Intermodal In Houston TX

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Brett Aquila's Comment
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I am interested in oil or whatever that can give me some flexibility so I can go back to school finish my master.I kind of need something I Can start early in the morning and be home not to late afternoon>I am willing to buy my truck if that will make me more money working as an o/o

I don't think getting your masters while driving a Class A truck is a feasible plan. It's going to be one or the other. You're not going to have the time or energy to do both and do them well. They each take entirely too much commitment.

I'd come up with a plan where you can focus solely on getting your masters if it's important to you. Obviously, you're not getting a masters to be a more decorated truck driver, so whatever that career path is it's time to focus on it 100% and make it happen.

I like to say that a person who tries to keep one foot on each side of a fence gets their balls ripped off. Get on one side of the fence and focus on being great at one thing.

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Brett said: ""I like to say that a person who tries to keep one foot on each side of a fence gets their balls ripped off. Get on one side of the fence and focus on being great at one thing.

Brett, I had a good laugh at that comment! So true, no man can serve two masters and be successful with both.

Phishtech's Comment
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If you're looking for a trucking job with decent hours, there are so many choices around here. There are all kinds of companies that need drivers to deliver their goods. The Houston area is BOOMING !!!!! right now (thanks to Mr. Trump) and you shouldn't have much trouble getting on with someone who needs a delivery driver which means your evenings would be free to pursue your degree, if that's the path you want to take.

There are also plenty of non-driving jobs that might fit your need. Google up " Indeed " and fill out their online form and see what they can come up with for you. I'm not kidding you, there are now more jobs than people to fill them in this area, plus we have plenty of schools you can attend.

G-Town's Comment
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Phishtech...I think you missed the point here. Please reread Brett’s reply. It’s spot-on and what the OP needs to realize.

With no experience; it’s unlikely he’ll qualify for a local job like you mentioned. And besides, local jobs typically require a higher skill level that 99% of rookies do not have.

Eko D's Comment
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Phishtech...I think you missed the point here. Please reread Brett’s reply. It’s spot-on and what the OP needs to realize.

With no experience; it’s unlikely he’ll qualify for a local job like you mentioned. And besides, local jobs typically require a higher skill level that 99% of rookies do not have.

Is a driver that has been driving OTR for 3 years consider a rookie.?

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Eko D's Comment
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If you're looking for a trucking job with decent hours, there are so many choices around here. There are all kinds of companies that need drivers to deliver their goods. The Houston area is BOOMING !!!!! right now (thanks to Mr. Trump) and you shouldn't have much trouble getting on with someone who needs a delivery driver which means your evenings would be free to pursue your degree, if that's the path you want to take.

There are also plenty of non-driving jobs that might fit your need. Google up " Indeed " and fill out their online form and see what they can come up with for you. I'm not kidding you, there are now more jobs than people to fill them in this area, plus we have plenty of schools you can attend.

Thank you sir for your POSITIVITY. I really appreciate it.I d do my best to get what I want to get

Eko D's Comment
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I am interested in oil or whatever that can give me some flexibility so I can go back to school finish my master.I kind of need something I Can start early in the morning and be home not to late afternoon>I am willing to buy my truck if that will make me more money working as an o/o

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I don't think getting your masters while driving a Class A truck is a feasible plan. It's going to be one or the other. You're not going to have the time or energy to do both and do them well. They each take entirely too much commitment.

I'd come up with a plan where you can focus solely on getting your masters if it's important to you. Obviously, you're not getting a masters to be a more decorated truck driver, so whatever that career path is it's time to focus on it 100% and make it happen.

I like to say that a person who tries to keep one foot on each side of a fence gets their balls ripped off. Get on one side of the fence and focus on being great at one thing.

I'd come up with a plan where you can focus solely on getting your masters if it's important to you. what's the plan...I really laughed at that comment lol....

Old School's Comment
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Is a driver that has been driving OTR for 3 years consider a rookie.?

Eko, G-Town just missed your experience. Since you are new in here he just thought you were just starting your career.

You've got plenty of experience, but trucking jobs, even local ones, are very time demanding. Good luck with your plan.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

G-Town's Comment
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Sorry Guys...I apologize for missing Eko’s experience.

Eko D's Comment
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Is a driver that has been driving OTR for 3 years consider a rookie.?

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Eko, G-Town just missed your experience. Since you are new in here he just thought you were just starting your career.

You've got plenty of experience, but trucking jobs, even local ones, are very time demanding. Good luck with your plan.

Thank you Sir

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

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