Carrier One is Currently Seeking Flatbed Owner Operators in Your Area!

100% Owner Operator, 100% Flatbed. 80% of Line Haul and 100% of Fuel Surcharge and accessorials paid to you! Don’t let the Mega-Carriers pay you less!

Carrier One is looking to partner with the most professional, qualified flatbed drivers in your area for immediate driving opportunities.

With the entire Carrier One team behind you – you’ll have all the tools and resources you need to run your own business successfully.

How You’re Paid:

  • 80% of Line-Haul, 100% of Fuel Surcharge, and all other accessorials to start
  • Line-Haul percentage increases with tenure to a maximum of 82%
  • Huge fuel discounts, saving you up to $25,000 per year!

Contractors at Carrier One are compensated based on a fixed percentage (80% to start) of the line-haul, and 100% of Fuel Surcharge, and all other accessorials, such as tarp pay, stop-offs, detention, layover, and TONU pay.  As rates increase, so does your compensation.

In addition, with our longevity bonus program, the longer you stay, the more you get paid with annual percentage increases up to 82%.

What You’ll Haul:

The Carrier One fleet transports a variety of flatbed products, including

  • Steel of all types
  • Steel coils (A large percentage of our freight involves steel coils)
  • Building materials/products
  • Machinery/Heavy Equipment
  • Some Over Dimensional freight as well

Where and How You’ll Run:

  • Our freight network is primarily East of the Rockies. Your recruiting adviser partners with our operations team to provide details on your specific area.
  • We are 100% NON-FORCED dispatch, and with a fleet of 100% Owner Operators, you can rest assured you’re never competing with company drivers for freight.
  • Our drivers get the added benefits of personal attention that mega carriers just can’t match with a 25 to 1 Driver to Fleet Manager ratio. Don’t talk to a Qualcomm unit, talk to your Fleet Manager
  • Home time varies based upon where you live in our freight network. Some drivers are home weekly while others are home every 3-4 weeks.

Owner Operator Details – Bring Your Own Truck!
  • Start with $1,250 in your maintenance fund!
  • Accepting Trucks that pass DOT inspection and accept ELD
  • New Insurance Options for Owner Operators!
    • Cargo-Liability Insurance paid by Carrier One
    • Group rate purchase options for Physical Damage Insurance (3.8% of truck value)
    • Non-Trucking Liability Insurance is available for $10/week
  • Base Plate Program 4% of truck value annually
  • Lease trailers available for Owner Ops
  • Trailer Rental Available (48’ or 53’ flatbeds) with no payment for 2 weeks or bring your own
  • Access to National Accounts for Discounted Tires and Maintenance
  • Health Insurance Options via a partnership with True North/True Choices program
  • Open Fuel Card with access to fuel discount network

Lease Purchase – No Truck? No Problem!
  • $0 Down with lease terms ranging from 18-24 months
  • Get you first TWO truck payments FREE
  • 2018 or newer Peterbilt & Kenworth Tractors Available for Lease
  • Access to National Accounts for Discounted Tires and Maintenance
  • Trailer Rental Available
  • Health Insurance Options via a partnership with True North/True Choices program
  • Open Fuel Card with access to fuel discount network

How to Qualify:

  • Have 12 Months of Verifiable OTR Experience in the Last 3 Years
  • Have 6 months of flatbed experience.
  • Don’t have flatbed experience? Carrier One offers on-site, hands-on securement training for Owner Operators
  • Be 23 Years of Age or Older
  • Possess Current Class A CDL
  • Live within our freight network
  • Must have current DOT Physical (not set to expire within 6 months of Orientation Date)
  • For Lease Purchase drivers – credit approval via our partner leasing company, Windland Leasing (please note: approval is not purely tied to credit score only. Windland uses a unique set of criteria that is not solely based upon your credit score, ask a recruiter for details)


For every year after four, the contractor receives 2% of revenue generated in the last 12 months.
Example: $325,000 Gross Revenue Generated with a 2% Bonus = $6,500 Yearly Longevity Bonus

Stay with Carrier One…
(increase applied to revenue generated in last 12 months)

  • One year
    to earn .5% of revenue.
  • Two years
    to earn 1% of revenue.
  • Three years
    to earn 1.5% of revenue.
  • Four years
    to earn 2% of revenue.

Build your story at Carrier One; where honor, integrity, and trust have made a comeback. 

Submit your application today!

The lease purchase program is offered by our preferred partner, Windland Leasing, and they provide any information contained herein. Lease Purchase terms are subject to change without notice.