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The Apps4Truckers podcast has discussion, audio blog posts and tutorial related to the transportation industry. Tech tips, interviews with people who benefit the industry and anything that applies to trucking are presented.

The Apps4Truckers podcast has discussion, audio blog posts and tutorial related to the transportation industry. Tech tips, interviews with people who benefit the industry and anything that applies to trucking are presented.
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The Apps4Truckers podcast has discussion, audio blog posts and tutorial related to the transportation industry. Tech tips, interviews with people who benefit the industry and anything that applies to trucking are presented.

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English


Episodes

Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1 Episode 4

12/17/2016
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Edgar is a 35 year old trucker living in southern California. Having worked local and OTR in the last five years, Edgar sees two sides of the trucking world. He believes that there is a lack of respect between drivers and from the public. He states that better compensation is needed for those who are doing their job safely to solve some problems in the industry. 00:51 Career 01:50 Background 04:36 How his Mom felt about him trucking 05:10 Thoughts about the lifestyle 06:00 Giving his...

Duration: 00:16:34


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1, Episode 1

12/17/2016
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Episode 001 – Troy Remember Me Smiling When talking to drivers, you can get a wide range of opinions and backgrounds. Troy has been trucking for over 25 years and offers a good perspective. While his view on the industry is positive, his suggestions for improvement require patience. 00:45 History 02:11 Start in trucking 02:55 Home life and family 06:02 Friends’ and family’s attitudes towards trucking 06:40 Hobbies and giving 08:22 Public perception of trucking 10:06 Secret to...

Duration: 00:17:03


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1 Episode 8

12/17/2016
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John is no stranger to being interviewed and presents a very unique background for a trucker. He believes that health is a major issue in our industry and “Without the driver, that truck don’t move”. 00:55 Growing up 01:58 Music & dancing were important 03:52 How I got into trucking 05:47 My first time behind the wheel was better than… 06:47 My family’s feelings about me trucking 08:22 Favorite places to go 09:37 I’m a home body 10:39 My definition of success as a trucker 12:58...

Duration: 00:23:51


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1 Episode 9

12/17/2016
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Real Life Trucker #009 Kristy is 48 years old and has been driving since 1986. She hauls hazardous waste and is very passionate about the industry. “You gotta care to want to do this type of job” 00:53 My parents were very supportive 02:25 Those around me helped me to gain confidence 03:12 The peculiar way I met my husband 04:03 How my family feels about me being a trucker 04:43 Living like a gypsy 05:42 Learning while traveling 06:41 When I’m not trucking 07:27 Improving...

Duration: 00:18:48


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1 Episode 7

12/17/2016
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Aaron has been trucking for 19 years, running local and regional in the Northeast. Raised in upstate New York, he presents a trucker image that he is happy to have his sons follow. 00:50 Growing up 01:59 The first job working on the farm 02:23 The first trucking job 03:35 Family life when I started trucking 04:46 My feelings about their impressions 05:04 Favorite places? 05:41 Staying active with family 07:08 Learning from past experiences to improve 07:40 Success is living...

Duration: 00:12:31


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1 Episode 6

12/17/2016
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Carl is 53 years old and originally from CA but resides in LA. The son of a Vietnam vet, Carl was introduced to trucking by his father. He has a passion for the survival of the industry and the traditions that are slowly fading away. 00:54 Growing up 02:47 My dad introduced me to trucking 05:13 My personal life and the family's feelings about me being a trucker 06:55 Spending time with my parents and my hobbies 08:20 My favorite places to go 09:10 How I seek to improve myself 10:06...

Duration: 00:20:19


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1, Episode 2

12/17/2016
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John is a 27 year-old flatbed owner operator from New York. A former Marine, John offers a view that is critical of governmental regulation while seeing a negative public perception of truckers. He does what he can to make life better but sees obstacles in the future of the industry. 01:09 Family and culture 02:32 Start in trucking 04:03 Being single 04:59 Public perception of truckers 06:15 Military background 07:13 #1 problem is regulations 08:55 Driver training 09:46 The...

Duration: 00:13:49


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1 Episode 5

12/17/2016
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Stephanie, the first woman to be on the series, has been trucking since 1980. Dealing with issues common to women getting into the industry, she discusses her views on the public’s perception of truckers and the industry’s problems. 01:03 Growing up 02:38 First job 03:21 How I got into trucking 05:10 First time behind the wheel 06:00 How my family feels about trucking 06:47 My feelings about my trucking lifestyle 07:58 My favorite place to go is home 08:49 What I like outside of...

Duration: 00:19:27


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1 Episode 10

12/17/2016
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Gaston is the youngest trucker to be featured on Real Life Trucker. His view from a different generation varies from most of our interviews. 00:52 My childhood and growing up 04:24 How I got into trucking 06:22 Petrified at first 07:10 My family thinks it is pretty cool 07:56 Not sure if I would do this for the rest of my life 08:40 I met my wife because of trucking 10:39 Favorite places…there are many 11:31 Outside of trucking 12:10 To improve myself, I want a good spiritual...

Duration: 00:25:42


Apps4Truckers Special: Real Life Trucker - Season 1, Episode 3

4/12/2016
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James is 41 years old and a long-time trucker. The driver image is very important to him and he produces videos to combat the negative media image that is often portrayed. He feels that turnover and driver retention is the industry’s key issues and feel that the future of the industry should be very interesting, to say the least. He strives to succeed by keeping safety-minded and seeking to finish his career well. 00:54 History and background 01:42 Start in trucking 03:54 How does your...

