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5 Predictions for the Future of Owner Operator Jobs May 16 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

We looked into investments in the crystal ball industry, but we didn't like the way their futures were looking. (Groaner, right?)

But despite our lack of fortune-telling credentials, we do have some predictions for the future of owner operator jobs in trucking. How accurate do you think will we be? 

We looked into investments in the crystal ball industry, but we didn't like the way their futures were looking. (Groaner, right?)

But despite our lack of fortune-telling credentials, we do have some predictions for the future of owner operator jobs in trucking. How accurate do you think will we be? 

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Owner Operator Tips: 1 Simple Thing Every Driver Needs to Succeed April 20 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

There are plenty of blogs out there about how to be a successful driver; there are tons of videos and how-to posts giving owner operator tips. But what if we boiled all of that down to one simple tip? Well, we did just that. Really, this isn't just an owner operator tip, it is for all drivers. 

There are plenty of blogs out there about how to be a successful driver; there are tons of videos and how-to posts giving owner operator tips. But what if we boiled all of that down to one simple tip? Well, we did just that. Really, this isn't just an owner operator tip, it is for all drivers. 

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South Dakota Refrigerated Trucking Company Hiring in Kearney, NE Area April 17 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

K&J Trucking normally hires from the Sioux Falls, SD and Guymon, OK areas, but things are changing! We have great opportunities for regional and long-haul drivers in the Kearney, NE area! If you are looking for a new and rewarding career, now is a great time to try trucking. Here are some awesome highlights!

K&J Trucking normally hires from the Sioux Falls, SD and Guymon, OK areas, but things are changing! We have great opportunities for regional and long-haul drivers in the Kearney, NE area! If you are looking for a new and rewarding career, now is a great time to try trucking. Here are some awesome highlights!

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Larry Van Driesen's 51 Years of Experience in South Dakota Trucking March 11 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

 

When we talked to Larry Van Driesen he was traveling through Cedar City, Utah, but he took some time to answer a few questions for us on his long career in trucking, 51 years, in fact! Larry has been driving for South Dakota trucking companies for his entire career. He admits that has seen a lot of changes, but he is still going strong and loving his work. We also talked with Larry’s wife Marilyn on what it was like being the wife of a trucker both in the past and now. They both had fascinating insights on the history of trucking in South Dakota.

 

When we talked to Larry Van Driesen he was traveling through Cedar City, Utah, but he took some time to answer a few questions for us on his long career in trucking, 51 years, in fact! Larry has been driving for South Dakota trucking companies for his entire career. He admits that has seen a lot of changes, but he is still going strong and loving his work. We also talked with Larry’s wife Marilyn on what it was like being the wife of a trucker both in the past and now. They both had fascinating insights on the history of trucking in South Dakota.

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What is Owner Operator Trucking, Anyway? November 16 2016

Post by: K&J Trucking

So you think you want to be an owner operator? Or perhaps you don't want to be an owner operator at all, you just want to know what it is your crazy cousin has taken on for a career? Well you've come to the right place for answers. Below we give an overview of owner operator trucking; so now you can look smart at that next family reunion!

So you think you want to be an owner operator? Or perhaps you don't want to be an owner operator at all, you just want to know what it is your crazy cousin has taken on for a career? Well you've come to the right place for answers. Below we give an overview of owner operator trucking; so now you can look smart at that next family reunion!

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The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Starting a Trucking Business October 25 2016

Post by: K&J Trucking

When it comes to starting a trucking business there is good advice, and there is really bad advice. Here is a collection of the worst advice we've heard. 

When it comes to starting a trucking business there is good advice, and there is really bad advice. Here is a collection of the worst advice we've heard. 

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How to Stay Organized as an Owner Operator September 27 2016

Post by: K&J Trucking

 

When you buy a truck and become an owner operator you don't just buy a truck, you buy a business. And when you own a business you have to stay organized. Here are some business organization suggestions for all owner operators.

 

When you buy a truck and become an owner operator you don't just buy a truck, you buy a business. And when you own a business you have to stay organized. Here are some business organization suggestions for all owner operators.

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7 Habits of a Highly Successful Owner Operator September 15 2016

Post by: Michelle Koch

The first rule of success in any area is to listen to successful people in your field and imitate them. With that in mind, we compiled these seven habits from a very successful owner operator who has been in trucking for over 50 years. While he still trucks two thirds of the year he also takes time to relax with his wife. They have been very successful and are able to do extensive world travel because of the practices outlined below.  
The first rule of success in any area is to listen to successful people in your field and imitate them. With that in mind, we compiled these seven habits from a very successful owner operator who has been in trucking for over 50 years. While he still trucks two thirds of the year he also takes time to relax with his wife. They have been very successful and are able to do extensive world travel because of the practices outlined below.  
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Trucker Month: Celebrating Owner Operators and Company Drivers August 31 2016

Post by: K&J Trucking

Being a trucker can sometimes feel like a thankless job. But we know the country runs on truckers. On this last day of Trucker Month, we want to celebrate you! 

Being a trucker can sometimes feel like a thankless job. But we know the country runs on truckers. On this last day of Trucker Month, we want to celebrate you! 

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Are You Parking Wrong? 8 Tips for Trucking Jobs July 30 2016

Post by: Jennifer Raddatz

 

Parking a truck is difficult. Spots are hard to come by and you are manuvering a huge and expensive piece of equipment. Even the most seasoned owner operators can benefit from a refresher. Are you following these safety suggestions when you park? Check out these eight tips for safely parking as an owner operator. 

 

Parking a truck is difficult. Spots are hard to come by and you are manuvering a huge and expensive piece of equipment. Even the most seasoned owner operators can benefit from a refresher. Are you following these safety suggestions when you park? Check out these eight tips for safely parking as an owner operator. 

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