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ELE Logistics Trucking Podcast

ELE Logistics Trucking Podcast

By ELE Logistics
A trucking podcast brought to you by elelogistics.com/ where we give you tips on how to make more money in the transportation industry as well as providing updates on the latest trucking news in the world.
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09/17/21 Surprise Inspections Sideline Drivers
In today's episode we discuss how troopers are conducting surprise inspections targeting commercial vehicles that might not travel outside the city or pass through weigh stations as part of their regular routes. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:33
September 17, 2021
09/16/21 August Trailer Orders Suggest Shortage In Trucking Industry
In today's episode we talk about how North American trailer orders in August reached 15,100 and how this large number could signal a shortage in the trucking industry. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:32
September 16, 2021
09/15/21 Happy National Truck Driver Appreciation Week!
In celebration of National Truck Driver Appreciation Week we give you some facts about the trucking industry that you might not have known. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:31
September 15, 2021
09/14/21 NY To Ban The Sale of All Diesel Trucks
In today's episode we talk about how officials in New York recently announced plans to ban the sale of gas and diesel-powered vehicles in coming years in an effort to slow greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:12
September 14, 2021
09/13/21 Remembering 9/11
In today's episode we take a look back at that fateful day that changed the world forever. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:42
September 13, 2021
09/10/21 Meet Tristan: ELE's Head Recruiter
In today's episode we introduce our audience to another one of ELE's team members. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:51
September 10, 2021
09/09/21 The Difference Between a BOL & a POD
In today's episode we discuss the importance of a drivers paperwork in regards to inventory management and getting paid for a load. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:41
September 9, 2021
09/08/21 What Is So Important About Your BOL?
In today's episode we talk about the importance of your BOL's. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:25
September 8, 2021
09/07/21 Happy Birthday to Dispatcher Joe!
In today's episode we have a late delivery of a birthday wish that goes out to our dispatcher Joe. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:10
September 7, 2021
09/06/21 A Labor Day Trucking Message To All Our Friends
In today's episode we want to thank all of our Trucking Family for their hard work on this very special Labor Day. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:04
September 6, 2021
09/03/21 Congratulations to America's Newest Member of the U.S. Trucking Family
In today's episode we spotlight one of our employees becoming a U.S. Citizen. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
03:56
September 3, 2021
09/02/21 The Life of a Trucker is a Difficult One
In today's episode we talk about some of the challenges that truckers face that normal people simply don't understand. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:27
September 2, 2021
09/01/21 Fuel Cards & Safe Driving
In today's episode we go over ELE's safety letter regarding the use of fuel cards and safe driving. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:45
September 1, 2021
08/31/21 Meet Deanna From ELE's Accounting Department
In today's episode we spotlight one of ELE's office employees and introduce to you to Deanna from accoutning. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:26
August 31, 2021
08/30/21 Announcement of ELE's July Driver of the Month!
In today's episode we announce ELE's July driver of the month! Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:12
August 30, 2021
08/27/21 Trooper Writes Letter of Thanks To Hero Trucker
In today's episode we report on the story of how an Illinois State Trooper took a moment to thank a truck driver for saving a young woman from a potentially deadly head-on crash. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:26
August 27, 2021
08/26/21 $25K Reward Offered For Stolen Semi Truck
In today's episode we give you all the information on how a Sheriff’s Office located in Tennessee is offering a sizable cash reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects responsible for stealing a semi truck. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:20
August 26, 2021
08/25/21 Australian Truckers Plan Massive Protest
In today's episode we discuss how a group of Australian truckers are reportedly planning a widespread shut down in protest of continuing COVID lock downs and another, separate trucker protest may also be in the works. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:31
August 25, 2021
08/24/21 Must-know Information for Brake Safety Week
In today's episode we give you the vital information needed during Brake Safety Week and every other week in regards to DOT Inspections and your Hours of Service. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:34
August 24, 2021
08/23/21 Brake Safety Week Tips
In today's episode we talk about how during Brake Safety Week commercial motor vehicle inspectors emphasize the importance of brake systems by conducting inspections and removing commercial motor vehicles found to have brake-related out-of-service violations from the roadways. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:33
August 23, 2021
08/20/21 Short Supply Of Truckers Leaves Gas Stations Dry
In today's episode we talk about how companies that transport fuel to gas stations are scrambling to find qualified drivers to deliver every shipment. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:45
August 20, 2021
08/19/21 Beware the Dangers of Fall Weather
In today's episode we discuss how fall leaves are just as much of a driving hazard as ice. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:02
August 19, 2021
08/18/21 Fall Semi-Truck Lighting Tips
In today's episode we discuss how the need for higher visibility increases in the fall months as the days close sooner for truck drivers on the road. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:59
August 18, 2021
08/17/21 Slow Down & Plan Out Your Trip!
