Advice needed

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by Dallas Dan, Jan 11, 2018 at 10:30 AM.

  1. Dallas Dan

    Dallas Dan Bobtail Member

    Jul 5, 2015
    OK so I have a nice International 9400 that I use 8 months a year to transport my Carnival Show. It sits in the Winter and I want to put it to work. I have my own authority and am fully insured. I also have a 45 foot dry van in really nice shape. I would like to go OTR and only drive around 1500 miles a week max. I do not mind sitting where I land for a few days before I go again. I would also consider power only, but would rather use my trailer. I know I need a niche market so...what advice do y'all have for me? Thanks, DD
  2. Chickamauga Vol

    Chickamauga Vol Bobtail Member

    Find a company/broker that manages logistics for concerts/truck shows/etc. You may have to run power only, but otherwise it checks the boxes for you.
  3. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

    Aug 28, 2011
    Henderson, NV & Orient
    Maybe hire on with some mail hauler outfit. I don't know of any other company that would load a 45 ft. trailer. Probably have to use their trailer.
    Google for some intermodal/drayage companies in Dallas; they use owner-operators to pull containers.
  4. Big John61

    Big John61 Bobtail Member

    Sep 29, 2017
    Mobile, Alabama
    i got very very good dispatch company only 7% charge for service i got my money till 24 hours after drop off. fuel benefits tires benefits service 24/7 if you need info PM me
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