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Getloaded is now part of the DAT Network of load boards. For more information on how to find hot shot and LTL loads, read here.

 

There’s a lot of freight out there these days. In fact, there's so much that shippers have started relying more and more on LTL loads to get goods to market – goods that shippers used to ship only when they had a full truckload, according to Transport Topics

The same is true for the growing hot shot market. The number of small-truck loads has grown along with fracking operations around the country, which has generated a lot of hot shot loads  also known as expedited freight since it often involves delivering equipment that's needed to avoid a shutdown. But the growing hot shot market isn't just tied to the oil industry, and running hot shots is often an easier way to get into trucking because of the lower cost of equipment, be it a sprinter van, straight truck or 4x4 pickup. If you're thinking of getting in the hot shot game, Overdrive has a breakdown of the pros and cons

But the reason shippers are shipping all this freight as LTL and hot shot loads is because they need to get them covered fast, and Getloaded is built to help you find these truck loads fast.

Sue Nelson, owner-operator of Ohio-based Straight Forward Transportation, told Overdrive about how she and her husband Kevin got started running hotshots with their 2000 Ford F250 pickup and 26-ft. gooseneck trailer. 

Start finding hot shot and LTL loads today when you sign up for DAT TruckersEdge, or call one of our helpful customer service team at 866.487.8253.

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  I'm trying to get started up doing Hot Shot Freight cars , campers sports trailers what ever it maybe. If anyone can give me ideas how to go about that. I know something about freight vie been a truck driver for 26 years. Hoping to transision from big truck to smaller things.
Thanks Eddie

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Triple S Transportation
Triple S Transportation

How are things going

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Benjamin Thurmond
Benjamin Thurmond

Contact me via email and I can help you get started with all the information that you need.

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Marion Hutson
Marion Hutson

What is the best loads to haul cars, boats, campers or general freight and the best load board to use.

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you can try central dispatch, youshipp and shipmycar.com

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You said "Contact me via email and I can help you get started with all the information that you need."

I'm very interested in the Hotshot Business.   Currently I move loads with a small car hauler I have and pull 5th wheels from repo companies to Auctions.   The pay is great but the work is far and few in between.   Looking to see what I need to become legal and find more work,

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Dennis L Brindle
Dennis L Brindle

I am thinking about getting into the small loads shipping business. Could you send me some info on how to get started.
Thanks
dennis

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Mac McClellan
Mac McClellan

I too am trying to get involved in the hotshot industry. I recently purchased a 3500 Dodge diesel and have access to trailers. I have plans in the future to purchase some trailers. I have been driving big rigs for the last 25 years and want to get out on my own now. Please contact me at 478-973-0777 with info about getting my Dot/mc numbers, fuel tax, and other items that I need to be legal.

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david rivera
david rivera

im also trying to get into small loads i was doing the uship app but it didnt work out and now im out of work and ready to roll still my cell is 470 281 1672

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I'm a owner operator in AZ looking for hot shot loads. If you know, please email me

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hey Brenda I was wondering how is it going with the hot shot loads

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Elton Grubbs II
Elton Grubbs II

You ever get started?

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Jenny Woods
Jenny Woods

I'm from Shreveport and I'm trying to start hot shot loads you have any info...

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Dalton Wood
Dalton Wood

hello I'm wanting to do hotshot towing with my 2004 dodge 3500 dually and my gooseneck flatbed trailer. looking to pull cars, campers, other miscellaneous items that will fit on flatbed. not sure how to get started and don't know who to talk to and what all i need to do if someone could help me that would be awesome.
(970)-768-9923

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hey i saw you said to email i was seeing if you would be willing to help me out with information on how to get started.

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I want to get started with hotshot stuff,  but don't have cdl. Can u tell me what kind of loads to look for

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Corey green
Corey green

Hello i have. A 24ft boxtruck w/ gate looking for local loads in ohio. If you can pls help me out or lead me in the right direction will be great. Thank you in advance

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Help. I have 5 truck driver 40 ft gooseneck trailers and I need help finding hot shot loads to keep all of them busy.

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Hi ashlie, would be nice to add your trucks to our fleet.
Please contact me on 509-288-4811 and we can discuss more about how to make it happen

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Hi Ashlie,
You can reach me on this number 971 206 4454
Or adexylln@hotmail.com

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I am going to buy me a ton dually truck with a a 35 ft dove trailer do you have work for me?

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I do dispatching if you need help please contact me at 803 210 7560

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Reginald Bell
Reginald Bell

I would like to get into business running hotshot loads. Please email me or call me so I can see how to get started. Thanks

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Looking for information on getting started I have a ram 3500 looking to get loads

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Charles Wiegand
Charles Wiegand

My son Tim and I each have RAM 3500 4x4's with Cummings Diesels.   We have a 20' tandem goose deck with 5' dove tail and a 14' goose neck tandem dump trailer with electric hydraulic hoist.    If we want to get into the Hot Shot business should be get a 30' flat bed or long or a 43' or long car hauler?   Tim is in Central OH and I am in eastern KY near WV and OH.   Could I get any local loads near 41413?  Tim has his CDL but I drove 53' van trailers in the 80's before CDL's existed.   Thank you in advance for you help.  Charles. gscale@mrtc.com    

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Baltasar Bernal
Baltasar Bernal

I would like some help tíos ...
I have an f550 and a 40' gooseneck trailer i got cargo Insurance and need to work ... Thanks

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I would also like that information if you can provide it. Thank you

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Can you help me try to find Hot Shot loads for cargo van.

