No matter if you are driving a flatbed or a reefer unit, getting quality and constant freight loads is a must for trucking companies to be a profitable trucking business. Here we will be taking a deeper look at some of the best load boards for truckers to book freight loads. Load boards are online sources that house postings for freight loads in real time that are up for grabs by truckers. The best option for getting loads is not to work through freight brokers but to build relationships which result in you booking loads directly with a trusted shipper, however, making those relationships takes time and proven dedication in the trucking industry. In the meantime load boards are a great source of quality paying loads. With the advances in technology today booking loads has never been easier for truck drivers on the go to find available loads. With most having a user friendly mobile app that can offer notifications or email alerts for new loads. The only problem is there are some boards that are better than others, so let’s take a deeper look to get you off on the right track so you can start your load searches and booking the best loads you can.
It is important to note that these following lists are just a few of our favorites but there are a great deal of other boards available including a large number of broker boards as well. Working off of a broker board is sometimes a convenient way to find freight, but you should be wary of working with only one or a few large brokers. True load boards are better because they have loads from many different brokers and shippers available. No matter which board you choose to work through, you can use the following information to gauge what qualities you should be looking for in a good load board.