OOIDA's Truck to Success class paves the way to become an owner-operator

By Land Line staff | 1/8/2019

OOIDA’s Truck to Success class is designed to help those who have considered becoming an owner-operator but aren’t sure where to start.

Truck to Success is scheduled for March 12-14 at the Courtyard by Marriott in Blue Springs, Mo. The class features true trucking experts who have worked and do work for the largest trucking association dedicated to helping drivers in all areas be successful. The training consists of expert trainers and interaction among participants. Some homework is required for full participation.

Truck to Success business education training class is a 2½-day intensive training course. The curriculum is designed to follow a logical transition from a company driver to an independent contractor. Topics include:

  • Developing a business plan that works for you.
  • Buying a new or used truck.
  • Equipment financing.
  • Insurance.
  • Pros and cons of running under your own authority or leasing on to a carrier.
  • New entrant safety audits and compliance reviews.
  • Drug and alcohol testing requirements.
  • Permits and licensing.
  • Taxes and business structures.
  • Brokers and factoring.
  • Current issues affecting the industry.

Registration for OOIDA’s Truck to Success class is open to anyone – you do not have to be a member of OOIDA to participate in the classes.

Tuition for the class is $495 per person. That includes breakfast, lunch and snacks. Lodging is not included. However, participants can book a room at the Courtyard by Marriott and receive OOIDA’s corporate rate. Participants who register before Feb. 1 will receive a year’s membership for free.

To register, visit OOOIDAOnlineEducation.com.

 

 

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