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5 Great Reasons to be Your Own Boss in the Trucking Industry

Everyone knows how hard truck drivers work every day to get the job done. Whether it’s the long hours, schedule delays or bad weather, it takes a ton of dedication to get those loads delivered. Whether you have worked for a trucking company for years or just a few months, have you ever dreamed about starting your own trucking operation? In other words, what would it be like to be your own boss?

Believe it or not, it might be a lot easier than you think. In fact, your friends at RoadEx can play an important part of making that dream a reality.

Let’s look at 5 reasons why being your own boss in the trucking business is a really great idea.

You’ve Always Known You Could Do It

Let’s face it. Not every person out there has the ability nor the interest to operate their own trucking business. There are others however, who know in their hearts that they could be really successful if they put their mind to it. If you are confident that your experience over the road and lifelong hard work ethic is a winning combination, you owe it to yourself to explore the possibility.

More Money in Your Pocket

Let’s face it, we all know that you are not out there busting your ass every day for your health. It takes a lot of work to make a living as a trucker and keep the bills paid. Becoming an owner operator has the potential to significantly increase your income. Who doesn’t want that? You’ll make more money and build a valuable business at the same time.

More Freedom

As an owner operator, you choose what loads to take on and the schedule you are going to work. With your own business, decisions on how to run your operation are completely in your hands. While that kind of freedom comes with more responsibility, the truckers we talk to say that it is well worth it.

Owning a Rig

Buying a tractor-trailer can be an investment, but the potential financial return, and the pride that comes along with it can be incredible. Owning a truck not only allows you to operate your own business, but it is also a valuable asset that can be turned into cash later down the road in life.

Tax Savings

As an owner operator, you are entitled to a good number of tax deductions and other related benefits that driving for someone else doesn’t offer. Maximize your profits and income each year by taking advantage of tax laws specifically designed for independent truckers.

Getting Started

For many truckers who want to branch out and become owner operators, the question is “how do I get started.” Well, that is where Road Ex comes into the picture. We know what it’s like to be out on the road every day, because we’ve been there.

RoadEx was founded to be a company for truckers by truckers.

If you are ready to take that next step in your driving career and become an owner operator, we are here to help with everything that you will need.

RoadEx can provide these comprehensive support to get your business going.

  • LLC Creation
  • Obtaining your MC/DOT Numbers
  • Setting up a Safety Coordinator
  • Navigation through Regulations
  • Help with Permits
  • Setting up a Safety Coordinator
  • A Dedicated Account Manager
  • 24/7 Online Portal Access

But wait there’s more! In addition to insane 24/7 customer service, we will continue to be by your side to ensure that you are a success with these critical ongoing services.

  • Full Dispatch Services
  • Insurance
  • Invoice Factoring
  • Access to the EFS Fuel Card

With all of this help and support behind you from RoadEx, what we are trying to say is we’ve got your back! If you are ready to explore the idea of being an independent owner operator, we are your one stop solution partner!

If you would like to learn more about how RoadEx can help you take your trucking career to a new level of success, contact us today!

One call to 607-TRUCKER does it all!