OTR Owner Operators Needed

Now Hiring Owner Operators & Independent Contractor   (855) 855-1285 ext. 101

 

Once you're operating under Newcomb Transportation, Inc. authority as an Owner Operator, you can choose to receive (for solo drivers) $1.02cpm (loaded & empty, all miles paid) + FSC. 100% fuel surcharge paid to the driver. OR, 85% - 90% of all line-haul revenues in Refrigerated, Flatbed & Van Divisions generated by your truck. You'll get paid in one or two days after submitting freight delivery paperwork to Newcomb.


Drive Revenue With Your Trailer or Without – Run your business your way!

With Newcomb Transportation Percentage Pay, as freight rates go up, so do your settlements.

Percentage Pay:

  • Your Tractor and Trailer: 85% – 90% of freight revenue
  • Your Tractor Our Trailer: 75% – 80% of freight revenue

Mileage Pay:

  • Your Tractor and Trailer: $1.02 cmp + 100% FSC
  • Your Tractor Our Trailer: $0.94 cmp + 100% FSC

Whenever and wherever you can save money, it’s passed right back to you. For example, if you save money on fuel, whatever you save goes in your pocket. The more efficiently you run, the more money you make.

Mileage Pay Option = Freedom

Percentage Pay Option = Control


Independent Carrier’s Success at Newcomb Transportation comes when you want to run your trucking business instead of looking for freight, then Newcomb Transportation has the opportunity you’ve been looking for!

Newcomb Transportation in North America utilizes Fuel & Route a computer program designed to evaluate routing and fueling alternatives, for driver associates. This unique and innovative system recommends the lowest fuel stops for any given dispatch, which enables driver associates to substantially cut fuel costs and ensure on-time delivery.

So, no matter which division you prefer to operate at Newcomb, it gives you the ability to not only earn a living but to provide a better lifestyle than you ever thought possible.


At Newcomb, we know that independent contractors do more than drive a truck. You run your own business. That’s why our jobs for owner operators provide you with all of the support you need to reduce the hassle that comes with being your own boss. Newcomb Transportation reduces your expenses with discounts on fuel, tires and maintenance. Plus, Newcomb Transportation will even pay fuel surcharges on all dispatched miles—loaded or empty. Newcomb Transportation independent contractor trucking jobs also have great pay on consistent miles, ensuring your investment will really pay off.


DON’T OWN YOUR TRUCK, BUT WOULD LIKE TO TEST DRIVE BEING YOUR OWN BOSS?

It’s never been easier thanks to our new Newcomb Transportation Lease Purchase Program. Now you can lease a newer truck backed by a bumper-to-bumper, 30-day warranty. Click to learn more about our new Lease Purchase Program

Welcome to Newcomb Transportation Owner Operator Recruiting Department

18 wheels beneath you, one great company behind you

Are you interested in becoming an Owner Operator for Newcomb Transportation? If so, we are interested in hearing from you. Thanks to our many divisions and diverse operations, you, as an Owner Operator, have the flexibility of working for a division that suits your lifestyle. If you are interested in applying for a position, please call our Owner Operator Recruiting department 


Working as an Owner Operator for Newcomb Transportation is the perfect way to build a great career for the long haul. As the a stable and solid company in the truckload industry, Newcomb Transportation is able to give you the support you need to run your own business out on the road Call Us Today

As an industry leader, Newcomb Transportation strives to set the pace in everything we do. Offering Owner Operators, Fleet Owners and Lease Operators standard benefits is just one of the ways we strive to make lives better.

General Driver Qualifications

  • Have recent verifiable tractor trailer experience
  • Have a valid class (A) CDL
  • Be at least 21 years old
  • Meet DOT requirements
  • Pass a company physical & substance screening
  • Have stable verifiable work history
  • Have an acceptable driving record
  • Be able to perform duties of the job

Our Fleet Your Tractor

  • Be a recent model, no older than 5 years; but will accept older equipment if in excellent shape
  • Have a 275″ (or shorter) wheel base, fifth wheel not higher than 48″ and a stack height of at least 13’4″
  • Have a blind spot mirror, business-like paint color and custom equipment
  • Pass company visual inspection & meet Newcomb equipment requirements
  • Note: Newcomb doesn’t provides all flatbed equipment. Cash advance for some equipment will be available after 90 days of employment. Owner Operator provides headache rack
  • Must not weigh more than 19,000 pounds for Van Division with one-half tank fuel and 20,000 pounds for Flatbed Division

Owner Operator Must Provide

  • Tractor – Must pass Company inspection and meet Newcomb equipment requirement
  • Driver – Must be 21 years old with recent verifiable tractor-trailer experience and pass all other Werner and DOT requirements
  • Expenses – All operating and maintenance cost of equipment furnished by operator. Advance and settlement deductions available
  • Insurance – Proof of physical damage, bobtail and workers’ compensation insurance. Program available for purchase of this coverage at group rates
  • PL/PD and cargo provided with $500 deductible each. Trailer has $1000 deductible but maximum occurrence is $1,500
  • Physical damage insurance at 3.68% book value
  • Bobtail insurance at $35 per month
  • Licensing Paper – Copy of title in your name and bill of sale to show cost of tractor
  • Weight certificate – 2290 Schedule I, showing payment of highway use tax (current year)
  • Deposit – Bond Deposit of $500. (Will be deducted from settlements; Cash not required)

Teams/Trainers

Owner Operators can train their own drivers/employees and will also be allowed to train Company Students. Drivers for the owner operator must be qualified under Newcomb’s standards.

