Chad Boblett

Chad Boblett is the owner and driver of Boblett Brothers Trucking of Lexington, KY. Chad also founded the Rate Per Mile Masters group on Facebook, a communications hub for more than 18,000 members, including owner-operators, truck drivers, and other transportation and logistics pros.

Posted: 15 Mar, 2018 by Chad Boblett

My biggest regret about getting started in this industry was that I didn't get my authority sooner. It was the myths, fears, and the unknown that held me in place as a company driver for years. If you ever meet me at a dock or a truck stop, you might find me talking to another driver about getting t...

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Posted: 22 Feb, 2018 by Chad Boblett

It might seem counterintuitive, but I always make sure to post my truck on the load board when there are plenty of loads to choose from. That's the best time to get calls from brokers who are willing to pay higher than average rates for loads going where you want to go.

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Posted: 29 Jan, 2018 by Chad Boblett

I am so hoping that 2018 will be the year when detention policies and practices change.

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Posted: 04 Jan, 2018 by Chad Boblett

Most of us owner-operators went home for the holidays, and it's going to take a pretty penny to get back out on the road. The weather is so cold, you worked hard leading up to the holidays, and soon there will be fewer loads to pick from.

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