68: What Does It Take to Get Leased on with Oakley Trucking?

This week on the Oakley Podcast, host Jeremy Kellett is joined by Dustin Eagle and Kent Childers, recruiters at Oakley, to discuss what it takes to get leased on with Oakley Trucking.

Key topics in today’s conversation include:

  • Oakley update and vaccination bonus (2:20)
  • Honoring Winston “Yamaha” Guest for helping a driver get off of train tracks (4:27)
  • Introducing Dustin (12:06)
  • Introducing Kent (12:47)
  • Requirements for getting leased on with Oakley and the experience needed (14:26)
  • The kind of truck needed (16:46)
  • Disqualifications on driving record (17:33)
  • Questions about home location and home time (20:44)
  • What Dustin and Kent do when they receive an application (22:58)
  • The state of working at Oakley right now and what the recruiters are looking for (26:06)
  • Needs in North Carolina, Louisiana, and more (28:11)
  • Keeping drivers, recruiters, and dispatch all on the same page (33:30)
  • Follow Oakley on social media (36:56)

Thank you Dustin and Kent for telling our listeners more about working for Oakley Trucking.

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