INDEPENDENCE, IT’S WHY YOU CHOSE TO BE AN OWNER OPERATORDaily Express knows the needs of owner operators and has a leading position among specialized oversized load carriers.
Owner Operator Pay:
- Get 70% of Gross + $4k Bonus with our famous “Runners Award“!
- 100% of Fuel Surcharges
- Take 50% Advances on every load
- Quick “Daily Pay” on load settlements
- What we haul: Legal loads, oversize loads, and super loads. Wind Energy Products, Nacelles, Windmill Towers, Windmill Blades, Construction Equipment, Machinery, Agricultural Equipment, Mining Equipment, Cranes, Boilers, Military Hardware, Industrial Machinery, Air Handling Equipment, Tanks, Fabricated Structures, Buildings…
Coordinated Dispatch: No Brokers- No agents! You work with one person for all loads. Daily Express provides each Contractor with a personal freight coordinator. Your Coordinator’s objectives are to increase your miles, loaded ratio, earnings per mile, and preplan loads.
Daily Express Load Board: In addition to your Coordinator, you will have access to our exclusive online load board for additional exposure to freight options.
We’ve developed a 3-tiered fleet for owner operators with opportunities that match your expertise.
- Open Deck Machinery: If you like to run, you’ll run hard under our open deck machinery division pulling 2-axle RGN trailers hauling all types of equipment and machinery.
- Specialized: The standard for specialized and oversize hauling moving equipment, machinery, wind energy products and other unique loads.
- Special Equipment: Our elite team of 4-axle tractors hauling the most challenging freight in America! Call 800-669-6414 to discuss where you fit in.
Owner Operator Benefits
Safety: PROTECT YOUR CSA SCORE! Daily Express has one of the best safety records in the industry. Our Safety Task Force stresses the importance of legal and safe operation to ensure our drivers will never have to do anything that will jeopardize their driving future or safety record.Support and Stability: We have been in business for over 85 years. Daily Express personnel are great people to work with and we have the best and most experienced staff in the business.
Daily Express Owner Operator Benefits:
- Plate Program offers 120,000#, 200,000#, or 250,000# weight apportioned IRP plates!
- Fuel Permits Provided
- Cargo and Liability Insurance Provided
- Paid Tolls on all oversize loads and most legal loads
- Company Paid Oversize Permits- We buy the permits. Permits do not come out of your pay!
- Company Paid Escort Cars- We arrange escorts. Escort costs do not come out of your pay!
- Load paperwork scanning for quick pay!
- Comdata advance and deep discount fuel card
- Free Tractor Inspections
- No Workmans comp or Occupational accident fees!
- We provide private hotel and meals at orientation
|Part Number (Site)||Description|
|6886 DHCVTT (Resell Parts)||RACK 1 CENTER CAB|
|MCG-6880T-100000 (Resell Parts)||RACK, CAB W/CENTER CAB.|
|BTF (Resell Parts)||TOOL BOX, IN FRAME|
|TS-21 Bungee Cord (Resell Parts)||Rubber 21″|
|G70BC375X20DOM (Resell Parts)||3/8″X20′ USA GRADE 70 CHAIN|
|20 X 20 AIR BAG (Resell Parts)||20 X 20 TARP|
|DRX – 15 (Resell Parts)||15,000 WLL 1/2 – 5/8 Ratchet Binder|
|R7530CE (Resell Parts)||3 INCH 30 FOOT STRAP ASSM|
|DAS-GP5004 (Resell Parts)||3/8X50′ TIRE INFLATER KIT|
|G70BC500x10G/SDO (Resell Parts)||1/2″ X 10′ GRADE 70 CHAIN WITH SLP|
|30 X 30 AIRBAG (Resell Parts)||30X30 LITE WEIGHT|
|DTT-2 (Resell Parts)||12,000 WLL 3/8 – 1/2 ratchet binder|
|313828 (Resell Parts)||RACK, CAB|
|24X24 Hole in One (Resell Parts)||Stick Flag HEAVY|
|DE23 (Resell Parts)||MESH OD 18 X 84 Sign|
|UK-22 (Resell Parts)||UBOLT KIT|
|ERB-17969 SAFETY GLASSES (Resell Parts)||SAFETY GLASSES|
|USED Rack Head (Resell Parts)||USED|
|PROTECTOR 3 X 6 WINSHIELD (Resell Parts)||FOAM FILLED Windshield Protector|
|MK-22 (Resell Parts)||U BOLT KIT 22″ – RACK|
|7980A (Resell Parts)||Single Large LED Strobe|
|KS1509 Safety Vest (Resell Parts)||CLASS 2 VEST|
|FB1-R Hat Hard, Ratchet . (Resell Parts)||FULL BRIM. GREEN|
|5/8 SLP A63 (Resell Parts)||5/8″ SLP HOOK ORANGE|
|11-0198 (Resell Parts)||KING PIN LOCK|
|R7501CE (Resell Parts)||3 INCH RATCHET WITH SHORT STRAP|
|Exhaust Cover (Resell Parts)||VERY LARGE BLACK|
|5411635 (Resell Parts)||1″ 8.5 TON GAL. SHACKLE US MADE|
|A-22 18 x 84 Resell Parts (Resell Parts)||Soft 18 X 84 OD Sign|
|G80SLPWL (Resell Parts)||3/8 th SLIP HOOK GR8|
|T9641435 Shackle (Resell Parts)||1.25″ Shackel US MADE|
|TAPE100 (Resell Parts)||Tape measure 100ft|
