Norton Transport, Sleep Racer has become a fixture near the top of the points leaderboard and is doing it his way. His refusal to sacrifice his sleep or compromise his safety has found perfect fitting with Norton’s commitment to quality. His “slow and steady” approach has also flipped ...

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    When accidents happen over the road most people reroute, run away, or just stare at the wreckage. But there’s one guy who runs toward the scene and is doing everything he can to prevent more of them. Even Law enforcement officers have sought out our Good Samaritan to extend their gratitude and seek his advice. You’ll hear how the former New York Firefighter, Reginald Jenkins, found himself behind the wheel and glean valuable safety...

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    If you thought Sleeping Beauty was a lovely, blonde-haired princess from once upon a time, think again! The real Sleeping Beauty is a tattooed trucker with Norton Transport! But make no mistake, his tireless work ethic ensures that he’s not sleeping on profits. He’s no myth, but Larry Jordan is a legend when it comes to company loyalty, driver rewards, and industry wisdom. Join us on this episode of #SixFigureTrucker 

  • Larry lands be...
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    His bust-ass work ethic and competitive spirit led Eric Ryan to believe the owner-operator path would be the surest one to prosperity in the trucking industry. But Eric’s early experience in that lane handed his ass back to him. Yet, that early experience was a blessing in disguise that led Eric to Norton Transport and driveaway. 

    At Norton, Eric has found the lane where his work ethic and competitive spirit can genuinely thrive. He...

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    Who comes to mind when you think of weekends in Vegas, cheesesteaks in Philly, love interests in the Dominican Republic, and a date to go skydiving? You’re probably visualizing the Spring break goals of college kids or maybe the highlight reel of a Hootie and the Blowfish tour. How about a truck driver with Norton Transport and driveaway? 

    Join our host Justin Scott for this week’s episode as he sits down with deck driver, Jose Palm...

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    In this episode, Justin sits down with Norton Transport driver Josh Henley. Josh exudes joy as he shares his love for trucking and the life that comes with it. His many years over the road have brought him unique experiences, savvy wisdom, and a deep appreciation for a healthy team. 

  • Josh’s current success with Norton Transport and the path that led him there (1:00)
  • Creative tips for cutting costs and saving money while over the road...
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    In this episode, Justin sits down with Keith Holiday, an owner-operator for Norton Transport. Keith shares his career arc, how he learned financial literacy and explains how his career with Norton Transport has given him freedom of time and finances to pursue the life he wants. 

  • Keith’s background how he got into trucking (1:00)
  • How Dave Ramsey has helped Keith earn a Six-Figure Trucking career (5:20)
  • The financial perks of working wi...
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    August 26, 2020 1 min
    Six-Figure Trucker is a weekly podcast brought to you by the good folks at Norton Transport. Each episode, we talk about one simple topic: trucking. We share some WILD driver stories, talk about what’s going on in the news, and most importantly give you the resources and tools you need to accelerate your career to that of a six-figure trucker. Join us while you drive to share some laughs and maybe learn a thing or two as well. ...
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