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DAW 2019 Brad Woodruff Interview
Oct 9 • 16 min
What does it feel like to be the grand-prize winner of the Driver Appreciation drawing that was a part of Dart’s 85th anniversary celebration? The Dart Network Podcast talked with owner-operator Brad Woodruff shortly after he had been announced as the…
DAW 2019 Dart Execs Interview
Oct 9 • 14 min
During our recent trip to Ellenwood for National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, we spent some time with two members of the Dart Senior Leadership Team who made the trip to the Atlanta-area and the Ellenwood Operating Center. In this segment, you’ll be…
DAW 2019 Darnell Wilson Interview
Oct 9 • 8 min
During Driver Appreciation Week, we made a return trip to Ellenwood to spend some time with owner-operators and company drivers as well as the team at the Atlanta-area facility. The podcast caught up with Darnell Wilson, the Operating Center Supervisor…
DNP Magazine Edition Aug 2019
Aug 13 • 44 min
Check out the August 2019 edition of the Dart Network Podcast Magazine. You’ll hear a collection of highlights from feature interviews that will be coming soon to the Dart Network Podcast Series. You’ll also hear tips for the road and other special…
Summer 2019 Safety Update
Jun 4 • 16 min
Gary Falldin, the Vice President of the Vice President of Safety, Security and Driver Onboarding at Dart, shares important summer driving safety tips and the fleet’s strong improvement within CSA categories.
Dart Shines At Kids Event
May 30 • 12 min
The Dart Network Podcast takes the show on the road to a Touch A Truck event in White Bear Lake Minnesota. Touch A Truck is a nationwide program that brings together various trucking and public safety groups together in an effort to get kids involved in…
Meet The Monahans 2018 Contactors Of The Year
Apr 25 • 20 min
The Dart Network Podcast visits with Bev and Mike Monahan, the 2018 Contractors of the Year for Dart. Mike is now in his 25th year of contracting with Dart, and you’ll hear how the call of the road, with support from Mike, convinced Bev to make a career…
Meet Kelvin Haywood Company Driver Of The Year 2018
Apr 25 • 15 min
In this edition of the Dart Network Podcast, we learn how Kelvin Haywood found the trucking industry and a home at Dart. You’ll hear Kelvin’s reaction to being named the 2018 Company Driver of the Year for Dart. In addition to discovering some of his tips…
Voices of Experience: Pat Wortham On Success As An Owner Operator
Apr 3 • 14 min
In this edition of the podcast, we’ll be talking with Dart Network veteran owner-operator Pat Wortham on his approach to achieving success as an owner-operator. Pat shares valuable tips on how to build a successful business as an owner-operator as well as…
DNPN ATA US Bank Event At Dart
Mar 11 • 20 min
The Dart Network Podcast was on hand for a special American Trucking Associations event hosted by Dart. U.S. Bank organized and facilitated the event, which focused on multi-generational recruiting and outreach within minority communities to address…
DNPN Ameriplan Benefit Update 02 - 21 - 19
Feb 21 • 8 min
Rebecca Schulteis, the onsite representative at Dart’s Eagan, Minn., headquarters from Ameriplan Benefit Corporation, provides an important update regarding Ameriplan’s insurance options available for Dart’s Owner-Operators. Rebecca discusses the various…
DNPN Meet The Team Darnell Wilson
Feb 5 • 8 min
In this Meet The Team segment, the Dart Network Podcast introduces you to Darnell Wilson, who oversees Dart’s new Operating Center in Ellenwood. Darnell discusses his experiences in trucking, including his years as both a local and OTR driver.
DNPN Ellenwood Open House Event
Jan 28 • 17 min
The Dart Network Podcast goes on the road to Ellenwood, Ga., to cover the opening of Dart’s new Operating Center in the Atlanta metro area. Dart Chairman of the Board Don Oren is among our guests on the podcast.
DNPN John Mooney Discusses Quest Award
Dec 29, 2018 • 14 min
Dart Vice President of Sales John Mooney joins the podcast to discuss the vital contribution made by owner-operators and company drivers as Dart earned the prestigious Quest For Quality service excellence award for the second straight year.
DNPDT 2018 Year End Safety Update
Dec 29, 2018 • 13 min
Dart Vice President of Safety & Security Gary Falldin discusses the improvements made and praises the work done in the area of injury prevention during 2018 by Dart’s Driving Community. Gary also shares important reminders related to preventing injuries…
DNPN Dart At MSP Strides Event 2018
Dec 29, 2018 • 12 min
One of the top highlights of 2018 was Dart’s participation as a sponsor in the Minneapolis Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event. We share coverage and interviews from the event, which featured Dart driver and breast cancer survivor Debbie Chapman.…
DNPDS Adam Williams Interview
Dec 29, 2018 • 11 min
Adam Williams, host of Wednesdays With Williams on Dart’s Facebook page, talks about his work as Dart’s Manager of Driver Retention & Engagement. During the interview, we discuss how Adam works to build connections with Dart’s Driving Community.
DNPDT Fall 2018 Safety Update Part 1
Oct 3, 2018 • 10 min
In the first segment of a two-part series, we talk with Dart Vice President of Safety and Security Gary Falldin on several key points related to safety on the road, including awareness while driving through construction zones.
