We help you Start your Trucking Company in just 3 steps

Planning to Start A Trucking Business?

Starting a trucking company involves complicated tasks. No, with our help, you can set up your own trucking business in only three steps. Our team will eliminate all the hassles coming your way so you get to focus on maximizing your trucking business.

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WE LEGALIZE YOUR COMPANY

We help you legally establish your company and define a business plan.

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HOW CAN WE HELP YOU LEGALIZE YOUR COMPANY

  • Register your company with the Secretary of State: LLC, Inc., Corp., DBA.
  • Register your company with the IRS.

WHAT DO WE DO TO PREPARE YOU TO OPERATE

INTRASTATE (local)

  • DOT Registration
  • Insure your vehicle
  • Process all permits according to the regulations of the state where you are opening the company
  • Plate registration

INTERESTATE (out of state)

  • MC registration with the FMCSA
  • Insure your vehicle
  • Process permits according to the regulations of the state where you are Starting the company
  • Plate registration
  • Process regulatory permits: BOC-3, UCR, IFTA clearinghouse
  • Pay the mandatory taxes: IFTA, UCR, Franchise Tax.

GET ON THE ROAD - START GETTING LOADS

  • Our dispatch service guarantees daily and weekly loads.
  • Our accounting services help you Keep track of your earnings and
    expenses.

Make more money, grow your business

HOW CAN WE HELP YOU LEGALIZE YOUR COMPANY

  • Register your company with the Secretary of State: LLC, Inc., Corp., DBA.
  • Register your company with the IRS.

WHAT DO WE DO TO PREPARE YOU TO OPERATE

INTRASTATE (local)

  • DOT Registration
  • Insure your vehicle
  • Process all permits according to the regulations of the state where you are opening the company
  • Plate registration

INTERESTATE (out of state)

  • MC registration with the FMCSA
  • Insure your vehicle
  • Process permits according to the regulations of the state where you are Starting the company
  • Plate registration
  • Process regulatory permits: BOC-3, UCR, IFTA clearinghouse
  • Pay the mandatory taxes: IFTA, UCR, Franchise Tax.

GET ON THE ROAD - START GETTING LOADS

  • Our dispatch service guarantees daily and weekly loads.
  • Our accounting services help you Keep track of your earnings and
    expenses.

Make more money, grow your business

Things To Consider Before Starting A Trucking Company

The transportation business is a lucrative market that is projected to reach trillions of dollars, as reported by Globalnewsware. Now is the perfect time to start a trucking business and tap into its high growth potential and revenue opportunities. You have the chance to address supply chain needs and become your own boss. Don't miss out on this opportunity.

Setting up a trucking business includes truckloads of work, from hiring drivers and leasing trucks to getting licenses and permits. In short, you need proper planning to structure your company from the beginning. Whether you've prior experience in the trucking industry or not, we will easily explain everything that can help you set up your business.

That's not all! We offer full support from the start to the end, helping your business grow and generate high profits.

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Starting a Trucking Company and not sure where to begin? We've got you covered!

You must have thousands of questions about the know-how of the trucking industry. We will answer each question more quickly so you don't get lost in the shuffle of jargon. 

 

To create your company, you would need to invest in the company's legal registration, obtaining the necessary permits, paying taxes, and insurance. On average, an intrastate company can cost you anywhere from $450 – to $960 depending on the state you operate. An interstate company with all the permits can cost you anywhere from $1,100- to $1,300.

 No need to rush, at Personal Truck Services you can slowly but surely start up your company, allowing you to buy one by one the permits required, breaking down payments to make it easier on your pocket.

  • You must define the type of company you want to register. (Interstate or intrastate)
  • Obtain regulatory permits.
  • Pay the necessary taxes and insurance.
  • Acquire and register the vehicles that you want to operate.
  • Define who will operate your vehicle.
  • Get loads according to your company's needs.
  • Keep an up to date and organized accounting

At PTS, we guide you every step of the way so that you make the best decision in creating your company in a legal and organized way, helping you avoid any fines or additional expenses due to errors.

To operate Intrastate (locally), the permits you need are:

  • Secretary of State (SOS) Registration. 
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN) is a unique number that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) assigned to your company.
  • USDOT is a unique number for businesses that operate as cargo carriers in the United States. It must be registered through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
  • The Annual Road Tax Form (2290), this Tax is paid to the IRS to use the roads (vehicles weighing more than 55,000lbs).
  • RANDOM TEST DRUGS & ALCOHOL/CLEARINGHOUSE if applicable (when having a commercial driver's license and operating a commercial vehicle that weighs more than 26,000lbs).
  • Depending on the state you decide to operate, you will have to get special permits such as TXDMV - CA# - MCP - etc.

To operate Interstate, you need:

  • Secretary of State (SOS) Registration.
  • Employer Identification Number (EIN). 
  • USDOT is a unique number for businesses that operate as cargo carriers in the United States. It must be registered through the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).
  • Motor Carrier Number (MC#) The MC is a permit that grants businesses to transport cargo out of state.
  • Blanket Of Company (BOC-3) List of lawyers that the DOT assigns to your company for free in case you have any legal problems out of state.
  • Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) is an annual tax that is paid in order to transit through the 41 states.
  • The Annual Road Tax Form (2290), this Tax is paid to the IRS to use the roads (vehicles weighing more than 55,000lbs).
  • An international fuel tax agreement (IFTA) is an account provided to your company to report the purchase of diesel/fuel outside of your company's home state.
  • The International Registration Plan (IRP) government office that provides and processes your trucks license plates.
  • RANDOM TEST DRUGS & ALCOHOL/CLEARINGHOUSE if applicable (when having a commercial driver's license and operating a commercial vehicle that weighs more than 26,000lbs).
  • Must acquire an  Electronic Logging Device (ELD) for trucks after 2000 and has more than 100 miles in transit .

We can offer professional and personalized support to avoid any fines or additional expenses due to errors or missing paperwork .

To start your company, you have two ways:
1. Buy your own vehicle (It can be in the name of the owner or the name of the company)
2. Work under a Lease Agreement (Hire a driver who already has their vehicle and create a Lease Agreement (Not valid in the state of CA, special conditions apply)

The first step is to register the company at the Department of State after that you can proceed to acquire the necessary insurance.

You can acquire this through our partner PREVENTTY

  • Be your own boss
  • Generate and manage your own income
  • Manage your time on the road
  • Have your independence 
  • Reliability and transparency

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