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I am trying to get started running hot shot in only tx can any 1 help me on were to get the loads... plz email me... and yes I can only sTay in tx

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Derrick LOckwood
Derrick LOckwood

I would like to get into business running hotshot loads.  if you would be willing to help me out with information on how to get started

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Interested in getting started as well was
Thinking of rvs but interested in anything

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George Kimbro
George Kimbro

I would like to start hotshot business without having to get a cdl..ate there companies contracting smallee non dot set ups

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David Lee Trevino
David Lee Trevino

Please I would like to start up need all the help I can get

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James Dunagan
James Dunagan

Need information on getting started with hot shot loads

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Henry Bacon
Henry Bacon

hey I need some good broker or direct customer to work with I have a 2017 dodge ram 2500 with a fifth wheel and goose neck hook up looking for some runs in the following area AL LA TX MS OK IN IL GA FL NC SC VA MD PA OH TN KY  I  am setup to haul some boats travel trailer horse trailer if you have some work call me 8043868817  or 9128523390

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Logistics command
Logistics command

Brand new 26" air ride straight truck with lift gate, e-link, etc and honest owner-operator.
Looking for any load from around Raleigh international airport to Georgia or Florida.
4044478113 Sergey

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Need a little more information on getting started

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Really interested in getting into hot shot loads. About to purchase a 3500 and 40ft gooseneck. Please any info to get going would be greatly appreciated. Out of Las Vegas NV.

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dave cramer
dave cramer

I have a load of lumber which weigh around 8000 lbs
going from lake park, GA to Greenville, TN
500 miles

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Hutcheson Transportation LLC
Hutcheson Transportation LLC

Are you a shipper?  We would have handled your load if I had seen it prior.  Let us know if you need help with your shipping of your LTL loads.

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Looking for hot shot ltl loads in AZ. If you are aware please email me. allarounddistributor@gmail.com

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Ramon A. Mendez
Ramon A. Mendez

R&T Hot Shots, LLC is a home operated business that will transport up to 14K of freight legally, safe and on time.

Our main goal is customer satisfaction. We are insured by (PROGRESSIVE) and authorized to operate in 48 States. USDOT# 2859782

Our equipment is maintained to the highest standard and ready to roll at a moments notice, living up to the true term Hot Shot. For long hauls, we use the team driving concept to expedite loads. We haul with a bullet proof F250 and use the coveted 30 ft Big Tex trailer with dovetail equipped two 10K axels.

Both drivers are current TWIC cardholders and possess HAZMAT, Tank, Doubles and Triple Trailer endorsements on TX CDL DL.  

Contact Information:
R&T Hot Shots, LLC
Humble, TX 77346
HO# 281.809.8931/CELL# 713.859.7938

  



      

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Theodore Scott
Theodore Scott

Do you lease on trucks or do you know of someone who dose?

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Theodore Scott
Theodore Scott

(404)809-7383

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Current owner operator
Looking for loads
Own authority and insured
2014 freightliner
26 ft box truck
Air ride
Lift gate
Team drivers
Manny 404-379-3066
Out of Atlanta Georgia
We stay out a week at a time
Keep us busy ready roll
We average 3000 or better now
But the well is dry
Looking for a better broker situation
Thanks

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I have a 26 foot box bobtail and a cargo van in Houston Texas

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M.E.T Trucking is a family owned company. Will transport anything that will legally fit on or in our trailers. FIFTH WHEEL transport available as well. Need that travel trailer moved, give us a call.

Staying legal, staying safe, and delivering merchandise on time is the three things we believe in. We only pick up and deliver within the state of Texas. Commercial insurance carried with NATIONAL GENERAL. USDOT# 2580181

I transport with a 2014 Dodge Diesel 2500 4WD. Trailers in our fleet are a 43FT car hauler with a maximum carrying capacity of 11,100 pounds, a 26FT Lowboy with a carrying capacity of 8400 pounds, and an enclosed 20FT cargo trailer with a carrying capacity of 6600 pounds. Fifth wheel available for travel trailer moves.

Contact at:

M.E.T. Trucking
Gatesville, Tx
254-226-9510
mettrucking75@yahoo.com

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Theodore Scott
Theodore Scott

Hello
Do you lease on trucks or do you know of someone that dose.
Theodore Scott
(404)809-7383

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Theo are you looking to lease on? And what are you looking to run?

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I really do like the getloaded board. You can always find good loads.
My company have been in business for over 6 months and we have been truly  blessed. Thank you God

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Hey Im a rookie in this business just now getting started ... What do you have trucks or vans because I want to use cargo vans to start my business .. Will that be a good idea ?

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liza esparza
liza esparza

can you please help us. my husband and i are new to this hot shot business my husband was a truck driver for 10 yrs.. we are running under a friends authority but all he wants us to do is pull cars and wants us to look for them, and we do but we want to pull freight as well, but we feel limited, how  do i join on the board or look for freight.

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Do yall do HotShot? We are looking for a load broad thats good for Hot Shot Drivers

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Triple S Transportation
Triple S Transportation

We just started our business with a F350 dually power only and trying to find load boards or anything for small truck like ours.  Sincerely Alisa Miller
MC# 933777

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I have a halfton truck and a 16ft car trailer max haul weight 8000lbs and I need work. I'm new to hotshot and would like to get started asap. Anyone willing to help a beginner?

