This month in Driver Interviews, we bring you Deborah Joffre of P.E.T.S. She runs a family owned and operated transport service out of Kennesaw, Georgia. In over two years with CitizenShipper, she’s racked up literally hundreds of shipments with overwhelmingly positive reviews. We caught up with Deborah a couple of months back to get her Read more about Driver Interviews: Deborah Joffre’s Family Business[…]
Next up in our ongoing series of driver interviews, we’d like to introduce you to the kind people of Bailey’s Best Care, a family-owned pet transport outfit based in Clarksville, Arkansas.
This month’s driver interview introduces Tobey Collins of KRC Pet Transport. A relative newcomer to the business, this 39-year-old Kentuckian has made remarkable progress in just a few short months – he’s already struggling to keep up with the growing demand.
We got in touch with Tobey to learn what’s behind this sudden success. Here’s what he had to say about ball pythons, Cash-on-Delivery payments, and USDA registration.
Continuing our series of Driver Interviews, we got in touch with Kevin Chadwick of Teacher’s Pet Logistics, a Texas-based shipping outfit. A veteran of the 101st Airborne Division, Kevin has worked as a trucker for a few years after leaving the army back in 1997. He has since finished college and is now a physics Read more about Driver Interviews: Kevin Chadwick, 48 states in 40 days[…]
In years past, we’ve published a number of driver interviews on this blog. As the community keeps growing, we’re looking to make this a more regular feature. We’d like each transporter to be able to share their first-hand experience, good or bad, with everyone involved. This month, we spoke with Kristy Kokolakis of Open Road Read more about Driver Interviews: Kristy K’s Success Story[…]
So you’ve registered as a pet transporter on CitizenShipper, you say? Augmenting your income by driving around and petting dogs, what’s not to like? Congratulations – sounds like you’ve got it all worked out. What’s that? It’s more difficult than you’d thought? Huh. As it turns out, you’re not really winning enough bids. Turns out customers Read more about How to become a professional pet transporter[…]
For a good long while, it seemed like the era of the American motel was at an end. The chain hotel business model had kicked them to the proverbial curb, offering accommodation at almost every corner – affordable, functional, and generic. Many moteliers went out of business as soon as their quirky roadside shack lost Read more about The Drivers’ Viewpoint: Top Ten Motels in the United States[…]
After scheduling your first ever long-distance drive, you might feel a little intimidated. I’ve never done this before, you tell yourself. Do I really know what I’m getting myself into? Well, set those doubts aside! With a little preparation, you’ll make the trip an unforgettable experience – in the best sense possible. And once you Read more about Driver Lifestyle Tips: First Time Driving a Long Route[…]
In his first three months with CitizenShipper, driver Dan Sutton completed 14 shipments. That’s an impressive amount of deliveries for a new driver, but Sutton isn’t exactly a novice. He’s worked as a pet transporter for five years, and moved to CitizenShipper after his former provider (an online shipping company featured on cable television) became Read more about Driver Dan Sutton hits the ground running at CitizenShipper[…]
Long-distance courier jobs offer you a chance to make a quick buck. But how much money is there to be made? In this article, we’ll look at the current state of the courier job market and offer some basic advice for beginners.