South Dakota Trucking
South Dakota D.O.T. and Road Conditions
Motor Carrier and CDL Info
South Dakota Trucking Association
Consider a career in South Dakota as a truck driver. Maybe it crossed your mind but you never took it serious because you had no idea what trucking was about. Here you will find South Dakota trucking opportunities and learn if you are compatible for the job. (To learn about trucking see the tabs to the left....)Then you will just need to find a local trucking company or one with with a local terminal. Cont'd...
Part time Trucking Jobs and SD Trucking Companies
Yes, I said part time trucking. The offerings are increasing drivers. Don't worry, full time trucking companies hiring from local areas are listed too. If you don't see a local trucking company listed for location, do a truck driver search for your location.
...Local trucking companies or ones with a terminal near is more likely to come back in to pick up loads from local accounts that they serve. Especially if they specialize in a specific industry. For instance, my company specialized in furniture and they always wanted us right back in to haul the high dollars loads back out.NOTE: Not all local trucking companies operate this way!
Other Local Trucking Opportunities in South Dakota
There are other ways to locate a local truck driving job also. That would be to pay special attention to your environment. What industries are heavy? What distribution centers are near? What large companies have their own trucks? All of these companies may have a local trucking job for you, you just don't know it.
Let's see what
Wiki says about South Dakota economy...
According to Wiki, west of the Missouri River ranching rules and so does tourism. A South Dakota trucking company may not be hiring as much maybe a rancher will. You may need to go to the cities for a career in trucking. Exception? - Maybe Bull haulers!
Eastern South Dakota is where the crops are grown. Hogs and Cattle are raised, wheat, corn, and soybeans are grown. Meat packaging and ethanol production is also mentioned as being important. These facts tell you that South Dakota trucking will be needed to serve. Refrigerated, hoppers, and tankers may be what is in highest demand locally.
Pay attention to small trucking companies in the area or manufactures that may have their own trucks. They may not advertise the perfect trucking job that you are looking for.
If you live near a I-90 or US 29 your search may be easier but if you don't live their don't be discouraged and not look. Never let potential disappointment stop you in life. Go for it. That is what makes life exciting, don't look at it as disappointment, just the beginning of the next chapter. Keep it moving.
Commercial Driver Local Resources
Please post your trucker friendly local resource. Start with the City.
In the descriptions list the name, address and relevant information.
South Dakota Trucking