The Relay

– Episode 5

Balancing Life as Truck Driver and Cattle Rancher with Brett Hutchins

This week on The Relay, we sit down with Brett Hutchins, one of our owner operators at Gulf Relay. During this conversation, Brett shares his journey into trucking and how he managing life on the road while also running a cattle ranch at home. Other topics include tips in saving money on fuel, staying connected with other drivers on the road, who is favorite person at Gulf Relay is, and more.
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Highlights from this week’s conversation include:
  • Getting out of the mundane and into trucking (0:10)
  • Managing truck driving but also owning a cattle ranch (1:53)
  • Driving regional and OTR (3:49)
  • Managing fuel costs as an owner operator (4:48)
  • Staying connected on the road (7:09)
  • Brett’s favorite person at Gulf Relay and what brought him to the company (10:23)
  • Why Gulf Relay? (12:08)
The Relay is a podcast produced by Gulf Relay. Each episode, we dive behind the scenes of our operations, teams, and industry. From the unique challenges of the job to anecdotes about life on the road, our guests will provide a window into a profession that is crucial to our economy and way of life. Let’s hit the road!

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