DriveAtlas® in the Commercial Truckload Division

    Hiring Positions:
    • Owner Operator Solo
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    • Lease
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    Job Overview

    Owner Operator Header - CTD/Shuttle


    The Commercial Truckload Division is a small truckload/less-than-truckload division running coast-to-coast shipments of new products, office furniture, store fixtures and trade show items.

    Why is this Division Right for You?


    $1.​34 per mile (average in this division)


    Dry Van - Light loads of 15,000 - 25,000 lbs.


    Annual mileage bonus of $.07 per mile in your first year!


    Fuel surcharge paid on all miles, free truck washes, free PrePass, weekly direct deposit, Comdata card, cell phone allowance and more! (see below)


    100% Owner Operators - Lease Purchase Available

    Click on Apply Now to start the process, or call 800-525-3029

    Your Pay? We tell you Averages, not "Up to..."

    Ever been told you can make "up to" a per mile rate and found out the real pay is less? We tell you the averages so you have an honest reference to the income you can expect.

    We pay all loaded and empty miles, detention pay and offer a mileage bonus program that means the more miles and time you have in this division, the higher your per-mile pay and more money in your pocket.

    • Mileage Base Pay: Commercial Truckload Division - $1.​34 Average (per all loaded and empty dispatched miles, including fuel surcharge).
    • Toll Allowance: $.03 paid on all loaded miles.
    • Fuel Surcharge: Provided based on current D.O.E. National Average, we have the highest surcharge for van type operations in the industry. Example: at $2.35, it is $.20, and at $3.35, it is $.38. Besides being the highest surcharge, it is paid on all dispatched miles (loaded and empty).
    • Fuel Discount Program: The average last year was $.3​0 per gallon off the pump price, which means several thousand dollars saved per year (actual range of $.05 - $.​​97).
    • Mileage Bonus Program: Paid on all miles in excess of 65,000 miles each year, based on years of service: first year is $.07 per mile; second year is $.10; fifth year is $.13; tenth year is $.16; and fifteenth year is $.19.


    Above Average Earnings:

    Our pay is competitive across the industry to provide the solid income you seek. You can count on above-average rates per mile and assistance with expenses to maximize your earnings.

    $1.​​3​4 Average per all dispatched miles. (Includes Fuel Surcharge - paid on loaded and empty dispatched miles)

    Driver Benefits:

    • Fuel Surcharge paid on all dispatched miles
    • Discounted Fuel Program
    • Paid Permits and Cargo Liability Insurance
    • Free PrePass
    • Free Blue Beacon Truck Washes
    • Direct Deposit Settlements (weekly)
    • ComData Fuel Card (no hidden company charges)
    • National tire discounts
    • Bobtail insurance is included in contract
    • Clothing Allowance
    • Cell phone reimbursement up to $50 per month

    Optional Benefits

    • Health, Dental, Life Insurance available
    • National Tire Account
    • Maintenance program
    • No Cost Year-Round Rider Program (18 years or older)
    • Open pet policy

    Additional Details

    • Expected miles (per week): 2100 - 2500 / teams: 3100 - 4000
    • Fuel-Saving Light loads
    • Flexible home time

    Owner Operator Obligations

    • Base Plate – O/O supplied plate is allowed or Atlas supplied plate with settlement deduction
    • 12 years old or newer tractor
    • Center Pin on 7-way “Pigtail Plug” must be hot at all times on your tractor
    • Will be using electronic logs and Qualcomm
    • Class A CDL License required with 1yr OTR experience
    • No DUIs in past 2 years
    • No felonies or incarcerations in the past 7 years

    Orientation Policies:

    • Daily per diem is paid while at Atlas for orientation
    • Will pay up to seven nights hotel charges while in orientation
    • Drivers are responsible for travel costs from home to Atlas

    Click on Apply Now to start the process, or call 800-525-3029


    Payment Options:
    • Paid Weekly
    • Direct Deposit Available
    • Deadhead Pay
    • Orientation Expenses Paid
    Other Benefits:
    • No-Touch Freight: Varies%
    • Lease Purchase Program
    • Assigned Dispatchers
    • 24/7 Dispatch Available
    • Base Plate & Permits
    • Paperless Logs
    • Truck Wash
    • Rider Program
    • Pet Policy
    • Health Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Long-Term-Care Insurance
    • Est. Miles A Week: 2,251 - 2,500
    • Orientation Length: 3 days
    • Satellite Communications: Qualcomm
    General Information about Atlas
    Established in: 1948 (69 years ago)
    Type of Company: Private
    Number of employees: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of company trucks: 0
    Number of trucking owner operators: 1,000 - 4,999

    About Atlas:

    We are a company that is known for integrity, quality and solutions in the worldwide transportation of people, products, and lifestyles. Headquartered in Evansville, Indiana, Atlas World Group, Inc. comprises a family of companies that deliver transportation and related services globally through a network of quality agents and select service partners. Through a continuing emphasis on service excellence, the company has achieved extraordinary growth. Over the last ten years, income from all operations has more than doubled, exceeding $900 million. The Atlas Mission... To become the leading worldwide marketer and provider of quality specialized transportation, distribution and relocation services to corporate clients, the general public, and government agencies.

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    Truck Driver Requirements
    • Minimum Age: 22
    • License Classes: A
    • OTR Exp: 1 Year
    • OTR Exp in last 5 years: 1 Year
    • Local Exp: None Required
    • Endorsements Required: None

    Equipment Types (and experience required):
    • Dry Van

    Violations Accepted:
    • DUI Policy: Must be before Jan 20, 2015
    • Felony Policy: Must be before Jan 20, 2010
    • Moving Violations: 2 in the last 3 years
    • Reckless Driving Violations: 0 in the last 3 years
    • Preventable Accidents: 1 in the last 3 years


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