Company hauler looking to go out on his own.

Discussion in 'Car Hauler and Auto Carrier Trucking Forum' started by Clockridge86, Oct 9, 2019.

  1. Tropsnart

    Tropsnart Medium Load Member

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    I'd suggest finding a nicer part of socal to live in and bring the family along. I have my authority since I was 32, now 46. I wouldn't bother with owning a truck and having the stress that goes along with it if I was home every night and made 2/3 of what you make.
     
  2. Clockridge86

    Clockridge86 Bobtail Member

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    Ya that’s the thing. I’m not gonna move the family out here wife has a nice job out in Phx . Guess it’s looking like I’ll just have to go to professional out in Phx since they took over all the Toyota product in AZ
     
  3. Chinatown

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    You can make over $109K driving for Trimac Transportation.
    They hire Arizona drivers and your dispatcher is in Wyoming.
    It's a team operation and your cut of the pay is $109,000.00 per year.
    Click -> Apply On Company Site
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  4. Chinatown

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    Good idea!
     
  5. Tropsnart

    Tropsnart Medium Load Member

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    I don't know if Hansen runs from or to Phoenix but @Banker seems to do great working for them in the midwest. He worked elsewhere as a company driver but he seems to really like it at Hansen as an owner operator.
    As far as being an independent , I can say the grass looks greener but it's because it's full of fertilizer.
     
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  6. Hauler545

    Hauler545 Bobtail Member

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    You can still make good income as owner of if you do long haul. However you must consider the time you will involve in finding loads, dispatch, billing orders, accounting, maintenance, repairs, damages, finding replacements if some units don't work out, ifta, permits, registrations, taxes and the stress that comes with all this. And then, you will have slow months (like now) which you will have to save up for. I think you're in a good spot as a driver making that much. But if you want the freedom you can always try it out being an owner of. It up to you as how your time is worth.
     
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  7. Skorge

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    Will you be able to make the same or close to what you make now at professional auto transport? Im in socal and been interested in getting into carhauling and professional is definitely one of my choices but its hard to find any pay information on them
     
  8. Clockridge86

    Clockridge86 Bobtail Member

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    They get percentage. I hear guys average 80k a year and some hit 100-110 if you bust ###.
     
  9. Chinatown

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    China car haulers:
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  10. pavrom

    pavrom Heavy Load Member

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    There is a line already of hundreds of Experienced car haulers with flawless driving history :)
     
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