The Trucking Entrepreneurs Podcast

The Trucking Entrepreneurs Podcast

At The Trucking Entrepreneurs Podcast, we celebrate entrepreneurship by interviewing those who are working hard to keep trucks on the roads, and anyone else involved in making this industry a success. Join host Derrick Williams each week for interviews with successful entrepreneurs from the trucking and logistics industries, all of whom share their own entrepreneurial journeys. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/truckentrepreneurspodcast/support

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September 27, 2022 58 min

In this episode, Scott Rea of AvatarFleet joins the show. Scott is the president of AvatarFleet, which Mark Gardner founded in 2014. It aims to help you fill empty seats, pass every audit, and come home safely. Its primary goal is to help solve the driver problem in the trucking and transportation industries. In today’s episode, Scott discusses the driver problem in the industry, mentorship, and his business, AvatarFleet. 

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In this episode, our guest is Patrick Holmes. He began his financial services career at State Employees Credit Union in 2013 and started building relationships with members, helping them with their financial needs ranging from financial counseling, tax preparation, personal and mortgage lending, and Auto, Home, and Life Insurance. Determined to find the best insurance solutions on the market, he founded Seven Two Advisors, speciali...

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In this episode, Vitaliy Vinnichuk joins the show. He is the Co-Owner and General Manager of VTS Transportation Inc. VTS Transportation Inc. offers full-service transportation and logistics solutions, specializing in reefer transportation.

Today, Vitaliy Vinnichuk shares the story of how VTS Transportation Inc. was born, the services they provide and how they provide top-quality customer service to their customers, while maintaini...

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Truck parking has always been a problem in the trucking industry, and this is a problem that requires a solution. In this episode of Trucking Entrepreneurs Podcast, we have Jora Singh, founder of Semiyard, an app for booking a parking space for your truck, and it aims to solve the truck parking problem in the industry. Check out today’s episode as Jora discusses Semiyard and how it can contribute to the trucking industry.

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In this episode, Michael Ritzema of Superior Trucking Payroll Service joins the show. Michael started Superior Trucking Payroll Service in 1995 because they couldn't find someone in the payroll sector who knew enough about trucking to assist them. Superior Trucking Payroll Service helps drivers save money on payroll by constantly researching best practices in the trucking business, and we serve clients across the country. Today...

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In this episode, Chris Joslyn of iLevel Logistics joins the show. CJ Solutions Group was founded by Chris and is led by him as CEO. With over 25 years of experience in the sector, he works with customers and companies to develop and implement supply-chain solutions that are both efficient and cost-effective. Customer first has always been Chris' personal philosophy.

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In this episode, Bruce Outridge of The Lead Pedal Podcast joins the show. Bruce has been in the industry for over 30 years and offers business advice, interviews, and career information to help new and existing truck drivers improve their careers in transportation. He started his podcast because he wanted features such as interviews with industry experts, featured music, career information, and business tips. Today, Bruce discusses...

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In this episode, Demetrius Martin of 250 Logistics joins the show. Demetrius started the company by himself, with just one truck. He decided to expand because he wanted to create a system that could provide his family with a little bit more financial stability and create a future for his children. He eventually started to span the trucks with his twin sister Leticia Martin and was able to grow the company from one truck to over 20 ...

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Shout-out to Mr. Patrick Holmes for having me as a (guest) on the Cash Flow Trucking Podcast.  Patrick is a great Host, and rich in knowledge in the investing, financial industry, business, trucking, and much more.  Be sure to visit him at: https://seventwoadvisorsdiycourses.thinkific.com/.

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August 2, 2022 44 min

In this episode, Jason Clark of Braveheart Logistics joins the show. Jason Clark is the co-founder and CEO of Braveheart Logistics. He is a seasoned entrepreneur with extensive experience in logistics, supply chain management, and business growth. He has brought together two seemingly different fields: business and transportation, thanks to his experience as a successful entrepreneur and his work in the field of logistics. Today, J...

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July 26, 2022 41 min

In this episode, our guest is Rachel Miller. She is the recruiting manager at Impact Recruiting Center, a trucking recruitment agency that helps drivers find jobs that match their lifestyles while assisting companies in filling positions with top-notch drivers. Today, Rachel shares all about the company and how they help both drivers and their partners get work opportunities.

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In this episode, Wade Fenton and Jonathan McCormack of OTR Solutions join today’s show. OTR Solutions has been working with small, medium, and large companies in various industries to solve cash flow problems by providing quick, easy, and affordable funding. Today, Wade and Jonathan discuss the factors that influence a company that needs Factoring Services and how they help to have more cash on hand, enabling you to take advantage ...

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In this episode, John Farquhar joins the show. He is a risk solutions specialist. He had a very long career of 30-plus years in the transportation and insurance industries. Due to his experiences on both sides of the desk, he was able to start his own company conducting comprehensive risk evaluations. He can help his clients develop, improve, and enhance their risk management programs and practices. Today, John discusses his experi...

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In this episode, our guest is Chris Harris. Chris is a highly experienced, sophisticated Safety Professional. He is well versed in the needs of trucking safety and compliance departments. Expert in recruiting, interviewing, and driver training. With his years of loss control for a trucking insurance company, he can best prepare a risk analysis report which results in an easy-to-follow and executable action plan. In 2013, he started...

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In this episode, Saundra Covington joins the show. Saundra wrote the book “The Truck Driver’s Wife: Holding Down the Home Front,” where she highlights her and her husband's struggles and how they overcame them. Today, Saundra tells us about her life experiences, how they changed her for the better, and how her husband and family helped her through them.  

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In this episode, our guest is Humberto Marquez, founder of Miggy for Truckers, the ultimate trucking resource for the CDL driver. Today, Humberto shares with us his journey into trucking, how he launched Miggy, and also the integrations and features of the powerful app and more. Humberto's goal is to help truckers and the trucking industry. Sit back, relax, and enjoy!

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June 21, 2022 34 min

In this episode, our guest is Danielle Spaar, Area Sales Manager for Benefits for Trucking, an insurance company that helps trucking and transportation professionals.  The company has worked in the trucking industry for over 30 years. They aim to help the trucking industry have higher value benefits and enrollment solutions. Today, Danielle talks with us about the importance of insurance to the trucking industry and much more.  Sit...

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June 15, 2022 33 min

Join in the celebration with Trucking Transportation Academy!  Their mission is to provide their clients with exceptional training to be successful business owners in the trucking industry.  They provide Dispatch & Freight broker courses along with Business Set Up/Safety Compliance.


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June 14, 2022 40 min

Brenda Calvert is an artist, entrepreneur, and manager of Bostec, Inc. In her art business, she teaches art by doing classes with kids and commissions paintings from time to time. Brenda has been working on Bostec, Inc. for over three years now. Bostec helps companies establish their drug and alcohol policy to have a drug-free workplace. In this episode, Brenda shares about the drug and alcohol industry and the company Bostec, Inc....

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June 7, 2022 46 min

Greetings ladies and gentlemen.  Today I have the honor of interviewing a young and exceptionally smart, focused and goal driven entrepreneur.  Today’s guest is Mr. Kamard Johnson. Kamard is the CEO and Chief Visionary Officer of GTT Commercial Tires.  His accolades are many, ladies and gentlemen.  This episode is guaranteed to leave you impressed and inspired.  To hear how in his teenage years, he had developed expert skills in sa...

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