DNPDT Fall 2018 Safety Update Part 2
Oct 3, 2018 • 8 min
In Part 2, Dart Vice President of Safety & Security Gary Falldin shares an important reminder about always wearing your seat belt and how seat belt violations can impact your CSA score.
DNPV Wall That Heals Run To St Paul 2018
Sep 18, 2018 • 10 min
Brad Chapdelaine, an owner-operator in the Dart Network, discusses his experience of moving The Wall That Heals from a small town in Kansas to the grounds of the Minnesota state capital in St. Paul. The Wall That Heals is a replica of the Vietnam Memorial…
DNPN Dart Office Staff Reflects On Importance Of Driver Appreciation Week 2018
Aug 20, 2018 • 16 min
Dart Transit and the Dart Network are celebrating National Truck Driver Appreciation Week for 2018 by asking members of the Dart office staff what Driver Appreciation means to them. We also asked the office staff what they admire most about professional…
DNPN Dedicated Opportunities Available At Dart
Aug 1, 2018 • 12 min
In this segment, we will be learning more about the growing number of Dedicated Contract opportunities within the Dart Network. To get the latest on the happenings in Dedicated, we talked with Jennifer Hurley and Alex Petrov from the Dedicated Department.…
DNPDS Lou Bradley Meet The Fleet
Aug 1, 2018 • 9 min
In this installment of our Meet The Fleet Series, we visit with Lou Bradley, a veteran professional driver in the Dart Network fleet with more than 30 years of trucking experience. We covered a number of interesting topics with Lou, including how coming…
DNPDS Larry Roberts Meet The Fleet
Aug 1, 2018 • 7 min
In this edition of our Meet The Fleet Series, we’ll introduce you to Larry Roberts, who is part of Dart’s National OTR fleet. Larry shares his reaction to the raise Dart implemented for National OTR Drivers, and Larry also shares some perspective from his…
DNPDS Meet Dart Company Driver Of The Year Barry Schwartz
Jul 24, 2018 • 11 min
As part of our Meet The Fleet Series, the Dart Network Podcast visits with Barry Schwartz, the reigning Company Driver of the Year in the Dart Network. Adam Williams, Dart’s Manager of Retention & Engagement, joins the conversation as we learn about…
DNPDS Meet Lewis Lovin Owner Operator Of The Year For Dart
Jul 24, 2018 • 8 min
In this Meet The Fleet series segment, we visit with Lewis Lovin, who is the reigning Owner-Operator of the Year in the Dart Network. Adam Williams, Dart’s Manager of Retention & Engagement, joins the conversation as we learn what has made Lewis…
DNPN News On Updates Lease - Purchase Program From Highway Sales
Jul 24, 2018 • 10 min
Rob Steinke, who oversees the lease-purchase program for Highway Sales, discusses the changes that have been made to the program following a comprehensive review that included feedback from company drivers and owner-operators in the Dart Network. Rob…
DNPN Pontoon Beach Grand Opening Highlights
Jul 18, 2018 • 16 min
In July, the Dart Network celebrated the grand opening of the company’s new Pontoon Beach Service Center, which is located in the St. Louis area. Adam Williams, Dart’s Retention & Engagement Manager, interviewed a few of the people who attended the event.…
DNPN Truckers Against Trafficking Special Series Part 1
Jun 14, 2018 • 13 min
The Dart Network Podcast presents a special series examining the trucking industry’s efforts in the fight against human trafficking. In Part 1, we talk with Minnesota Trucking Association President John Hausladen. We get an overview of the efforts to…
DNPN Truckers Against Trafficking Special Series Part 2
Jun 14, 2018 • 12 min
In the first of our two-part conversation with Superintendent Drew Evans of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, we talk about the important role that professional drivers and owner-operators can hold as the eyes and the ears of the road. Supt.…
DNPN Truckers Against Trafficking Special Series Part 3
Jun 14, 2018 • 6 min
In the second of our two-part discussion with Superintendent Drew Evans of the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, we talk about the role that professional drivers and owner-operators can play as every-day heroes in just passing information with…
DNPN Truckers Against Trafficking Special Series Part 4
Jun 14, 2018 • 16 min
In the first of a two-part conversation with Esther Goetch, who is the Coalition Build Specialist for Trucker’s Against Trafficking, we learn about how becoming certified through the training TAT offers can help in the efforts to save people who have…
DNPN Truckers Against Trafficking Special Series Part 5
Jun 14, 2018 • 10 min
In the first of a two-part conversation with Esther Goetch, who is the Coalition Build Specialist for Trucker’s Against Trafficking, we open the segment by discussing the achievement by Dart of reaching the milestone of having 500 company drivers and…
DNPDS Meet The Fleet Tony Sawyer
May 18, 2018 • 9 min
In the first edition of our Meet The Fleet Series, we talk with Tony Sawyer, a long-time veteran of the trucking industry who began his career in 1980. Tony found a home with Dart in 2015. Tony talks about his experiences in the industry, the support he…
DNPN Pontoon Announcement 05 16 18
May 17, 2018 • 2 min
Hear the latest news update on the opening of Dart’s facility in the St. Louis area.
Dart Orientation Series Part 2 How To Deliver A Great Driver Experience
Mar 6, 2018 • 13 min
In this edition of the Dart Orientation Series, Gary Falldin, the Vice President of the Vice President of Safety, Security and Driver Onboarding at Dart, discusses how the company works to provide a great experience for incoming company drivers and…
Dart Orientation Series Part 3 Intro To Operations At Dart
Mar 6, 2018 • 5 min
In this segment of the Dart Driver Orientation Series, Dart Vice President of Operations Gary Randall discusses his department’s approach for supporting company drivers and owner-operators in making the most of your time while on the road for Dart.
