June 3, 2023

The driver shortage myth – WTT


On today’s episode of WHAT THE TRUCK?!? Dooner is talking about trucking’s biggest myth: the driver shortage. Is the “80,000 drivers needed” number nothing more than a psyop? SuperTrucker Justin Martin is breaking down the numbers behind the number. 

Schenker Dedicated Services Group CFO Eugen Tissen shares his perspective on global trade. We’re talking about port automation, electrification, the freight market and bringing babies to the office.

Writer Toby Bogard is in preproduction on a brand new trucking movie that could star an icon. We’ll find out how this 2 million mile driver turned writer got his script for “Dispatch Me Home” off the dock. 

Musician Crackerbox Jimmy debuts his latest single, “My Old Guitar,” and shares tales from behind the wheel. 

Fuelman is empowering fleet fuel cards. Keagan Russo and Ashlie Summer share strategies on how to get the most out of your fuel card.

Plus, rate the strap work; doing dishes in a truck; surviving a blowout; getting struck by lightning; cupcake stealing bears; and more.

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