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Avoiding those pesky broker problems

October 14, 2019

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LLN (10/14/19) –
What’s the most basic way for truckers who work through brokers to avoid all the typical pesky broker problems – we’ll tell you today. Also, for 17 years Greg Cohen has worked for the benefit of everyone who uses our nation’s highways. Now, he’s moving on. We’ll find out what he’s seen, and what he sees ahead. And we’ll tell you about the vital role truckers play in delivering NASCAR to race fans.

0:00-10:10 – Newscast.

10:10-24:14 – A look back – and ahead – at our nation’s highways – Part 1.

24:14-38:43 – A look back – and ahead – at our nation’s highways – Part 2; avoiding broker problems.

38:43-48:22 – Trucks deliver NASCAR to Bristol Motor Speedway.

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

Part 1 – For 17 years, Greg Cohen has worked for the benefit of everyone who uses our nation’s highways. Now he’s moving on. We’ll have a farewell interview with the outgoing president of the American Highway Users Alliance.

Segment 3

Part 2 – Our farewell interview with Greg Cohen, outgoing president of the American Highway Users Alliance.

Truckers who work through brokers have a host of problems they face, most of which hold them at a disadvantage. The most basic solution is to cut out the middleman – the broker – entirely and develop direct relationships with shippers. Mary McKenna will discuss the advantages – and challenges – of doing that with Tom Crowley of OOIDA’s Business Services Department.

Segment 4

Long before you see the green flag at Bristol Motor Speedway there’s a whole other show complete with truckers and car haulers who are essential to making race day happen. Mary McKenna discusses that – as well as how voting and taking action are easier than ever – with Land Line Magazine’s Jami Jones, Mark Schremmer and Greg Grisolano.