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How South Dakota Trucking Companies are Fighting for Your Rights in D.C. April 17 2018

Post by: K&J Trucking

In the spirit of truckers heading to Washington, we wanted to share about our own fearless leader Shelley's trip to D.C. this past fall. Shelley, along with representatives from other small South Dakota truck lines, went to Washington D.C. to meet with the federal Department of Transportation. Senator Rounds arranged the meeting and attended part of the meeting until his duties called him away. Staffers from his office and the offices of Thune and Noem were also in attendance. During their meeting, South Dakota trucking companies had the chance to make their voices heard—especially when it came to issues surrounding the ELD Mandate. Continue reading to hear what they talked about and what you can do to move forward! 

In the spirit of truckers heading to Washington, we wanted to share about our own fearless leader Shelley's trip to D.C. this past fall. Shelley, along with representatives from other small South Dakota truck lines, went to Washington D.C. to meet with the federal Department of Transportation. Senator Rounds arranged the meeting and attended part of the meeting until his duties called him away. Staffers from his office and the offices of Thune and Noem were also in attendance. During their meeting, South Dakota trucking companies had the chance to make their voices heard—especially when it

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Where Does Your Thanksgiving Dinner Come From? Thank Family Owned Trucking Companies November 22 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

Whether you enjoy random trivia, or want to be prepared just in case you are demoted to the curious kids' table on Thanksgiving day, you should probably know where your Thanksgiving dinner comes from. Believe it or not the answer isn't just, "the grocery store!"

Whether you enjoy random trivia, or want to be prepared just in case you are demoted to the curious kids' table on Thanksgiving day, you should probably know where your Thanksgiving dinner comes from. Believe it or not the answer isn't just, "the grocery store!"

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3 Reasons You Should Work With Family Owned Trucking Companies June 7 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

 

Deciding where to work in an industry with as many choices as trucking is difficult. While there are pros and cons for every option out there, working at family owned trucking companies is arguably the best! Here are three (of many) reasons why working as part of a family is the best option for truckers.

 

Deciding where to work in an industry with as many choices as trucking is difficult. While there are pros and cons for every option out there, working at family owned trucking companies is arguably the best! Here are three (of many) reasons why working as part of a family is the best option for truckers.

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7 Things That Really Great South Dakota Trucking Companies Do May 16 2017

Post by: K&J Trucking

Whether you're currently looking for a trucking company or whether you're happy where you are, everyone wants to be treated well by their employer. There are a few critera that drivers consistently list as the things that set great trucking companies apart. Here are seven things that really great South Dakota trucking companies do.  

Whether you're currently looking for a trucking company or whether you're happy where you are, everyone wants to be treated well by their employer. There are a few critera that drivers consistently list as the things that set great trucking companies apart. Here are seven things that really great South Dakota trucking companies do.  

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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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Choosing a Small Trucking Company: How Small is Too Small? June 27 2016

Post by: K&J Trucking

Smaller truck lines are often the best places to work; but is there a point when a trucking company is too small? The answer is quite possibly, yes. You can hook up with a company that is too small to meet your needs. Since most trucking companies pay pretty much the same (no matter how they package it), what you should consider is your costs; especially if you are an owner operator or plan on becoming an owner operator. Here are some financial factors to consider when choosing a small trucking company. 

Smaller truck lines are often the best places to work; but is there a point when a trucking company is too small? The answer is quite possibly, yes. You can hook up with a company that is too small to meet your needs. Since most trucking companies pay pretty much the same (no matter how they package it), what you should consider is your costs; especially if you are an owner operator or plan on becoming an owner operator. Here are some financial factors to consider when choosing a small trucking company. 

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Why You (Yes You) Should Consider a Small Trucking Company June 23 2016

Post by: K&J Trucking

If you're currently working for a large company you might be wondering why you would ever consider a small trucking company. Or maybe you are already connected to a small company and want a succinct explanation for why it is just so awesome. Well there are plenty of great reasons to think small when it comes to trucking. 

If you're currently working for a large company you might be wondering why you would ever consider a small trucking company. Or maybe you are already connected to a small company and want a succinct explanation for why it is just so awesome. Well there are plenty of great reasons to think small when it comes to trucking. 

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