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How do you get a cargo van job?

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  1. Aviator1980s

    Aviator1980s New Recruit Owner/Operator

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    Hi everyone. I have been looking for a sprinter van job for a while and can't find one. I live in Kentucky and there are no companies here.

    All the online job postings are far away(which I don't mind) AND require previous experience(which I don't have).

    I have no kids/wife or other things to tie me down so I can be on the road indefinitely. Clean driving and criminal records. 30 with no health complications.


    Does anyone know any newbie friendly companies/jobs? I don't care what type of a van it is, just need a job.
     
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    Turtle Administrator Staff Member Owner/Operator

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    Expediting, whether you own the truck or drive someone else's, isn't a job, it's a small business with you as the business owner as an independent contractor.

    In a cargo van, it's much better if you own your own van, rather than trying to split the meager van revenue with an owner. But you might find someone looking for a driver here in the Classifieds section
     
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      Andyinchville1 Active Expediter Owner/Operator

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      HI,

      I was looking at buying a Sprinter van and doing a gig here in VA....Waynesboro VA area.

      PM me if interested (I could get the contract and you could drive it since you already have a van? I have a E350 extended if you have no van or maybe I'd get a sprinter like Ive been thinking).

      Andrew
       
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      jcochristoph Expert Expediter Owner/Operator US Army

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      jcochristoph Expert Expediter Owner/Operator US Army

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      Wrong pic posted above but I guess one of those might get you a cargo van job.
      Was gonna post this one to show my 2 dogs who loved being on the road....both have passed now. 20170104_184050.jpg

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      You get a cargo van driving job as an expediter by retiring, or having a lobotomy (or both).

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      Worn Out Manager Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator US Air Force

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      I was wondering? I know we all know the van segment is overpopulated but I thought your solution was a little harsh!

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      I thought it was for you WOM .. a Marine Flare Gun .. in case of emergency you can Notify someone on Shore....

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      Was thinking if pulling a job off in a cargo van a SIG .45 might come in handy?

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