Driving local for a OTR mega carrier?

Discussion in 'Experienced Truckers' Advice' started by TraderVic, Mar 30, 2020.

  1. TraderVic

    TraderVic Bobtail Member

    10
    2
    Mar 29, 2020
    0
    I know when most guys talk about going local it's usually food service or LTL but what about doing day cab runs for the mega carriers?
     
  2. Cat sdp

    Cat sdp . .

    11,043
    21,043
    Apr 8, 2012
    Orion's Belt
    0
    I know a few guys that did that. They both ended the same way...... the carrier loses a contract and says you have to go 48 states or gone.....

    However JB hunt seems to run a lot of day cabs........
     
  3. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

    44,126
    65,899
    Aug 28, 2011
    Henderson, NV & Orient
    0
    Where is your location; might be some mail hauler jobs available. They run day cabs and home daily usually.
     
  4. Dennixx

    Dennixx Road Train Member

    1,516
    3,303
    Feb 13, 2010
    twin cities
    0
    We have a few carriers here that hire local drivers to do daycab work.
    Running trlrs to shippers ,loading and unloading at shippers up to a couple hundred miles out to support their OTR operations.
     
  5. TraderVic

    TraderVic Bobtail Member

    10
    2
    Mar 29, 2020
    0
    Omaha NE
     
    Chinatown Thanks this.
  6. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

    44,126
    65,899
    Aug 28, 2011
    Henderson, NV & Orient
    0
    @bzinger probably can help on this.
     
    bzinger Thanks this.
  7. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

    44,126
    65,899
    Aug 28, 2011
    Henderson, NV & Orient
    0
  8. ZVar

    ZVar Road Train Member

    6,974
    12,294
    Sep 10, 2010
    Flint, MI
    0
    A guy I currently work with was doing that out of Swift's New Boston (Detroit) yard. He hated. I'd ask him why, but as the plant we haul out of is shut down so no work currently. :(
     
  9. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

    44,126
    65,899
    Aug 28, 2011
    Henderson, NV & Orient
    0
    Mountain Milk Hauling
    Guarantee $1,000 per week with potential earnings of $1,350 per week
    New Trucks - 2020 & 2021 model Kenworth T-880's
    Delivering live poultry from local farms to the processing plant in Fremont.
     
    bzinger Thanks this.
  10. Chinatown

    Chinatown Road Train Member

    44,126
    65,899
    Aug 28, 2011
    Henderson, NV & Orient
    0
    Central Transport
    • $2,000 Sign-On Bonus for Class A Positions!
    • Late Model Tractors - Power Units 2017 or Newer
    Local Line Haul Drivers (Night Shift): Dedicated Home Daily routes hauling freight to terminals in our network. This position is a combination of driving and dock work.
    • Line Haul Drivers Avg. $1300-$1600+/wk + $2,000 Sign On Bonus
    All qualified drivers are invited to apply in person. You can do so Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
    *Our facility is located at:
    6950 J St OMAHA, NE 68117
     
    Texas_hwy_287 and bzinger Thank this.
  • Draft saved Draft deleted