Class A OTR drivers run flatbed (even if no flatbed experience) with average weekly pay of $1400-$1750/WK. Drivers almost always get to pick their own loads at customer terminal and freight is stated and ready to go at pick up. Only 10% or return freight needs tarping.
Freight runs dedicated and is staged at manufacturer in Minneapolis and runs OTR
No NYC and since you can pick your own load it is no forced dispatch
Orientation is in Minneapolis and drivers fly to orientation, have their own hotel room (company pays) and company pays for all three meals. After orientation driver take load home to grab personal items and any rider (allowed from day one) and pet if have one (only dogs that weigh less than 30LBS).
Drivers average 2800-3300 miles per week with starting pay of between $.48-$.53CPM on all miles - loaded and empty
$3000 sign on bonus with $1000 paid on first check
Drivers average in their first year between $70.000-$90,000/Yr
All outbound freight from customer is staged and is hook and go
Company has great benefits including medical, dental, vision, PTO, holiday pay and 401K with matching.
Home time is 10-16 days
In order to qualify you MUST
21 years old with at least either one year Class A OTR experience in the last ten years with six months of that in the last 24 months.
Again, no flatbed experience needed.
No more than 4 moving violations in last 36 months and 2 in last 12 months and none can be “major” such as following too close, reckless, careless etc in last three years.
No more than 3 preventable accidents in last 36 months and no more than 1 in last 12 months. None of these accidents can be major such as roll over, jack knife, etc in last three years
If you are an experienced flatbed driver or an OTR driver who has always wanted a chance to run flatbed but could never get trained - well here is your shot. While you will be making $1400-$1750/WK with at least 50% of your loads staged for hook n go.