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Triple S Transportation
Triple S Transportation

Call me 8508667241

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Hello I called you yesterday and you said you would call back. Are you busy? Waiting to hear from you, jake

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Hello buddy and I are getting ready to get started with a f350 and a 40 ft inclosed car hauler  and or a 16 ft hd  flat trl can you help with and advice on getting started we are going to run team  to maximize miles and hrs

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You can't run teams without sleeper

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Allen Hubbard
Allen Hubbard

Call me I have small pallets in the s.e.

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If anyone needs anything hauled 8000lbs or less give me a call at 4173213663 thank you, Jake

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Looming to get started have a half ton pick up and a 16ft flatbed. Have a CDL but looking to get my foot in the door

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Steven cooper
Steven cooper

I have a dodge 3500 gooseneck and tow pkg im looking to get started hauling part time 2,3 times per week i currently dont own a trailer but am willing to tow whatever needs to be delivered or hauled in the truck campers..boats..lawnmower. .bikes..i need extra income

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Garry Bryant
Garry Bryant

I live right outside of Nashville Tn. I have a 2015 F350 power stroke straight axle. I am looking to get into the hotshot trucking and would appreciate any advice or contacts to help me get started. I am looking for loads any where. It would be great to haul around here but willing to take shipments from anywhere to get my foot in the door. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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First off you need to apply for your DOT number which is free.  The MC authority is the worse and takes money and time.   To file for your MC number is 300.00 plus you have to get your BOC-3 along with insurance way before the mc number will be approved.  I paid almost $1400 for insurance up front.  The BOC-3 agent isn't bad $36 I think,  UCR is another thing that eats up money.   If you need help get in touch with me.  I just got ours finished.

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Alphonse Haston
Alphonse Haston

Hello how are u my name is alphonse  im from new orleans I cant find insurance that cheap can u send me the name of your insurance company thank u

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Hi Gail,
I am starting up myself. We have already applied for the DOT number. We are applying for the MC number. Where did you find the best Quote for the Insurance and how much did you buy?

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Can i have your number or can I give you mine.  I'm at this same process point in my hotshot venture. I have my LLC approved through texas, bank account and I'm getting my equipment as we speak. I just a little mentoring to get moving. Please if you can get in touch with me. I'm really trying to get rolling by June.

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Elton Grubbs II
Elton Grubbs II

What part of Texas are you from?

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My son and I ate wanting to get into the hot shot loads and would like to talk with someone that is already in it so they can tell me what all we need to get started

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I'm new to the trucking business I was winding what insurance company ur with and how long will it take for mc# to come active after get insurance policy if ur not busy canyon give me a call 7083745846

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Hi I'm looking into starting my own hotshot business I have the truck already and working on the trailers just need some pointers on getting all legal and putting it all in motion looking to have it all up and running by next February any advice would be appreciated thanks feel free to text or call me at 8174200906

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Hi Gail,
Who did you use for insurance?  Does anyone have any recommendations on a good insurance to choose? Progressive quoted almost $10K/yr!!

Thanks!

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Shamus Hammond
Shamus Hammond


I have a Dodge Ram 3500 with gooseneck and tow pkg. I'm looking to get started hauling part time. I currently don't own a trailer, but I'm willing to tow whatever needs to be delivered or hauled.

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You guys know it takes a whole lot more than a pickup 🚚 & wanting to drive right?  To be a legal, interstate for hire carrier you need usdot#, MC#, commercial insurance policy ($5-$10k a yr) crossing scales, keeping a log book, & in most cases a class A cdl..  Basically, its the same rules as driving a semi 🚚..  

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Are you a Hotshot Mike? There are many that have no Otr experience and think it is just a pickup and trailer,  but I  get offended when a Broker says "oh you're not a real truck".  We have over 15 years in the industry as driver, agent and air cargo load master. I agree with you and this is advice to those wanting to do Hotshot. It will take a  lot of money and time to get started as well as funds for fuel, repars, etc.  If you don't  have experience as a driver  and understand the freight moving industry - you will not make it.

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Debbie Angelino
Debbie Angelino

I have recently received my TWIC card, in the process of buying a sprinter van. Can you please advice me how to hook up with hotshot/ltl brokers or companies. I'm interested in sub contracting. Thank you in advance.

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Debbie Angelino
Debbie Angelino

Can someone please respond.. My brother does this in Tennessee. He's on a 75-25 rate.. Just want to hook up with a hub that needs sprinter drivers in Fl, Al, and Ga. At times willing to do a longer LTL.

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Keith Brown
Keith Brown

I'm new to hot shot but I have been hauling for years, I mainly haul horses but I have a fifth wheel hitch and a 34' goose neck with 3 axles any help to get started

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  I agree with Mike Cal, it's way more difficult than just having a truck and hauling loads.  You have got to have a company name and a tax ID number for starters before any one professional will use you.  Having an LLC, C corp or S corp for your personal protection is important for your personal protection in case your in an accident.  Plus it's best if your company adress is not the same as your personal adress in case of an accident.   Most brokers require a  $1,000,000 lilalibility and $100,000 cargo, commercial insurance.  If you have a bad driver record or any alachol related issues, forget it!  Then to be legal to cross state lines you must have an MC and DOT number then the UCR registration a  DOT physical and your vehicle has to pass a DOT inspection.  None of this is free.   I'd say a 5 to 8k investment plus your truck will get you started, I spend an average of 150 a week on maintance plus depreciation.  It's not easy to get started and it's not easy finding good paying loads, good luck.

