Our First Trip to Dothan Alabama & I Crashed the Drone | the Boxtruck Couple



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RTS Financial Factoring
https://www.rtsinc.com/agent-company/meant-be-trucking

🚚 Keep Truckin’
Edward Jones
email: [email protected]
Phone number: 213-568-6771

Hi and welcome to the channel

Hey Family

We receive a lot of questions about how we got started in the business so I wanted to take a moment to share the steps we took to get started. All the links mentioned in this video are listed below

Want to learn about this business?
To schedule a consultation : https://calendly.com/boxtruckcouple

1️⃣Get Your LLC
Active Filings : https://activefilings.com
LegalZoom: https://www.legalzoom.com
Search google: “[your state] Secretary of State” to see if the name you want is not taken!
Cost varies by state

2️⃣Request an EIN (Tax ID)
IRS website: https://sa.www4.irs.gov/modiein/individual/index.jsp
Free if you do it yourself and its free

3️⃣Setup a bank account and sign up for QuickBooks
QuickBooks – $7/month: http://fbuy.me/v/christie_2416
***Big banks have better technology***

4️⃣Setup two email addresses
1 for important business, 1 for your motor carrier application so you can weed out all the marketing

5️⃣Get another phone number to avoid unwanted marketing calls/texts
One Talk: http://forhire.pro/OneTalk
$25/month
Once you download the app, setup your voicemail and forward all calls straight to voicemail

6️⃣Apply for your Motor Carrier Authority
Application: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/registration/getting-started $300
Watch this video for step by step guide: https://youtu.be/ihqia3gfzzY
Seriously watch this video and don’t mess it up, takes forever to fix mistakes

7️⃣Get your BOC-3 and UCR
BOC-3 – $25: https://www.evilsizor.co
UCR – $62: https://www.ucr.gov

8️⃣DOT Physical Exam for Medical Card
Find a local examiner: https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/medical/national-registry-certified-medical-examiners-search/results
~$85 – $100

9️⃣Need Insurance ?
https://youtu.be/kNpGt3zsYjQ

1️⃣0️⃣Setup freight factoring and fuel cards
RTS: Justin – 1-605-467-7572 ( Tell him Christie Vaughn from Meant To Be Trucking LLC)
RTS is by far the best for both factoring and fuel cards plus they offer special rates for Amazon Relay

1️⃣1️⃣Find an amazing dispatcher
Interview several, don’t look for the cheapest, you absolutely want the best
If they charge more than others, that probably means they are better

1️⃣2️⃣Sign up for a load board
Truckers Edge – $39.95/month: http://forhire.pro/TruckersEdge
DAT Power – $149/month: http://forhire.pro/DAT
First month is free, start learning how to use these

1️⃣3️⃣Shop Box Truck Rental Rates in your area, let them know you are a motor carrier for Amazon, some provide better rates for this
Request a Budget account here: http://forhire.pro/Budget
Request a Ryder account here: http://forhire.pro/Ryder

1️⃣4️⃣New Entrant Phone Call
You will get a letter in the mail from FMCSA for your audit call. Do this ASAP. It’s easy, they basically just go over your application to verify what you’ve entered.

1️⃣5️⃣Pay your down payment for insurance close to the 21st day after applying for your authority
You have to wait 21 days from the time you apply for your Authority and you want to make your insurance effective a couple days prior to that to make sure the insurance company has time to process the filings so your MC will be active on the 21st day.

1️⃣6️⃣Apply to brokers:
Landstar:http://landstarcarrier.com
TQL: http://bit.ly/TQLcarrier
C.H. Robinson: http://bit.ly/CHRobCarrier
Coyote Carriers: http://bit.ly/CoyoteCarrier
Choptank Transport: http://bit.ly/ChopTank
Trinity Logistics: http://bit.ly/TrinityLogistics
Integrity Express Logistics: http://bit.ly/IELcarrier

1️⃣7️⃣Gather your documents in a single binder
Binder: https://amzn.to/3zUFgQq
Sheet Protectors: https://amzn.to/3zUFgQq

Order Door Magnets
Optional if you have a rental truck less than 30 days at a time
http://forhire.pro/Magnets
Promo Code – 15% off: CHARLESSTRING

🚚 Keep Truckin’
Keep Trucking ELD
Aden Robinson
(605-467-8176) or email [email protected]
– ELD, Driver Safety, GPS tracking

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18 comments

  1. We Counting Money Over Here

    You kno what time it is when we kept talkin bout it Christy. Yep. It looks good. So good Walter had to touch it. 😁 Box Truck Couple, y'all the best!

  2. Choose Logic

    Nice window cleaning.
    You and Walter a dope Team!

  3. jomyrasermon

    Thanks for sharing I start Monday on OTR I just got my CDL… your videos are the best..please keep us updated on your journey

  4. Christine Scharwatz

    Great video , brings back memories. Ps love the hair and the nails wow pretty color.

  5. The Cart Pathway of Cooking !

    Go ahead Walter! Bust a move! Love your braids my friend! Stay safe!

  6. Paula Benson

    Boy your husband dancing Christie.

  7. Paula Benson

    No Buckeys Christine. Hahaha

  8. Paula Benson

    Did you use that product to clean the windows?

  9. It sure got cold out here in Kansas. I'm waiting to unload In the morning. I'm sleeping in my rental and boy it's cold. But I'm doing it thanks to you guys helping me along the way. Going on three weeks tomorrow. Hauling for tql and Ryan's logistics. Box Pro is my llc.

  10. Morir Comiendo

    love your videos!

  11. Prohodaction

    Fantastic worrk!!😈

  12. Paula Benson

    Yes yes that's a road I've well travel. Sure looking forward to those wheels on that Alabama highway.

  13. Regina Burrell

    That Walter is something Funny🤣 your hair looks great peace out 👸🏽🥰

  14. sexyeyez2000

    Not the drone

  15. sexyeyez2000

    Love the braids Christie

  16. sexyeyez2000

    Love the braids Christie

  17. Goody Two Shu

    Let the next man worry ‘bout it. I’m on a tight schedule 😂😂😂
    $20 well spent… 😁
    You guys are hilarious!! A couple that [laughs] together, stays together

  18. Trina’s trucking journey

    Love the braids

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