Owner/Operators

In the beginning Owner/Operators played a major part in the growth of Xpress Cargo, Inc. and they still have a major presence in our fleet. It is true that we are expanding our fleet focusing on hiring Company Drivers but, we always have room for great Owner/Operators. Below is some basic information that you should know before applying to drive consistent miles moving freight for Xpress Cargo as an Owner/Operator.
Equipment:
  • Truck must be 2008 or newer so you can run in California.
  • If your truck is 2006 or older you will have to see if owners Shawn or Randy are interested.
  • Must get and pay for a DOT Inspection at our shop. If your truck needs repairs at our shop to get it DOT Compliant you must have the money to pay for the repairs. We do accept major credit cards.
Home Time:
OTR (over The Road) Drivers
  • 14 days out 2 days home (in our lanes)
  • 21 days out 3 days home (outside our lanes)
Regional Drivers
  • Varies on home location - great opportunities for Owners in the Indianapolis area
Extended Regional Drivers
  • 2500 to 3000 miles out 2 days home
Lanes:
We are a long haul carrier that is working on growing our regional and dedicated freight. our average lanes are 1700 to 2200 miles. We do have shorter lanes that you may run to help fill deadhead miles. We would like OTR drivers to do two rounds of coast-to-coast and back. Pick up in Ohio, Indiana and Maryland and vise versa. You would then deliver to Georgia, Arizonia, Iowa, a little in Texas, Oregon and California and vice versa.
Lumpers:
We pay for all lumpers - Company policy states that you cannot load or unload yourself.
Logs:
You must at least use paper logs but we prefer and recomend the use of E-Logs.
Load Compensation:
Weekly deposit on Tuesday through Saturday. You must have direct deposit. If you have no bank account you will be set up on Green Dot pay cards.
Using OUR Authority and Sign:
  • Single Driver is *79%
  • Driver supplies Truck, Plate and Physical Damage Insurance
  • Dispatch fee is 8%
  • Cargo & Liability Insurance is 3%
  • Sign fee is 2%
  • Trailer rent is 8%
*Driver using their own trailers is 87%
  • Team Driver is *84%
  • Driver supplies Truck, Plate, and Physical Damage Insurance
  • Dispatch fee is 8%
  • Cargo & Liability Insurance is 3%
  • Sign fee is 2%
  • Trailer Insurance is 2%
*Driver using your own trailer is 87%
Using YOUR OWN Authority and Sign (You must provide proof)
  • Single Driver is *84%
  • Driver supplies Truck, Plate, Authority, Sign, and Cargo, Liability & Physical Damage Insurance and Xpress Cargo's name must be on the certificate of insurance
  • Dispatch fee is 8%
  • Trailer rent is 8%
*Driver using own trailer is 92%
  • Team Driver is *90%
  • Driver supplies Truck, Plate, Authority, Sign, and Cargo, Liability & Physical Damage Insurance and Xpress Cargo's name must be on the certificate of insurance
  • Dispatch fee is 8%
  • Trailer Insurance is 2%
* Driver using your own trailer is 92%
*Driver's using XPress Cargo, Inc. or your own trailer must provide "Proof of Unidentified Insurance Policy covering the trailer up to $60,000.00 listed as what Certificate Holder and Additional Assured,
Additional Pay:
Detention Time Unloading: After 5 (five) hours dispatch will compensate by adding additional pay to line haul pay
Pick Up: Driver is to be paid $50.00 per pick up after the first pick up
Stop Off: Driver is to be paid $50.00 per stop off after the first stop off
Maintenance Escrow Fund:
This is required!
  • put down a $2500 deposit
  • or $500 weekly deposit payments until you reach the $2500
Pet Policy:
  • If you are running under OUR Authority - No Pets.
  • If you are running under YOUR OWN Authority - Pets allowed but not permitted inside our facility
Please direct any other questions to our recruiting department by calling 1-800-254-9900 or send an Email to recruiting@xpresscargoinc.com. Click on the Apply Now button below to apply for Xpress Cargo as an Owner/Operator.

Xpress Cargo, Inc. 2330 Enterprise Park Place Indianapolis, IN 46218-4292  (317) 426-5410     Recruiting@XpressCargoInc.com

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