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Hello I have doge truck flatbed 9.6 inches with pipe rack I need load so any body help me how can I get load

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Yes I understand everything now I just need to advice me which company better for and I do work the Amy good company because I have small truck I don't have CDL so please let me know what way I chose and start work as soon as possible
THANK YOU VERY MUCH
FOR REPLY

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I think a good way to get started in stead of worrying about getting loaded. How about getting legal!

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Ive been in the hot shot business for over 12 yrs now & this is by far the worst year that i have ever had!!! Yes i agree there is alot of ltl's but even as a hot shot carrier the loads arent paying good enough (45 cents to a $1.00 a mile) is barely paying for insurance a week! Yet we still have maintenance, fuel, etc. The least ive ever done a ltl for has been $2.00 a mile & that wasnt very often (i stayed at $2.50 plus a mile as much as possible) & we did just fine! But this year with the rates for ltl we have sat more than we have ran....its cheaper to sit than run for these brokers ridiculous rates per load!! It has been so bad this year that im considering selling my 2015 dodge dually extended cab & my 40 ft gooseneck trailer & just going back to work for somebody at the 45 cents per mile & let them worry about the insurance, fuel, etc....id at least get a paycheck every week!! Even some of my brokers that ive used for many years are being laid off due to the lack of loads for them (cause somebody has come in & underbid them on the loads theyve had for years)....so its a cut throat situation!!! The 18 wheelers are taking these ltl & putting many on their trailers & that again is cutting the hot shot operators throats....cause we are limited to space & weight....where the 18 wheelers can put the loads together on their trailer & do decent!! Good luck to all trying to start out cause its cruel out there!!!

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Hi Mary,
Glad to see someone speaking the truth about the hotshot business. Freight rates have gotten so ridiculously low, that it's nearly impossible to keep a truck on the road. I agree with what you say about the big trucks, but also feel a lot of the low rates could be due to all of the illegal haulers out there. I was talking to a friend this week about how brokers, and shippers, should look at more than just an insurance certificate to ensure legal status. We have started hauling a lot of vehicles, and can't believe the number of trucks out there running over length, over weight, not crossing scales, drivers not properly licensed, etc. The troopers can't catch them all. The industry needs to find ways to, not only regulate, but to enforce. Logbooks are very, very far from the only rules and regulations not being adhered to, and it makes it tough on those trying to earn an honest living. That's my rant. Good luck to all who maintain the desire to survive the drought.

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Mn based e have a 2ton single axel sleeper truck 50ft wege and a 35Ft flatbed. Gooseneck, fully cdl leagle looking for loads.
To you folks starting out the hotshot world is saturated with Riggs. Its a tough life. Dot will do any thing they can to shut you down. We are past that but a tough road starting out.

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How do I get started

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hey guys, I'm looking to get into the hot shot business. is it really that bad out there?

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just found this site, i am o/o was hauling for a company was told to get my own authority so i did and low and behold i gave out one business card and was let go! He told me that it was in the contract but I  never signed or recieved one!! No exceptions, I pulled rvs for him for two years what a letdown!!!

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I have been a truck driver 20 years and looking to get into the hotshot industry.I already have truck and trailor but before going tru the process of my own authority I would like to work for a good company to see if I like the industry.Can anyone reccemend a good company? So far Ive been looking towards the Rv transport.Any info to put me on the right track will be appreciated.

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I need flatbed loads. Can be ltl anyone have loads?

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Hey Guys, does anyone know a company's that gives Loads
For sprinters Cargo Vans here in Texas (don't mind going out of Texas) cause I have 2 sprinters just sitting there waiting for loads.. It's our first year with this business! I have commercial insurance MC# DOT # already..

My Company Name is V & J Hurtado Express
Contact number is 956334-6732

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I have a 19.ft rollback i want to go out of state waiting  on my fed authority can haul 6000 lbs legal i wanted to know how to go about getting tractors  or  trailers steel and i can haul 2 carssomething like that to haul

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Looking  to transport  2x 20 ft contailer (empty 5000lb  each).f450 or similar truck with gooseneck   tilt rollback trailer.From Chicago to Republic,MI   350mil

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Just getting started out with hotshot what permits do i need?

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Semi-Friendly Note for Nubes -- We are here to help, not to do your work.

Rather than a lazy "what do I do" post try spending a few minutes reading back over the previous 3-6 months of posts, then spend an hour exploring your state's DMV website. At that point you have sufficient background to ask questions.

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Well to be honest I already did my research here in Texas and I'm being mentored by someone. I really was just throwing the question out there to get a quick response. I'm not wasting my time reading through complients and people begging for loads. I asked a simple question for a simple answer. But obviously can't even get that now days.

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If you are contemplating becoming a Hotshot carrier, it is a lot more than just having a truck and trailer. If you have zero experience in hauling and/or the freight business you won't make it in the Hotshot world.   You absolutely need to know about load boards, permits and regulations, billing, insurance etc.  It is very expensive to start up with licensing and insurance. Your truck will need more major maintenance more often so you need backup funding. I could go on and on. I know it sounds like you can just hook your truck to a trailer and call it a Hotshot - but it is so very much more than that.

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I cant find cargo van load ...ahhhh help please

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I find that Getloaded, 123loadboard, Hotshot Carrier are good. Trucking Planet has a lot for vans

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If anyone has a load of 10,000 our less give me me a call at 903-736-4412, I am legal and insured.

