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Poet Unplugged presents Poetic Fusion, an online radio show that provides ALL artist with a platform to express themselves thru artistic abilities OPENLY with our open mic! They also have the opprotunity to discuss topics revolving around ART, wether its poetry, song, dance, performance, writing, etc. This allows for artist of ALL kind to network n build each other up. To have them come together and see what it is we can do to have art reach the world! This weeks topic is on how an artist combats stage freight! Stay tuned!
On Renewable Now this Wednesday at 1pmJoin Peter Arpin as we kick off the first of our 2013 series.We also will be welcoming Jeff Flath from Enow as a new co host to the Renewable Now.This weeks guest we will feature Mike Roeth. Mr. Roeth is the Executive Director of the North American Council for Freight Efficiency. We will learn about the green trucking industry as well as the importance of Freight efficiency.Make one of your New years Resolutions to listen to Renewable Now every Wednesday at 1pm . Renewable Now ,educating you on the business side of Green .
Get on board today on ninja sunday. Get ready for a ride on express straight with,
Bill Freight Train McLean, whoot! whoot! ALL ABOARD.
We will be catching up with some awesome news today with
"How to kill a zombie" film.
I think some film makers are about to Maine on the map,
Let's get ready for the ride today. WHOOT WHOOT!!
The Wrestling Lounge Welcomes Freight Train from $5 Dollar Wrestling IPPVS to speak to Freight Train call 773-897-6289 and press 1 to be in the hosts view.
“FREIGHT TRAIN FREDDIE“ with PAUL MORRIS
On this show I, your host, will be reading from my soon to be released rhyming children’s picture book, “Freight Train Freddie.” The story is about the harrowing adventures of a nineteenth century steam locomotive as he makes his daily run.
With the rising cost of fuel prices and over-regulation, many truck driving veterans are calling it quits and leaving their trucks behind. Other issues such as medical problems or simply reaching retirement age will cause thousands more to depart from their driving careers.
These are just a few reasons why drivers will leave the vocation but for many, will look for a way to remain active within the transportation business.
What has proven to be an entrepreneurial opportunity for those willing to work, is that of a freight broker or logistics agent. Reports show that the average annual income for full-time freight brokers is currently estimated to be between $40,000 and $150,000.
Joining us will be Jack Martin, Agent Recruiter for GRD Freight Express and recognized as one of the leading logistics consultant.
Also we will talk with Joel Glenny, Agent Trainer and Coordinator for GRD Logistics Training based out of Baker, Florida which consists of a team of personnel who have a combined trucking industry experience of over 60 years.
We will discuss the real facts of building your own successful freight broker business or becoming a broker agent and how GRD Logistics Training can help you succeed. - GRD SPECIAL OFFER AT END OF SHOW.
Join the show at 7pm ET!
Call (646) 668-2277
We will all be faced with the decision to sign a contract at some point in our business. When working with a new broker it can be tempting to rush to the signature line and secure that freight before it's gone. What might you be missing? What can signing a bad contract do to your business? How can you avoid the traps of "legaleeze" layed out for you? What can you do to avoid these problems? We will discuss the red flags and share what to look out for when you have one of these documents in front of you. We will talk about ways you can edit these contracts to be more favorable for both parties and not just a blanket of protection for the brokers.
Saturday 4-11-15 6PM ET : A hot topic for many within the trucking industry- the FMCSA.
To say the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been under criticism and dissecting scrutiny is an understatement. Whether you are a company driver, owner operator, carrier, broker, organization, trade group, or Government Accountability Office, chances are you have found yourself fuming one time or another about an action FMCSA has either taken or proposed to take.
We open up with Tom Byerley of UrTruckBroker.com. Tom is a 44 year trucking veteran with over 4 million safe miles. Owner Operator turned freight broker, Tom shares his concerns with us tonight regarding the FMCSA’s CSA program scores and the affects they are making on the industry.
From there we will lead into other areas which are seriously affecting the trucking industry, including how those acting as “brokers” are avoiding the $75,000 bond designed to protect carriers from broker fraud.
Join us and share your views, insights and opinions. Let’s talk about it. Call in number: 347-826-9170.
Call in to listen or to be a part of the show, press “1” on your keypad at anytime.
Jim Prince, a native of Central Michigan with over 20 years of fire and rescue service experience spent about 6 months in New Orleans first as a Volunteer Firefighter then as a Logistics Generalist for FEMA.
Jim will recount his experiences in the shattered region and provide fascinating insight into events and occurrences.
Jim had some amazing experiences with FEMA in various ways which he will share. On this show we will focus on aspects of the infrastructure, how the federal/state/local resources may have been better deployed…and provide significant insight into the balance of the three key governmental entities.
Cary and Gretchen will be hosting…we encourage folks to call in and share their feelings…See ya there!
If you don’t like FEMA…call in…ask some questions or share your anger…Call in and lets crawl into the controversy…necessary or not…open discussion is a catharsis…let’s get ‘er done!
Author Cary Black wrote an epoch novel of American heroism called Katrina: A Freight Train Screamin’. The book tells the real story of the worst natural disaster to hit the United States. It chronicles the stories of the people who were on the ground savings lives, the people who were reaching out to rescue the millions of abandoned animals, and the people who survived and heroically came back, dug in, and rebuilt their lives from the chaos. The stories reflect the thoughts of regular folks having to fight for their lives and finding heroism in their souls as they struggled to deal with the enormity of the storm.
The book tells these peoples stories in a way that makes the reader realize how far reaching the depth of this tragedy was...Never to be forgotten
Alan Jones is Manager of the Policy Office in the Long Range Planning Division of the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT). Alan joined TDOT in 2004, and he advises TDOT officials on transportation policy issues, including air quality, energy, freight, land use, sustainable transportation and livable communities. He directs the state’s Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Improvement (CMAQ) program, conducts research on transportation policy innovations, and develops strategic recommendations for making the state’s transportation system more sustainable.
From 1999 to 2004, Alan was a Senior Policy Analyst with the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation working on air quality and energy issues. From 1994 to 1999, he was Executive Director of the Tennessee Environmental Council, a state environmental advocacy group. Alan also worked six years with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Washington, D.C., and two years with the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission in Austin.
Alan has over 33 years of professional experience in environmental and energy policy. He has a B.S. in public administration from Murray State University in western Kentucky, and a Master’s degree in public policy from the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.
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Let's secure direct customers! Some of the biggest complaints in the trucking industry are about brokers. Many carriers make brokers a primary source of their freight, but swings in the spot market can have a detrimental effect on profits, can make dispatching a truck stressful, and adds an unecessary layer of confusion between carriers and shippers. How can you avoid the headaches of brokers while securing good, steady paying freight? Market and sell yourself to direct customers! We'll share tips and practices to get your foot in the door and build relationships that will ensure a more profitable business.