Expense Spreadsheet of 2010

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by Turn3, Oct 28, 2009.

  1. Turn3

    Turn3 Light Load Member

    120
    36
    Oct 15, 2009
    Pacific, Missouri
    0
    We are putting together an annual expense spreadsheet planning for worst case.

    The items...
    • Fuel
    • Insurance
    • Plates
    • Additional States
    • Cell Phone (company phone)
    • PMs
    • Alignment
    • Truck Wash

    Reserve Items...
    • In Frame
    • Clutch
    • Tires

    Is there anything else that I am missing?

    Also if any O/Os wouldn't mind sharing their average annual expenses from last year or their forecast you can PM me if you'd like or simply post it. I would like to cross check our numbers to make sure we are in line with the industry.

    Thanks for the help in advance!
     
  2. 7mouths2feed

    7mouths2feed "Family Man"

    1,186
    455
    Nov 29, 2007
    Jacksonville, AR
    0
    Misc. on the road extra's. Gallon of oil, anti-freeze, scales, tolls, meals....etc.
     
    Turn3 Thanks this.
  3. Gears

    Gears Trucker Forum STAFF - Gone, But Not Forgotten.

    4,500
    3,173
    Aug 20, 2009
    0
    Boy...a Volvo and a Cabover....talk about opposite ends of the spectrum!

    You don't mention what you're pulling. Remember reefer fuel, tarps, tie-downs, load locks, etc.
     
    Turn3 Thanks this.
  4. snowbunny

    snowbunny Medium Load Member

    530
    477
    Apr 17, 2008
    Ottawa, ON
    0
    Fuek tax, lumpers, bank fees, Workers Comp, Hotels, Medical, Supplies
     
    Turn3 Thanks this.
  5. Turn3

    Turn3 Light Load Member

    120
    36
    Oct 15, 2009
    Pacific, Missouri
    0
    It is, isn't it?!

    I cannot take credit for the K-100... that was my friend's. As for the Volvo we sold that a couple of years ago, I pulled a 48' spread reefer. I am thinking of getting back into trucking, but this time staying away from the food world. I am wanting to start pulling drop decks again and we have the traps, chains, and straps in the equation. I should have listed it.

    I also guess for the guys wanting to get into the reefer business they should also account for pallets. Especially if they go into Wal-Mart:yes2557: And lumpers.. do not even get me started on that racket!

    Back on track, I have $600 for miscellaneous (Oil, Anti-Freeze, Lights, broken straps and so on)

    Medical and Workman's comp is not however, one truck and I'll be the driver. Insurance... isn't that a lovely Python around the necks of small business! All this while some thing $1.20 is a fair price per mile... never mind the $1.01 I came across last night!
     
  6. Gears

    Gears Trucker Forum STAFF - Gone, But Not Forgotten.

    4,500
    3,173
    Aug 20, 2009
    0
    I do reefer and after riding around with 24 pallets in my truck, I took them out. I've not seen but a couple loads requiring pallet exchange. In fact, after I delivered a load a couple of weeks ago, I had an extra 16 pallets on board. I'm starting a collection.

    I did a Walmart run in '04 and that was the only time I used lumpers (had to) at a distribution center when I was a company driver.
     
  7. Turn3

    Turn3 Light Load Member

    120
    36
    Oct 15, 2009
    Pacific, Missouri
    0
    It seemed like every frozen load I hauled required pallet exchange and if I had non it was like $8 a pallet!!! Yet another racket in the trucking world.

    FWIW.. Wal-Mart does not give you pallets back anymore, they changed that in '05.
     
  8. RAG

    RAG <strong>Heavy Load Member</strong>

    541
    4,921
    Nov 23, 2007
    Tonga
    0


    If your gonna do step or drop deck. How about permits?
     
  9. Turn3

    Turn3 Light Load Member

    120
    36
    Oct 15, 2009
    Pacific, Missouri
    0
    Ah! Isn't that build into the cost of the load? Like lumper reimbursements?
     
  10. RAG

    RAG <strong>Heavy Load Member</strong>

    541
    4,921
    Nov 23, 2007
    Tonga
    0


    Not sure.
    I Just have it in my PM rate.
    Some states are by ow lbs per mile. Some states are just a flat fee.NYC is extra for Some bridges.
     
  • Draft saved Draft deleted