Create a Trucking Business Plan
So, you’ve decided to start your own trucking business. You’re tired of “working for the man” and you want to be the master of your own destiny. You have your own truck lined up, a few years of experience, a customer that wants you to haul for them and you have some money put away to help get you started.
You have done the research in the trucking industry; spent hours online and checked out dozens of websites including OOIDA, DAT, Tucker’s Report and more that explain authority, insurance (truck/health), profitability formulas, load boards, ELD services, compliance, taxes, etc. You’ve talked to some other drivers that either currently have their own business or used to. A family member has agreed to help you out by handling paperwork and assistance managing the load boards. You’re all set! Read more