Drivers Owner Operators DRY VAN or FLATBED or STEP DECK

Drive for Meadow Lark

At Meadow Lark, you are a part of the family.

Never be known as a number – only by your name.

Are you interested in an owner operator job that treats you like an individual?

In our owner operator program, you’ll be able to choose your home time, access dedicated lanes, and receive personal support and training. Additionally, our drivers don’t compete against each other – Meadow Lark drivers are treated equally internally.

And our program can increase your earnings, too. The sign on process is expedited to get you on the road right away, and once you’ve joined the program you can expect consistent weekly pay, bonus opportunities, and discounts.

Other benefits include health insurance options, safety training, and a personal dispatcher who cares about your individual success. Keep reading for the full list of benefits available through our owner operator program.

  • ACCESS TO 70,000+ SHIPMENTS ANNUALLY
  • SET YOUR HOME TIME
  • OVER 20 MILLION PAID MILES LAST YEAR

Dedicated Lanes

Personal Dispatcher

Various Awards

24/7 Support

Safety Compliance

Fuel Card Program

Discounts, Tires, Fuel

Training Program

Weekly Pay

Health Insurance Options

Expedited Sign-On

MEADOW LARK HIRES PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS

When you apply with Meadow Lark, you have options!
Tell us where you’d like to run, your home time needs, and your specialties.

DRIVER REQUIREMENTS

  • At least 23 years old
  • 24 total months of CDL Class A driving experience
  • A minimum of 18 months in the last 3 years
  • Flatbed drivers need 1 full year of flatbed, step deck, or RGN experience within the last 3 years.
  • Maximum of 8 moving violations in the last 3 years
  • No more than one at-fault accident in the last 3 years
  • No DUI/DWI in the last 7 years

You’ve logged the miles, gained the experience, and maintained a good driving record.
Enjoy the lifestyle you’ve earned! Meadow Lark offers professional, experienced Owner Operator drivers the great pay, benefits, paid time off, and flexibility that experience gets you.

PAYGet paid weekly

DRY VAN
  • 65 % of 98% the line haul and 100% fuel surcharge (2% off the line haul for Insurance Surcharge)
  • No trailer rent
  • $100 per week for Omni, Occ Acc and Bobtail –OR‐ $150 per week if you also need plates
  • Physical damage will depend on the value of the truck
  • $25 per week for fuel tax
  • $50 per week for maintenance escrow
  • $100 per week for Hardware Deposit Capped out at $1000 (For Camera, Transflo, ECT)
  • All deductions will be deferred till Sunday of your 2nd week

--- OR ---

  • 72% of 98% the line haul and 100% fuel surcharge (2% off the line haul for Insurance Surcharge)
  • Trailer rent (most are $215 per week)
  • $100 per week for Omni, Occ Acc and Bobtail –OR‐ $150 per week if you also need plates
  • Physical damage will depend on the value of the truck
  • $25 per week for fuel tax
  • $50 per week for maintenance escrow
  • $100 per week for Hardware Deposit Capped out at $1000 (For Camera, Transflo, ECT)
  • All deductions will be deferred till Sunday of your 2nd week
FLATBED
  • 67% of 98% the line haul and 100% fuel surcharge (2% off the line haul for Insurance Surcharge)
  • No trailer rent
  • $100 per week for Omni, Occ Acc and Bobtail –OR‐ $150 per week if you also need plates
  • Physical damage will depend on the value of the truck
  • $25 per week for fuel tax
  • $50 per week for maintenance escrow
  • $100 per week for Hardware Deposit Capped out at $1000 (For Camera, Transflo, ECT)
  • All deductions will be deferred till Sunday of your 2nd week

--- OR ---

  • 75% of 98% the line haul and 100% fuel surcharge (2% off the line haul for Insurance Surcharge
  • Will have trailer rent ($250)
  • $100 per week for Omni, Occ Acc and Bobtail –OR‐ $150 per week if you also need plates
  • Physical damage will depend on the value of the truck
  • $25 per week for fuel tax
  • $50 per week for maintenance escrow
  • $100 per week for Hardware Deposit Capped out at $1000 (For Camera, Transflo, ECT)
  • All deductions will be deferred till Sunday of your 2nd week
STEP DECK
  • 75% of 98% the line haul and 100% fuel surcharge (2% off the line haul for Insurance Surcharge)
  • Will have trailer rent ($425)
  • $100 per week for Omni, Occ Acc and Bobtail –OR‐ $150 per week if you also need plates
  • Physical damage will depend on the value of the truck
  • $25 per week for fuel tax
  • $50 per week for maintenance escrow
  • $100 per week for Hardware Deposit Capped out at $1000 (For Camera, Transflo, ECT)
  • All deductions will be deferred till Sunday of your 2nd week
BONUSES
  • $5,000 Sign on Bonus
    $500 at 6 months + $1,000 at 1 year + $1,500 at 2 years + $2,000 3 years
  • Driver Referral Bonus
    $2,500 = $100 at 1st dispatch + $200 at 30 days + $200 at 60 days + $1,000 at 1 year + $1,000 at 2 years.
  • Safety Jackpot
    includes monthly drawing of all clean inspections, HOS rules, and follows all Safety Standards. Jackpot can include TVs, cash prizes, etc.
LEASE-TO-PURCHASE PROGRAM
  • 2017 Freightliner
  • Brand New Tires
  • New Mattress
  • 1 Year Freightliner Warranty
  • 30 Day Bumper to Bumper
  • Automatic and Manuals
  • All Trucks will have APU
  • Trucks Delivered to Orientation Locations
BENEFITS
  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance options
  • We tailor the lane and home time to you.
  • We’re pet friendly and have passenger insurance available.

Contact Meadow Lark Driver Recruiting for the job, company, and lifestyle you’ve earned!
877-590-5450

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