How To Find Out Which Companies Have Terminals Around Orlando

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David H.'s Comment
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Family wants to move to Fla. and so far Knight Transportation has one in lakeland which is exactly where we would be moving but I think Orlando is closest big city

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.
David's Comment
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Family wants to move to Fla. and so far Knight has one in lakeland which is exactly where we would be moving but I think Orlando is closest big city

Call the recruiting department and ask, they can tell you.

David H.'s Comment
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Thank you for reading my question . I may need to clarify my question. How would I find out what companies are around there? I currently loibe in Pa.

David H.'s Comment
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Live in Pa. Sorry fat fingers lil buttons

Brett Aquila's Comment
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Seriously you're probably best off searching on maybe Google Maps for trucking companies in your area. They'll have listings with addresses plotted on the map.

We have an excellent listing of Truck Driving Jobs which will tell you what companies hire in your area, but not whether or not they have a terminal there.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

Michael V.'s Comment
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Schneider has a dry box satellite yard in orlando.

David H.'s Comment
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Thank both for you input I didn't think about Google maps and I'll look into Schneider

Ralph G. ( Arejay )'s Comment
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Lakeland is also pretty close to Tampa, so you may want to look here as well.

David H.'s Comment
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Thanks Ralph breast idea I need to look at a map and decide how far willing to go. Don't wanna have dead time getting to loads if I'm in a dead zone like several hundred miles from pick up if that masked send or it sometimes common? If so are those mile paid or only paid with loads?

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Gunner's Comment
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Family wants to move to Fla. and so far Knight Transportation has one in lakeland which is exactly where we would be moving but I think Orlando is closest big city

Werner Enterprises has a terminal in Lakeland as well. Swift is out of Ocala. I live in DeLand, in between Daytona and Orlando, and also haven't come up with a ton. FFE has a terminal in Winter Park which is just outside of Orlando so that's probably your closest one. Lakeland is only about 30 minutes from downtown so don't rule that out either. Tampa is only about 45 minutes to an hr so any terminals in those areas really would be perfect anyway.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

Terminal:

A facility where trucking companies operate out of, or their "home base" if you will. A lot of major companies have multiple terminals around the country which usually consist of the main office building, a drop lot for trailers, and sometimes a repair shop and wash facilities.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
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