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Year after year Truck driving careers are becoming more popular. With sweet benefits and wonderful pay trucking companies are providing solid careers for many truckers. Benefits as well as disadvantages depend on what kind of truck gig you work. Short haul truckers might work a few moves in the morning or could make a day of it between towns. Spending months out on the highways Long haul truckers can move goods across the country. The season can determine what is moved and how it is moved. For example during the fall you will find many truckers moving harvested goods like corn and other crops. During the winter there is still plenty of goods to get to the market and get ready to ship. An ice road trucker is a good example of a seasonal trucker. For only two months of the year the ice near the artic circle welcomes harsh conditions for brave truckers. Springtime may bring a boost in goods like seed, fertilizer, fuel and other equipment needed for farms. Wood products are moved when weather is permitted bringing you wood for building houses and decks and other things. Truckers will come pick loads of wood braving the harshest environments, As miners harvest the coal, truckers move coal for energy year around. Rock truckers and other earthmovers stay busy keeping the goods needed for construction. Movers and shipping companies are what move America everyday for all the items that make life so much easier. Trains, boats, and planes keep shipping companies working hard year around moving goods.. Companies like FedEx, UPS, USPS and many other Shipping companies work year are on the road every day moving goods to and from distributions centers across the US. With a huge boom in on-lines sales and sites like EBay, Amazon, and other retail stores the need for deliver is growing strong. Custom home delivery for goods and services is always important also. A good example is medical goods , furniture movers, and Fresh food distributors delivering needed food everyday to market. Short haul trucking companys delivery goods in a limited area but some trucker may make larger rounds in a given day. Some truckers might drive a daily route like from Nashville to Memphis and back. High gas prices and lower profits are making trucking companies pinch pennies to make profits. Logistics experts use GPS and advanced tracking software to track trucker movements. The precise tracking is working positive in many ways including getting more goods on time. Cameras are also being added to cabs to help monitor driving and improve performance. Independent Owner Operators contract hauling jobs and usually own their own big rig. Time sensitive goods being late can destroy the goods costing huge losses. Long haul trucking takes a strong will and cool mind. A good diet and well maintained truck could keep a trucker on the road for the long haul. The short haul offers good stability and job security. Everyday goods are moved in America and it takes a trucker to get things done Long haul or a short haul trucking can be a great career. Apply today for a great trucking job and hit the road and feel the wind in your hair. Many truckers keep applications on file in case they need a great trucker, find what moves you. Learn more about Truck Driving Jobs and Owner Operator Applications today!
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