We might deadhead 1,000 miles for a 300-mile load. You look at the miles and the total revenue, and you make a business decision on that. Can you make money on that load?
I try to keep in the specialized area. You’re not having to sit in line on both ends.
Money, my cost X 2 + fsc=rate!
It has to moo, walk on, ride, then walk off at the end of the trail. Fuel $+.50/ loaded mile
Knowing what your operating cost is per mile ... Just because a load has a good "loaded" per mile rate ..doesn't make it a good load.
That is kind of an open ended question. One, it would depend on your niche, whether you are leased or completely independent etc. I have taken loads for a customer out of FL to Winnipeg ...
If your not turning, you're not burning , just saying !
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