Double Nickel Featured on Radio Nemo

Jun 12, 2024

10 min

Double Nickel's Impact on Trucking Industry Highlighted on Radio Nemo

We are thrilled to share that our co-founder and CEO, Francisco Lopez, recently had the opportunity to be interviewed on the Dave Nemo Show, a renowned radio program dedicated to the trucking industry. For over 50 years, Dave Nemo has been a trusted voice, keeping truck drivers entertained and informed on SiriusXM’s Road Dog Channel 146. During the interview, Francisco discussed Double Nickel's innovative approach to driver recruiting and compliance, and how our platform is revolutionizing the way carriers hire and retain driving talent.

The Origin of Double Nickel

The name Double Nickel has a deep connection to trucking lingo, symbolizing the old 55 mph speed limit, a balance between speed, efficiency, and safety. This name resonates with our mission to enhance safety and compliance within the industry.

Addressing the Challenges in Driver Recruiting

Francisco highlighted the persistent issue of high driver turnover rates, often exceeding 90% annually. He explained how Double Nickel aims to tackle this by making the recruitment process more driver-centric. By focusing on the needs and preferences of drivers, we strive to create a more engaging and efficient hiring experience.

Innovative Features for a Better Driver Experience

One of our key differentiators is the ability to meet drivers where they are. Whether through asynchronous chat options or simplifying the DOT driver application process, Double Nickel ensures that drivers can interact with recruiters at their convenience. This not only improves the hiring experience but also increases the likelihood of retaining top talent.

The Importance of Safety and Compliance

Safety and compliance are at the core of our platform. By promoting a culture of safety and ensuring adherence to regulations, we help carriers maintain a safe and compliant fleet. This focus ultimately benefits both the drivers and the companies they work for.

Joining the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA)

Francisco also discussed the importance of Double Nickel's membership in the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA). Being part of this community allows us to stay informed about industry trends and challenges, while also providing a platform to share our insights and innovations.

Learn More About Double Nickel

We invite you to listen to the full interview to gain deeper insights into our mission and vision for the trucking industry. To learn more about Double Nickel and how we can help your company improve its driver recruiting and compliance processes, visit our website at or connect with Francisco Lopez on LinkedIn.

Stay tuned for more updates as we continue to drive innovation in the trucking industry!