About Us

BST Logistics is a full service dispatch service, designed to move small to mid-size owner operators to the next level in their business. We specialize in open top trailers – Flatbeds, Step Decks and Hot Shot Rigs – but we also do Dry Vans and RGNs. Our goal is to move a one or two truck Owner Operator business to a three, four, or five truck business.

Our Philosophy

Our philosophy is to meet our customers where they are at in their business, and help move them forward from there. We know that with the right tools a owner operator has potential of explosive growth. It’s our job to open the door to that potential by being the necessary tool to tap into the billions of dollars that flow through the trucking industry annually. We provide our customers with the best possible chance of being successful, by finding and providing them the best paying loads.   

Our Story

Hello, my name is John. I started in the trucking industry as a small hot shot service with one truck, one trailer, and myself as the driver. Thats it! After several years of running I stumbled across the opportunity for me to lease on another driver. I was in Sturbridge, MA and a guy approached me in the parking lot of the hotel and asked me if I could take him to his truck to get some paperwork; unfortunately his load was too high to go under a low bridge between the truck stop and the hotel. So I gave him a ride to his truck and brought him back to the hotel. We talked and got to know each other. He was being treated terrible at the company he was with and asked me if I would consider leasing him onto my company. He became my first leased on driver. 

As the years passed, one leased on driver turned into two, two turned into four, four turned into seven… Before long my small one truck operation blossomed into a team of really good drivers and really good dispatchers.

In the process of growing my trucking company I would get calls from owner operators who had their own running authority and didn’t want to lease on. For these owner operators dispatching was all they needed. Eventually I saw the need to help these men and women who were out there hustling to make a living, but simply lacked the time and know how to keep their truck running. Out of this need BST Logistics was born.

Since our inception, we have laid a great foundation to provide great service for small, but agressive owner operators looking to grow their business. Service has to be at the heart of every dispatcher we bring on board. It is the essence who we are. We are here to serve, and we stride top be second to none!

John Shaw

Owner / CEO

Success Is Almost Guaranteed...When Failure Is Not Even Considered As A Viable Option

Hotshots with full deck & weight capacity, rolling in regions that offer the best rates & volume, gross $150,000 to $180,000 per year. Carriers with newer authority are on the lower end of that spectrum, while carriers with 90-days or more are on the upper end of that range.

In 2019, hotshot carriers are making an average of $170,000 gross. After costs, they put about $72,000 in their pocket.

If you hotel it every night, you’re probably closer to $59,000 per year. Or if your insurance is higher than average…..etc.

– Average weekly TOTAL miles3112
-Average weekly LOADED miles: 2426
-Average weekly DH miles: 686

~Average RPM: $1.80
~Average REVENUE per week: $4367

Numbers based on 40ft, ramps, 16K# or more loads and running where the money is, not staying close to the honey at home.

Full deck means you can load 40ft of freight, preferably you have ramps so that you’re open to the most options out there. Weight capacity means that you’re able to load freight 16,000 pounds or more. Many of our carriers load 18,000 pounds. The average range is 16,000-20,000 pounds.

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