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8 Fabulous Dog Breeds to Take With You On the Road April 3 2018

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Traveling is always better with a companion, and dogs make the best companions for truckers! We've compiled a list of a few breeds that tend to do very well on the road. Did your favorite pooch make the list?

Traveling is always better with a companion, and dogs make the best companions for truckers! We've compiled a list of a few breeds that tend to do very well on the road. Did your favorite pooch make the list?

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When Should I Form an LLC for my Trucking Business?  March 28 2018

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Have you been in the trucking industry for awhile and are ready to go about starting your own business? Do you already have your own trucking business and want to know how or when you should form an LLC to protect yourself and your family? Have you already formed your own LLC, but you want to make sure you made the right choice?

Owning your own trucking business is rewarding but tough, and it comes with a lot of questions. So we went to Mark Slade at the South Dakota Small Business Development Center to ask for his advice! Keep reading to hear all about what he recommends.

Have you been in the trucking industry for awhile and are ready to go about starting your own business? Do you already have your own trucking business and want to know how or when you should form an LLC to protect yourself and your family? Have you already formed your own LLC, but you want to make sure you made the right choice?

Owning your own trucking business is rewarding but tough, and it comes with a lot of questions. So we went to Mark Slade at the South Dakota Small Business Development Center to ask for his advice! Keep reading to hear all about what he recommends.

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Can I Get a Trucking Job With a Felony Record? March 13 2018

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No one is perfect. We all make mistakes in life. Unfortunately, some of these mistakes are big and have long-reaching consequences. For those who have made bigger mistakes, especially for those with a felony record, moving past those mistakes can seem like an almost insurmountable task.

No one is perfect. We all make mistakes in life. Unfortunately, some of these mistakes are big and have long-reaching consequences. For those who have made bigger mistakes, especially for those with a felony record, moving past those mistakes can seem like an almost insurmountable task.

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The Pros and Cons of Team Driving March 13 2018

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Have you ever considered team driving? For some the answer is a resounding no. After all, we know that the solitude of the road can have an intoxicating pull. But if you've thought of team driving in passing and never given it full consideration, this might be a good time.

Have you ever considered team driving? For some the answer is a resounding no. After all, we know that the solitude of the road can have an intoxicating pull. But if you've thought of team driving in passing and never given it full consideration, this might be a good time.

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Does a Guaranteed Income in Trucking Sound too Good to Be True? March 6 2018

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Well it isn't too good to be true! We asked our drivers what could make being a company driver at K & J Trucking even better, and a few of them said that guaranteed pay would be the icing on the cake. So if the idea of a variable income has kept you from pursuing your dreams of a mobile office with a view, now is the time to make the switch!

 

Well it isn't too good to be true! We asked our drivers what could make being a company driver at K & J Trucking even better, and a few of them said that guaranteed pay would be the icing on the cake. So if the idea of a variable income has kept you from pursuing your dreams of a mobile office with a view, now is the time to make the switch!

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

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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

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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

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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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