Take Power Out Of Brokers' Hands And Build Relationships With Local Companies

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Kevin G.'s Comment
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Hey everyone, I think it would be a good idea to put a list together of all owner operators name, phone number, and location. It would be a good way for drivers to be able to work directly with companies rather than having to pay middlemen and brokerage fees. This list will be mainly for our guys in the Southeast of the United States, but or those of you finding yourselves in Florida and Georgia especially it can be a good opportunity for steady work and one time deliveries as well. I foresee almost everything being a van and maybe a flatbed. Thank you everyone I would like to hear what you think about this idea and what we can do to make it better.

Owner Operator:

An owner-operator is a driver who either owns or leases the truck they are driving. A self-employed driver.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Turtle's Comment
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Hi Kevin. We here at Trucking Truth focus our efforts on helping new company drivers come into the industry in a successful way.

Your post would be better directed at the OOIDA website.

OOIDA:

Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association

Who They Are

OOIDA is an international trade association representing the interests of independent owner-operators and professional drivers on all issues that affect truckers. The over 150,000 members of OOIDA are men and women in all 50 states and Canada who collectively own and/or operate more than 240,000 individual heavy-duty trucks and small truck fleets.

Their Mission

The mission of OOIDA is to serve owner-operators, small fleets and professional truckers; to work for a business climate where truckers are treated equally and fairly; to promote highway safety and responsibility among all highway users; and to promote a better business climate and efficiency for all truck operators.

PackRat's Comment
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First post after 11 months since joining? Obviously not been reading anything on here.

Army 's Comment
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First post after 11 months since joining? Obviously not been reading anything on here.

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