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TN Truck Thought Podcast Episode 20

posted by TrueNorth Transportation on Tuesday, June 4, 2024

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Trucking and Data - What do Fleets Need to Know?

Is there too much data in the trucking industry? Safety and efficiency are paramount in the ever-changing landscape of the trucking industry but how can data help us, what should carriers avoid, how can they navigate the noise, and what are some best practices to be used. The team is joined by Joshua Vance, Vice President of Compliance at JB Hunt, and Stacy Sadar, Business Development Manager for Geotab, who tackle the question of how and when to use data to revolutionize safety and efficiency in the trucking industry.

Topics include:

  • Data Awareness and importance, understanding what you have and what you need
  • What is data important and why should carriers care?
  • How data has improved over time 
  • Why some carriers struggle to collect and analyze data
  • How carriers can overcome data challenges
  • Why data makes people uncomfortable
  • What do we do with all this data
  • Why integrations and data convergence are important
  • How carriers can leverage data to improve safety and efficiency
  • What should smaller carriers do who may not have all the resources
  • And much more

Industry specialists featured:

  • Host, P. Sean Garney, Co-Director at Scopelitis Transportation Consulting
  • Co-Host, Steve Keppler, Co-Director at Scopelitis Transportation Consulting
  • Guest, John Biblis, Senior Safety & Loss Control Specialist at TrueNorth Companies
  • Guest, Joshua Vance, Vice President of Compliance at JB Hunt
  • Guest, Stacy Sadar Business Development Manager at GeoTab 

About the TN Truck Thought Podcast​

The TN Truck Thought podcast keeps transportation leaders of today and tomorrow in the know on the hottest industry trends. Our specialists get to the bottom of challenging, and sometimes controversial, transportation topics to offer insight and predictions.

The TN Truck Thought podcast is hosted by Sean Garney of Scopelitis Transportation Consulting and produced by TrueNorth Companies.

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