Marcus Jones and Raul Mendez considered giants of the oil and gas industry, also deal with trucking.
The two shared the stage with Rahmel Wattley and shared their experience. The podcast is full of information, insights, and a little bit of fun.
They have seen it all. The rise, market crash, revival, and stability. It has been a roller-coaster ride for Marcus and Raul.
Five key takeaways from this interview:
1. What is fracking?
2. What is the current situation in the fracking industry?
3. Challenges in the oil fields.
4. How do you scale up so quickly when compared to traditional trucking?
5. Are we running out of diesel in 25 days?
Check out this conversation to know what the challenges are in the industry. And if you want to know more, you could explore the course designed by Marcus Jones.
[skipto time=2:59]2:59 – Early life. [/skipto]
[skipto time=31:51] 31:51 – The successor of the business.[/skipto]
[skipto time=34:01]34:01 – Finding customers. [/skipto]
[skipto time=1:14:17]1:14:17- International customer. [/skipto]
[skipto time=2:21:35]2:21:35- How does the company grow. [/skipto]
The creator & host of Truck N’ Hustle, is a renowned personality in the trucking & logistics industry who hosts podcasts with the reputed & successful trucking entrepreneurs to share the knowledge required to start & sustain the logistics business!
Raul Mendez, Texas Chrome Transport, 49 year old born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. Family owned business that started back in 1975. I started my own trucking company back in 1996 as a owner operator with the financial support of my father and mother. TCT was founded in 2011 and focusing in transportation of frac sand for Oil & Gas Industry.
Marcus Jones has quietly built himself a diversified trucking empire in the oil industry. His operation consists of reefer vans, flatbed and pneumatic trailers, and a full-service truck repair shop. Marcus got his start as a frac hand over ten years ago and worked his way up to building a fleet of 180 trucks grossing $17.8 million with net earnings of $8 million.