About Joey Slaughter

Joey Slaughter has been in the trucking industry since 1992. He is the owner of Blue Ridge Transport, LLC, a Virginia based step deck carrier. Joey has operated dry vans, reefers, gasoline tankers, hot shots, doubles, car haulers and step deck. He is an honor graduate of Liberty University and a U.S. Army Veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

June 2017

  • Open Carrier software

An Insider’s Look at Profitability in Auto Transport

As in any business, being profitable is the name of the game.  Auto transport is probably the toughest business in trucking and it requires expensive, specialized equipment with fewer shippers.  A successful auto transport company must be more deliberate in their operations.  Auto transport companies have the potential to make a lot more

August 2016

  • trucker hotel parking

Two Resources to Help Auto Transporters Find Hotels

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Many auto transporters use hotels while on the road.

But finding a truck friendly hotel can be a challenge – especially for low clearance car hauler trailers.  I’m going to tell you about two resources that I use when I want to find a truck friendly hotel anywhere in the U.S.

Resource 1:

Hotels4Truckers.com helps auto