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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 »

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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 »

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To start a trucking company, you need to understand the basics of the trucking business, write a business plan, find towing equipment, register the company and build up a client base. The process involves extensive plann... More »

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Loading and unloading cargo is a job requirement for truck drivers, states Learn.org. This activity constitutes 10 percent of a truck driver’s job, according to Southern Mail Service. More »

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A PayScale.com survey of employees working in the trucking industry updated on October 25, 2015, shows the median salary for heavy truck and tractor-trailer drivers runs $47,019 annually. Salaries for fleet dispatchers s... More »

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Requirements vary by company, but many cargo driver companies require prior driving experience, a good driving record, the ability to meet the job's physical demands, a high-school diploma or equivalent, and the ability ... More »

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Hotshot freight refers to freight that is being hauled for a single client and is needed as soon as possible. An example of hotshot freight includes equipment for a power company that is necessary to keep the electrical ... More »

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