DNPN Dart VP Of Operations Gary Randall Talks About Recent Customer Awards
Feb 28, 2018 • 6 min
Dart Vice President of Operations Gary Randall discusses the performance awards the company received from 3M and Lowes, noting the important role Dart’s driving community played in earning this special recognition. Also, in this segment, Adam Williams…
DNPDT ATBS Tax Law Changes Series Part 1
Feb 19, 2018 • 13 min
In late January, ATBS President & CEO Todd Amen led a presentation of his company’s findings after conducting a thorough review of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Todd brought together an experienced team to look into the revisions of the new tax laws…
DNPDT ATBS Tax Law Changes Series Part 2
Feb 19, 2018 • 9 min
In Part 2 of this series, ATBS President & CEO Todd Amen looks at the updates to the tax code regarding depreciation of assets and deductions related to Section 179.
DNPDT ATBS Tax Law Changes Series Part 3
Feb 19, 2018 • 10 min
In Part 3 of this series, ATBS President & CEO Todd Amen looks at the impact the updates to the tax code will have on deductions, tax credits and exemptions.
DNPDT ATBS Tax Law Changes Series Part 4
Feb 19, 2018 • 9 min
In Part 4 of this series, President & CEO Todd Amen examines per diem and how per diem has been impacted by the new tax rules. As Todd notes from the outset of the segment, the daily per diem deduction for Company Drivers has been eliminated under the new…
DNPDT ATBS Tax Law Changes Series Part 5
Feb 19, 2018 • 11 min
In Part 5 of this series, ATBS President & CEO Todd Amen discusses changes in the effective tax rates as well as other general changes brought about by new tax regulations.
DNPDS Nick Dallman Hurricane Harvey Relief Run
Feb 8, 2018 • 13 min
Nick Dallman, an owner-operator in the Dart Network, shares the moving story of how he helped his hometown of Wells, Minnesota, deliver a special truckload of relief supplies to assist the victims of Hurricane Harvey. Nick recalls how the Dart Network…
DNPDS Highlighting Stories Behind 2018 Dart Calendar Photography
Jan 29, 2018 • 14 min
In this segment, the Dart Network Podcast talks with Dart Company Drivers Shawna Froehlich and Larry Williams about the photos they submitted to Dart — terrific shots that became part of the 2018 Dart Calendar. Jane Williams, Larry’s wife, also joins us…
DNPV Wreaths Across America At Fort Snelling
Jan 8, 2018 • 15 min
For the 8th consecutive year, the Dart Network participated in the Wreaths Across America program. One of the destinations on the 2017 delivery list of Christmas wreaths was Fort Snelling National Cemetery, which is located in the Twin Cities. The Dart…
DNPDT Claims Series Segment 1
Dec 6, 2017 • 6 min
Dart Network Podcast presents our first series of segments featuring members of the Claims Team – featuring Vice President of Claims Tom Travis and Worker’s Compensation Manager Shirley Johnson. Through this series, we have tried to do more than review…
DNPDT Claims Series Segment 2
Dec 6, 2017 • 7 min
We continue our series with the Claims Team — featuring Vice President of Claims Tom Travis and Worker’s Compensation Manager Shirley Johnson. In this segment, Shirley reminds us about the importance of remembering to stretch before dollying down the…
DNPDT Claims Series Segment 3
Dec 6, 2017 • 7 min
We talk with the Claims Team – featuring Vice President of Claims Tom Travis and Worker’s Compensation Manager Shirley Johnson. In this segment, we begin by talking to Shirley about the process to follow when an injury incident has occurred. Shirley also…
DNPDT Claims Series Segment 4
Dec 6, 2017 • 5 min
The Dart Network Podcast talks the the Claims Team– featuring Vice President of Claims Tom Travis and Worker’s Compensation Manager Shirley Johnson. In this segment, we talked with Tom and Shirley about the importance of situational awareness. But we…
DNPN Shawn Boldt Competes In National Technician Event
Nov 11, 2017 • 12 min
Dart Safety Lane team member Shawn Boldt talks about participating in the TMC Super Tech Trailer Technician competition. Shawn finished an impressive 16th in a field that featured nearly 70 competitors from carriers across the country.
