A career as a truck driver can provide a great deal of flexibility. New truck drivers will welcome the freedom of being on the open road and navigating to different destinations while also enjoying the benefits of a flexible work week. It can be a lucrative career if the right license and endorsements are held and enough time is dedicated to the career. In addition, at H. O. Wolding, we provide each driver with an assigned driver manager so drivers can achieve their goals in terms of income and family time. Many who sign on with us consider us as one of the best trucking companies to work for.
Becoming a Truck Driver
There are many reasons why people become professional truck drivers. Some like moving people while others prefer moving freight. The latter can be either over long distances, where drivers might be required to be away from home for long periods of time, or over short distances, where drivers might be able to take their trucks home with them. This is one of the benefits we offer at H. O. Wolding, which makes us one of the best trucking companies to work for.
The life of a truck driver involves being around a lot of different people and personality types, so those who like people are most suited for a career as a professional truck driver. In addition, each day is different, regardless of whether the same route is driven every day or one travels different destinations each day. It could be the load, the traffic, or the weather but each day presents its own challenges and rewards.
Benefits of Truck Driving Careers
Federal transportation statistics indicate that opportunities as professional truck drivers will continue to grow in the upcoming years along with a growing shortage of drivers. This means that now is an ideal time to pursue a career in transportation.
The highest salaries are for those who drive tractor-trailer rigs and heavy trucks. At H. O. Wolding, we pay for schooling and training and offer sign-on bonuses.
Working for a small family-owned trucking company can be one of the best trucking companies to work for. Here at H. O. Wolding, we enable a balance between work and home, offer excellent pay and compensation, and provide safe high-quality vehicles.