Alabama Trucking Jobs - Owner Operators
Alabama Owner Operator Trucking Jobs
Alabama has a variety of availablility for Owner Operators looking to run their own trucking company. While owning your own business is different from workign as a company driver, there are a few basics that stay the same.
You will need to consider the type of truck you have in order to go after specific transport opportunities. You may want:
- Flat bed
- Enclosed trailer
- Additional trailer
All of these will determine what you can and cannot transport. If there is a specific item that you wish to transport or a type of industry that you want to work with, you will need to plan your truck accordingly. Further, you may need to consider various extra endorsements on your license. This can include:
- Interstate driving
When you have more endorsements, you have more opportunities simply because you have passed the necessary knowledge exams. Itâ€™s always a good idea to have more endorsements as it could result in higher earnings because of what you will be transporting.
If you have a specific industry in mind, itâ€™s best to find out what the requirements are. Since so many industries are looking for owner operators in Alabama, you can tap into the one you want to work in. Focus on the industry, make the inquiries and then plan accordingly.
Becoming an owner-operator in Alabama is a great way to use your trucking experience to become a business owner and shape your own future. When you decide to go this route, you can choose what type of truck you want to drive, what routes to take on, and which clients you accept.
Find out which companies are looking for owner-operators by applying for the owner-operator jobs in Alabama that we have listed below.
Recent growth in the truck driving industry of Alabama means that the need for owner-operators is expected to increase substantially in coming years. Through 2022, O*Net predicts a 12% increase in jobs. Their data shows that the average salary of a tractor-trailer driver in Alabama is $37,600 per year (O*Net, 2014).