In today's episode we go over part 2 of ELE's Safety letter that emphasizes on truckers speed and your hours of service. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:40
August 17, 2021
08/16/21 Safe Driving Tips That Can Save Your Life!
In today's episode we go over part 1 of the latest safety letter created by ELE's Safety Department. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:53
August 16, 2021
08/13/21 Trucking School Hopes To Draw In People of All Backgrounds To Solve Driver Shortage
In today's episode we tell you about how a North Carolina Trucking School recently upgraded their facilities in order to accommodate the students who will lead a new generation of truck drivers. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:48
August 13, 2021
08/12/21 Law Enforcement Increasing Patrols In Kentucky
In today's episode we warn those in the trucking community that officers with the Kentucky State Police are increasing patrols in a work zone between Exit 11 and the Ohio River Bridge into Illinois in response to a crash that resulted in a truck drivers death. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:45
August 12, 2021
08/11/21 Should The Government Step In And Assist With Trucking's Driver Shortage?
In today's episode we read an article that argues the trucking industry has a tech problem and not a labor problem. This highly controversial topic is sure to fire up the opinions of our trucking audience.  Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:43
August 11, 2021
08/10/21 Companies Behind On Putting Drivers Behind The Wheel
In today's episode we discuss how trucking companies are continuing to struggle on finding new truck drivers to replace those that will retire in the next 10 years. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:42
August 10, 2021
08/09/21 Filling In Your In & Out Times Will Get You Paid!
In today's episode we talk about how by writing your in and out times on your paperwork you can help increase your odds for getting detention pay. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:25
August 9, 2021
08/06/21 Truckers Warned to Stay Off Independence Pass During I-70 Closure
In today's episode we talk about how Colorado transportation officials are reminding truckers to use approved detour routes during the extended closure of I-70 through Glenwood Canyon. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:39
August 6, 2021
08/05/21 Travel Troubles on I-70
In today's episode we talk about how the I-70 shutdown is causing delayed shipments, higher costs, and possible shortages. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:35
August 5, 2021
08/04/21 Trucking Crisis Sends Recruiters Overseas to Fill Shortage
In today's episode we discuss how companies are trying to bring in drivers from abroad like seemingly never before. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:42
August 4, 2021
08/03/21 The Importance of EFS Checks
In today's episode we talk about the importance of always carrying EFS checks with you. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:33
August 3, 2021
08/02/21 Avoid Late Fees By Turning In Your BOL's ASAP
In today's episode we discuss how some customers will try and charge fees for not turning in an electronical copy of your paperwork within 24 hours. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:31
August 2, 2021
07/30/21 Friday Tip For Truckers On How To Save You THOUSANDS on Tolls
In today's episode we tell you a horror story about how some states can charge you thousands of dollars for unpaid tolls in additional fees. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:16
July 30, 2021
07/29/21 Truck Driver Charged For Dumping 4,000 Gallons of Fuel
In today's episode we tell you about how Pennsylvania authorities have charged a New Jersey truck driver over a large-scale fuel spill that took place near an elementary school last month, triggering what prosecutors called an “environmental catastrophe.”  He apparently did the dumping ‘to speed up his route’. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:27
July 29, 2021
07/28/21 High School Teacher Spending Summer OTR "Because it's Needed"
In today's episode we discuss one high school teachers efforts to help with the driver shortage. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:03
July 28, 2021
07/27/21 Trucking Boss Stands Up To Crazy Male Karen
In today's episode we spotlight a trucking boss who fired back at a busybody who got upset with a driver for parking in "too many spots"...in an empty parking lot. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:23
July 27, 2021
07/26/21 Can Truckers Legally Drive Without Sleep Apnea Treatment Devices?
In today's article we discuss whether drivers with sleep apnea can legally drive without the treatment devices. One trucker is suing the manufacturer of the devices and arguing that he cannot perform his duties as a trucker. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:56
July 26, 2021
07/23/21 Higher Rates of Roadside Events In Q1 of 2021
In today's episode we talk about the spike in unexpected events compared to the 4th quarter of 2020.  Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:59
July 23, 2021
07/22/21 Merry Christmas In July, Truckers!
