I see old dodge 3500's to brand new f550's to even a newer duramax on the road hauling trailer loads... the loads I get either direct or through my broker, the customers specifically request a hot shot and not a big truck for whatever reasons. Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Forum software by XenForo™ ©2010-2017 XenForo Ltd. That's what hotshotting is all about: a service to a company that needs it done now." Brooks is a master of customer service and marketing. http://prettyfile.com/hot-shot/hot-shot-drivers.php
Go run some ones truck.. There is still money to be made there...with the right piece of equipment, and a good company to lease in to. __________________ Space...............Is disease and danger, wrapped in darkness and silence! I have questions! 16Likes Top All This Page Closed Thread Page 1 of 3 1 23 Tweet LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 07-16-2016, I got better mileage hauling travel trailers than fifth wheels so that is what I looked for when selecting loads. https://www.thetruckersreport.com/truckingindustryforum/forums/expediter-and-hot-shot-trucking-forum.357/
Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 Next > Sort By: Title Start Date Replies Views Last Post ↓ Hot Shot Trucking Maintenance Business ksorrels, Nov 9, 2016 Some, however, know they're supposed to have a DOT number, appropriate cargo and truck insurance, a CDL and everything else an independent Class 8 hauler needs. Gave it all up. Had to have two fat guys on the racks for traction.
Username Remember Me? just got paperwork in the mail from them... Looking to part time myself in 3 different industries- all transportation related. Hot Shot Trucking Salary You pay whatever to fix the truck and get going again.
Twitter Podcasts Facebook LinkedIn Instagram You Tube Toggle navigation MENU News Blogs Life Custom Rigs Equipment Business Regulations Gear Trucker Talent Search finalists Subscribe: Overdrive Radio on iTunes ELD mandate Roads In my opinion the only people who make enough money for the effort they exert is the insurance companies. If you wanted, after a year or so, you could buy a car hauler to pull as well...give yourself some agility. __________________ Space...............Is disease and danger, wrapped in darkness and silence! Never had one come off.
As a trucking term, "hotshot" came into use in the 1950s and '60s in the oil fields of Texas and Louisiana, a niche that survives today. "When you've got an $80,000 Ltl Hotshot Forum For hotshotters just starting out, equipment choices are key, Graham says. "Start with the right truck for the market you want to target and design your trailer around it," he says. It is functional for your purposes. With a West Coast bed and fender fairings, "you'll get better fuel mileage, generally," owner Melvin Brooks says, but he prefers the hauling versatility of flatbeds.
same trailer makes him get 14.4mpg hauling empty. https://www.expeditersonline.com/forums/threads/hotshot-work.39242/ I use it to move trailers around the yard at home when I'm mowing. Hotshot Trucking Loads I see alot of them out there and lots of small (3) car haulers also. #5 04-20-2008, 03:15 PM Orangetxguy Senior Board Member Join Date: Jan 2007 Posts: 4,799 Hotshot Trucking Rates Ok so I have been doing hotshot work hauling boats here for the last year and a half and I haven't been making a whole lot of money with it.
work is work. http://prettyfile.com/hot-shot/hot-shot-drivers-corpus.php Never mind the fines if you get caught running illegally. The red tape is truly shocking. That above-average pay included their fuel surcharge, both say. Hot Shot Rates Per Mile
Begun in 1960 as an in-state hauler, Acme was bought by Coatney's father, Doyle, in 1972, when its fleet numbered only six trucks. Join Date: Apr 2008 Location: Mid Michigan Posts: 10,390 TheBac's Garage Send a PM to "chevor". I can't remember the model number, but it will bolt right up to the ISB. http://prettyfile.com/hot-shot/hot-shot-drivers-okla.php You will need to be gone all the time.
I always hauled the smallest lightest trailer I could so I would make more $. Hot Shot Driver Requirements Had to have two fat guys on the racks for traction. TruckingTruth's Forum - The Web's Most Positive, Fun, and Helpful Trucking Forum! › General Category › Trucking Board (Moderator: Brett Aquila - Admin) ‹ Previous topic | Next topic › Pages:
My grandpa once towed a 1948 Packard with his 10 HP John Deere riding mower. You can also reach us at (888) 830-2326. Topics: 55 55 Topics 151 Posts Last post by Bill D. Hot Shot Trucks For Sale Thing with hot shots you have to negotiate... __________________ I am the beast from Europe's southeast! #3 04-20-2008, 02:59 PM Orangetxguy Senior Board Member Join Date: Jan 2007 Posts:
I think you should buy an old ford festiva and find out what its real towing capacity is. When Ford launched its 2008 Super Duty F450, it tested the design with 12 business owners, among them oil-field hotshot owner-operator Rusty Whitson of Elk City, Okla. Anj posted Aug 1, 2017 at 10:08 PM ELD for Ram pick-ups anyone? this contact form I got laid off from my job and need an income and it would be awesome to use my truck to do that.
It isn't as complicated as what Adam is doing.....less potential for $$$. He also said down here he's not allowed to leave the state without a CDL. THEFERMANATOR View Public Profile Find all posts by THEFERMANATOR #9 01-23-2016, 09:25 PM malibu795 misspeelleerr Join Date: Apr 2007 Location: in the buckeye state Posts: 6,933 Quote: Originally The way some of the cdl laws are written in texas you have to have a cdl when ever you are operating for business reasons.
Pick-up work? haulin-rv, Jun 10, 2008 Replies: 11 Views: 19,994 doublemtransport Nov 30, 2014 Local Auto Transport - Worth it or not? GAmes is offline Quick Reply post #10 of 34 (permalink) Old 07-19-2016, 12:08 PM Mopar. Just have to find the right operation OUT OF the upstate SC area.
I see theres u-ship to get hauls but os there any other options? I had an in with a few companies so i would get a hot shot call and literally set my saw down and leave the job site to return whenever i Dodge Cummins Diesel Forum > Specialty Forums > Towing & Hauling > Hotshot drivers!