Lars Offerdahl

Lars has been in the trucking industry his whole working life. He started working in the shop when he was just 16 years old. Lars spent about 10 years in operations before moving to driver recruiting. He spent five years in recruiting before joining the ATS team as the vice president of driver recruiting. He currently serves as the vice president of van operations. No day is ever the same in the trucking industry and Lars enjoys the challenge that presents.

By: Lars Offerdahl
May 24th, 2024

Are you ready to boost your CDL driver income and take your truck driving career to the next level? The world of trucking is full of opportunities, but knowing which paths offer the highest pay and best stability is key. Whether you're hauling oversized loads or hazardous materials, some specialized trucking jobs can significantly increase your earnings.

By: Lars Offerdahl
May 10th, 2024

It’s not always easy to find a trucking carrier that meets all your unique needs. In fact, sometimes it can seem downright impossible. You want to work for a top-paying carrier, but you also want to go home often. You want the respect and appreciation you deserve from a company that supports you — no matter what. You want quality equipment that just works.

By: Lars Offerdahl
April 19th, 2024

Hello, Q2! Does anyone else find that 2024 is moving really fast? Three months of the year: Gone in the blink of an eye.

By: Lars Offerdahl
April 17th, 2024

"How much will I make?" "What's the average pay per week?" These are among the first questions the driver recruiting team here at Anderson Trucking Service (ATS) hears when talking to drivers. If you’re like most drivers, one of your biggest concerns is pay. Maybe you have a family to support at home. Maybe you're trying to reach specific financial goals.

By: Lars Offerdahl
February 14th, 2024

We’ve heard it for the last several years: “There’s a driver shortage.” But is there any truth to it? It’s not a simple yes or no answer. In truth, this phrase has been tossed around off and on for a decade — and probably long before that. Digging into the issue becomes more of an economics conversation than a people conversation, however, the issue is often oversimplified.

By: Lars Offerdahl
January 26th, 2024

When you’re looking to make a switch, how do you determine which carrier to drive for — especially when you’re looking at some of the top-ranked companies in the industry? By now, you’ve probably done a ton of research to narrow your search to a company or two. But how do you take that search from two companies down to one?

By: Lars Offerdahl
January 9th, 2024

January is here and resolutions abound. It’s the time of year for reflecting and making plans for a new year. Are you planning on shedding a few pounds? Hitting the gym more? Quitting smoking? Paying off your debts or boosting your income?

By: Lars Offerdahl
December 8th, 2023

Have you just earned your commercial driver’s license (CDL) and you’re ready to get out on the road with your fresh new license? If you nodded ‘yes,’ you're probably looking for a trucking company to call home and give you the industry experience you need. Perhaps you don't even have your CDL yet and you're looking for a company with a trucking school.

By: Lars Offerdahl
December 5th, 2023

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! (Or, for some, the most chaotic time of the year.) The stores are full, everyone is hustling and bustling from one event to the next and there’s tinsel everywhere you look.