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I was wondering if any one does runs only in florida?. and if so what is typical pay rate? And if you can tell me what dispatch co.
Appreciate any feed back.

Thanks

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I am just starting my buisness and i am trying to find loads picking up close to Lebanon Tn and going anywhere. I can haul up to 2,500 and 16ft. Of anyone has any loads that i can run please feel free to contact me and i will give you further information about my company. Thanks!

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Yes its a tough call trying to start any business especially in the trucking business living in such a "free" country.  I admire those who just "do it" and have the balls to defy the state.  I am so sick of paperwork and the feeling of being robbed by the state.  Always living in fear that something will be amiss that I over looked when I go past a guardhouse....er...I mean scales.  And the whole logbook thing is downright evil as far as I am concerned.  Because of those who are to stupid to know when they are to tired to drive I have to pay for it.  Yes.....I say go for it.......there are far to many of us trying to make a living and only getting farther in the hole because the state just keeps taking more and more from us cowards who insist on being "legal" at any cost.  Even if they passed a law that said we had to cut off our ears......we would do it because that would make us "legal" and we would never want to be "illegal" now would we at any cost and no matter what they demand from us.  So just get yourself a truck and a trailer and "go do it"......and live what is now a forbidden existence....the life of a free man.   Yes all the chicken little's will cry and bawl because they cut off they're ears to be "legal"......but you will be the brave one who said "I will not cut off my ears because your demand has went to far"......They keep closer tabs on me driving a truck than they did when I was in prison for growing a plant.......so lets just enjoy all this "freedom" we have while never understanding that tyranny always comes under the guise of law and "safety".

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Marcus (Golden Nugget)
Marcus (Golden Nugget)

I have my own authority, DOT#, and MC#. I have a lot of big up weeks and big down weeks in this hotshot business. I trying to find a board or broker that is consistent around Texas and neighboring states. I have 40ft 102 max load 17k with ramps

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  Hot shot and LTL loads on the rise lol?  I guess whoever wrote that is not doing it for a living, geez, think they need to reword that.  Prices are so low, I think it's more like you can't make ::: running Hot shot and LTL.  

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Exactly rite you are!! Finally someone with good clear common sense

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Amando Lopez
Amando Lopez

I have a 24' box truck with lift gate. Wanting to get local and out of town loads in Texas. We also have 3500 dodge we use for flat bedding . Looking for dispatch work for us. Thanks

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Franklin Ferguson
Franklin Ferguson

I have a 24 ft box truck with a lift gate and I am looking for loads in eastern Tennessee, North Carolina, Northern to central Georgia, and my base is in Virginia.  Thanks

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Tracy L. Taylor
Tracy L. Taylor

I have access to a 24ft. box truck, I have a F-350 and want to get in the hot shot business.
Could you guys show me the ropes and information? I be reached at, 770-655-2454. I would appreciated any help from you guys.

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Landon Lawrimore
Landon Lawrimore

Me and a friend is looking to get started in hotshot trucking  any advice would be appreciated... Thanks

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Theodore Scott
Theodore Scott

Looking to get into hot shooting for a living. I'm a truck driver and ready to down size. I have a 08 F450 with 58000 miles, and ready to put it to work. I just need to reactivate my authority and get a hitch , trailer etc... After I get all of that done what's the next move? I can be reach at (404)809-7383 for any additional help in getting started in my new careers.

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I'm looking for a hot shot from north Georgia to Springville Utah... 2 antique cars one on its own trailer. Help

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Cecil jones
Cecil jones

I'm going be delivering in Georgia in next few days, I can offer you a good rate for your vehicles.look forward to speaking. With you, please email us and let us know if you still need transport
God Bless

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I'm looking for hotshot loads in Texas using 40ft gooseneck trailer... Any ideas would be greatly appreciated! Can email me if any jobs ideas! Thkx

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Hi Byron..  I'm a dispatch for a transport company. We get loads..  We are not brokers,  we have 2 trucks in our fleet..  If you want to be added please get to me on adexylln@hotmail.com or 971 206 4454
Thank you

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I can help you. Email me at 337dispatch@gmail.com or call/text me at 3372906000.

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Joe gonzalez
Joe gonzalez

What does it take to get freight for hotshot I'm here in South tx (McAllen )can u give me a call at 9562401161 my name is Joe Gonzalez

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Hi Joe.
Please get to me on adexylln@hotmail.com or 971 206 4454
So we can discuss better on this

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I have a F-350 & a 32ft gooseneck anybody need help hauling call me at 501-779-2494

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I'm looking for loads
For a box truck
I'm an owner operator
4943793066

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Everyone struggling for a load brokers driving prices down drivers doing the same not to mention all the crooked government red tape & high insurance costs .. its best to use your truck under personal use do the leg work & accept the fact its a huge monopoly! Accept it & use it to your own personal advantage that's all folks

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Always remember it's just you & the customer its nobody's else's business!!!!!!  To many people got their hands in the pot.. Cit those hands off & you might make enough to scrape by on HARD TRUTH!

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Looking to start Hotshot business. Can anyone help with some info on getting started?

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Hello,

I am in contact regarding your post. I own a trucking company. I lease trucks on to my authority and I also set up carriers with FMCSA and dispatch them. Can I be of some assistance to you? If so call/text me at 3372906000 or email 337dispatch@gmail.com.

