Author: Hotshot Warriors

A Hotshot Trucker’s Guide to uShip

It is obvious that a hotshot trucker depends on loads to make a profit. Load boards are commonly used among hotshot truckers. The load boards are online bidding sites where companies can post listings of hauls, and hotshot truckers can bid on them. One of the most popular load boards is uShip.  What is uShip? uShip is a website that has created an entire shipping marketplace. uShip has been around since 2003, but the show Shipping Wars made it grow in popularity. uShip works by connecting shipping customers with freight providers who give quotes or bids on your shipment...

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Gatormade 30K Dual Tandem Axle Gooseneck Review

The Gatromade 30K Dual Tandem Axle Gooseneck is a part of Gatromade’s elite series. The Gatromade 30K is a leading performer in its class. It is engineered to maximize the total weight capacity of the trailer. Gatormade’s Big Ramps  The 30K Gooseneck has Gatormade’s Big Ramps. The ramps on the 30K Gooseneck are forty inches in width, and they have a self-tracking design. The ramps do have power assist up and down with a diamond plate bottom. There are also stand-up bars for the ramps. You can also use the dovetail when the ramps are folded out flat.  Gatormade...

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These 5 Mistakes Could Put You Out of Business Overnight!

Be sure to avoid doing these top five things so you can continue running a healthy, profitable hotshot business.  1.) Not Keeping Good Records  Well-kept records are fundamental to a thriving business. Proper record keeping comes in handy for tax reasons, budgeting, and planning. Not knowing how your business is doing can be very stressful. Are you making enough money? Did you get paid on time? What about taxes? Do you need to renew your insurance? Do you even have insurance? Insert instant panic attack.  Proper record keeping can relieve your stress. With a simple routine and a good record keeping system,...

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PJ Trailers Low-Pro Flatdeck with Duals Review

The Low-Pro Flatdeck with Duals (LD) from PJ Trailers is a tough, dependable gooseneck trailer. That is something every hotshot trucker needs.  PJ Trailers was established in 1991, and it has become a premier trailer manufacturer in the United States. PJ Trailers build high-end, well-constructed trailers. Weight Specifics  The Low-Pro Flatdeck has a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 25,000 pounds. The Low-Pro also has a gross axle weight rating is 10,000 pounds per axle. There are two axles. PJ Trailer’s Low-Pro has been designed to haul large loads. This allows hotshot truckers to haul loads of all sizes....

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Big Tex 22GN HD Tandem Dual Axle Gooseneck Trailer Review

This 22GN HD from Big Tex Trailers has unique features, and it is a great value in gooseneck flatbed trailers. Big Tex Trailers has invested tens of millions of dollars in automated assembly line systems and robotic welding and cutting to ensure the quality of construction and best-in-class paint finishes. Each Big Tex gooseneck trailer is manufactured with repeatable quality and tested in their state-of-the-art coating facility. This manufacturing process represents more than 1.2 million square feet across the United States. All of these components are assembled in hopes that your trailer will provide long-lasting service.  Low Profile &...

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