Benefits of a Flatbed Owner Operator
When you become a Flatbed owner-operator, you are never alone. Owner-operators with Landstar are family and treated as such. Take control over your business, and gain the ability to choose your own hours, make the money you want and be 100% nonforced dispatch!
When you lease on with Landstar, you can begin hauling heavy equipment with little to no experience. To start flatbed hauling, all owner-operators with no experience must take a free two-day securement course. Landstar will provide this course free of charge along with lodging and food for all owner-operators. Also, if the only thing holding you back is because you do not have a trailer, no worries, Landstar has many different flatbed equipments readily available. The equipment Landstar has to offer includes:
- Over 1,300
Flatbed Owner Operator Salary and Savings
The gross revenue of a Landstar owner-operator is dependent upon the driver. Since Landstar is 100% nonforced dispatch, you are in control of your own success and revenue. Owner-operators are reimbursed depending on a percentage of revenue from their freight hauling. As hauling rates increase, so do your reimbursements. Landstar also gives flatbed owner-operators 100% of fuel surcharges and tarp fees.
Having full access to Landstar’s Load Board makes it easy for owner-operators to stay loaded and never miss a load. You have access to thousands of different freight available at any time. Also, you have the opportunity to receive Load Alerts, so you do not have to continuously search for loads using criteria to fit your specific needs. You enter the rate, location, equipment, dates,
Never miss a load. Finding freight has never been easier!
Owner Operator Requirements
- 23+ years old
- Class A CDL (Class A CDL or Class B CDL for Expedited)
- Hazmat endorsement
- One-year verifiable OTR experience (6 months verifiable OTR experience for Expedited or Hotshot)
- Verified safe driving history/record
- No DOT-recordable/preventable accident in the past 12 months
- No serious violations in the past 36 months, including reckless driving or careless endangerment
- No DUI in the past 60 months
- Felony and misdemeanor charges reviewed case-by-case
- No positive drug or alcohol tests
- Provide and maintain proper levels and types of approved insurance during your lease with Landstar
Landstar Owner-Operator = Freedom
As a Landstar flatbed owner-operator, you are in complete control of your success and weekly settlements. Landstar knows that flatbed trucking is in high demand, and we understand how important your business is to us. Landstar invites you to lease on as an owner-operator, and when you do, you partner up with the best!
The main reason I chose Landstar is the freedom, flexibility and stability. With over 10k owner operators, that speaks volumes,. They are an all around great company, I have no regrets.