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Idle reduction technology is the wave of the future for the trucking industry and our line-up of guests are all experts in the field. Joining us are: Rick Shaff - Director of Sales - Hodyon Dynasys APU Roger Southall - Sales Manager - AireDock Ethan Garber - CEO - IdleAir Andy Warcaba - President -
The U.S. trucking industry is currently debating the pros and cons of mobile communication platforms as it relates to Company-Owned Personally Enabled devices (COPE) or to rely on the Bring Your Own Device platform, simply known as BYOD.
Christian Schenk is Senior Vice President of product strategy and market growth for XRS Corporation, specializing in helping private and for-hire fleets use driver and vehicle data to improve every aspect of their operations.
Mr. Schenk points out that mobile technology (BYOD) over traditional, bulky "onboard computers," is already here as nearly 90% of truck drivers currently have personal mobile devices in use.
XRS is able to support more than 100 mobile devices within its portfolio, on four networks across the United States and Canada.
Mr. Schenk joins us as our special guest to further discuss the XRS Mobile Communication platform, the facts behind the BYOD technology and why their platform is considered to be revolutionizing the industry.
Our focus will be on the problems faced by truck drivers today and how certain trucking companies are working on solutions toward the betterment of drivers. Special guest, Grace Epting, of Diamond Transportation System , a 100% owner operator company, will discuss how her company continues to attract qualified drivers in today's transportation climate. Diamond Transportation System is setting a new standard for the industry by having always focused on truck drivers' needs and offering
Kristin Oftedahl, Communications Specialist with Dart Transit Company will join Courtney as the first guest this week to discuss how she is introducing the aspect of using social media to aid in the recruitment of drivers and spread the word about her company. Currently using Facebook and Google+, Kristin posts day to day trucking news, upcoming truck shows, & contests. Check out their pages today! Shane Hutto is a Dart Transit owner operator who uses social media
Recent trucking news and discussions have focused on truck parking issues, driver safety, cdl training, truck driver pay and jobs.
We open up the lines for our Trucking Open Forum to discuss anything trucking, where you decide the topic.
Come join the conversation!
Closing song: Peterbilt 379 by Tony Justice
Samuel Burlum shares his most recent three-part series, "The War on Trucking" as we take a look inside the "war" that he believes is being waged on the American truck driver:
Part I - Emissions Compliance
Part II- 'Drivers Unwanted'
Part III - The Battlegrounds
He is the CEO/President/Chairman of Extreme Energy Solutions and has been interviewed on radio and television. He was an invited speaker for the World Green Energy Symposium in Washington, DC and was the recipient of the 2013 WGES NOVA Award at Hunter College in New York City.
Mr. Burlum joins us as our special guest as we breakdown all three segments of the series and what he sees as being the future for the professional truck driver.
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