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Sammy Lloyd

Sammy Lloyd has been driving professionally for nearly 20 years. In 2017, he started his own motor carrier business, Lloyd Trucking. He shares his tips for running a profitable carrier business on his YouTube channel MakeCents Trucker, which has more than 20,000 subscribers.

Trucker Tips: How I find the best-paying loads

Being an owner-operator is tough. You need all the tools possible to stay profitable. Read More

Trucker Tips: How I started trucking

When I took a job as a delivery helper for a local distributor back in 2000… Read More

About DAT

DAT operates the largest truckload freight marketplace in North America. Transportation brokers, carriers, news organizations and industry analysts rely on DAT for market trends and data insights derived from 183 million freight matches and a database of $118 billion of market transactions.

The Original Load Board - Trusted Since 1978

The company was established in 1978 as the Dial-A-Truck (DAT) load finder service at Jubitz® truck stop in Portland, OR.

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