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Hotshot Trucking Jobs Near You

Join FERO’s flexible and lucrative hotshot trucking network, where you can earn over $75 per hour transporting goods across the country. Download the FERO app today to get started!

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Flexible Schedule

Haul Products, Not People

Earn up to $75-$150/Hr*

Weekly Vendor Payments

What Types of Material & Equipment Would You Deliver?

As part of the FERO team, hotshot drivers play a crucial role in local economies by transporting a diverse range of materials and equipment necessary for various sectors. Your cargo could include construction materials such as drywall, insulation, and roofing supplies, along with compact construction machinery like mini-excavators and skid-steer loaders—each load is carefully considered to stay within a 15,000-pound weight limit.

Beyond the construction sites, you might find yourself carrying essential raw materials like aluminum or plastic pellets that are foundational to manufacturing operations. Additionally, your deliveries could include crucial machine parts and specialized equipment like industrial boilers and smaller turbines, which are vital for the maintenance and operations of various industrial facilities. While these deliveries will be local, FERO offers these hotshot trucking opportunities across the United States, highlighting the pivotal role you’ll play in ensuring the seamless operation of local businesses and customer satisfaction through timely, safe deliveries.

What Sectors Would You Deliver For?

Construction

As a FERO hotshot delivery driver, you’ll support the construction industry, crucial to local infrastructure and development. Your role will involve transporting essential building materials such as lumber, steel beams, and concrete blocks, alongside smaller yet vital equipment like compact excavators, forklifts, and generators. Your deliveries will facilitate the smooth progress of residential, commercial, and infrastructure projects, ensuring they stay on schedule and contribute significantly to local growth.

Manufacturing

In the manufacturing realm, your duties extend to delivering a variety of raw materials and components critical to production across local industries. Whether it’s steel, plastics, chemicals, or advanced electronics and machinery parts, your timely and efficient delivery is key to maintaining the operational continuity of manufacturing plants. From automotive to aerospace and consumer goods, your role enables these facilities to meet tight production timelines and manage inventory effectively, boosting the regional economy.

Industrial

Your contributions to the industrial sector as a hotshot driver are vital. You will handle the transportation of small industrial machinery, including compressors, pumps, and turbines, as well as essential spare parts and components needed for ongoing maintenance and repairs. By ensuring the reliable delivery of these items, you help maintain the seamless operations of power plants, refineries, and distribution centers, which are integral to the industrial framework of the area.

While these opportunities focus on local delivery, FERO’s presence spans across the United States, showcasing the widespread and impactful nature of our hotshot trucking jobs. Whether contributing to construction, bolstering manufacturing processes, or supporting industrial operations, your role is pivotal in driving local economies forward.

Types of Hotshot Delivery Vehicles Needed for Same-Day Delivery Professionals

Fero Pickup Truck

Pickups

As a vital component of FERO’s hotshot trucking fleet, your personal pickup truck must be ready for diverse shipping demands. Suitable for most urgent deliveries, your pickup should accommodate cargo from 6ft to 8ft in length, with a payload capacity ranging from 1,200 to 4,500 lbs. FERO’s advanced matching system ensures your pickup is utilized effectively, connecting you with jobs that fit your vehicle’s specific capabilities to guarantee timely and efficient delivery.

Fero Hotshot Delivery Van

Pickups with Trailers

For deliveries requiring additional space beyond a standard pickup bed, attaching a trailer is the solution. Whether it’s a utility trailer (12 ft. to 20 ft. with maximum payloads of 4,500 lbs), a deck trailer (16 ft. to 24 ft. with payloads up to 6,500 lbs), or a full equipment trailer (16 ft. to 20 ft. with a 7,000 lbs payload limit), FERO supports a variety of trailers. This flexibility allows you to expand the range of hotshot jobs you can accept, enhancing your delivery capabilities across local settings.

