Owner Operators

WE OFFER OUR OWNER-OPERATORS (INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS):

  • 70% of billed freight and accessorial
  • 100% billed fuel surcharges (FSC)
  • Training
  • Front office support
  • Direct deposit (paid bi-weekly)
  • Fuel card program
  • Tire discount program
  • Driver referral program

Driver Requirements

  • Class A CDL with Tanker and HazMat endorsements/TSA clearance issued by the applicant's state of residence
  • 3 years verifiable tractor-trailer experience
  • Minimum 25 years of age
  • No chargeable accidents within the past 3 years
  • No more than 2 moving violations within the past 3 years
  • No DUI or Reckless Driving convictions within the past 3 years
  • Clean MVR and criminal background
  • No beard
  • TWIC may be required
  • Passport a plus

Equipment Requirements

  • Truck may not be more than 10 years old
  • Must be CARB compliant (California)
  • Must pass DOT inspection prior to lease (may be arranged through Bulk shops)
  • Wheelbase: 220" or more for conventional, 180" or more for cabovers
  • No recaps
  • Must be equipped with an engine brake
  • Weight may not exceed 18,500 lbs. with ½ fuel (some flexibility)
  • No part of tractor, including stack(s), may be more than 11' in height

Other Requirements

  • Owner-Operator must provide base-plate (any state acceptable)
  • Must be equipped (or agree to become so) with a cargo pump or air compressor for trailer unloading
  • Must agree to participate in satellite-communications program (PeopleNet)