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  1. DBANKS702

    DBANKS702 New Recruit Owner/Operator

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    Hello everyone.... I've taken a leap of faith.... New to the Expediter World... I purchased a 2016 Ford Transit 150 snd started running for a local company in the DFW area. The pay was not great but it allowed me to get adjusted the industry... Now Im looking to run on my own and obtain my own loads.... Having problems with load boards not being cargo van friendly.... Any suggestions on where I can look?

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  2. ntimevan

    ntimevan Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    USHIP .... because i guessing you know Very little on How this Expediting really works ... but if you want to learn more and take the Proper steps ... spend some time reading in the Newbie section ....

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    Moot Veteran Expediter Owner/Operator

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    A Transit 150 will limit your options.
     
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    Living the dream Active Expediter Owner/Operator

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    It will be tough to do expedited loads with a transit 150. Trade it in for a high roof t250 or a t350. You will be more successful.
     
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    Turtle Administrator Staff Member Owner/Operator

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    Regardless of the van size, you will not be able to make a success out of it trying to live off load boards. Even if you could find enough van loads on the boards, you'll spend half you time trying to run down slow and no paying customers. You're better off signing on with an established expedite carrier. With a heavier duty van.
     
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  6. Hansen Josif

    Hansen Josif Rookie Expediter Driver

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    Practice make prefect


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  7. Lawrence
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    Your best bet would be to sign your van on with a courier service in the DFW area. With being a 150 model, like others said - will be a challenge for most companies who need more space and weight allowance. Good luck! ;)
     
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