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I have 16 foot box truck with lifted gate and im in the DFW area looking for hot shot loads.My email address is qlmitchell25@gmail.com

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I currently live in eastern new mexico looking to get in to the hotshot business looking for any tips or information i can get on getting started

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Hi Bryant if you have an Hotshot trailer please get to me on this email adexylln@hotmail.com
We can get loads for you.
JOSHUA.

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Bryant,


I am in contact regarding your post. I own a trucking company. I lease trucks on to my authority and I also set up carriers with FMCSA and dispatch them. Can I be of some assistance to you? If so call/text me at 3372906000 or email 337dispatch@gmail.com.

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I am looking to get into hot shot. Need help as to what kind of truck (pickup) and what trailer would be useful to have,
What pays more, regular freight or the car hauler.
I live about an hour south of Tampa. Want to see if there are loads just in florida.
I do have class A cdl, with few endorsement and a twic card.

Any help would be much appreciated...Thanks, Aziz.

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Hello Aziz.. I am a dispatch for a transport company.. You can reach me on adexylln@hotmail.com  and we can discuss better about which pickup and trailer.,and we can always get loads for you

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Aziz,


I am in contact regarding your post. I own a trucking company. I lease trucks on to my authority and I also set up carriers with FMCSA and dispatch them. Can I be of some assistance to you? If so call/text me at 3372906000 or email 337dispatch@gmail.com. I can keep your truck/trucks rolling.

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Manny Layuno
Manny Layuno

Looking for loads
Own authority and insured
I'm based out of Atlanta ga
Box truck owner operator
4043793066

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Hello,
Husband and wife business
We are willing to work please call us!
We are LEGAL! Drive for safety first ,and believe in  delivering on time!  We like to  pick up and deliver from Texas to California. Commercial insurance carried with Progressive .
USDOT# and MC# are available . We have our on authority.

We transport with a 2015 F450 Diesel.We have an enclosed 32ft Trailer. We have all equipment to transport furniture and antiques!

Vanguard
Dallas, Tx 
3182375541, Mia



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Hi Mia.
I called you concerning your post.
Would love to work with you.
Please get to me on adexylln@hotmail.com  or 971 206 4454
Thanks

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Current owner operator
Looking for loads
Own authority and insured
2014 freightliner
26 ft box truck
Air ride
Lift gate
Team drivers
Manny 404-379-3066
Out of Atlanta Georgia
We stay out a week at a time
Keep us busy ready roll
We average 3000 or better now
But the well is dry
Looking for a better broker situation
Thanks

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Hi Manny
Please send me an email on adexylln@hotmail.com
And we can discuss better there.
Thanks.

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Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I am Joshua by name and i dispatch for a transport company.
Note please, i am not a broker, i call for loads and book them, the rates are sh##y sometimes,
but we try our best to get the good ones.
We call abould loads for HS and FB. If any driver is interested please feel free to contact me on
971-206-4454 or adexylln@hotmail.com and we can add you to our fleet
And if you are interested please include in your mail to me,details in full about your type of truck and the equipments that you have, Base location and your preferred lanes.

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Hi:

I am planning to start my own hotshot bz. I need help getting started. I know I need a DOT #.
But do I need to have an MC# as well?. IFTA?. and what other permits do I need if I decide to OTR?. And any other permits?. Or can you guide me to company that will be one stop shop that get me all the paper works to start..

I want to have my own authority, no more driving for others to benefit from my hard work!!
Since I live in SW FL. My first preference is to do local if possible. If not just Regional.

Can anyone help who to contact to get loads, searching on sites but not that helpful.
I have twic, haz, tankers.

All advise are much appreciated...Aziz  

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Aziz,

Call me. I can fill you in. 3372906000

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I have 2015 f250 with access to 20ft,16ft, and 15ft(enclosed) trailer.They are just sitting there.So I'm looking to haul/hoy shot whatever can fit inside or on top of those trailers Sun-Wed possibly thursday.Willing to lease onto company or learn how i can move by myself.Any positive help will be greatly appreciated.Thanks in advance

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Hi Chris email me on adexylln@hotmail.com or call this number 971-206-4454

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I am trying to get a Hotshot business started if anyone can give me info on how to get started or what other things I need to get loads or do I need a broker any help would be great

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Roel


I am in contact regarding your post. I own a trucking company. I lease trucks on to my authority and I also set up carriers with FMCSA and dispatch them. Can I be of some assistance to you? If so call/text me at 3372906000 or email 337dispatch@gmail.com. I can keep your truck/trucks rolling.

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To whom it may concern.
i am an experience dispatcher/freight agent.
Here looking for Truckers or trucking companies with OWN AUTHORITY who i can dispatch for
Calling for loads and booking them and dispatch them to drivers.
Anyone interested in hiring me please get to me on adexylln@gmail.com

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Presently doing my research on the HOTSHOT industry; presently own a 2008 Tundra class V Heavy Duty 1/2 Ton with a 18ft dove tale trailer.....
Intend on getting my own authority/ insurance to operate in the VA/DC/MD area; my question is can I utilize the equipment I have?
Am I going to be able to get loads/ work in this area?