DNPN Breast Cancer Awareness Truck Supports Strides Event
Oct 27, 2017 • 16 min
In this special edition of the Dart Network Podcast, we meet long-time Dart company driver Debbie Chapman, who was chosen to drive Dart’s Breast Cancer Awareness Truck. We also go onsite to the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event at US Bank Stadium…
DNPV Josh Channel With Wall That Heals
Sep 26, 2017 • 14 min
Over the Summer of 2017, Josh Channel, an owner-operator in the Dart Network, had the honor of transporting The Wall That Heals — a replica display of the Vietnam Memorial Wall. Josh, who operates one of the military-themed trucks in the Dart Network…
DNPV Dart Participates In Honor Flight Program
Sep 26, 2017 • 10 min
In the Spring of 2017, the Dart Network participated in the Honor Flight Program, which transports World War II and Korean War Veterans to Washington DC for the day to visit the War Memorials and other sites on the National Mall. The Dart Network Podcast…
DNPDT Road Ready Part 1 Program Overview
Sep 26, 2017 • 8 min
In the first of a three-part series, the Dart Network Podcast looks at the Road Ready program that has been established to cover the maintenance needs for Company Drivers and Owner-Operators in the Dart Network. Mike Wurzer, who oversees the Road Ready…
DNPDT Road Ready Part 2 PreTrip Inspections
Sep 26, 2017 • 7 min
In Segment 2 of our three-part series covering Dart’s Road Ready Program, the Dart Network Podcast continues our conversation with Mike Wurzer. In this segment, Mike, who oversees the Road Ready Program, discusses the importance of drivers and…
DNPDT Road Ready Series Part 3
Sep 26, 2017 • 12 min
In the final segment of our three-part series, the Dart Network Podcast concludes our conversation with Mike Wurzer, who oversees the Road Ready Program within the Dart Network. During this segment, we talk with Mike on how Road Ready is being accepted by…
DNPN Matt Doth Outdoors Feature Part 1
Sep 26, 2017 • 9 min
In Part 1 of a two-part series, the Dart Network Podcast introduces our listeners to Matt Doth from Dart’s Orientation Department. In addition to helping Company Drivers and Owner-Operators get started within the Dart Network, Matt also serves as an…
DNPN Matt Doth Outdoors Feature Part 2
Sep 26, 2017 • 10 min
In the second segment of our two-part series, the Dart Network Podcast visits with Matt Doth from Dart’s Orientation Department. Matt discusses what he’s learned about being an outdoors guide that has helped him in his work with Company Drivers and…
DNPV Dart 2017 Flag Day Truck Presentation
Jun 23, 2017 • 10 min
The Dart Network commemorated Flag Day this year by honoring the service and sacrifice of military veterans. In a special event at the company’s headquarters, Dart presented the keys to the three company drivers — all military veterans — who have been…
DNPDT TCA Fitness Challenge Feature With Randy Luckow
Jun 23, 2017 • 11 min
In this segment, the Dart Network Podcast talks with Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow, who was a participant in the 2017 Fittest Executive Challenge held by the Truckload Carriers Association. As Randy notes in this interview, the real focus of…
DNPN Dart Makes Donation To St Christopher’s Relief Fund
Jun 23, 2017 • 14 min
The Dart Network Podcast presents the story of how Dart made a $4,400 donation to the St. Christopher’s Relief Fund — a non-profit that was established to assist professional drivers who have encountered significant medical expenses and other financial…
DNPDT ATBS Discusses How To Clear Out Clutter Of Old Paperwork Part 1
Jun 23, 2017 • 9 min
In the first segment of a two-part series, we talk with Sean Bryant of ATBS on how to identify old financial documents and other paperwork that could be thrown out, clearing some of the clutter of aging documents that may be filling up your home office or…
DNPDT ATBS Discusses How To Clear Out Clutter Of Old Paperwork Part 2
Jun 23, 2017 • 8 min
In the second segment of this two-part series, Sean Bryant of ATBS discusses options for properly disposing of old paperwork, including financial documents with sensitive information. These strategies can help in clearing out the clutter of paperwork and…
DNPN Dart At Mid America Trucking Show 2017
Jun 23, 2017 • 9 min
The Dart Network Podcast went on the road to Louisville, Ky., to the 2017 Mid America Trucking Show. We spent time at the Dart booth at MATS and talked with Jeff Finkel, a member of the driver recruiting team at Dart. Jeff discusses his days as a company…
DNPDS Dart Owner - Operator Justin Doolen & 2017 Dart Calendar Part 1
Jun 23, 2017 • 7 min
In Segment One of a two-part series, the Dart Network Podcast talks with Dart Owner-Operator Justin Doolen, who has used part of his time out on the road to develop his skills as a photographer. One of Justin’s photos was selected for the 2017 Dart…
DNPDS Dart Owner - Operator Justin Doolen & 2017 Dart Calendar Part 2
Jun 23, 2017 • 6 min
In the final segment of a two-part series on shooting photos during his non-driving time while on the road, the Dart Podcast talks with Dart Owner-Operator Justin Doolen discusses the importance of emphasizing safety when identifying a picture…
DNPN Celebrating 2500 Downloads On The Dart Network Podcast
Jun 23, 2017 • 5 min
When the Dart Network Podcast reached the milestone of 2,500 downloads in March of 2017, we put together a retrospective of the first six months from the production. As a way to say thank you to all our listeners, the Dart Network Podcast has produced a…
DNPN 2500 Downloads Looking Back Part 1
Jun 23, 2017 • 8 min
As part of our celebration of reaching the milestone of 2,500 downloads, the Dart Network Podcast has assembled a three-part series with extended highlights from our series. In this first segment, we revisit our trip to the Minnesota Special Olympics…
DNPN 2500 Downloads Looking Back Part 2
Jun 23, 2017 • 8 min
In the second segment of our three-part series looking back at the first 2,500 downloads on the Dart Network Podcast, we recall the inspirational story of Mike Allen, who was diagnosed with lung cancer while he was on the road. We also hear about the…
DNPN 2500 Downloads Looking Back Part 3
Jun 23, 2017 • 7 min
In the final segment celebrating 2,500 downloads on the Dart Network Podcast, we hear from Patricia Churchey, who wrote a cookbook for over-the-road drivers, and we also revisit Dart Owner-Operator Josh Channel’s Wreaths Across America run to Arlington…
DNPV Wall That Heals Series Part 1
Jun 23, 2017 • 18 min
During the first segment of our two-part series covering Dart’s participation in transporting The Wall That Heals Vietnam Memorial, we meet Tim Tetz, the Director of Outreach for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. Tim provides us a look at the history of…
DNPN Wall That Heals Series Part 2
Jun 23, 2017 • 10 min
In the second installment of our two-part series, In Part 2 covering the Dart Network’s participation in transporting The Wall That Heals Vietnam Memorial, we catch up with Driver Owner-Operator Pat Wortham. In late January and early February, Pat had the…
DNPDS Shawna Froehlich Spotlight Interview
Jun 23, 2017 • 9 min
In this segment, the Dart Network Podcast sits down to talk with Dart Driver Shawna Froehlich, a Rookie of the Year finalist in 2016 by the Truckload Carriers Association. In January of this year, Shawna was selected Women In Trucking as the…
DNPDT Update On Safety Video Series
Jun 23, 2017 • 6 min
Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow discusses details on a video series that is available to Dart Company Drivers and Dart Owner-Operators covering various aspects of safety procedures as well as the latest on compliance. The video series platform,…
DNPDT Winter Driving Black Ice & Other Hazards
Jun 23, 2017 • 3 min
In this Safety News Update, the Dart Network Podcast talks with the Safety Department about black ice and other winter driving hazards.
