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How to Become an Owner Operator Truck Driver - Justin's Story January 31 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

We have always prided ourselves on being a family owned trucking company. K&J owner operator Justin Hamann likes being a name instead of a number. “Everybody is family-oriented here. You can talk to anybody and they talk to you like a family member instead of just an employee," Justin said. But Justin isn't the only member of his family at K&J—continue reading to learn about how his family is part of our family, and how that helped him on his path to becoming an owner operator truck driver. 

We have always prided ourselves on being a family owned trucking company. K&J owner operator Justin Hamann likes being a name instead of a number. “Everybody is family-oriented here. You can talk to anybody and they talk to you like a family member instead of just an employee," Justin said. But Justin isn't the only member of his family at K&J—continue reading to learn about how his family is part of our family, and how that helped him on his path to becoming an owner operator truck driver. 

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3 Snow Chain Alternatives That Are Easy To Use January 31 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

Putting on and taking off snow chains has always been an annoying, time consuming hassle for truckers -- especially here in the Midwest when it can be snowing and blizzarding one hour and sunny the next! Putting on chains is a cold, slushy, muddy job, but there are a few alternatives you might consider! 

Putting on and taking off snow chains has always been an annoying, time consuming hassle for truckers -- especially here in the Midwest when it can be snowing and blizzarding one hour and sunny the next! Putting on chains is a cold, slushy, muddy job, but there are a few alternatives you might consider! 

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K&J Trucking's New Years Resolutions for 2018 January 25 2018

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Did you make resolutions this year? We did! Sure, it is a few weeks into the new year, but we wanted to let you in on our company-wide resolutions for 2018!

Did you make resolutions this year? We did! Sure, it is a few weeks into the new year, but we wanted to let you in on our company-wide resolutions for 2018!

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How to Become an Owner Operator Truck Driver - Joe's Story January 23 2018

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As the head of the One Armed Bandit Express, Joe will tell you that he had an interesting and somewhat unconventional journey to end up as an owner operator with K&J, but we couldn't be happier to have him here with us! In fact, you might have seen him featured in our AutoSock video, which you can find here. We took a few minutes to chat with Joe about his journey in trucking. If you are considering a career in trucking, take a few notes from Joe!

 

As the head of the One Armed Bandit Express, Joe will tell you that he had an interesting and somewhat unconventional journey to end up as an owner operator with K&J, but we couldn't be happier to have him here with us! In fact, you might have seen him featured in our AutoSock video, which you can find here. We took a few minutes to chat with Joe about his journey in trucking. If you are considering a career in trucking, take a few notes from Joe!

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2018 Per Diem Deductions Changed, Here Are the Details - Trucker Taxes January 13 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

It’s that time of year already, tax time.  Hard to believe! But with the first of the year comes another change thanks to Congress. The Miscellaneous Itemized Deduction category was eliminated for all company drivers. For all the details on how this change could affect you, we turned to trucker taxes expert, Tara Thompson from Judy's Bookkeeping in Sioux Falls, SD.

It’s that time of year already, tax time.  Hard to believe! But with the first of the year comes another change thanks to Congress. The Miscellaneous Itemized Deduction category was eliminated for all company drivers. For all the details on how this change could affect you, we turned to trucker taxes expert, Tara Thompson from Judy's Bookkeeping in Sioux Falls, SD.

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Speak Out - DOT Requesting Comments on Hours of Service December 28 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

The ELD mandate has been all over the news in the last week, but if you've been following our blog you know that the ELD mandate is only one of the regulatory issues facing drivers. Trucking is one of the most highly-regulated industries; and all of that regulation can easily kill innovation and efficiency. Thankfully, this fall the US government is requesting comments on current regulations and they want to hear from you! Find out how below. 

The ELD mandate has been all over the news in the last week, but if you've been following our blog you know that the ELD mandate is only one of the regulatory issues facing drivers. Trucking is one of the most highly-regulated industries; and all of that regulation can easily kill innovation and efficiency. Thankfully, this fall the US government is requesting comments on current regulations and they want to hear from you! Find out how below. 

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What if ELDs Aren't the Problem? December 18 2017

Post by: Carrie Anderson

It’s December 18th, the day many dreaded. But what if ELDs aren't the problem at all? 

It’s December 18th, the day many dreaded. But what if ELDs aren't the problem at all? 

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Introducing our Brand New Guymon, OK Maintenance Shop December 14 2017

Post by: Carrie Anderson

Here at K&J, we care about our drivers, their families, and our customers. We are a family business, and our drivers are part of our family. To make the lives of drivers everywhere easier, we have opened up a new maintenance shop at our Guymon, OK location! 

Here at K&J, we care about our drivers, their families, and our customers. We are a family business, and our drivers are part of our family. To make the lives of drivers everywhere easier, we have opened up a new maintenance shop at our Guymon, OK location! 

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What is the Difference Between an Owner Operator and an Independent Contractor, Anyway? December 12 2017

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Are you new to trucking and don't know the difference between an independent contractor and an owner operator? Have you been here awhile but are afraid to admit you don't actually know the difference? Do you think you know the distinctions, but just want to check to be sure? No matter your familiarity with the industry, this blog is for you! Read on to find out the difference!! 

Are you new to trucking and don't know the difference between an independent contractor and an owner operator? Have you been here awhile but are afraid to admit you don't actually know the difference? Do you think you know the distinctions, but just want to check to be sure? No matter your familiarity with the industry, this blog is for you! Read on to find out the difference!! 

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Need a Christmas Gift for the Trucker in your Life? December 12 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

It's the best time of the year! We take our hard earned money and spend it on gifts to make other people smile. It's a wonderful feeling . . . until you have no idea what gift to get someone! If you have a family member in the trucking industry, or if you want to treat yourself this Christmas, check out these different ideas to put under the tree!

It's the best time of the year! We take our hard earned money and spend it on gifts to make other people smile. It's a wonderful feeling . . . until you have no idea what gift to get someone! If you have a family member in the trucking industry, or if you want to treat yourself this Christmas, check out these different ideas to put under the tree!

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