What Is an Owner Operator?

Owner Operator

An owner-operator is an independent truck driver who runs their own transportation business. This allows the driver the freedom to make more money, control their day-to-day responsibilities, and scale their business the way they want to. Becoming an owner comes with a lot of responsibility, sacrifice, and dedication. All of which can become an extremely…

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Is Becoming an Owner Operator For You – Research

PTI Owner Operator Dave Luepke's Truck

It’s Important to Know What’s to Come as an Owner Operator In the first two parts of Things to Consider Before Becoming an Owner Operator, we focused on the subjects of finances and the skill sets of a would-be owner operators. Today, we’re focusing on understanding what you’re getting in to. There’s the idea in…

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Is Becoming an Owner Operator for you – Skill Set

Bud Weber - PTI Owner Operator's Truck

A Well-Rounded Skill Set is Key for Owner Operators In the first part of the Things to Consider Before Becoming an Owner Operator series, we focused on the financial aspect of starting your own business. Today, we’re going to focus on the skills that you should have in order to be successful. Ask yourself these…

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Is Becoming an Owner Operator for you -Finances

Owner Operators Need to Stay on Top of Their Finances In the trucking industry, there are two main ways to earn an income as a Class A CDL Truck Driver. The first is by working for someone else as a company truck driver. This is a solid way to earn a paycheck. However, some drivers…

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A Few Key Tax Tips for Owner Operators

PTI Owner Operator Jay Brockway

With the deadline to file taxes coming up quickly on April 15, 2019, here are some key tax tips to keep in mind if you’re an owner operator in the trucking industry. Key Tax Tips to Keep In Mind: Get Organized – Before you start thinking about doing your taxes, you need to get organized…

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