Ep. 75 // Smiles, Shenanigans, Safety Supervisor: Dale Littlefield

 

You know that person who always brightens a room when they walk in? At Nussbaum, that’s Dale Littlefield.

He’s always wearing a smile and leaves more in his wake. Known far and wide for his “office shenanigans,” Dale knows how to pull a good practical joke. But he also knows when to get serious and cares deeply about the safety and well-being of our drivers. Dale used to drive himself and knows the joys and trials of being out on the road. Now, as a Safety Supervisor, he combines driving experience with business knowledge to mentor, correct, and encourage our drivers.

Packed full of “Daleisms,” funny stories, and a few startling surprises, we’re sure that this episode will put a smile on your face. We also hope it leaves you with greater empathy for America’s truck drivers.

Quotes

Saige: “Did people always scare you your whole life?” Dale: “No, no, no.”

“I’ve always been a firm believer that laughter cures a lot of things.”

“If you hear strange noises, I’m eating a popsicle and I don’t want it to melt.”

“I tell them [drivers] that I don’t want to sound like their mother, but I don’t want anything to happen to them.” “This is the only job I had that I could leave my billfold on my desk, be gone a week, and not have to worry about it being missing. And that’s rare to find.”

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