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TeamRunSmart PROSThere’s so much going on within trucking trucking right now it could make your head spin!  When you look at just a few of the topics of concern; regulations, EPA, CARB, fuel prices, a main question we always find ourselves asking seems to be, “Are things better or worse for the trucking industry these days?”  Another popular question, “how has innovation and technology affected both carriers and professional drivers?”

Let’s face it, the main focus of concern for everyone involved is ones bottom line, no matter who you are in this industry.

So we ask, how can innovation, resourcefulness, and technology aid us all during these financially difficult and trying times?

Join us on Thursday May 1st at 6PM ET on Truth About Trucking ‘Live” as we have as our guests Henry Albert and Jimmy Nevarez of Team Run Smart.  Jimmy and Henry will addressing some vital trucking concerns and issues.

Henry Albert is the owner of Albert Transport, Inc., based in Statesville, NC.   Albert, who has been a trucker since 1983, was recognized by Overdrive as its 2007 Trucker of the Year. He recently was one of 7 awarded by TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro Stopping Center facilities,the Citizen Driver Award. The award recognizes drivers who promote respect for the industry.  As part of his award, Travel Centers has named one of their stopping centers after Henry- The Henry Albert Travel Center in Laredo, Texas

Henry Albert

Henry will be discussing the all important fuel mileage dilemma and will be sharing how he has achieved almost 10 MPG in his truck.  He’ll also be discussing the advancement in technology and comparing trucks and autos of the 70’s compared to today
Have increased regulations actually made things ‘better’ for trucks?

Jimmy Nevarez is the Owner/President of Angus Transportation, Inc., based in Chino, California. Jimmy pulls 53′ intermodal rail containers hauling general dry and refrigerated goods as a leased independent contractor in Southern California.

Jimmy is a Magna Cum Laude honors graduate of DeVry University in Pomona, CA with a bachelor’s of science is business administration. He majored in operation’s management, which he attained while driving as an 11-western states owner-operator. He has pulled various types of equipment throughout his career including dry vans, reefers, flatbeds, pneumatic tankers, bottom dumps, and containers.

Jimmy Nevarez
Jimmy presently drives a CNG fueled truck and will be sharing many facts (as well as putting to rest some myths) associated with trucks fueled by compressed natural gas.

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By: Allen Smith

Allen Smith is a 37 year veteran who started at an early age in a household goods family moving business. He began driving straight trucks in 1977 and moved to the big rigs in 1982. His experience within the industry includes; owner operator, company driver, operations manager, and owner of a long distance HHG moving business, taking many of the long haul moves himself when needed. Allen Smith, a truck driver advocate who is driven by the desire to help others succeed within an industry where injustice, unrewarded sacrifice, and lack of respect and recognition exists. Allen and his wife Donna are hosts of Truth About Trucking ”Live” on Blog Talk Radio. Other websites include AskTheTrucker, TruckingSocialMedia, NorthAmericanTruckingALerts, TruthAboutTrucking, and many Social Media websites. In 2011 Allen and Donna hosted the first Truck Driver Social Media Convention, designed to create unity and solutions for the trucking industry. This is now being extended through the North American Trucking Alerts network as those within the industry join forces for the betterment of the industry. Allen strongly supports other industry advocates who are also stepping up to the plate to help those who share honesty, guidance and direction. He believes that all those involved in trucking need to be accountable for their part within the industry, including drivers, carriers, brokers, shippers, receivers, etc… The list of supporters and likeminded people grow daily, networking together and sharing thoughts and ideas for the betterment of trucking. He has coined the popular phrase "Raising the standards of the trucking industry"

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