DNPV Wreaths Across America Pat Wortham Interview
Jun 23, 2017 • 12 min
In the first of a two-part series recorded in December of 2016, we talk with Dart Owner-Operator Pat Wortham, who participated in the Wreaths Across America program. Pat shares his perspective on making a trip from Maine to North Dakota, delivering…
DNPV Dart Wreaths Across America Run Part 2
Jun 23, 2017 • 13 min
In the second segment of our two-part series covering Dart’s participation in the Wreaths Across America program during 2016, we visit with Dart Owner-Operators Josh Channel and Mark Bouchard. Josh made the run to Arlington National Cemetery, while Mark…
DNPN Holiday Edition With Gary Randall 2016
Jun 23, 2017 • 8 min
In this special holiday edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Dart Vice President of Operations Gary Randall reflects on 2016 and looks ahead to 2017. Recorded a few days prior to Christmas in 2016, Gary also dedicated some time within the interview to…
DNPV Veterans Day Special Event 2016
Jun 23, 2017 • 12 min
In this special edition of the Dart Network Podcast, we feature highlights from a special event Dart held at the company’s headquarters in Eagan, Minnesota. The program commemorated the service and sacrifice of all veterans while introducing the three…
DNPN Podcast Fall Edition 2016
Jun 23, 2017 • 81 min
Welcome to the Fall 2016 Edition of the Dart Network Podcast. You can listen to the full show through this podcast, or you can access the individual features included here by accessing the content listed on the Dart Network Podcast stream. In this edition…
DNPN Dart Participates In Special Olympics Convoy
Jun 23, 2017 • 13 min
We open the Fall Edition of the Dart Network Podcast with on-site coverage of Dart’s participation in the Minnesota edition of the annual Special Olympics Truck Convoy. In this segment, we speak to event organizers as well as participants.
DNPDT UFollowIt App Feature Segment
Jun 23, 2017 • 6 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features a discussion with Danny Dever, a Vice President at UFollowIt. We talk with Danny about the various uses for the UFollowIt mobile app and how it can benefit drivers and contractors at…
DNPDT Drivers Legal Plan On Data Q Challenges
Jun 23, 2017 • 7 min
This segment from the Fall 2016 Edition of the Dart Network podcast features Jim and Brad Klepper from Driver’s Legal Plan. In this segment, they discuss the issues related to Data Q Challenges.
DNPDT Health Matters Moment Fitness Trackers
Jun 23, 2017 • 2 min
This segment from the Fall 2016 Edition of the Dart Network podcast features a discussion with Wellness and Fitness Expert Melissa Perry talking about the use of fitness trackers while on the road.
DNPDS Mike Allen Cancer Discovery Feature
Jun 23, 2017 • 7 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features the moving story of Dart owner-operator Mike Allen, who discusses his recovery from lung cancer and the support he received from Dart throughout his road back.
DNPDT ATBS Advice On Cleaning Up Your Finances
Jun 23, 2017 • 9 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features Sean Bryant from ATBS offering advice and strategies that can help professional drivers better organize their finances to achieve better profitability.
DNPDT Winter Driving Safety Tips
Jun 23, 2017 • 5 min
This segment from the Fall 2016 Edition of the Dart Network podcast features Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow discussing strategies for driving a big rig in winter weather conditions.
DNPDT Safety Update ETP Program
Jun 22, 2017 • 4 min
This segment from the Fall 2016 Edition of the Dart Network podcast features a discussion with Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow on a continuing education program that the company has put into place for Dart’s professional driving community.
DNPDS Pat Churchey Cookbook Feature
Jun 22, 2017 • 8 min
This segment from the 2016 Fall Edition of the Dart Network Podcast features Dart driver Patricia Churchey, who has written a cookbook filled with easy-fix-meals for professional drivers.
