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Commercial Truckload Division

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Atlas is signing on CDL-A Owner Operator solos and teams for the Commercial Truckload Division, an owner operator fleet that runs all 48 (coast to coast and regional options) transporting truckload dry-van shipments. What our drivers like the most is our freight is lightweight (typically 15,000 – 25,000 lbs. of new products, office furniture, store fixtures or trade show items), which is easy on an owner operator’s rig and fuel budget! The freight is no-touch, which means you deliver the trailer and others do the work to load and unload.

Why DriveAtlas?

Pay

$145,000 - $197,000 average annual gross
The divsion average is $1.56 per a mile.  
22% of the fleet average $1.60 - $1.69 per a mile
The division averages 2,200 - 2,500+ miles per week or more (teams average 3,100 - 4,000 miles per week).

Freight

Dry Van Truckload Shipments - Light loads typically 15,000 - 25,000 lbs. and common commodities include new products, store fixtures, office furniture and trade shows. 

Bonuses 

Annual mileage bonuses is paid as an additional $.05 per mile on your weekly settlements (which means you don't have to wait months at a time for your bonus to be paid out in installments).

Discounted Fuel

Average $.​39 per gallon off the pump price in 2018 (actual savings can be three times the national average or more). Our drivers receive discounts from TA, Petro, Pilot, Flying J, Love's, Roady's and others.

Drivers

Owner Operator Fleet

 

Apply Now  or call 800-525-3029


Driver Benefits

  • Fuel surcharge paid on all dispatched miles
  • Nationwide fuel discounts
  • Flexible home time
  • Over the Road or Regional
  • Paid permits and Cargo Liability Insurance
  • Tolls paid nationwide (only two exceptions)
  • Free Bypass weigh station service
  • Free Blue Beacon Truck Washes
  • ComData Fuel Card (no hidden company charges)
  • Weekly direct deposit settlements
  • Free bobtail insurance 
  • Clothing allowance
  • Cell phone reimbursement up to $50.00 per month
  • Orientation pay and free hotel stay during orientation
  • Click here to see more ​benefits

Optional Benefits

  • Health, Dental, Life Insurance available 
  • National tire account
  • Maintenance program
  • 24/7/365 road service assistance
  • Travel service available
  • No cost year-round riderprogram (18 yrs or older)
  • Most pets allowed

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What is Included in Our Drivers' Mileage Pay? 

The mileage rate we advertise is based on a recent 12-month average. We show you a true average of what our drivers are making in a full year, including the highs and the lows. And this is what is included in that average:

  • Mileage Base Pay - we pay ALL dispatched miles, loaded and empty
  • Fuel Surcharge - paid on ALL dispatched miles, loaded and empty
  • Tolls paid nationwide
  • Commodity-based load/unload pay - You are paid for your time at the shipper, regardless of the commodity type and while others load or unload the trailer.
  • Stop pay, detention, and in-van equipment inventory and reset pay
  • Mileage bonus - In addition to base pay, you earn more the more miles you run, and your mileage bonus increases the longer you are operating with Atlas.
  • Additional Pay includes: lift gate usage pay, truck order not used pay.

While many drivers are accustomed to being paid a percentage, our per mile model ensures you never have to be concerned about whether or not the freight you are hauling will provide you the revenue you need to be profitable. By combining our fuel surcharge with the huge discounts received nationwide, your income is stable regardless of fluctuations in fuel pricing. Likewise, your income is steady even when freight transportation costs plummet.

What Are the Mileage Bonuses?

While most companies lean on sign-on bonuses, paid out at different points throughout the year, we pay a startup mileage bonus of $.05 per mile in the first year, which is in effect for each weekly settlement for the first 65,000 miles you put in. After that, our annual mileage bonus program kicks in and applies to the rest of the miles you accrue for the year.

Annual mileage bonuses apply yearly and continue to increase over time. These bonuses are paid on all miles over 65,000 each year and as follows:

  • Years 2 - 4 = $.10 per mile
  • Years 5 - 9 = $.13 per mile
  • Years 10 - 14 = $.16 per mile
  • Years 15 and beyond = $.19 per mile

How is Fuel Surcharge Determined and Paid?

Our owner operators benefit from fuel surcharge paid on ALL MILES (loaded and deadhead), and our fuel surcharge increases faster than most (every $.05 instead of every $.10 like most carriers).

Current Fuel Surcharge: $.32 per mile

Fuel surcharge is provided based on current D.O.E. National Average, and we have consistently had the highest surcharge for van type operations in the industry.

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Questions

1. Are you currently at least 22 years old?:

2. Do you have a valid Class A CDL?:

3. Do you have more than 1 year experience OTR?:

4. Type of driver:




5. Do you have any moving violations in the last 3 years?:

6. Have you been involved in any accidents or incidents in the last 5 years?:


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