Job Description Job Description: 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) For a limited time, as we position ourselves to grow our fleet following several customer awards: - $2,000 Sign On Bonus - Realistic, quick, payout schedule - Includes $$ after your first load to help offset transition costs. 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's - 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 3 rd 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
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