Texas-based Central Freight Lines (No. 108 on the CCJ Top 250) has announced the creation of a new division for owner-operator teams called the Expedited Elite Fleet.
To fill the team spots in this new division, the company is contracting team drivers in Fontana, Calif.; Houston; Atlanta; and Orlando, Fla.
“Central Freight Lines is excited to expand our fleet to add this new division for owner-operator teams,” said Betsy Waldrop, recruiting director for Central Freight Lines. “We’re pairing a pay increase and excellent miles with solid freight lanes drivers can rely on.”
The different runs include
Teams in the new division will earn $1.15 base pay plus fuel surcharge. They can also expect dedicated lanes, terminal-to-terminal runs, two coast-to-coast options, and 5,000 miles or more per week.
The Houston to Orlando and Houston to Charlotte runs have weekend home time and the southern runs have convenient routes along I-10 and I-20.
Interested owner-operators must be at least 23 years old, have a minimum of one year OTR tractor-trailer driving experience and have a valid Class A CDL with hazmat, doubles/triples and tanker endorsements.
Central Freight Lines is a less-than-truckload carrier based in based in Waco, Texas.