Fero Flatbed Hotshot Truck

Flatbeds

Flatbed trucks are indispensable for transporting large or unusually shaped items. Your flatbed should offer a cargo space ranging from 10ft to 22ft and support payloads up to 6,000 lbs. FERO’s system will ensure you are matched with shipments that demand your flatbed’s specific characteristics, promoting secure and reliable transport of large items to their required destinations.

Fero Hotshot Delivery Van

Cargo Vans

For smaller, more time-sensitive shipments, a cargo van is ideal. Your van should be prepared to manage a variety of shipping scenarios, from local deliveries to longer regional hauls, with cargo areas between 8ft and 10ft and payload capacities reaching up to 1,500 lbs. FERO’s logistical support connects you with expedited shipping jobs that make the most of your cargo van’s attributes, ensuring fast and effective delivery services.

While these vehicles operate locally, FERO’s national presence showcases our commitment to providing extensive hotshot trucking opportunities throughout the United States, tailored to the unique capabilities of your chosen delivery vehicle.

All vehicles have GVWR under 26,000lb

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 How the FERO Mobile App Empowers Hotshot Workers

Embracing FERO’s innovative mobile app transforms the hotshot trucking experience for drivers across the United States, enabling seamless local operations with national resources. This powerful tool connects drivers directly to a wide array of shipping opportunities in sectors such as construction, manufacturing, and industrial operations.

The app’s intuitive interface allows hotshot drivers to efficiently manage their schedules, find new opportunities, track job progress, and maintain direct communication with shippers. This eliminates the traditional complexities of job searching and enhances the flexibility and profitability of your trucking activities. With the FERO app, drivers gain the freedom to operate independently while being supported by sophisticated, user-friendly technology designed to optimize their workday and maximize their earnings.

By utilizing the FERO app, you’re not just participating in local deliveries; you’re part of a broader network of hotshot professionals across the nation, each benefiting from streamlined processes and expanded job possibilities. Welcome to a modern trucking landscape where technology empowers you to be more efficient and connected than ever before.

How Does The FERO Delivery Process Work?

Schedule

FERO’s mobile platform revolutionizes the scheduling for hotshot delivery drivers. Shippers post details about their loads via the intuitive app, allowing drivers to easily browse and accept jobs that suit their vehicle’s capacity and their personal schedule. This efficient method minimizes time wasted on job searches, allowing drivers more time to drive and earn.

Match

Through FERO’s sophisticated algorithm, hotshot drivers are matched with loads based on proximity and load requirements, ensuring a perfect fit. Drivers receive instant notifications about available jobs near them, fitting neatly into available slots in their schedules. This reduces idle time significantly and increases the chances for more frequent hauls.

Haul & Track

Upon job acceptance, drivers manage the entire process from loading to delivery directly through the app—documenting load security, taking photos, and collecting signatures digitally. The FERO app offers real-time tracking, keeping both shippers and drivers updated, which enhances trust and accountability throughout the delivery journey.

Rate & Manage

After each delivery, FERO facilitates a mutual rating system where both drivers and shippers can evaluate their experience. This feedback mechanism promotes a high standard of service and continuous improvement. Drivers can access their performance metrics and manage their profiles through a user-friendly dashboard, helping them to refine their services and grow their professional reputation.

Hauler Benefits

Joining FERO as a hauler offers numerous benefits, making it a standout choice for those looking to advance their careers in the transportation industry. Here’s how partnering with FERO can boost your professional journey.

Flexible Schedule

FERO empowers you to design your own work schedule. Whether you’re aiming for full-time hours or just fitting in jobs around other commitments, you have the liberty to select shifts that best align with your lifestyle. This level of flexibility supports a balanced work-life integration and enhances overall job satisfaction.

Access Thousands of Customers

When you sign up with FERO, you tap into a broad spectrum of customers across various sectors, from construction to manufacturing. This extensive network increases your job opportunities, providing you with steady work and the potential for business growth and scalability. It opens doors to a variety of jobs that can diversify your experience and boost your earning potential.

