Bucket prospects in S/Central Mi..

Discussion in 'Tanker, Bulk and Dump Trucking Forum' started by Agtrucker, Jun 25, 2019.

  1. Agtrucker

    Agtrucker Light Load Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    My gf is exploring new job options for herself and there's one that's peaked her interest in south central MI. Not sure of the exact town but she said it's like 45-50mins W of Detroit...
    Although, Im not exactly down with the idea of up ending my job/life and making the move with her, should it get to that point, but I dont want to do at least a little bit of homework and see what could be available...
    Can anyone give any companies in and around the south/central Michigan area for bucket work that I could look up. Only interested in home daily gigs. Did a little looking around on CL but didnt see much trailer work, more class B stuff/paving jobs.
    I've got just shy of 10 yrs as a licensed driver, but running them 15yrs on the farm. No background issues, clean MVR..
    Ran framed tandem, spread axle frame less, frame tandem w/a single lift,tandem w/a double lift and fixed quad axle grossing up to 117000lbs. Stone,sand,grains/feed, salt,mulch, lime, glass.
    I think thats everything.... Thanks for any info...
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  2. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

    Aug 28, 2011
    Henderson, NV & Orient
    There's better options if you and gf willing to team.
    Trimac Transportation has team runs where each driver of the team make over $100K per year.

    Here's a solo position, but team positions are available with this company.
    Click here > Apply On Company Site
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  3. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

    Sep 10, 2010
    Flint, MI
    That is @Ridgeline stomping grounds. Maybe he will have a few suggestions.
    All summer long there are literally 100's of gravel trains hiring. It would be the winter that you might have issues, but even then there is always someone....
  4. Agtrucker

    Agtrucker Light Load Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    Haha, appreciate the tip, but no way is she interested in driving...
  5. Gambino1994

    Gambino1994 Light Load Member

    Jan 22, 2009
    causing a situation
    How far south in Michigan? South of I94? I don’t know any job prospects but I drive through there often(from Illinois) and see a lot of both local train style dumps and frameless dumps too, lots of hopper bottom activity too similar to Illinois, seems like pretty terrain around michiana
  6. Agtrucker

    Agtrucker Light Load Member

    Dec 14, 2011
    I guess it would be around the chelsea area..where ever that may be...
  7. skinnytrucker

    skinnytrucker Heavy Load Member

    Jan 24, 2009
    U.P. of Michigan
    Check out getpbl.com. Heavy haul bulkers. That’s where I work. Good people. There based in Cement City
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