Why Trucking Companies Are Hiring Veterans

Posted by Lily Transportation on September 18, 2018

Military veterans, having experienced high-stress and goal-oriented work environments, are uniquely equipped with the skills needed to excel in a variety of employment opportunities. While there are many industries eager to hire veterans for their excellent character and admirable work ethic, there are few industries as eager as the logistics industry.

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Topics: Veterans

Here’s Why Team Truck Driving Pays

Posted by Lily Transportation on September 18, 2018

Over-the-road (OTR) driving is a lucrative career and allows drivers to see all corners and areas of the country. When you join an OTR team, you’ll not only have a partner to share the journey with, but you can also end up earning more than if you were driving solo.

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Topics: Team Drivers, Over the Road Drivers

Insights on Driving as an OTR Team

Posted by Lily Transportation on September 18, 2018

Over-the-road driving, or OTR, is as much a lifestyle as it is a career. It’s demanding, but rewarding, as it’s not only a lucrative career but also gives you a unique lens to see the country through. It can get lonely out there on the open road for solo drivers, which is why team driving is becoming an increasingly popular option for drivers and businesses alike. If you’re interested in driving as part of an OTR team, these insights will help you gauge if team driving is for you.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers, Team Drivers

OTR Trucking is a Lifestyle

Posted by Lily Transportation on August 28, 2018

If you’re considering a new over-the-road, or OTR driving career but have never driven OTR before, you may have some questions. Driving OTR is very different from driving locally. Some aspects of OTR driving take some adjusting, but as a career choice, it also comes with a number of great benefits.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers

How Military Veterans can Find Truck Driving Careers

Posted by Lily Transportation on August 28, 2018

Military veterans, having endured some of the most difficult and stringent working environments, have the skills to excel in a number of careers when they transition to civilian life. While companies in several industries are interested in hiring veterans because of their unique skills and strong character, some of the most exciting career opportunities for veterans lie in the logistics industry.

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Topics: Veterans

The Ultimate OTR Team Driving Guide

Posted by Lily Transportation on August 28, 2018

Why OTR team driving? There are so many advantages of being part of an over the road team.  They cover more ground, and because they can keep the truck and its cargo moving for longer, team drivers can earn more money than solo drivers. OTR trucking can be a very lucrative full-time truck driving career.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers, Team Drivers

How to Get CDL Truck Driver Training as a Veteran

Posted by Lily Transportation on July 24, 2018

Logistics companies across the country are posting truck driving jobs for veterans and seeking military professionals to join their teams. Military veterans possess strong teamwork and leadership skills, which are essential for successful CDL drivers. Numerous veterans have excelled in the logistics industry because of their relevant skills and their dedication to their mission.

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Topics: Veterans

How to Find a Co-Driver for an OTR Team

Posted by Lily Transportation on July 24, 2018

We all have people we rely on to get through life’s challenges, such as parents, siblings, mentors, spouses, and friends. The best driving teams are no different. You’ll depend on your co-driver and they will depend on you. There are many advantages of OTR team driving, and finding a reliable co-driver is key to pursuing a team driving career.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers

Is OTR Team Truck Driving Right for You?

Posted by Lily Transportation on July 24, 2018

OTR team truck driving has many advantages. It pays well, allows you to travel and see the country, and provides you with the opportunity to form a lasting professional relationship with your co-driver. In many ways, a team driving career is also a lifestyle. Many CDL drivers love team driving and are some of the best in the industry. But is it the right choice for you?

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers

Safety Tips for OTR Team Drivers

Posted by Lily Transportation on July 24, 2018

As with any trucking assignment, safety is the number one priority in an OTR team driving career. All the same safety tips apply to OTR drivers as they do to solo drivers, like giving the truck ample time to slow down and signaling early when turning or changing lanes.

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Topics: Over the Road Drivers

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