DNPDT Bose Ride Seat Feature
Jun 22, 2017 • 11 min
From the Fall 2016 Edition of the Dart Network Podcast, listeners are taken on a demonstration ride aboard the Bose Ride Seat. We also talk with an owner-operator who made the switch to the Bose Ride Seat.
DNPDT Maintenance Update Sept 2016 Part 1
Jun 22, 2017 • 9 min
In the first of a two-part series recorded for the 2016 Driver Appreciation Podcast, Dart VP of Maintenance Brett Wacker discusses the support provided by his team to drivers and contractors at Dart. Brett also talks about the new trailers coming into the…
DNPDT Maintenance Update Sept 2016 Part 2
Jun 22, 2017 • 6 min
In the second of a two-part series recorded for the 2016 Driver Appreciation Edition, the Dart Network Podcast talks with Dart VP of Maintenance Brett Wacker, who provides some helpful insights on the approach that Dart is taking with the new tractors the…
DNPDT ATBS Money Management Strategies Part 1
Jun 22, 2017 • 7 min
In the first of two parts, Sean Bryant of ATBS discusses strategies on the best ways to break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck as a professional driver. This segment was part of the 2016 Driver Appreciation Edition of the Dart Network Podcast
DNPDT ATBS Money Management Strategies Part 2
Jun 22, 2017 • 5 min
In the second part of our interview on money management, Sean Bryant of ATBS discusses credit card debt and other hurdles that professional drivers need to avoid in order to break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck. This segment was part of the 2016…
DNPDS Mike Lynick Model Truck Feature
Jun 22, 2017 • 12 min
In this feature from the Driver Appreciation Edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Mike Lynick, a member of the Information Systems team at Dart, discusses how he has developed his hobby of collecting and building scale-model trucks.
DNPDS Dart Owner Operator Mary Hornsby Shares Safety Tips
Jun 22, 2017 • 5 min
In this segment from the Driver Appreciation Edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Dart veteran owner-operator Mary Hornsby shares some key tips on how she stays safe on the road. Mary has compiled more than 20 years of accident-free driving.
DNPDT Drivers Legal Plan Offers Helpful Tips
Jun 22, 2017 • 6 min
In the segment from the Driver Appreciation Edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Jim and Brad Klepper of Driver’s Legal Plan discuss what professional drivers need to consider when they encounter situations where they have been pulled over by law…
DNPDT Drivers Legal Plan Examines Serious Violations
Jun 22, 2017 • 7 min
In this segment from the Dart Network Podcast’s Driver Appreciation Edition, we hear from Jim and Brad Klepper of Drivers Legal Plan. Jim and Brad join us to discussion Commercial Vehicle Law Enforcement’s approach to the Top 8 serious violations…
DNPDS Mary Hornsby Spotlight Feature On Pets
Jun 22, 2017 • 8 min
From the Driver Appreciation Podcast Show, we invite you to meet Mary Hornsby, a veteran owner-operator in the Dart Network who brings her dog in her truck during her trips throughout the country.
DNPN Dart Network Podcast Episode 1 Driver Appreciation Edition 2016
Jun 22, 2017 • 97 min
Recorded during the summer of 2016, welcome to the premiere episode of the Dart Network Podcast! Thanks for joining us for an informational ride-along that is focused on the Owner-Operators and Company Drivers who are a part of the Dart Network. Through…
DNPN Dart Podcast Gary Randall Interview Sept 2016
Jun 22, 2017 • 10 min
From the 2016 Driver Appreciation Edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Q&A Segment from Driver Appreciation Edition, listen as we interview Dart Vice President of Operations Gary Randall.
Dart Flag Day Truck Presentation
Jun 19, 2017 • 10 min
The Dart Network commemorated Flag Day this year by honoring the service and sacrifice of military veterans. In a special event at the company’s headquarters, Dart presented the keys to the three company drivers — all military veterans — who have been…
TCA Fitness Challenge Feature With Randy Luckow
May 8, 2017 • 11 min
In this segment, the Dart Network Podcast talks with Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow, who was a participant in the 2017 Fittest Executive Challenge held by the Truckload Carriers Association. As Randy notes in this interview, the real focus of…
Dart Makes Donation To St Christopher’s Relief Fund
Apr 29, 2017 • 14 min
The Dart Network Podcast presents the story of how Dart made a $4,400 donation to the St. Christopher’s Relief Fund — a non-profit that was established to assist professional drivers who have encountered significant medical expenses and other financial…
ATBS Discusses How To Clear Out Clutter Of Old Paperwork Part 1
Apr 29, 2017 • 9 min
In the first segment of a two-part series, we talk with Sean Bryant of ATBS on how to identify old financial documents and other paperwork that could be thrown out, clearing some of the clutter of aging documents that may be filling up your home office or…
ATBS Discusses How To Clear Out Clutter Of Old Paperwork Part 2
Apr 29, 2017 • 8 min
In the second segment of this two-part series, Sean Bryant of ATBS discusses options for properly disposing of old paperwork, including financial documents with sensitive information. These strategies can help in clearing out the clutter of paperwork and…
Dart At Mid America Trucking Show
Apr 9, 2017 • 9 min
The Dart Network Podcast goes on the road to Louisville, Ky., to the Mid America Trucking Show. We spent time at the Dart booth at MATS and talked with Jeff Finkel, a member of the driver recruiting team at Dart. Jeff discusses his days as a company…
Dart Owner - Operator Justin Doolen & 2017 Dart Calendar Part 2
Mar 22, 2017 • 6 min
In the final segment of a two-part series on shooting photos during his non-driving time while on the road, the Dart Podcast talks with Dart Owner-Operator Justin Doolen discusses the importance of emphasizing safety when identifying a picture…
Dart Owner - Operator Justin Doolen & 2017 Dart Calender Part 1
Mar 22, 2017 • 7 min
In Segment One of a two-part series, the Dart Podcast talks with Dart Owner-Operator Justin Doolen, who has used part of his time out on the road to develop his skills as a photographer. One of Justin’s photos was selected for the 2017 Dart Calendar.
