Hey Truckers! In most of our episodes, we use lingo or abbreviations for everything about semi trucks and many subscribers have asked us to break it down or explain what we are talking about. If you want to learn more from our videos, then understanding some of these terms will be valuable. We hope this helps you!
Hi Truckers! Join us as we welcome Paul again from I-294 Truck Sales for Part 2 of this podcast.We dive into financing, truck production, maintenance and how covid has effected these aspects of our industry.
In this episode, I interview Paul Antonelli from I-294 Truck Sales in Alsip, Illinois. He specializes in selling used semi trucks to owner operators and small fleets. We discuss the industry changes Paul is seeing in the market as well as the past vs current buying/selling trends and how the recent glider regulations have affected the glider market. If you have a truck you are interested in selling and its not worth as much as you owe, we discuss your options and how the purchasing process is different for small fleets to owner operators.
In this episode we are chatting about Emissions and is it costly to convert it back. We also answer questions about emissions from the audience.
We recently had a 2014 Freightliner Cascadia come into the shop with multiple issues that were costly repairs. Could it have been prevented? Would you have put more money into this semi truck, or would you have walked away?
Hey Truckers! In this episode we interview Abed Yousef with Pearl Knight Transportation, an owner operator that made the transition from company truck driver 3 years ago.
Tune in to learn about:
- The model he is using for company and why it's successful
- Purchasing new trucks
- What he considers before adding new trucks
- What's been the most challenging as he tries to grow his operation
- How relationships affect growth opportunities
- How to retain drivers
Hey all! In this video we dive into the automatic vs manual semi truck discussion. Discussion starts at 6:00! We cover the pros and cons of each transmission, along with cost differences.
#semitruck #owneroperator #eraservice
Hey truckers! In this video we discuss buying a volvo D13 and we answer questions that were submitted by our subscribers.
Q & A From our Subscribers starts at 8:50
In this episode we compare parts prices of Volvo D13 and Cummins ISX.
Hey Truckers! Join us as we discuss rates. Rates last year vs this year and what's to come. How will states re-opening effect trucking? What was trucking like in 2008-2009 and how does that compare to what's happening now? What volume is out there and what are we moving more of now?
Pssst... we are looking for owner operators to interview for the Podcast too. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you feel like you have a story to share that can help another trucker, or a message to share.
Hey Truckers! We've seen it attempted in the past and now it is being discussed again. Will Truckers go on strike? What are they hoping to accomplish? What is causing them to consider it?
Hey Truckers! The Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan was a part of the Cares Act and ran out of money last week...then was refunded last night with new legislation and Trumps Signature. Why is this important? If you qualify for the loan and follow the correct procedures, you can have 8 weeks of loan "forgiven" as long as it is used what it is intended for. Tune in to hear a little bit more about the guidelines and what to expect. #ppploan #trucking #owneroperator #paycheckprotectionHey Truckers! Hope you all are healthy and safe! We decided to discuss buying a truck in a recession. It's a question we've received from truckers given the current circumstances. We discuss the market a little bit, type of trucks to look at and what we are seeing in the current market for trucks for sale. <iframe title="Truck Yoo - Big Rig Talk. Episode 10. ELD Headaches" height="122" width="100%" style="border: none;" scrolling="no" data-name="pb-iframe-player" src="https://www.podbean.com/media/player/qwtcg-cb45b3?from=yiiadmin&download=1&version=1&skin=1&btn-skin=107&auto=0&share=1&fonts=Helvetica&download=1&rtl=0&pbad=1"></iframe>