|AH-REDSTICK-V2 (Resell Parts)||15 foot Height Pole|
|5411435 Shackle (Resell Parts)||7/8″ Grade 7 Shack US MADE|
|4664 (Resell Parts)||Fire Extinguisher ABC|
|24X24 Gromet (Resell Parts)||RAG Flag RED|
|G70CS500i (Resell Parts)||1/2″ G70 SLIP HOOK CE|
|4020 PAD UNDERFOOT (Resell Parts)||RACK PAD RUBBER|
|R2720SH (Resell Parts)||1″ BY 20′ STRAP|
|R100CE (Resell Parts)||4″ RATCHET WITH SHORT STRAP & CE|
|430CE (Resell Parts)||4″ Strap ONLY with CE|
|1/2 GHCE (Resell Parts)||1/2 GRAB HOOK|
|G70CS375I (Resell Parts)||3/8″ SLIP HOOK GRADE 70|
|FAMILY (Resell Parts)||ECCO Replacement Lens|
|G70CG375i (Resell Parts)||3/8th GRAB HOOK CE|
|JAK-1005 (Resell Parts)||Safety Triangle Kit|
|ANC43795-15-30 (Resell Parts)||Strap, 4″ x 27′|
|MT71142 (Resell Parts)||LEVEL|
|DC357I REPAIR LINK (Resell Parts)||3/8 Repair Coated Link|
|AH-RS-HOOK (Resell Parts)||HOOK FOR HIEGHT POLE|
|18X84 INCH (Resell Parts)||Hard 18 X 84 OD Sign|
|20 X 20 18 OZ TARP (Resell Parts)||20 X 20 18OZ VINYL TARP|
|330CE (Resell Parts)||3 INCH STRAP WITH CE (STRAP ONLY)|
|5412435 (Resell Parts)||1.50″ GAL. SHACKLE US MADE|
|AH-REDSTICK-20 (Resell Parts)||20 FOOT HIEGHT POLE|
|ECCO 5580 CA (Resell Parts)||LED MINI STROBE BAR|
|ExhaustCover (Resell Parts)||Small|
|FZA300C (Resell Parts)||QUICK FLAG ASSM -WHIP KIT|
|FZR300C (Resell Parts)||QUICK FLAG REFILL|
|MRR20 (Resell Parts)||MIRROR MOUNT FOR LIGHT|
|MSQMB101 (Resell Parts)||QUICK FLAG MOUNT ONLY|
|R75030CE (Resell Parts)||STRAP ONLY|
InsuranceOwner Operators get huge discounts on truck insurance. We offer the lowest insurance rates in the industry. Let us save you money every month. Call us for a quote! 800-669-6414
- Physical Damage- Comp and Collision This coverage is designed specifically for Daily Express Contractors with discount rates and low deductibles with a quarterly dividend based on fleet safety. The historical insurance dividend pays you back 41% of your annual premium! Call 800-669-6414 for quote!
- Non-Trucking- Bobtail/Deadhead Monthly Premium: $45
- Tie-Down Equipment Coverage For a few dollars more you can insure your headache rack, chains, binders, tarps, and straps. Monthly Premium: $5.50 *Physical damage insurance is required to get this coverage.
- Accident Insurance Occupational accident for Independent Contractors. Monthly Premium: $60
- Health Insurance Independent Contractors leased to Daily Express now have access to Health Insurance through Universal Truckers Benefit Association that is compliant under the Affordable Health Care Act. Call 800-669-6414 for details.
- Individual Major Medical Insurance
- ACA Compliant Plans / Many Plan Options
- Direct Pay Only
- Hospital Indemnity Insurance
- Pays Hospital and Outpatient Benefits Direct
- Life Insurance
- Up To $150,000 Guaranteed Acceptance
- Disability Insurance
- Protect Your Income/Up to $6000 Month
- Dental and Vision Insurance
- Any Dentist /$10 Eye Exams
- CallMD – Access to Doctors 24/7; phone, video, e-consults for $35 copay
- AeroFlow Sleep Apnea – Discounts for Sleep Apnea testing and treatment
- Delta Community Credit Union membership – IRAs, Checking, Savings, Low-Cost Loans
- Wellness Benefits – Gym membership, Vitamin/ Nutrition discounts, etc.
- RXCut Prescription Discount Card– 15%-80% Savings
- Hotel Discounts– Motel 6 =10% Discount
- Plus Much More!
QualificationsWe require a superior safety record and closely examine each applicant’s experience and qualifications.
- 12 months of recent, verifiable, OTR or Regional experience with a semi-tractor
- 6 months of verifiable flatbed, stepdeck, or lowboy trailer experience.
- Oversize load experience is preferred, but not required. We examine recent, verifiable oversize load experience prior to qualifying new drivers to pull over-dimensional loads and specialized trailers. Our Safety Department qualifies each applicant for specialized trailers and specific oversize load dimensions based on their proven background and recent, verifiable experience.
- CDL issued by your home state.
- Triples Endorsement and LCV certification are required to pull multi-axle trailer combinations.
- No more than 3 moving violations during the 36 month period prior to the date of application- or
- No more than 2 preventable “at-fault” accidents and more than 1 moving violation during the 36 month period prior to the date of application- or
- No more than 2 moving violations and 1 preventable “at-fault” accident during the 36 month period prior to the date of application.