dry van

  1. C

    Need help with dispatch?!

    Are you an owner operator needing help with dispatch? Give me a call! I have 4 years of experience working with 53’ Dry Vans, Reefers and Flat beds. I can help you find loads to keep you running or if you just need some extra help with paperwork I can do that as well. Book with me and get a...
  2. L

    What is a fair rate for a dry van?

    Hello everyone, I am new to this forum website. I want to rate my dispatching skills but I'm not sure how to score them. I saw on one website that Dry Van drivers were getting $1.92 per mile. My driver wants $2.50 per mile or more. Which I usually get between $2.00 to $2.50 a load. When I first...
  3. Mike

    Starting the search for a dry van trailer - Buy or Lease?

    Spending some time today looking at trailers. Looking at purchase options, also looking at lease options. I have found a local place, about 35 miles from my house, who rents by the month, or by the year. Cheaper by the year. Numbers for a dry van are $500-750 deposit (depending on credit)...
  4. R

    Trailer ride height on Great Dane dry van

    My company has 30 2015 Great Dane dry vans that all ride at about 13'6.7" . Does anyone know of a way to adjust the air suspension lower and maintain safe ops. Our mechanics refuse to do anything and we have a few tunnels in the state that we can no longer get through. I've checked the online...
  5. Viceroy

    Hows the Dry Van market lately?

    I'm curious what other people's experiences have been with the Dry Van market, for me its been VERY challenging when normally this time of year it should be booming!
  6. Viceroy

    Hows the Dry Vans Freight right now? Good or bad?

    I wanted to get a feel of what some of the other drivers out there who pull a Dry Van are thinking of the Dry Van freight market right now. Good, or bad? Personally I think it's only getting worse and I would have figured the holiday freight would have kicked in by now but that doesn't seem to...
  7. mndriver

    Reflective roof coatings on reefer/dry van

    With this 85+ degree heat and running ice cream lately, I have been considering painting my roof with a reflective coating. Either a Blackjack or a Henry product. These are the two I am considering. Anyone else one this and how does it seem to work...
  8. Combatdriver69

    Dry van carrier

    Who's the best carrier and why?
  9. SFCAV

    What type of Dry Van is the best?

    I'm looking to purchase my first dry van and I want to find out the bad things and good things about them. Please help with any information, pricing, models, tips and tricks.
  10. Dedwarmo

    Thawing out a dry van trailer

    I picked up an empty trailer at night and everything looked okay. I get to the shipper (sugar factory) and they notice frost and frozen droplets of water have formed all over the walls and ceiling. They rejected my trailer. I checked over the trailer again. The only hole I found was in the...
  11. Maria

    Two of three former USA Dry Van execs reach plea deals in fraud scheme

    By Greg Grisolano, Land Line staff writer The former chief operations officer and the former controller of a cross-border trucking operation are expected to testify against the company’s CEO in a $26 million fraud case, according to court documents. In exchange for their testimony, defendants...
  12. N

    Is it anymore difficult to drive a crude oil tanker truck vs. driving dry van?

    Needless to say I will be a newly licensed driver in the near future. Just wondered whether it is much different to operate that type of tanker vs a dry van. I was contemplating starting with a crude oil tanker since I'm finding that some of these tanker companies are hiring newly licensed...
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