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Why TU

 

Superload Company Drivers Receive:

  • STABILITY! T-U has more than 50 years in business
    • T-U was named one of ACT's TRANSPORT 50 in 2014 and 2015!
  • Base Pay 27% of Linehaul (based on 100% of Linehaul billed)
    • T-U Superload Company Drivers earned $86,000 on average in 2015. This is an equivalent of $1.62 per mile (all miles)!
  • Draw Program option after 90 days.
  • Detention 25%
    • T-U's top earning Company Driver earned more than $1,300 in detention pay in 2015!
  • 50% Tarp Pay
    • T-U's top earning Company Driver earned nearly $4,000 in tarp fees alone in 2015!
  • Per Deim Pay
  • Pre-planned Loads
  • Flexible Home Time
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Referral, Roadside Inspection, Safety and Fuel Economy Incentives
    • T-U's top earning Company Driver earned $7,000 in safety incentives alone in 2015!
    • T-U's top earning Company Driver earned $450 in fuel incentives in 2015!
  • $80 Per Month Cell Phone Reibursement
  • Individual or Family Health Insurance options
  • Retirement Plan
  • Late Model Peterbilts & Western Stars
  • Pedigree Technologies mobile resource management
    • Every driver will be provided a tablet, in-cab scanner and in-cab printer
  • Prepass/EZ-Pass
  • Excellent Safety Rating
  • Driver-friendly Lease-Purchase program eligibility at 180 days
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    Superload Owner-Operators Receive:

  • STABILITY! T-U has more than 50 years in Business
    • T-U was named one of ACT's TRANSPORT 50 in 2014 and 2015!
  • Base pay 75% of billed linehaul (up to 78% when Pulling Your Trailer)
    • T-U Superload Owner-Operators earned $210,000 on average in 2015! This is the equivalent of $2.46/mile (all miles)!
  • "Driving for Green" rewards program with thousands of brand-named items from which to choose.
  • T-U Trailer Rental at Percentage of Linehaul (Depends on # of Trailer Axles)
  • Stopoff and Detention Pay
  • 100% Fuel Surcharge
    • T-U Owner-Operators earned more than $27,000 on average in 2015!
    • Our Top earning Owner-Operator earned almost $34,000 in 2015!
  • 100% Tarp Pay
    • T-U Superload Owner-Operators earned nearly $6,000 on average in tarp fees alone in 2015!
  • Fuel Discount Program (Avg. $0.35 Per Gallon)
    • As a company, our drivers saved more than $250,000 in 2015 by fueling within our network!
  • Generous Daily Fuel Allowance on T-Chek Fuel Card
  • Linehaul Advances
  • Paid Permits
  • Base Plate Prgram
  • Pedigree Technologies mobile resource management
  • Weekly Settlements
  • Tire, Equipment and Maintenance Discounts
  • No Forced Dispatch
  • Referral, Roadside Inspection and Safety Incentives
    • Our TOP earning Owner-Operator earned nearly $5,000 in safety incentives alone in 2015!
  • AFLAC Insurance Program
  • PrePass
  • Excellent Safety Rating
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    Frequently Asked Questions:

     

    Superload Company Drivers

     

  • How much money can I make?
    • It depends on your experience level and capabilities
      • T-U's top producing Superload Company Driver earned over $90,000 in 2015!
      • On a rate/mile basis, our top producing Superload Company Driver hit $1.89/mile (all miles) in 2015!
  • How often will I be home?
    • Normally every 2 - 3 weeks, but may vary when doing "project work".

  • Do I have to tarp?
    • Yes, the majority of our loads will require tarping
      • T-U's top earning driver earned over $11,000 in tarp fees alone in 2015!

  • What kind of trucks do you have?
    • Our Company Superload Division drivers run late model Peterbilts and Western Stars
  • How much “sitting” is there?
    • As little as possible, we strive to have all units preplanned for their next move.

  • Where do you run?
    • Our Superload Division runs 48 states and Canada

  • Do you have electronic logs?
    • Yes. All Drivers are required to use electronic logs.

  • Do I have to go to Canada or Mexico?
    • Mexico, No. Canada, No, although doing so may present potential for increased earnings.

