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Owner Operator - Flatbed

Total Package Express, Inc. was founded in 1993 as a provider of interstate trucking services. Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, TPE quickly established itself as a premier corporation for the owner operator trucking community. With our expansive agency network, TPE covers the lower 48 states and Ontario, Canada. Our cargo typically includes general freight, metal sheets, coils and rolls, building materials and furniture.

Job Summary

Looking for motivated, dependable, and loyal owner operators/fleet drivers to be dispatched out of our Lake Station, IN office. This office services primarily flatbed equipment such as steel coils, skidded coils, and sheets out of South Chicago and Gary-Portage area. All business regional with OTR available at times.                                                           

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Must comply with all Total Package Express safety requirements including but not limited to pre & post trip inspections, proper cargo securement and timely reporting of incidents/violations
  • Must have an understanding of all state and federal DOT laws and regulations
  • Responsible for obtaining and turning in all necessary paperwork for settlement

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Must be at least 24 years of age and have a valid CDL Class A driver’s license
  • Must have minimum of 2 years experience with steel products within last 6 years
  • Must have current long form physical and medical card
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screening
  • Must pass Total Package Express review of FMCSA reports

Compensation and Benefits

  • Pays 75% of gross, 100% of fuel surcharge and all accessorial
  • Company pays and reports all fuel taxes (except 2290 Schedule 1)
  • Immediate pay option available upon Transflo of paperwork
  • No forced dispatch
  • Voluntary driver plate program
  • Comdata fuel discounts at participating truck stops
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