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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, 2015, 2016 and 2017!
  • $500 Orientation Pay
  • Career Transition Pay
    • Minimum $800/week through your first full payroll!
  • Base Pay 32% of total Linehaul (up to 35% through tenure)
  • Detention 25%
  • 50% Tarp Pay
  • McLeod Mobile Driver App
  • Pre-planned Loads
  • Flexible Home Time
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Referral, Roadside Inspection, Safety and Fuel Economy Incentives through our Driving for Green rewards
  •     program.

  • $60 Per Month Cell Phone Reibursement
  • Individual or Family Health Insurance options
  • Retirement Plan
  • Late Model Western Stars
  • Pedigree Technologies E-Logs - we have more than 3 years of expirience!
    • Every driver will be provided a tablet and in-cab printer/scanner
  • Prepass/I-Pass
  • Excellent Safety Rating
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    Superload Owner-Operators Receive:

  • STABILITY! T-U has more than 50 years in Business
    • T-U has been named one of ACT's TRANSPORT 50, 4 years running!
  • Base pay 75% of billed line-haul Pulling Your Trailer
  • "Driving for Green" rewards program with thousands of brand-named items from which to choose.
  • T-U Trailer Rental at Percentage of Line-haul (Depends on # of Trailer Axles)
  • Stopoff and Detention Pay
  • 100% Fuel Surcharge
  • 100% Tarp Pay
  • Fuel Discount Program (Avg. $0.35 Per Gallon)
  • Generous Daily Fuel Allowance on Comdata Fuel Card
  • Line-haul Advances
  • Paid Permits
  • Base Plate Prgram
  • Pedigree Technologies mobile resource management
    • All drivers are provided a tablet and printer/scanner at NO COST!
  • McLeod Mobile Driver App
  • Weekly Settlements
  • Tire, Equipment and Maintenance Discounts
  • No Forced Dispatch
  • AFLAC Insurance Program
  • PrePass
  • Excellent Safety Rating!
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    Frequently Asked Questions (Superload Company Drivers)

  • How old do I have to be to qualify?
    • You must be, at least, 25 years old for our Specialized Division!
    • If you're, at least 23 and have 2 years of Class A experience, check out our Flatbed Division!
  • How much experience do I need?
    • You must must have a minimum of 3 years of Class A experience with at least 1 year of flatbed/open-trailer experience for our Specialized Division
  • How much money can I make?
    • In 2017, Company Drivers in this fleet averaged $86,500 Gross.
      • On a rate/mile basis, these drivers earned $1.18/mile (all miles)
  • How often will I be home?
    • Every 2 - 3 weeks within our primary hiring area..
  • Do I have to tarp?
    • Yes, the majority of our loads will require tarping
  • What kind of trucks do you have?
    • Late model 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 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 68 mph
  • Do you have fuel cards?
    • Yes, Comdata Cards
    • The daily fuel limit is $750
    • Comdata’s FleetAdvance app allows you to find fuel within our network as well as nationwide hotel discounts with CLC Network!
  • Can I get an advance?
    • Yes, Company Drivers can receive $150 per week
  • Do you haul wind components?
    • Components-Yes. Blades-No.
  • 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”?
    • Yes. 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
    • *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 additional incentives?
    • Yes! All drivers are eligible for our Driving for Green rewards for categories such as safety, driver referrals, and customer service!
      • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
      • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance options
      • Company-Provided Life Insurance with additional voluntary options
      • Aflac Supplemental Insurance Options
      • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Savings program
  • 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.
  • 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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    Frequently Asked Questions (Superload Owner-Operators)

  • How old do I have to be to qualify?
    • You must be, at least, 25 years old for our Specialized Division!
    • If you're, at least 23 and have 2 years of Class A experience, check out our Flatbed Division!
  • How much experience do I need?
    • You must must have a minimum of 3 years of Class A experience with at least 1 year of flatbed/open-trailer experience for our Specialized Division
  • How much money can I make?
    • In 2017, Owner-Operators in this fleet averaged $183,000 Gross.
      • On a rate/mile basis, these drivers averaged $2.86/mile (all miles)
  • How often will I be home?
    • Every 2 - 3 weeks within our primary hiring area.
  • Do I have to tarp?
    • Yes, the majority of our loads will require tarping.
  • 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 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, Comdata Cards
    • The daily fuel limit is $750
    • Comdata’s FleetAdvance app allows you to find fuel within our network as well as nationwide hotel discounts with CLC Network!
  • Can I get an advance?
    • Yes, Owner-Operators can receive 5% of line-haul after loading.
  • Do haul wind components?
    • Components-Yes. Blades-No.
  • 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 additional incentives?
    • Yes! All drivers are eligible for our Driving for Green rewards for categories such as safety, driver referrals, and customer service!
  • 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! Owner-Operators have the option to Direct Deposit their settlements through the Comdata FleetAdvance app!
  • 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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