Many drivers dream of being an owner-operator. This career choice allows them to have more control and freedom with their daily responsibilities. However, not all owner-operator trucking jobs are the same. In general, owner-operators have two options — managing their own trucking operation or working with an already-established trucking company.
C&M Transport is proud to employ owner-operator truck drivers to perform our wide range of expedited services. Headquartered in Painesville, Ohio, and with 17 other locations, our team of drivers is tasked with covering the continental United States and Canada. To demonstrate our appreciation, C&M Transport strives to be one of the best owner-operator trucking companies to work for. Find out more about the advantages of joining our winning team.
Running a Small Trucking Company vs. Driving for C&M Transport
Being your own boss sounds great, but it’s important to remember the work required of these drivers. For instance, owner-operators who run their own business are responsible for the entire operation. Running a trucking business entails finding loads, managing operating expenses, employing other staff, hauling goods and products safely, maintaining the fleet, making earnings decisions, and many more tasks.
Owner-operators who drive for C&M Transport don’t need to stress over any of those decisions, as we handle all the administrative tasks and dispatching. This allows you to focus on getting loads to customers safely and efficiently.
A Driver’s Company
Founded in 1991, C&M Transport has grown to be an exceptional and respectable carrier of expedited freight, earning a great reputation in the industry. As the growing trend of expedited freight among shippers and consignees looks to continue, C&M Transport is proud to be at the forefront.
C&M Transport is a trucking company run by people who began their careers as road drivers. We believe this unique perspective, along with deep knowledge and experience, allows us to better serve our customers and our drivers.
We understand the life and work of road drivers, which is why we are dedicated to making C&M Transport a great place to work for owner-operators. We are pleased to offer our owner-operator drivers the following advantages:
We Pay for Expenses
One of the biggest drawbacks to being an independent truck driver is paying for every expense out of your pocket. Should any unexpected issues with transportation equipment occur, it falls on the independent contractor to take care of necessary maintenance expenses.
Drivers who operate their own trucking businesses will also need to pay for diesel fuel out of their company budget. Over time, these expenses add up, potentially preventing you from investing in more profitable opportunities.
When driving for C&M Transport, we have you covered. We take care of all driver expenses, including diesel fuel, maintenance and repair costs, permit fees, and more. Additionally, drivers aren’t expected to pay any upfront costs when signing on with our team.
The Lowest Deadhead Miles in the Industry
For truck drivers, deadhead miles can feel daunting. Deadhead miles refer to the number of miles a driver goes with an empty load, usually returning to home base or driving to a new destination to pick up a load. We make it a point to assign drivers low deadhead miles. Conversely, we are pleased to offer drivers the best-loaded miles in the industry.
Dispatch Available 24/7
At C&M Transport, we understand life on the road calls for long routes and even longer days. Unlike some other professions, working hours for truck drivers can go well past sundown. We want our drivers to know we have their backs. We offer constant support with dispatch available at any hour of any day of the week. We also offer our drivers no forced dispatch.
As a driver’s company, we continuously look for new, innovative ways to make C&M Transport an even better choice for owner-operator trucking jobs. We are happy to give all our employees a voice by instituting an open-door policy. Drivers are encouraged to speak up when they see an area needing improvement. Looking into every suggestion, we take all that’s brought to our attention into careful consideration and then decide the best course of action.
A Variety of Hauls
Because C&M Transport has 17 additional locations and serves clients throughout the country, drivers may be tasked with a variety of hauls, including:
- Milk runs: Transportation routes with multiple stops
- Local deliveries: Deliveries that require only a short distance of travel
- Long hauls: Deliveries where drivers are required to travel longer distances
- Sprinter van deliveries: Smaller hauls for quick deliveries
- Team trucks: Routes where drivers work together to deliver freight
Apply To Join Our Owner-Operator Trucking Company
For those who wish to pursue their career in owner-operator trucking, drivers are wanted at C&M Transport. We are always on the hunt for dedicated truck drivers to fill open positions, from long haul to sprinter van jobs. Our owner-operator fleet performs a wide range of routes, including long hauls and local deliveries. Those interested in driving for one of the best owner-operator trucking companies to work for can contact us or apply today for open owner-operator trucking jobs.