Not knowing how things are going to be when you get out on the road is something a lot of people question. I want to share my personal experience of how it was coming into expediting with virtually no experience and some of the challenges I faced as an individual as well as team driving with my spouse.
When people hear expediting they often have a lot of questions as to what it is. In this video we answer some of the more common questions we get about expediting. Greg Huggins did an excellent Blog post on Expediters Online titled "Expediting is trucking. Expediting is not just trucking" which has a lot of good info about what expediting is.
Check it out here: https://www.expeditersonline.com/trucking-blogs/four-wheeling/expediting-is-trucking-expediting-is-not-just-trucking-9247.htm
We are excited to show & tell you all about our newest addition to the truck. We added a Palfinger ILT 40 liftgate with hydraulic jack stands.
Palfinger Website: https://www.palfinger.com/en-US/usa/products/lift-gates
Good visibility at night is a must & having good headlights help. We changed out the stock headlight bulbs on our Freightliner M2 112 to the Sylvania SilverStar zXe bulbs and they make night time visibility much better.
*Sylvania SilverStar zXe Bulbs:
High Beams - 9006XS http://amzn.to/2Dm5oFr
Low Beams - 9005XS http://amzn.to/2GoWASb
*Frieghtliner manual (see section 14 for headlights adjustment)
Jason shows you how to tighten the generator belt, as well as, shares some other maintenance tips on our Carrier Comfort Pro PC6000 Series APU.
Belt Installation Tool: PG1040
Air Filter: 30-60049-20PK24
Oil Filter: 96-101-33KP06
Primary Fuel Filter: 96-101-24KP12
Inline Fuel Filter: 30-186-01KP10
Alternator/Fan/Water Pump Belt: 96-969-03K
Generator Belt: 40-304-01K (double check this is correct before buying)
One of the biggest questions people want to know when thinking about becoming owner operators is how well they will do. We just completed our 1st year as owner operators and want to share a breakdown of our numbers for 2017 in the hopes it can give some realistic insight to that question.