Download QuickBooks Chart of Accounts for Transportation, Trucking, or Delivery Company

Set up QuickBooks chart of accounts to manage finances of your transportation, trucking or delivery firm.

Truckers have been called the backbone of American economy, and just as the economy needs a strong backbone to run smoothly, so does a QuickBooks file. Creating a solid chart of accounts will make it easier to enter information into QuickBooks for your company.

We offer you to download a free PDF with QuickBooks chart of accounts for transportation, trucking, or delivery company.
Account Creation for Your Transportation, Trucking, or Delivery Company
Transportation companies usually offer services such as fright, product, partial load, pipe load, heavy haul, or passenger transportation. All of these types of transportation require both a gas surcharge income account and a gross trucking income account. If you charge for layout, pallet, stops, or unloading, you may need separate income accounts to record these revenues as well.

Trucking expenses mainly have to do with truck maintenance, so make sure to have expense accounts for the purchasing of new trucks, rig repairs, and the purchase of tools and items to help aid in the loading and unloading of the trucks. Gas is another expense to keep track of, but since the price of the gas is being charged to the client, gas charges should be recorded as a Cost of Goods Sold account.

Download a free PDF on how to customize your QuickBooks file and accounts.

By | 2017-03-20T10:47:43+00:00 April 8th, 2012|3 Comments

About the Author:

Gita Faust is a principal of Fast Trac Consulting and has authored series of courses Manage Properties with QuickBooks providing step-by-step guidance for real estate and property management industry. Gita is an Intuit Premier Reseller, an Advanced Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor, and a member of Intuit’s Trainer/Writer Network. She is also certified in Intuit’s QuickBooks Enterprise and QuickBooks Point of Sale.


  1. soha October 19, 2017 at 7:04 am - Reply

    Very informative and exactly what I needed.

  2. R Hughes October 14, 2015 at 2:53 pm - Reply

    Very informative and exactly what i needed.

    • Gita Faust November 12, 2015 at 1:11 pm - Reply

      R – Break down the expenses to get accurate gross profits. Glad to help.

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