57: If You Want the Best, You’ve Got to Pay for the Best

This week on the Oakley Podcast, host Jeremy Kellett talks with listeners about the pay raise awarded to all owner-operators this May and discusses how Oakley combats the challenges of retaining drivers in an industry with high turnover.

Key topics in today’s conversation include:

  • Need to Know with Vickie Chastain: distracted driving (1:15)
  • Staying ahead of the game in the dry bulk business (6:18)
  • The annual bonus continues without a cap (8:40)
  • Adding and keeping the best drivers at Oakley (11:35)
  • Increasing pay by five cents per loaded mile for every division plus a five-cent increase on the annual bonus (15:55)
  • Helping interested company drivers become owner-operators at Oakley (22:48)

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