Haul Products, Not People

With FERO, your primary role is to transport goods, not people. This focus eliminates the uncertainties and challenges associated with passenger transport. You’ll handle everything from pickup to delivery, ensuring products reach their destinations safely and efficiently, which simplifies your day-to-day operations and enhances job predictability.

Earn Up to $75-$150/HR

FERO offers one of the most competitive pay scales in the market, with potential earnings ranging from $75 to $150 per hour based on job complexity and distance. This competitive rate, combined with the ability to take on multiple jobs daily, provides substantial earning potential and financial security.

Weekly Vendor Payments

Understanding the importance of consistent cash flow, FERO guarantees weekly payments to its haulers. This regularity in earnings helps maintain your financial stability, allowing you to focus more on delivering quality service and less on financial planning. With timely payouts, you can reinvest in your business and plan your finances with certainty.

Hauler Testimonials

I was a logistic specialist in the Army hauling freight. Fero has help me transition into the civilian workforce while allowing me to work in an active environment like I did during my service career.

Sgt. M. Olsen - US Army Retired

I worked construction most of my adult life, and now retired, Fero gives me the opportunity to make great money while still being a part of the trade I dedicated my life to.

Mike N

Hauling with Fero, I am earning more per hour than my other job. The flexible schedule is also a major plus.

Zane W

Vehicle Requirements for Haulers

Ownership Requirement

FERO mandates that all vehicles utilized for hotshot deliveries be personally owned by the driver. This policy guarantees that our haulers have full authority over and responsibility for their transportation equipment, ensuring they are meticulously maintained and always ready for operations.

Registration and Insurance

All vehicles must be currently registered with the state and carry adequate insurance. This is crucial not only for legal compliance but also for safeguarding the interests of both the hauler and FERO against potential liabilities during operations.

Vehicle Inspection

To join the FERO network, each vehicle must successfully pass a comprehensive 18-point inspection. This evaluation checks the vehicle’s mechanical integrity and safety features to prevent any issues on the road, thereby maintaining a reliable and efficient service.

Manufacture Date Requirement

Vehicles in the FERO fleet must have been manufactured in the year 2000 or later. This ensures all vehicles adhere to the latest environmental standards and are equipped with modern safety technologies, thereby supporting our commitment to eco-friendly and secure transportation solutions.

Eligibility Requirements for Haulers

Age Requirement

Prospective FERO haulers must be at least 18 years old. This age requirement ensures that all drivers are legally recognized as adults, capable of entering into contractual agreements and managing the responsibilities that come with hotshot deliveries.

Driver's License

It is essential for all FERO haulers to possess a valid driver’s license issued by the state in which they operate. This ensures that all drivers meet the necessary legal standards to operate a vehicle safely and responsibly.

Physical Ability

FERO haulers should be able to lift up to 65 pounds, as the job often involves loading and unloading substantial packages and equipment. Physical fitness is crucial for performing the job safely and effectively.

Smartphone Compatibility

A modern smartphone capable of running the FERO app (available on both iOS and Android platforms) is vital. The app is an integral tool for managing schedules, receiving job notifications, and maintaining communication with the dispatch and clients.

Background Check

All candidates are subjected to a comprehensive background check that reviews their criminal and driving records. This step is fundamental to ensuring that all FERO haulers are reliable and trustworthy, upholding the safety and security standards of the service.

Payment Setup

To streamline compensation, FERO requires all haulers to have a bank account set up for direct deposit. This method ensures that payments are processed swiftly and securely, allowing haulers to focus on their deliveries without worrying about payment delays.

Hotshot Trucking Job Locations Near You

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Hauler F.A.Q.

How much can I earn?

Hauler’s average $75 to $150 per hour based on vehicle types.

Shipper F.A.Q.

Who are Fero haulers?

Haulers are independent contractors who use privately owned vehicles to transport items.