37: Meeting Dispatch (Part II)

On this week’s episode of the Oakley Podcast, host Jeremy Kellett sits down with Peyton Clark and Alex Kin, dispatchers from the end-dump division. With 80 drivers between them, Peyton and Alex help make sure their owner-operators are taken care of, getting miles, and getting to spend time at home. 

Key points in the conversation:

  • Need to Know with Vickie Chastain: Submit photos for the Oakley calendar (1:10)
  • Meeting Peyton Clark (2:49)
  • Getting to know Alex Kin (6:33)
  • Day-to-day role of a dispatcher (11:44)
  • A message to recruits about working at Oakley (15:02)
  • Driving to Canada (19:50)
  • Places to recruit from (26:56)
  • Retaining drivers (31:41)
  • Positive feedback about owner-operators (37:08)

Thank you Peyton and Alex for all of the work that you’ve done as dispatchers to support our owner-operators.

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