This is because of the fact that the deliveries involving expedited load must be delivered A.S.A.P. Another important advantage of hauling expedited load is that truck drivers don't have to automatically drive 18 wheelers. Expedited load can be hauled in other vehicles including box heavy trucks and cargo vans. This is definitely an advantage for those that desire to drive but don't want to maneuver 18 wheelers. Box heavy trucks and cargo vans are as well much cheaper than 18 wheelers which would be very important to you if you decide to lease or purchase your own vehicle(s). Starting your expedited heavy hauling trucking career with a well-known carrier will allow you to acquire valuable knowledge and experience concerning this segment of the trucking business.
This is particularly useful if you decide to one day run your own expedited trucking business. Lots of companies have positions for company drivers and self-governing operators. Those wanting to contract into expedited trucking can select from several expedited trucking. Expedited trucking as well has drawbacks in that there are no regular loads. This means you can't automatically count on stable work. You may perhaps work one day per week or several. You could transport an expedited load and have to wait more than a few days before getting another load. Load availability is something no one can forecast. You must effectively market yourself to be able to get a load. This could include contacting different companies including both for-profit and nonprofit prospects.
As well, you could decide to use different load matching services to acquire loads. Also, it is very important that you have the right insurance and licenses prepared for your business. You can of course willingly choose to be out of service for as long as you wish for. You can take days, weeks or months off. The choice is completely yours. This is one of the advantages of having your own trucking company. As well, you could choose to handle regular load as your basic business and take expedited deliveries from time to time. Weigh the pros and cons of expedited heavy hauling trucking to make a decision if it is right for you.