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we would be interested in helping u guys out we have enclosed trailer gooseneck 30 footers open trailer car haulers please let us know what we can to do severed you.. our business hours are from 7am-5pm after hours u can call 817-718-4060..or 817-360-6895 we would like to stay local and more than 50 miles area


                                                                                           thank you ann moore

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I an the owner of a hot shot trucking company in North Alabama. We are well established and very familiar with all of the hot shot trucking rules, regulations, etc. It is a tough business to get in to, especially for newcomers. We currently have enough trucks leased on to our company, but also dispatch for other companies. We have room for a few more if anyone is interested. We know how hard this business can be, so we offer as much help and advice as we can to the companies we dispatch for. We also get them set up with our personal (and very reputable) factoring company that offers a special lower rate to people that specifically come through us. We also have established good connections and relationships  with brokers, etc. We work closely with our companies and treat everyone with respect and fairness. We have a whole separate department dispatching for the other companies, so there is no competition whatsoever with the primary company. We dispatch for companies all over the United States but the office is located in Alabama. If interested or have any questions we would be glad to talk to you, please call (256) 577-3320 or (256)398-8525 during business hours. Please ask for Robert. Thank you.  Posted 10/08/2016

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Elton Grubbs II
Elton Grubbs II

Thanks, I'll be getting in touch with you from Texas. What's you company name?

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Elton Grubbs II
Elton Grubbs II

Anyone in Texas?

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Manny layuno
Manny layuno


Current owner operator
Looking for loads
Own authority and insured
2014 freightliner
26 ft box truck
Air ride
Lift gate
Team drivers
Manny 404-379-3066
Out of Atlanta Georgia
We stay out a week at a time
Keep us busy ready roll
We average 3000 or better now
But the well is dry
Looking for a better broker situation
Thanks

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Planning to start my own hotshot bz. I live in SW, FL. Wondering if any one can help.
I would like to run in FL if possible.

Need to find out if there is any brokers that specializes in FL

Thanks for any information.

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I own a hot shot trucking company (Fitts Trucking LLC). I posted on 10/08 if you want more info about my company. We now have a few spots open for trucks to lease on. Can take on maybe 2 or 3 more at this time. We will be glad to lease you on while you get your own authority and help guide you through the process. We have done this for quite a few. If you are happy with us, you can stay and let us dispatch for you. Most of the companies we dispatch for started out as lease on trucks with us. Also we are always looking for good drivers.  We have a lot of truck owners lease trucks on but do not want to drive their trucks, so we have spots to fill. Must have good MVR, pass drug screening, over 25 yrs old, be able to do log books, and be willing to run!!!!  For more info or have any questions, call (256)577-3320.
We are located in North AL but work with owners/companies from all over.

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Current owner operator
Looking for loads
Own authority and insured
2014 freightliner
26 ft box truck
Air ride
Lift gate
Team drivers
Manny 404-379-3066
Out of Atlanta Georgia
We stay out a week at a time
Keep us busy ready roll
We average 3000 or better now
But the well is dry
Looking for a better broker situation
Thanks

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My name  is josh , I'm looking to get started in hotshot in oklahoma, texas, and new mexico. Can anyone lead me in the right direction?  My phone # is 580-380-7015

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To whom it may concern. I am an experienced dispatcher/freight agent.
Here looking for Truckers or trucking companies with OWN AUTHORITY who i can dispatch for
Calling for loads and booking them and dispatch them to drivers.
Anyone interested in hiring me please get to me on adexylln@gmail.com

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Hillary asoh
Hillary asoh

I need van load for

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Hi Hillary..  If you have your own authority I could find loads for you..  I have access to DAT load board.. Get to me on adexylln@gmail.com

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Christine Eaglebear
Christine Eaglebear

I'm getting ready to get started I'm coming from being an OTR truck driver to a local 4 day a week job the other three days I want to run hot shot loads and get started building my business. I'm trying to figure out the best size of truck to buy and mainly what is a good overall trailer to start with to haul the most variety of freight available what will keep me the busiest on my day is running? And my other question is what are some of the best places to go to for a Load Board what are some of the highly rated load boards out there?

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I have a 26-foot box truck asked to work.

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I am looking to get started hauling freight starting out small then building up I would like some direction or where to get started please and Thank You.   I live in the Oklahoma area but am willing to travel

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Hi guys! I have 3 loads needing a 53' dry van going from Windsor, CT to Ballston Lake, NY. in a couple weeks. Please let me know if you are interested!

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David Tigner
David Tigner

I need loads I live in the Atlanta,Ga I have two box trucks 26 and 24 ft thanks

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David..  If you have your own authority I could find loads for you..used to be a Dispatcher.. Searching for work currently..   I have access to DAT load board.. Get to me on adexylln@gmail.com

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To whom it may concern. I am an experienced dispatcher/freight agent.
Here looking for Truckers or trucking companies with OWN AUTHORITY who i can dispatch for
Calling for loads and booking them and dispatch them to drivers.
Anyone interested in hiring me please get to me on adexylln@gmail.com

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Zack Methvin
Zack Methvin

Hello,
   I am just starting my own hot shot business here in the Dallas/Ft. Worth, Texas area and need to figure out what all I need to have in place insurance wise and such. I have a 2015 HD2500 Duramax Diesel 3/4 ton and a 2017 10K max capacity, 20ft. long flatbed trailer. Can someone please give me some info about where and what kind of insurance I need?

my website:   www.texasbesthotshot.com

Thanks
gz0308@outlook.com

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I am new to the hotshot business. I have a 2012 ram 1 ton dually with a loadmax 40ft dual tandem. I am willing to travel in the south and I'm located in Kingsport, TN. I am looking to get with a good freight broker and have some reliable runs and haul backs would be a plus. Please contact me at 423 765 7054. I appreciate the help in advance, have a great day.

