24: The Oakley Roundtable (Part II)

In the second part of our roundtable discussion, Jerry Dunbar, Robert Tennie and Freddie Baker join host Jeremy Kellett, director of recruiting at Oakley Trucking, to discuss the state of truck driving in 2020.

The roundtable guests have more than 110 years of driving experience combined. The three owner-operators represent different segments of Oakley. Jerry comes from the hopper division, Robert from the end-dump division, and Freddie from the pneumatic division.

If you missed part one of the roundtable, click here to listen to that episode.

Highlights from part one of the roundtable:

  • Need to Know with Vickie Chastain: monthly maintenance reports (2:16)
  • Technique to loading the trailer properly and getting the weights right (3:58)
  • Getting feedback on what Oakley can do to make its drivers more successful (14:10)
  • Adjustments Oakley has made and can make as it continues to grow (26:20)

Thank you to our owner-operators Jerry, Robert and Freddie for joining us on the show. 

Oakley Trucking is a family-owned and operated trucking company headquartered in North Little Rock, Arkansas. For more information, check out our show website: podcast.bruceoakley.com