A subhauler is an independent contractor who provides transportation services to a transport company. They transport goods as an owner-operator under an agreement with the company.
A subhauler may work on a short-term or long-term basis, providing flexibility to the company to meet changing transportation needs. The subhauler is responsible for maintaining their vehicle and complying with all relevant regulations and requirements. In the transportation industry, subhaulers are essential to the supply chain. They offer additional capacity and resources to transport companies, allowing them to provide reliable and cost-effective transportation solutions to their customers. Subhaulers often specialise in specific types of transportation services, such as refrigerated or hazardous materials, and may have unique equipment and expertise to meet these specialised needs.