  • Are the truck speeds governed?
    • Company trucks are set to 65 mph

  • Do you have fuel cards?
    • Yes, T-Chek Cards
      • The daily fuel limit is set to 250 gallons or $800.00 whichever comes first

  • Can I get an advance?
    • Yes, Company Drivers can receive $150 per week

  • Do you haul wind components?
    • Yes.

  • Do you have a “Rider” program?
    • Yes, for $22.00/month you can have a passenger older than 14 years old. See Safety to sign up.

  • Is it “Forced Dispatch”?
    • Company Drivers are preplanned.

  • Do you have customer freight?
    • Yes, our focus is customer freight. We have been around since 1964 and have a large customer base.

  • Do you have a “Pet program”?  
    • Yes, Company Drivers require a security deposit of $1000.00
    • *Note - We do a lot of work for the Department of Defense as well as freight pickups from the ports. Keep in mind that these customers, among others, may not allow pets on-site

  • Do you have benefits?
    • Yes, all drivers are eligible for safety, recruiting and our Driving for Green incentives, among others. Company drivers receive paid time off, health insurance assistance and a retirement program.
      • One of our safest company drivers earned nearly $7,000 last year in safety incentives!
      • T-U issued the equivalent of over $33,000 in Driving for Green points in 2015!

  • Are Superloads posted on load boards?
    • No, our Superload business is controlled by the T-U Superload Department and does not flow to the public load boards

  • Do you have Direct Deposit?
    • Yes, Company drivers are paid by Direct Deposit or check.

  • How often will I get paid?
    • Company drivers are paid every other week, as long as paperwork is received by each Monday 8am
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    Superload Owner Operators

     

  • How much money can I make?
    • It depends on your experience level and capabilities.
      • T-U's top producing Superload Owner Operator earned nearly $260,000 in 2015!
      • On a rate/mile basis, our top producing Superload Owner Operator hit $2.99/mile (all miles) in 2015!
  • How often will I be home?
    • Normally every 2 - 3 weeks, but may vary when doing "project work".

  • Do I have to tarp?
    • Yes, the majority of our loads will require tarping
      • Our top earning driver earned over $11,000 in tarp fees alone in 2015!

  • How much “sitting” is there?
    • As little as possible, we strive to have all units preplanned for their next move.

  • Where do you run?
    • Our Superload Division runs 48 states and Canada

  • Do you have electronic logs?
    • Yes. All drivers are required to use electronic logs.

  • Do you have a requirement for model year of tractor?
    • Yes. All tractors (engine) must be model year 2000 or newer.

  • Do I have to go to Canada or Mexico?
    • Mexico, No. Canada, No, although doing so may present potential for increased earnings.

  • Do you have fuel cards?
    • Yes, T-Chek Cards
      • The daily fuel limit is set to 250 gallons or $800.00 whichever comes first

  • Can I get an advance?
    • Yes, Owner Operators can receive 5% of line haul after loading.

  • Do haul wind components?
    • Yes.

  • Do you have a “Rider” program?
    • Yes, for $22.00/month you can have a passenger older than 14 years old. See Safety to sign up.

  • Is it “Forced Dispatch”?
    • No

  • Do you have customer freight?
    • Yes, our focus is customer freight. We have been around since 1964 and have a large customer base.

  • Do you have a “Pet program”?
    • Yes, for Owner Operators it is your choice at no cost.
      • *Note - We do a lot of work for the Department of Defense as well as freight pickups from the ports. Keep in mind that these customers, among others, may not allow pets on-site.

  • Do you have Benefits?
    • Yes, all drivers are eligible for safety, recruiting, and Driving for Green incentives, among others.
    • Owner-Operators can also participate in supplemental insurance as well as fuel and equipment maintenance discounts.
      • One of our safest Owner-Operators earned nearly $5,000 last year in safety incentives alone!
      • T-U issued the equivalent of more than $33,000 in Driving for Green points in 2015!
  • Are Superloads posted on load boards?
    • No, Our Superload business is controlled by the T-U Superload Department and does not flow to the public load boards.

  • Do you have Direct Deposit?
    • Not at this time. Owner Operators can have compensation put on their fuel card or can be paid by check which can be picked up at the Burns Harbor, IN terminal or can be mailed.

  • How often will I get paid?
    • Owner Operators are paid each Friday as long as their paperwork has been received by 5pm the Monday before settlement day.
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