With us today we have a trucking company that has been around for 40 years who have been heavily involved with the Pennsylvania Motor Truck Association, and delivers all sorts of loads from the Mississippi River to the East Coast, from Canada to Florida.
With me is the President of Jagtrux, Zack Germak. Zack, welcome to the podcast!
00:00 – Intro
00:43 – How Jagtrux Started
02:31 – How Owner-operator business is different than just driving truck
06:34 – How was it growing up in the trucking industry?
12:00 – Why owner-operators should lease on to larger carrier
15:14 – Independent contractor AB5 rule in CA a growing trend?
17:34 – 7:1 trailer ratio for drop and go loads
23:05 – Driver shortage and driver culture
28:43 – Why state trucking associations like PMTA are important
38:17 – How to help fuel tax revenue lost from EV transition
39:56 – Why should a driver work for Jagtrux?
43:52 – Signing off