EP18: Do Your Homework with Gerard Lehman

From the time he was a boy, the unmistakable sight and sound of an 18-wheeler rumbling down the road has captured the imagination of Gerard Lehman. Listening to him talk, you can hear the enthusiasm in his voice for the incredible power and precision of the magnificent machinery we call a truck. For 20+ years now, Gerard has made his living behind the wheel, doing what he loves. But, make no mistake. Gerard isn’t merely a gear head. He’s a businessman. The advice he packs into this episode will take you back to school and leave you with some homework. But, unlike the grade school kind, Gerard Lehman’s homework could make you rich and enrich your life. So for all of you out there in the beautiful business of trucking, this episode is sure to put a smile on your face and will help put Six Figures in your pocket. Tune in to today’s episode of #SixFigureTrucker

Show Notes

  • This veteran still loves a rockin’ roller coaster (4:25)
  • Stay Alert! Gerard talks on the focus that is essential behind the wheel (8:40)
  • A lifelong obsession – Gerard talks his backstory in the trucking industry (15:42)
  • Big Sky Country and other sights you’ll see over the road (21:10)
  • Do Your Homework! Gerard offers tremendous money-saving tips related to load planning, fuel, and transportation (26:11)
  • Beauty or Beast – depending on weather, the roads can be both (31:18)
  • “I do it because I like it!” Gerard talks his love for trucking (37:33)
  • You’ll say NO to Six Figures until you say yes to Homework! (41:13)
  • Gerard’s closing thoughts continue to offer sage advice (48:44)

Keep Truckin’ Gerard

The Six Figure Trucker is a weekly conversation that shares the strategies and stories that successful truck drivers have used to build lucrative careers in the trucking industry.