Get The Details On New Military Wrap Trucks
Mar 21, 2017 • 8 min
This segment on the Dart Network Podcast provides the details on the opportunity for veterans, members of the National Guard and anyone active in the military within the Dart Network to become an owner-operator of one of three military-wrapped trucks Dart…
Celebrating 2500 Downloads On The Dart Network Podcast
Mar 6, 2017 • 5 min
The Dart Network Podcast recently reached the milestone of 2,500 downloads. As a way to say thank you to all our listeners, the Dart Network Podcast has produced a special segment looking back at the first six months of our podcast. This segment and our…
2500 Downloads Looking Back Part 1
Mar 6, 2017 • 8 min
As part of our celebration of reaching the milestone of 2,500 downloads, the Dart Network Podcast has assembled a three-part series with extended highlights from our series. In this first segment, we revisit our trip to the Minnesota Special Olympics…
2500 Downloads Looking Back Part 2
Mar 6, 2017 • 8 min
In the second segment of our three-part series looking back at the first 2,500 downloads on the Dart Network Podcast, we recall the inspirational story of Mike Allen, who was diagnosed with lung cancer while he was on the road. We also hear about the…
2500 Downloads Looking Back Part 3
Mar 6, 2017 • 7 min
In the final segment celebrating 2,500 downloads on the Dart Network Podcast, we hear from Patricia Churchey, who wrote a cookbook for over-the-road drivers, and we also revisit Dart Owner-Operator Josh Channel’s Wreaths Across America run to Arlington…
Wall That Heals Series Part 1
Feb 2, 2017 • 18 min
During the first segment of our two-part series covering Dart’s participation in transporting The Wall That Heals Vietnam Memorial, we meet Tim Tetz, the Director of Outreach for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund. Tim provides us a look at the history of…
Wall That Heals Series Part 2
Feb 2, 2017 • 10 min
In Part 2 of our series covering the Dart Network’s participation in transporting The Wall That Heals Vietnam Memorial, we catch up with Driver Owner-Operator Pat Wortham. In late January and early February, Pat had the honor of moving The Wall That Heals…
Shawna Froehlich Spotlight Interview
Jan 17, 2017 • 9 min
In this segment, the Dart Network Podcast sits down to talk with Dart Driver Shawna Froehlich, a Rookie of the Year finalist in 2016 by the Truckload Carriers Association. In January of this year, Shawna was selected Women In Trucking as the…
Update On New Safety Video Series
Jan 6, 2017 • 6 min
Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow discusses a new video series that is available to Dart Company Drivers and Dart Owner-Operators covering various aspects of safety procedures as well as the latest on compliance. The video series platform,…
Winter Driving Black Ice & Other Hazards
Jan 6, 2017 • 3 min
In this Safety News Update, the Dart Network Podcast talks with the Safety Department about black ice and other winter driving hazards.
Dart Wreaths Across America Run — Josh Channel & Mark Bouchard
Jan 6, 2017 • 13 min
In the second segment of our two-part series covering Dart’s participation in the Wreaths Across America program, we talk with Dart Owner Operators Josh Channel and Mark Bouchard, who both hauled loads of Christmas trees to National Cemeteries prior to…
Dart Wreaths Across America Run Part 2
Jan 6, 2017 • 13 min
In the second segment of our two-part series covering Dart’s participation in the Wreaths Across America program, we visit with Dart Owner-Operators Josh Channel and Mark Bouchard. Josh made the run to Arlington National Cemetery, while Mark headed west…
Wreaths Across America Pat Wortham Interview
Dec 22, 2016 • 12 min
In this special segment on the Dart Network Podcast, we talk with Dart Owner-Operator Pat Wortham, who participated in the Wreaths Across America program. Pat shares his perspective on making a trip from Maine to North Dakota, delivering Christmas wreaths…
DNP Holiday Edition With Gary Randall
Dec 20, 2016 • 8 min
In this special holiday edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Dart Vice President of Operations Gary Randall reflects on 2016 and looks ahead to 2017. Recorded a few days prior to Christmas, Gary also dedicated some time within the interview to express a…
Dart Veterans Day Commemoration & Special Presentation
Nov 15, 2016 • 12 min
In this special edition of the Dart Network Podcast, we feature highlights from a special event Dart held at the company’s headquarters in Eagan, Minnesota. The program commemorated the service and sacrifice of all veterans while introducing the three…
Fall 2016 Edition of Dart Network Podcast — Full Show
Nov 15, 2016 • 81 min
Welcome to the Fall 2016 Edition of the Dart Network Podcast. You can listen to the full show through this podcast, or you can access the individual features included here by accessing the content listed on the Dart Network Podcast stream. In this edition…
Dart Participates In Special Olympics Convoy
Nov 15, 2016 • 13 min
We open the Fall Edition of the Dart Network Podcast with on-site coverage of Dart’s participation in the Minnesota edition of the annual Special Olympics Truck Convoy. In this segment, we speak to event organizers as well as participants.
