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Landstar – New Haven, CT
CareersinGear.com - 30+ days ago
LANDSTAR NAMED 2013 BEST OVERALL FLEET FOR OWNER-OPERATORS - JOIN THE BEST AND FORGET THE REST! BECOME AN OWNER OPERATOR WITH LANDSTAR TODAY! Other companies talk about Freedom - With Landstar, you will ACTUALLY have it! LANDSTAR is a 100% Owner Operator and we re looking for you! Landstar has been named the 2013 Best Overall Fleet for Owner-Operators, according to the owner-operators who participated in the fifth annual survey conducted by the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and CarriersEdge. Nominees were evaluated in a variety of categories including professional development opportunities, commitment to continuous improvement (including dispute resolution processes and inclusion of driver feedback in policymaking), annual turnover rate and fleet safety record. A selection of each fleet s drivers or owner-operators was also surveyed, with its feedback compared to management s and incorporated into the final score. Why was Landstar voted the 2013 Owner Operator Best Fleet to Drive For? Freedom - you decide what freight to haul, where to run, and when to go home Freight - with over 1200 independent sales agents located across North America, Landstar s large and diverse freight base is sure what you re looking for Support - We go beyond orientation by giving you a single point contact, ongoing business classes, and 24/7 operational support. you re on your own, but not alone Revenue - percentage pay so when the rates go up so does your revenue, weekly settlements, trip advance, 100% of the billed fuel surcharge, and big savings on fuel, tires, repairs, and more ; Landstar gave me a chance to increase my profit by moving from van, to flatbed, to specialized ;that s not common in the business. - Bruce Bryant, Landstar Roadstar and 2 Million Mile Safe Driver If you want more profit in your pocket, define success on your own terms as a Landstar independent owner-operator. Earn a share of the revenue for every load hauled. As freight rates go up, your settlement check does to 100% of all billed fuel surcharges Discounts on fuel, tires, parts and service. Cash rebates on new and used trucks. Factory direct pricing on trailers More home time: the independence to run when you want, where you want . Solid, long-term relationships are the backbone of Landstar s success story. We ll provide you with the resources necessary to succeed, starting from your first day in orientation to the tools to plan ahead and book your next load to a complimentary ocean cruise as part of Landstar s extensive safety awards program. Landstar Owner Operator Requirements : For tractor-trailer and expedited owner/operators, the minimum requirements are as follows: 23 years of age For tractor-trailer, Class A CDL with HazMat (H) or combination (X) endorsement. For expedited, Class A or B CDL with HazMat (H) or combination (X) endorsement. Must meet all minimum DOT Requirements No suspensions of more than 30 days for moving violations in the last 36 months. Proficient enough in English to understand highway traffic signs and signals, respond to official inquiries, make entries on reports and records, and converse with the public. Provide and maintain proper levels and types of approved insurance during your lease with Landstar including: Unladen Liability and Occupational Accident coverage or, in some cases, statutory Workers Compensation coverage, are mandatory. If you do not participate in the Unladen Liability and/or CPP (Occupational Accident insurance) programs facilitated by Landstar, you must show comparable Unladen Liability coverage and/or Occupational Accident coverage through acceptable insurance carriers. If statutory Workers Compensation coverage is required and you do not participate in the Fleet Workers Compensation Plan (FWCP) program, coverage must be provided by licensed carriers with acceptable interstate coverage. These are minimum operator qualification standards subject to DOT requirements, and Landstar may impose more stringent requirements at its option. The decision whether to qualify an operator will be made by Landstar in its sole discretion and on a case-by-case basis. Take a look for yourself...Call us and get set up for a live Load Board Demonstration! Control Your Future. Contact Landstar Today! Click the "Apply Now" button below to Get Started with Landstar! Call us today at: 866-826-9919