The Relay

– Episode 15

The Power of Teamwork in Logistics: Collaboration for Success

In this episode of the Relay, Dwayne Cochran, a Fleet Manager at Gulf Relay, discusses his role and the importance of communication in the logistics industry. During the conversation, Dwayne emphasizes the responsibilities of a fleet manager, such as providing load information and addressing driver issues. Dwayne stresses the significance of building a good relationship with drivers and being a reliable source of information. He also acknowledges drivers' concerns about job security and the freight market, and believes that effective communication and transparency can alleviate these worries. Dwayne highlights the importance of teamwork and accountability within the company, offers advice for trainees to learn from experienced drivers, and more.
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Highlights from this week’s conversation include:
  • The responsibilities of a fleet manager (0:07)
  • Communication is vital in logistics (1:02)
  • The importance of teamwork and accountability (2:22)
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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