Medical/Dental

Newcomb Transportation offers medical and dental insurance coverage to Owner Operators, Fleet Owners and Lease Operators and their eligible dependents. Owner Operators, Fleet Owners and Lease Operators are eligible to enroll during the first 30 days of employment, the coverage becomes effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.

The medical coverage is a PPO (Preferred Provider Organization) medical insurance that permits you to obtain care and service from any provider you choose. The medical coverage includes prescription drug coverage. Owner Operators, Fleet Owners and Lease Operators, and their eligible dependents enrolled in the medical insurance are eligible for dental insurance.

Owner Operators, Fleet Owners and Lease Operators may elect medical insurance only, or medical and dental insurance.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska (BCBSNE) administers our health and dental insurance.

Vision

Newcomb Transportation offers vision coverage to Owner Operators, Fleet Owners and Lease Operators and their eligible dependents. Owner Operators, Fleet Owners and Lease Operators are eligible to enroll during the first 30 days of employment, the coverage becomes effective the first of the month following 30 days of employment.

There are two plan options available to choose from. Superior Vision offers a nationwide network of providers including many convenient and one-hour locations. Provider information is available on the web site: Superior Vision

Basic Life/Accidental Death And Dismemberment

If you participate in the health or health and dental plans through Newcomb Transportation, you will automatically receive a $7,500 basic term life and accidental death and dismemberment benefit. The basic term life insurance will double if death is due to an accident. This benefit becomes effective on the day that your health insurance starts.

Passenger Permits:

Many drivers enjoy having passengers ride with them. Newcomb also recognizes long periods away from home make it hard for drivers to spend as much time with their family as they would like. The Company has no objection to carrying a passenger as long as the Company is protected from liability in case of an accident or injury. In order to protect the Company’s interests, all riders must be covered by accident or health insurance. Drivers and passengers will also be required to consent to waiver and indemnity agreements. Please call a Driver Services Representative with any questions.

A rider’s passenger permit must be signed by a Newcomb safety director and must be carried on the truck at all times.

Cancellation of Passenger Permits:

Insurance premiums will be withheld from your paycheck every month or until the Company receives a cancellation form indicating the passenger is no longer riding with you. The form must be sent to the Omaha office. Insurance cannot be canceled over the phone. You can obtain this cancellation form from a Driver Services Representative.

Pet Permits:

The Newcomb Transportation encourages employees to be responsible pet owners. This means pets must not be allowed to damage Company or customer property. It also means pets must be kept under control at all times so they do not injure anyone.

Compensations:

Mileage Pay:

The Mileage Pay gives you the freedom to hit the road and drive. We’ll handle load assignments for you. That means you can focus on racking up miles, bringing home bigger settlements and making sure your small business is successful.

  • Your Tractor and Trailer: $1.02 cmp + 100% FSC
  • Your Tractor – Our Trailer: $0.94 cmp + 100% FSC

  • Solo Owner Operators will receive $1.02cpm (Loaded & Empty (All Miles) + FSC. 100% Fuel Surcharge Paid to the Driver. (base plates, insurance, fuel paid by the contractor)
  • Short-haul pay for loads under 300 miles; earn up to $1.65 per mile
  • Newcomb will deal with the freight paperwork so you can concentrate on your business making money
  • Any miles after 28,000 for the quarter we add $.05 per mile for that quarter
  • Fuel Purchase card with discount for in network purchases, available once requested. (Special fuel rebate might apply at selected suppliers)
  • If you want a Quick Pay option, we have that too. (A service charge will apply)

You don’t have to deal with trip-planning software or worry about assigning your own loads. Newcomb will take care of that, allowing you to focus on running your business. We have one of the largest freight bases in the industry, giving us the ability to optimize your loads and boost your bottom line.

 

Percentage Pay:

The Percentage Lease gives you control of your business and your bottom line. You select and manage your loads; you decide when and where you want to run. Newcomb’s only requirement is that you are safe and compliant at all times. Available for Newcomb dispatch only 50% of the time

  • Your Tractor and Trailer: 85% – 90% of freight revenue
  • Your Tractor – Our Trailer: 75% – 80% of freight revenue

  • Carriers receive 85% – 90% of the Gross Line-Haul Revenue with 100% of Fuel Surcharge included (base plates, insurance, fuel paid by the contractor)
  • Newcomb will deal with the freight paperwork so you can concentrate on your business making money
  • Fuel Purchase card with discount for in network purchases, available once requested. (Special fuel rebate might apply at selected suppliers)
  • If you want a Quick Pay option, we have that too. (A service charge will apply)

Owner-operators on the Percentage Pay can average revenue of $1000 + per day, depending how hard you want to run.

 Build YOUR business today!

 

Lease Purchase Pre-Qualification:

As a Newcomb Transportation Owner Operator, you’ll have choices you’ve probably never had before, independence.

Click on the image below for Fleet Owner Bonus information.

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Note:  Newcomb Owner-Operator program is among the best, versatile and very competitive in the trucking industry. To start your Owner-Operator process, fill out all the forms below. After your pre-qualification information approved, we’ll continue with the next step of your leasing process – Owner Agreement.

1. Driver Pre-Qualification Form

2. PSP Authorization (Pre-Employment Screening Program) 

3. Independent Contractors Application


For more information call: (855) 855-1285 ext. 101  Apply Now

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