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Daniel Mitchell
Daniel Mitchell

yes my name is Daniel Mitchell and live in Yuma AZ.Looking to start hot shotting.But dont know how to do it.have a 2015 chevy 2500 hd.A would like to run out of Yuma az to California and all of Texas als New Mexico.If anybody can help to make this happen let me know

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we are married couple both with cdl-a looking for hot shot loads in Colorado we have ram 2500 air bagged. have access to 40ft gooseneck

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Hello single dad here try to find some work have a nice hot shot truck ready to go tow boat s, machines,
What ever needs to b taken from point A 2 point B all the way to Z no matter  I am reliable honest hard working Call me and We will get the job done thank you for your time  JC

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Can you send some contact info to me, I could use a hand.

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Before you spend all of your time and money getting in the hot shot business, keep in mind the ELD mandate starts in December of this year. It's nice to see people interested in getting started in hot shot trucking, but it is a HUGE headache. If we weren't so deep in it financially, we would get out of it. The heyday for hot shot trucking is long gone.

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ANGELA Daniel
ANGELA Daniel

Benjamin thurman. I am interested in good load boards

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Whitacker Scott
United States Whitacker Scott

Scott Whitaker from Grabada Hills and his services is horrible. Its too pricey and was hard to get ahold of Scott Whitaker from Grabada Hills. Tried calling to cancel,  Scott Whitaker from Grabada Hills rep never called me back. After getting ahold of Scott Whitaker from Grabada Hills they refused to cancel and gave me a free month trying to keep me. They didn't create a site for me and wouldn't give me a refund because they have a "no refund policy" and "30 day cancelation policy". The Scott Whitaker from Grabada Hills customer service is not great at all! They definitely need some improvement in this area. I requested to have the terms read over the phone sent to me via email. They never sent them. I wish I had read all these reviews on the company before I signed up. Listen to the feedback on these Google reviews! This company is out to take advantage of the customer and not in a good way! BUYER BEWARE!!!!!

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Louay Shakra
Louay Shakra

I have a 24ft box truck look8ng for loads in NC
Can you help?

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Josh Thomas
Josh Thomas

Hello
   I am a heavy haul truck driver looking to transfer into hot shot side. I was curious if like a big truck can you also get oversize over dimensional permits based on size as long as weight was not a factor. And you were within your gvwr.

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What's the best broker to get me hotshot runs for a 26ft box truck out of Alabama?

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Want to get out of big trucking and start my own hotshot. I own a 3500 4x4 dodge dually I know I will have to buy a gooseneck trailer,but would like for someone to give me all the information I need to get started and please let me know everything.Pay how to bid if I should have a set rate and basically is it worth it and how much start up cost I need because I do know that the pay will not come right away may be 30 to 60 days .

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Looking to get into Hot shot i'am in Spartanburg South Carolina can someone please help me

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Looking for loads ,broker,dispach.
Own authority and insured
I'm based out of Atlanta ga
Box truck 24' lift gate. owner operator.
olimar814@gmail.com  

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I am currently looking for work I have my cdl class A with tanker endorsement but with no air brakes but working on that I have my own authority and my D.O.T number I have a 1 ton stake bed  4 door Ford  willing to go anywhere my phone number is 832 480 1094 I live in Splendora, Texas

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Well, here is my 2 cents, those not doing it legal, you wont be doing it long. Its only a matter of time before you get pulled over for a random paper check by DOT or random after rolling across the scale, its inevitable,  Ive driven truck just over 10 years myself, we hold valid CDL's and go through physicals and paying for license etc. to be legit. Then people like you illegal driver want to come pull out freight?  And furthermore, if you do, god forbid get into an accident and kill somebody, getting a CDL will be the least of your worries, you wont need a CDL, they dont haul freight in prison, word to the wise,get legal, run legal, log and quit screwing over drivers that are trying to make a living having to pay all of our fees and whatnot by taking what you havent earned. And, as far as not being able to do it...... Anybody can, people just like to tell people ya wont make it, cuts down on competition, that being said, if you arent smart about it and dont keep track of fuel and expenses and bid low just to get something in or on your trailer I then would agree, you wont make. Learn how to secure loads as well, the tickets for unsecure load isnt cheap, not to mention, if something comes off your trailer and hurts or kills somebody, you may very well end up in prison for that too. Im not discouraging anybody, just a friendly suggestion to keep out riffraff and encourage doing things the right way for your own protection and that of the motoring publc, best of luck to those looking into driving, and Thank You to those who already drive, stay safe and shiny side up 😉

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Tracy L. Taylor
Tracy L. Taylor

I'm driving for US Xpress right now. I want to drive for a small hotshot company. Could you point me in the that direction of a company that's hiring. I even have a Dually
F-350, 2016. I'll appreciate the help.
Thanks

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James Coles
James Coles

Hello, I'm new to the business and I have a 16 foot box truck out of Atlanta ga.. can someone help please...

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James Coles
James Coles

Hello my name is James, I have a 16 foot box truck out of Atlanta want to get in the hot shot business can anyone help????  If so my number is 770-896-8838 have my CDL been commercial driving for 25 years have insurance 500  000 liability

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Have 24ft box truck .im looking for freight

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I trying to get in on some loads I have a 2018. Ram 2500 with fifth wheel can someone tell me few ppl to get hold of u can tex or call 606 832 4344

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