Rooms to Go owner operators

Discussion in 'Ask An Owner Operator' started by funderj, Mar 12, 2011.

  1. funderj

    funderj Bobtail Member

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    I just saw a Rooms to Go trailer in Rock Hill, SC that had $120,000 for owner/operators posted on the side of the trailer. The truck did not have a sleeper so I am guessing these drivers are probably able to go home every night. Anyone know if this pay is legit?
     
  2. blackw900

    blackw900 The Grandfather of Flatbed

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    $120,000 for O/O's is the gross more than likely...That's very low!
    I consider it a bad year if I do less than $200,000.
     
  3. Bigray

    Bigray Road Train Member

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    not mention they have to pay their helper/laborer out of that gross.
     
  4. L.B.

    L.B. Third Generation Truck Driver

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    Rooms To Go wiggle wagons typically deliver to the stores, not customers. I don't think they have singles delivering with O/Os here in GA.
     
  5. L.B.

    L.B. Third Generation Truck Driver

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    just looked it up, I guess they do hire O/Os for delivery. They contract out to a different company
     
  6. ladywrongway03

    ladywrongway03 Heavy Load Member

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    if you dont want to stay away from home 120,000 would be decent if your home during the week.its like local drivers and otr company drivers.If paid milage otr driver will make more but be away from home.Its all about what you need to do
     
  7. Bigray

    Bigray Road Train Member

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    Spoke with a driver o/o this morning at the parts store, claims to make 120k + and as i said has to pay helper out of that gross.
     
  8. Dryver

    Dryver Road Train Member

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    $120K groos is not good with any company. Why are you excited about it?
     
  9. Bigray

    Bigray Road Train Member

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    Dryver, i'm not sure if your comment is directed at me or the op of this thread. i'm just supplying first hand info.

    but i would like to chime in on that comment, my Q would be how do You know that 120k+ would'nt be good money ?

    My analysis would be local deliveryies equals less fuel, you would have insurance thru R2go equal to fleet type pricing, that covers the 2 highest cost's assoc. w/ trucking.
    A O/O could find a laborer to help with unloading for 20k/year
    and he's home every night and has a social life outside of driving.
     
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  10. funderj

    funderj Bobtail Member

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    I could make a good living making $120,000. Good answer big.
     
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