The rise in online shopping resulted in more jobs being created within the trucking industry, which is great news for people looking to travel and work, but also for budding entrepreneurs who may want to set up their own trucking business. Instead of truck drivers losing their jobs during 2020 lockdowns, more were needed to keep up with demand.
Truck drivers have been among the front-line responders during the pandemic, delivering medical supplies and equipment to hospitals. They ensured supermarket shelves remain stocked with essential goods, and now there are worldwide vaccination rollouts.
All this is good news for people who want to combine a job with travelling, Not only can you travel around your own country with this job, you can drive to Europe, but you can also apply for jobs overseas in the future. There are a few countries who excel in the trucking business, and obviously how much can earn depends on various factors such as length of experience, or size or vehicle. If you have set your sights on starting a trucking business, it is essential to have a comprehensive understanding of the basics, such as Dot authority and BOC-3 filing.
If you are looking for a new stable career, Feet Do Travel share 7 best countries to work as a truck driver.