Learning More About The UFollowIt App & Use At Dart
Nov 15, 2016 • 6 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features a discussion with Danny Dever, a Vice President at UFollowIt. We talk with Danny about the various uses for the UFollowIt mobile app and how it can benefit drivers and contractors at…
Drivers Legal Plan On Data Q Challenges
Nov 15, 2016 • 7 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features Jim and Brad Klepper from Driver’s Legal Plan. In this segment, they discuss the issues related to Data Q Challenges.
Health Matters Moment — Value of Fitness Trackers
Nov 15, 2016 • 2 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features a discussion with Wellness and Fitness Expert Melissa Perry talking about the use of fitness trackers while on the road.
Mike Allen Cancer Discovery Feature
Nov 15, 2016 • 7 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features the moving story of Dart owner-operator Mike Allen, who discusses his recovery from lung cancer and the support he received from Dart throughout his road back.
ATBS Advice On Cleaning Up Your Finances
Nov 15, 2016 • 9 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features Sean Bryant from ATBS offering advice and strategies that can help professional drivers better organize their finances to achieve better profitability.
Winter Driving Safety Tips From Dart
Nov 15, 2016 • 5 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow discussing strategies for driving a big rig in winter weather conditions.
Dart Safety Update On ETP Program
Nov 15, 2016 • 4 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features a discussion with Dart Vice President of Safety Randy Luckow on a continuing education program that the company has put into place for Dart’s professional driving community.
Patricia Churchey Cookbook Feature
Nov 15, 2016 • 8 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features Dart driver Patricia Churchey, who has written a cookbook filled with easy-fix-meals for professional drivers.
Bose Ride Seat Feature
Nov 15, 2016 • 11 min
This segment from the Fall Edition of the Dart Network podcast features a demonstration of the advanced truck seat designed by Bose.
Maintenance Update Part 1
Oct 5, 2016 • 9 min
In this segment from the debut edition of the Dart Network Podcast, Dart VP of Maintenance Brett Wacker discusses the support provided by his team to drivers and contractors at Dart. Brett also talks about the new trailers coming into the Dart fleet.
Maintenance Update Part 2
Oct 5, 2016 • 6 min
During our second segment with him on the Dart Network Podcast, Dart VP of Maintenance Brett Wacker provides some insights on the approach that Dart is taking with the new tractors the company is bringing into the fleet.
ATBS Money Management Strategies Part 1
Oct 3, 2016 • 7 min
In the first of two parts, Sean Bryant of ATBS discusses strategies on the best ways to break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck as a professional driver.
ATBS Money Management Strategies Part 2
Oct 3, 2016 • 5 min
In the second part of our interview on money management, Sean Bryant of ATBS discusses credit card debt and other hurdles that professional drivers need to avoid in order to break the cycle of living paycheck to paycheck.
Mike Lynick Model Truck Feature
Oct 3, 2016 • 12 min
In this feature from the Dart Network Podcast, Mike Lynick, a member of the Information Systems team at Dart, discusses how he has developed his hobby of collecting and building scale-model trucks.
Dart Contractor Mary Hornsby Shares Safety Tips
Oct 3, 2016 • 5 min
In this segment from the Dart Network Podcast, Dart veteran driver Mary Hornsby shares some key tips on how she stays safe on the road. Mary has compiled more than 20 years of accident-free driving.
Drivers Legal Plan Segment
Oct 3, 2016 • 6 min
In the segment from the Dart Network Podcast, Jim and Brad Klepper of Driver’s Legal Plan discuss what professional drivers need to consider when they encounter situations where they have been pulled over by law enforcement.
National News Update Political Platforms
Oct 3, 2016 • 10 min
In this segment from the Dart Network Podcast, David Cullen, the Executive Editor of Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine and TruckingInfo.com, joins us to talk about what he found when examining the transportation policies included within the political platforms…
Drivers Legal Plan Examines Serious Violations
Oct 3, 2016 • 7 min
In this segment from the Dart Network Podcast, we hear from Jim and Brad Klepper of Drivers Legal Plan. Jim and Brad join us to discussion Commercial Vehicle Law Enforcement’s approach to the Top 8 serious violations professional drivers can face.
Mary Hornsby Spotlight Feature
Sep 21, 2016 • 8 min
In this Dart Network Podcast Spotlight Feature, we invite you to meet Mary Hornsby, a veteran driver at Dart who brings her dog in her truck during her trips throughout the country.
Dart Network Podcast Episode 1 Driver Appreciation Edition
Sep 7, 2016 • 97 min
Welcome to the premiere episode of the Dart Network Podcast! Thanks for joining us for an informational ride-along that is focused on the Owner Operators and Company Drivers of Dart. Through the Dart Network Podcast, we will be sharing a variety of news…
Dart Network Podcast Gary Randall Interview
Sep 7, 2016 • 10 min
Q&A Segment from Driver Appreciation Edition of the Dart Podcast. Listen as we interview Dart Vice President of Operations Gary Randall.
Dart Podcast Coming Soon
Sep 2, 2016 • 0 min
Short promotional message for the Dart Podcast, which is coming soon to SoundCloud and iTunes.