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Solo Owner Operator, CDL A

Forward Air

This is a Full-time position in Fresno, CA posted June 19, 2021.

Forward Air LTL:Who is Forward Air?Why would a Solo Owner Operator consider leasing on to Forward Air’s OTR LTL program?Well, for starters – Our recruiters are forced to sing their choice of “Single Ladies” by Beyonce or “Free Bird” by Lynyrd Skynyrd if caught giving ANY bad information to a prospective driver. If it happens again, they are required to get a jail-style tattoo of their boss on their bicep. All kidding aside, our team is laser-focused on describing what makes Forward Air’s LTL opportunity DIFFERENT than the gimmicky opportunities with other carriers. Remember – their crappy door signs probably leave a bunch of sticky goo on your beautiful truck. Our door signs don’t typically get peeled off very often (if you know what I’m saying – see retention bullet point below)The Opportunity: Run from coast to coast (Or on a national/regional dedicated if available) from Forward Air location to Forward Air location, with our lightly loaded dry van trailers, and turn your truck into a revenue-generating machine!Here are the difference maker’sMiles: Solo 3,000 / week ; Teams 6,000 / weekRate:* Solo OOs – $1.20 Loaded ; $1.07 Empty* Minimum: $207,000 Annually* Sign-On Bonus: Bonuses are completely paid out in the first year. First payout is with their first load.* Solo – $4,000* Compensation* ALL Miles paid. Empty, Loaded.* All Tolls, Bridges and scales are Paid and/or reimbursed* Per-mile compensation is in the top 10% of the industry* Don’t get stuck in the spot market planning your loads, hauling complicated low margin freight, and moving for free.* The Forward Air network is unmatched.* Run from Forward Air Terminal to Forward Air Terminal* 99.9% No Touch, Drop & Hook Freight. Pull the pin and go.* SO CONSISTENT!* Stop being treated like a stranger at docks & guard shacks. You’re always @ home!* Parking for our drivers is a priority at our locations* Showers & Laundry at multiple terminals* Run our trailers & Save fuel with an average trailer weight of 26,000 pounds* Average trailer age 2019* Average load weight 26,000 pounds is a result of the nature of our LTL business* Our Fuel per-gallon rebates are CRAZY! Anywhere from $0.05 to $1.00 per gallon! (Average $0.40 – $0.60 per gallon)* Industry best miles per week average.* The scheduled Expedited nature of our freight keeps you MOVING* 2,500+ mile average* Dedicated Opportunities available – put your name in as new lanes are built.* Real dedicated unlike other carriers that cancel legs of dedicated routes routinely* Culture* Join one of the largest fleets of OTR drivers in the US.* Are you a Veteran? No matter your branch, we salute you, recognize you, and invite you to identify and participate in our charitable cause – Operation: Forward Freedom* Operation: Forward Freedom includes several community-based activities supporting veterans & Also raises over 250k/yr that goes 100% to supporting disable veterans.* Every year we give away a brand new Jeep Wrangler and other consolation prizes as part of our reward program for safe drivers* Also encouraging safe driving is the $250 per driver, per quarter bonus.* No better support team* Our annualized turnover is under 30%, over 60% lower than the industry normal* Dedicated Driver Support team has your back. The best in the Biz.* Weekly home time for most domiciles, if you desire* The new Forward Ten4 app allows you to manage your business and truck from the road. Available in the Apple and Android app stores* Pet Friendly* Fleet owners/multiple truck owners receive an uncapped increased rate per mile on all trucks through our Fleet Forward program. Ask us for more info!* Lease purchase program Available (Programs are available through 3rd party vendors)Earning Potential:* Earn up to $250,000/ year(*Earning potential and per mile rate, and includes $0.02 on all miles for hazmat and $0.02 for truck 5 years or newer -. Earning estimate is for 46 weeks and includes adjustment for empty miles and FSC as of last update*)Qualifications:* Class A CDL required* One year verifiable experience in last three years, two years in the last five years, or three years in the last ten years©2020 Forward Air.*All statements and requirements defined in this advertisement are for marketing purposes only. Actual revenue, bonuses, benefits & opportunities may vary from the advertised rates depending on division and the individual driver’s qualifications and experience. Leasing & financing options are through a third party financing company not legally affiliated with Forward Air