Hotshot trucking involves hauling cargo that must travel quickly, so companies contract drivers on an individual run basis. Hotshot truckers seek jobs through local manufacturing or agricultural businesses, wholesale war... More » Business & Finance Careers Career Aspirations

According to Overdrive, hotshot trucking typically refers to trucks in classes three to five. Trucks in this class range cover a gross vehicle weight range of 10,000 to 19,500 pounds. More » Vehicles Car Makes & Models

Opening a small trucking company involves designing the company business plan, choosing and obtaining a company model, acquiring a commercial driver's license, obtaining a truck, insuring the company and marketing the co... More »

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