70: What does Oakley Dispatch Have to Say?

This week on the Oakley Podcast, Jeremy Kellett talks with Oakley’s Nick Crisco, an operations manager, and Manuel Carvajal, an end-dump dispatcher. Nick and Manuel provide a behind-the-scenes look at how things work at Oakley in the end-dump division.

Key topics in today’s conversation include:

  • Oakley Trucking update: keeping up with expiring physicals, inspections and more (2:40)
  • Nick’s been at Oakley for more than 13 years (5:48)
  • Manuel’s career at Oakley goes back over seven years (7:54)
  • Daily priorities in Oakley operations (9:01)
  • Communicating with 52 drivers as a dispatcher (11:37)
  • Juggling different needs (14:33)
  • Dump freight’s explosion this year (16:05)
  • Where drivers live and sending them home loaded (19:11)
  • Consistent earnings at Oakley (21:19)
  • Avoiding contaminations and paying attention to details (23:30)
  • Handling new customers (25:44)
  • Where new drivers are needed (29:10)
  • Wet granules, trailer issues, and final thoughts (32:01)

Thank you Nick and Manuel for giving us the inside scoop on what happens backstage at Oakley’s end-dump division.

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