Profile For Pale Rider

Pale Rider's Info

  • Location:
    Champaign, IL

  • Driving Status:
    Rookie Solo Driver

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  • Joined Us:
    1 month ago

Pale Rider's Bio

I am a prospective business owner, interested in learning as much as I can about owning a trucking and logistics business before (and after) I take the leap.

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Posted:  1 month ago

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Feasability of buying a truck and hiring another driver to keep the wheels rolling - CDL but no current experience

Hello all - I have a Class A CDL but have not yet put it to use other than a couple of hundred miles OTR when I first got it in 2019. My DOT physical is current. I am interested to hear from anyone who started off with a CDL and zero experience but started their own company. This is my interest, and I am actively collecting industry data, personal accounts and advice, and business planning recommendations. I am open to any and all opinions and decent comments but ask for facts, not horror stories. While I am new to trucking, I am not new to life and have a good deal of military, manufacturing, and operational experience under my belt. In my draft business plan, I'd like to start with 1 truck and an experienced military veteran driver, working together as a team to keep the wheels rolling 24/7, then fairly quickly but a 2nd truck. I look forward to hearing from anyone who has done anything similar -- Thanks for your support.

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