Duration: 00:15:54


A4T Podcast #21: Interviews with Amanda Jones and DriveWyze

3/28/2016
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Connect with Apps4Truckers www.Apps4Truckers.com Facebook,Twitter,Google+,YouTube,Pinterest, and Periscope Apps4Truckers Podcast #20 Interview with Amanda Jones about the apps she uses as a professional driver to make life on the road easier PLUS Interview with Doug Johnson of DriveWyze DOUBLE YOUR TRIAL PERIOD by mentioning the podcast Call 1-888-988-1590 or contact them through their website DriveWyze.com

Duration: 00:49:04


A4T Podcast 020 - Interview with Tom Kyrk, App Testing Focus Group and more

1/30/2016
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Connect with Apps4Truckers www.Apps4Truckers.com Facebook,Twitter,Google+,YouTube,Pinterest, and Periscope Apps4Truckers Podcast #20 -Interview with Tom Kyrk, App Testing Focus Group and more (Click on the image below for the article and links to the apps mentioned) Apps that are useful to professional drivers range from social to mechanical to practical. Tom Kyrk of Roadtestedliving.com, recently took time to chat with me about apps that are important to him while on the road. While these...

Duration: 00:42:53


A4T Podcast #019: Chad Cashin with TruckerLine and More

11/29/2015
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Connect with Apps4Truckers www.Apps4Truckers.com Facebook,Twitter,Google+,YouTube,Pinterest, and Periscope A4T Podcast #019: Chad Cashin with TruckerLine and More This app is something that has the potential to revolutionize our industry and it is making a lot of the media take notice. Talking with Chad at TruckerLine, it was evident that he has a clear view on the direction of where the company is going and is centering the focus on the driver's side. You can download TruckerLine on...

Duration: 00:27:33


A4T Podcast #018: Tim Jones with Traffeek! and More

11/12/2015
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Connect with Apps4Truckers www.Apps4Truckers.com Facebook,Twitter,Google+,YouTube,Pinterest, and Periscope A4T Podcast #018: Tim Jones with Traffeek! and more Today I take a few minutes and talk with Tim Jones in the U.K. about an app that he has developed called Traffeek! The app is growing rapidly over in Great Britain so we discuss it uses and integration possibilities here in the U.S. You can download Traffeek! on Google Play and the iPhone App Store. Connect with Traffeek! on...

Duration: 00:34:34


A4T Podcast #017: Trucker Path VP, Austin Trip and A Reveal

10/5/2015
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Connect with Apps4Truckers www.Apps4Truckers.com Facebook,Twitter,Google+,YouTube,Pinterest, and Periscope A4T Podcast #017:Trucker Path VP, Austin Trip and A Little About Tim Talking with Trucker Path VP, Charlie Myers -Ihad the opportunity to talk with the VP of Strategic Development, Charlie Myers, about the future of Trucker Path and what we had to look forward to. Bonus Section after the podcast contains a special outtake from the interview. -The situation where I got to go to Austin...

Duration: 00:42:48


A4T Podcast #016: CDL Warrior with Jim Ruiz - Helping Drivers and Fleets Ta

7/25/2015
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Apps4Truckers Podcast #016 Jim Ruiz is the Founder and CEO of CDL Warrior, an app that analyzes and helps professional drivers and fleets improve compliance, communicate and save time on the road. We take the time to discuss the app and how their attention to their customers has made a difference in how it was developed. You can find their website atCDLWarrior.com or connect with them onTwitter,Facebook,Google+,YouTubeandLinkedIn. Download the app on theApp Storeor thePlay Store The 1st...

Duration: 00:29:05


A4T Podcast #015: Road Test Time w/ Tom "Captain" Kyrk - Cell Phone Plan Op

7/14/2015
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Tom shares with you some of the options available currently with the major cell providers. Since choosing the right carrier and plan is such a major decision, Tom talks about what might be best for you. Tom "Captain" Kyrk writes for his site,RoadTestedLiving.com. You can also connect with him on Twitter and Facebook. Connect with Apps4Truckers.comon Twitter, Facebook, Google+and Pinterest.

Duration: 00:16:06


A4T Podcast #014: Ellen Voie of Women In Trucking and Tim Fires His Announc

7/9/2015
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A4T Podcast #014: Podcast Reboot In case you decided that the last podcast was just too long, this is just the interview with Ellen Voie of Women In Trucking. The 1st part of last months podcast had so many downloads that I figured each interview deserved its own episode. This marks the beginning of the shortening of the podcast along with increase the number of releases. It may be weekly, it may not but this new format is allowing me to record responses to each type of interview and...

Duration: 00:19:29


A4T Podcast 013 - Part 2: Talk about Podcasts, Jewel Jones/OTR Apparel and

6/12/2015
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A4T Podcast #013 Apps4Truckers.com is also on Twitter:@apps4truckers,Facebook,PinterestandGoogle + Welcome to listeners from LiveTrucking! LiveTrucking.com is also onFacebook, Twitter:@LiveTrucking, andGoogle+ Check out the Real Life Trucker podcast series onApps4Truckers.comorLiveTrucking.com PART ONE Featured App: Google Photos is available oniTunesandPlay Store Lee Payne withBigRoad- Drivers Logs Done Right available oniTunesandPlay Store Online atBigRoad.com,...

Duration: 00:36:48


A4T Podcast 013 - Part 1: BigRoad, Women In Trucking Assn, and Serial (The

6/10/2015
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A4T Podcast #013 Apps4Truckers.com is also on Twitter: @apps4truckers, Facebook, Pinterest and Google + Welcome to listeners from LiveTrucking! LiveTrucking.com is also on Facebook, Twitter: @LiveTrucking, and Google+ Check out the Real Life Trucker podcast series on Apps4Truckers.com or LiveTrucking.com PART ONE Featured App: Google Photos is available on iTunes and Play Store Lee Payne with BigRoad - Drivers Logs Done Right available on iTunes and Play Store Online at BigRoad.com,...

Duration: 00:42:40

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