Owner Operator with 24'-28' dock high truck

TMI Express Inc - Nashville, TN

30+ days ago

Straight Trucks- Independent contractor 1099

  • Looking for a motivated independent contractor with a reliable 24-28 ft. straight truck unit who can provide local, regional and national on demand transportation services
  • These units require a minimum of 24 ft. of cargo space with minimum of 98 in. width and 98 in. height of cargo space (need to fit 2 skids of 48x28x48 side by side and double stack)
  • Pay rate starts from $1.17 plus FSC $0.23 per loaded mile. All empty miles $0.85
  • On local trips up to 100 miles $ 200.00 flat rate plus deadheading mileage at $0.85
  • All mileage will be calculated through PC Miler system
  • Accommodation surcharge for non-sleeper units ($40) per trip on longer trips
  • Alternative pay program as percentage pay with 70% from Gross Pay on all trips with Contractor’s contribution on cargo insurance at $150.00, as weekly settlement deduction
  • No cash advances options at this time. Trip pay is made in 15 days after trip is completed and all documents received (BOL, POD)
  • Quick pay option minus %5.00 fee within 48 business hours from receiving all documents (BOL, POD)


Mandatory e-tracks, straps and freight bars in all units. Freight is no touch but requires a mandatory freight securement

  • All units for lease must pass and present DOT Annual Inspection card
  • All units must present an ELD onboard. We use www.drive-eld.com
  • Contractor will provide 2 free hours when loading/unloading at shipper/receiver
  • Contractor will receive $25.00 per hour for any extra time when docking with maximum of $250.00 per 24 hours
  • If units are over GVWR 26000 pounds the Contractor is responsible for IFTA tracking and reporting
  • Contractor and their subcontractors are required to provide their own Workers' Compensation Insurance or Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Contractor are required to accept and use Macropoint GPS tracking and any customer apps
  • Contractor must respect DOT rules and hours of service
  • Contractor must have sufficient funds to cover all expenses related to their contract
  • TSA/ FAST/HAZ /TWIC cards are welcome and will open more freight options
  • Contractor must have at least Class C driving license
  • Contractor are required to pass pre-employment drug test at their expense and all negative results will be refunded within 30 days
  • Contractor must have a reliable trucking GPS and a smart phone with national network coverage
  • When applying please provide type of truck unit, year, GVWR and exact dimensions.
  • To apply, go to https://www.tmiexpressinc.com/online-application/

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $1,200.00 to $2,800.00 /week


  • class a cdl: 1 year (Preferred)

Trucking freight handling:

  • Secure freight by hand

Lease purchase program offered:

  • No

Trucking payment:

  • Percent per load

Trucking route:

  • National