The Fleet Podcast
The Fleet is the #1 industry podcast for fleet managers and their teams.
Whether you manage five vehicles or five thousand, The Fleet will keep you in touch with the latest technology and people innovating in fleet management today. New episodes release every Wednesday.
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Episode 13 - Understanding Commercial Insurance Prices – And How to Lower Them
Industry veteran Dave Michelson explains why insurance prices are changing and what you can do to make sure your business is in the best position to get the best price.
Episode 12 - A (Not-So) Crash Course in Compliance
Ryder's Andrew Leavitt explains what it means to be DOT compliant, shares tools and resources that will help you reach compliance, and touches on what new regulations you need to be aware of as we head into 2021.
Episode 11 - The Psychology of Driving and What It Means for Your Fleet
What works better - incentives or disincentives? Positive peer pressure or negative? Financial motivation or group encouragement? Today's guest, Professor Nicholas Ward, shares answers to these questions and more.
Episode 10 - Innovation, Trends, and Technology Impacting Fleet Management
What does the infrastructure of today mean for the logistics and transportation industry of tomorrow? Joining us to answer that question and more is Stephan Keese, Senior Partner at Roland Berger.
Episode 9 - Best of The Fleet: Our Conversation with Lieutenant Michael Crabb
ICYMI - Listen in as Lieutenant Michael Crabb addresses distracted driving in the police force and shares his experiences with new systems of safety management.
Episode 8 - A Look Inside the Cab: How to Encourage Self-Management in Your Fleet
Dr. Jeff Hickman, a Research Scientist at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, shares his take on the role that psychology plays in driver behavior and safety management.
Episode 7 - Talent Acquisition in Trucking: A Conversation with Transport America’s Lisa Gonnerman
Lisa Gonnerman, Vice President of Safety and Security at Transport America, shares her experiences getting into the industry, plus uncovers how Transport America attracts and retains top driver talent.
Episode 6 - Recruiting, Hiring, and Coaching Your Way to a Culture of Safety
Ozark Motor Line’s V.P. of Human Resource & Safety, Patrick Landreth, has nearly 4 decades of experience in the world of trucking. He shares what he’s seen change over the last several years, why retaining your best drivers in today’s demanding market is more important than ever, and explains the relationship between safety and success. He also shares what training and coaching programs they’ve seen have lasting results, including what technology they are leaning on and implementing fleet-wide.
Episode 5 - The Challenges of Last Mile Logistics: An Inside Look at Amazon DSPs
Ahmad Khan, Founder and President of Colonial Logistics, gives us the inside scoop on what it's like to be an Amazon Dedicated Service Provider
Episode 4 - The Future of Fleet Technology with Geotab CEO, Neil Cawse
Neil Cawse, CEO and Founder of Geotab, talks the future of fleet technology -- from 5G and cloud to new and improved electric vehicles, to telematics, ML, and AI, and much more.
Episode 3 - From Fleet Manager to Fleet Manager: Here’s What You Need to Know about Mitigating Risk in Your Fleet
Stephen Darbonne, a safety manager at Abacus Plumbing, Air Conditioning, and Electrical, shares his experiences implementing new systems of risk management -- including how to create buy-in even with the most skeptical.
Episode 2 - Empowering Drivers Through a Safety Culture with Jetco Delivery CEO, Brian Fielkow
Brian Fielkow, CEO of Jetco Delivery and EVP of The GTI Group, shares tips for creating a culture that promotes safety and accountability and explains why it starts with the people behind the wheel, not just the technology under the hood.
Episode 1 - No One is Immune to Distracted Driving: One Police Lieutenant’s Take on Distracted Driving in the Public Sector
Lieutenant Michael Crabb addresses distracted driving in the police force and shares his experiences rolling out new systems of safety management.