In this episode we celebrate Christmas in July and reveal who has been selected to transport the US Capitol Christmas Tree this year! Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:37
July 22, 2021
07/21/21 DOT Predicts Future of Automated Vehicles
In today's episode we find out what the DOT thinks the future of automatic vehicles has in store for the trucking industry. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:06
July 21, 2021
07/20/21 Convictions Not Reaching Regulators
In today's episode we talk about how some states are slow to transmit driver convictions to regulators and how it can possibly affect the trucking industry as a whole. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:54
July 20, 2021
07/19/21 CDL Compliance Is Failing
In this episode we talk about how the FMCSA is failing to keep unsafe drivers off the road. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:01
July 19, 2021
07/16/21 Trucking Economy Coming Back To Full Speed
In this episode we read an article that claims the trucking economy is roaring back to life. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:36
July 16, 2021
07/15/21 Freight Firms Press For Infrastructure Bill
In this episode we go over the recent calls for a major infrastructure bill that is being pushed. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:12
July 15, 2021
07/14/21 Your Families Future Relies On Your Being Safe
In today's episode we talk about the tragic death of a truck driver and fellow passenger. We post this episode in hopes of reminding drivers to always be safe. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:43
July 14, 2021
07/13/21 Fiery Double-Semi Crash Sends at Least One Trucker to Hospital
In this episode we look at a recent crash that happened in Florida and hope to use it as a reminder of how dangerous it is to be behind the wheel of a semi.  Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:01
July 13, 2021
07/12/21 Lack of Tire Inflation Is Costing Drivers
In this episode we discuss how the lack of tire inflation knowledge is costing drivers not just their money but their safety and the public's safety as well. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:51
July 12, 2021
07/09/21 ELE's July Newsletter
In this episode we read out ELE's July Safety Newsletter. In the letter we reveal our driver of the month and our Safety departments guide for things to watch out for over the road. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:58
July 9, 2021
07/08/21 ALWAYS Check Your Trailer
In this episode we talk about why it is important to always check your trailer before you leave the shipper. Learn how you can prevent a claim from being filed against you.
01:48
July 8, 2021
07/07/21 Reminder To Check Your Tires
After an alarming new article about the lack of tire inflation education in the trucking industry we are simply giving a reminder to all of our listeners to make sure to check their tires. When you are busy or in a hurry this can be something that slips your mind...a mistake which will cost you money in the long run.
01:47
July 7, 2021
07/06/21 Recall of 100,000 Trucks
In this episode we let our trucking friends know about a massive recall due to a battery cable defect.
01:21
July 6, 2021
07/05/21 Traditional Freight Activity Has Returned
In this episode we discuss the rates for truck freight that led up to the July 4th celebration.
01:37
July 5, 2021
07/02/21 Happy 4th of July!!!
In today's episode we let our drivers know that TA is serving free meals to our servicemen in celebration of America's Independence Day. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
01:25
July 2, 2021
07/01/21 Logistics Experts Argue Over The Future of Freight Rates
In today's episode our guest stars discuss the current state of the trucking industry and how the covid delta variant will play a role in the future of the freight rates. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
05:26
July 1, 2021
06/30/21 Trucking Groups Call For Removal Of Insurance Hike From House Highway Bill
In today's episode we discuss the potential hike for liability insurance in the new highway bill. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:26
June 30, 2021
06/29/21 Minneapolis Moves Forward With Controversial Semi Truck Parking Ban
In today's episode we discuss Minneapolis' proposal to ban semi truck parking in city limits. This proposal has many truckers up in arms with warnings of further leading into a truck driver shortage. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:14
June 29, 2021
06/28/21 I-40 Bridge Closure Costing Trucking Industry $1M Daily
In this episode we discuss how drivers needing to haul between eastern Arkansas and western Tennessee and facing major delays.
02:01
June 28, 2021
06/25/21 Truckers Facing Severe Storm Threat In Heartland
In this episode we are providing news of a severe weather alert. Gusty winds, large hail, tornadoes and flooding likely from Plains to Midwest. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
02:14
June 25, 2021
06/24/21 How To Best Ensure You Are Getting Paid For Detention Time
Today we discuss the very ugly truth of what truck drivers can do to have the best chance at being paid for their detention time. While there is no 100% guarantee that truckers will be paid for detention time, even when the driver and dispatcher do everything right, there are a few tips you can follow to help your chances. This episode has been published and can be heard everywhere your podcast is available. In this episode we discuss what steps truck drivers and fleet owners can do to save themselves thousands of dollars in maintenance repairs. We go over some of the easiest and more advanced forms of preventative maintenance to watch out for. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
05:06
June 24, 2021
06/23/21 The Importance of a Maintenance Escrow & How It Can Save You Thousands of Dollars
In this episode we discuss what steps truck drivers and fleet owners can do to save themselves thousands of dollars in maintenance repairs. We go over some of the easiest and more advanced forms of preventative maintenance to watch out for.  Follow us on social media!   Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
04:05
June 23, 2021
06/22/21 How to Prevent Being Charged Fees Against Your BOL's
In this episode we discuss how to prevent being charged fees for not following the correct steps when turning in your paperwork. From late fees to not having receipts for scale tickets or lumpers there are many ways that customers will try and find excuses to charge against you. Follow us on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ele_logistics/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ELELogisticsInc/
05:08
June 22, 2021
06/21/21 Strong Business, New Parking, & Commercial Vehicle Crackdown
In the first episode of ELE's trucking podcast we talk about fleets enjoying historically strong business conditions, Loves bringing 100 truck parking spaces to GA, and this week's four state commercial vehicle crackdown.
03:20
June 21, 2021