Being an owner-operator turned out to be a lucrative business for me, which is why I’m grateful for sites like ClassADrivers.com that give new drivers all the tools they need to become a successful truck driver. But when I got started, things weren’t that easy
Do you have shipper customers who need to move more freight than you can service with the current size of your fleet? You could buy more trucks to move that extra freight, but adding a brokerage is another option.
Two days before the scheduled start date of the new Unified Registration System (URS), the FMCSA announced that it will delay implementation of key elements of the program by nearly a year. Originally set to take effect October 23, 2015, FMCSA has pushed ahead most of the effective dates to September 30, 2016.
Thinking about starting your own business? There are a lot of upfront costs associated with getting your motor carrier authority, not to mention the maze of regulations. To help you decide whether or not to take the plunge, I’ve listed some of the hoops you’ll have to jump through to give you an idea of what it’ll cost to start your own trucking company.