How to Get Dump Truck Contracts


Dump trucks are most often used for transporting loose material such as gravel or dirt and are commonly seen on construction sites. As a freelance dump truck driver, you will always be trying to find new contracts.

Things You'll Need

  • Business cards
  • Get business cards printed with your name, contact number and the type of work for which you are available.

  • Ask local businesses if you can leave a few cards on their counter, and hand them out near garden centers and do-it-yourself stores. Customers of those types of stores may need your services if they are planning major work.

  • Place an ad in the classified section of your local paper, with your contact number and rates and information about the type of work that you will perform.

  • Contact local construction companies and landscapers, providing your rates and availability. Also, contact the suppliers of topsoil and gravel . Build up a relationship with these people so that they think of you when they need someone. If you can build a reputation for a good, reliable service, word of mouth will enhance your chances of picking up contracts.

  • Register with a website such as and search for contracts on the Internet.

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