TT Newsmakers is a series of free video-based conversations featuring insights from industry leaders across the regulatory, business and economic landscapes. Episodes are hosted by veteran broadcaster and TT Associate News Editor Dan Ronan.
Navigating the Driver Shortage
Jeremy Reymer, founder and CEO of DriverReach, joins TT's Dan Ronan for a conversation about the truck driver shortage — including how it has been affected by the pandemic, the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse and pay raises — and also capacity constraints and what fleets can do to help themselves.
Delivering a Cure
Larry St Onge, president of life sciences and healthcare for DHL, joins TT's Dan Ronan for a conversation about how deliberations on delivery of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine began, DHL being one of the companies that has taken on the responsibility of managing this vital shipment, and what cares are being taken to ensure its safe delivery.
Collin Mooney, executive director of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, joins TT's Dan Ronan to discuss ways motor carriers can manage risk, and avoid increased litigation and nuclear verdicts, such as the adoption of advanced technology, including onboard safety systems, in-cab video and telematics.
Taking Aim at Nuclear Verdicts
Dan Cook, principal & practice leader of risk finance for TrueNorth Companies, joins TT's Dan Ronan to discuss the rise of nuclear verdicts in the trucking industry, including an examination of how this trend is affecting motor carriers, what it means for the way fleets assess risk, and the groups that are leading the charge on reform.
The Evolution of Electric Trucks
Trevor Milton, founder and executive chairman of Nikola Corp., joins TT’s Dan Ronan to discuss the fast-moving electric truck industry, including the role fleets could play in putting more zero-emission commercial vehicles on the road, and how his company plans to deliver on the promise Milton sees in next-generation power for Class 8 trucks.
Understanding Trucking's Economic Landscape
ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello discusses with TT’s Dan Ronan key economic issues facing trucking in the COVID-19 era, including trends in demand, capacity and what the future may hold.