Owner-Operator Opportunities


Our owner operators are compensated by the mile plus fuel surcharge per mile. We pay the same for loaded and empty miles. RJW Transport has an excellent rate per mile and one of the best FSC programs in the industry. Please call for current rates: 888-428-5759.

All miles paid at book miles using PC Miler. FSC rate determined weekly using the U.S. Department of Energy&rsquot;s "Weekly Retail On-Highway Diesel Prices" report and RJW&rsquot;s Fuel Surcharge Schedule.

Now hiring regional owner operators in the Midwest. You must live within one of our Midwest States.
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Operating Area

Home Every Weekend!

About 85% of the loads stay within the Midwest: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee and Wisconsin.

Fuel, Insurance & Other Benefits

EXTRA STOP PAY: No Touch Freight
$35.00/each for first extra three stops
$50.00/each for all additional stops
PAID TOLLS: Company-issued toll transponder
PAID SCALES: Reimbursed for all scaling of loads
TRAILERS: Company-owned 53’ Dry Van Trailers - no cost to pull company trailers
TRUCK INSURANCE POLICIES: Cargo and Liability coverage provided at no cost
Discounted rates offered through RJW on:
  • Physical Damage
  • Bobtail/Non-Trucking (required)
  • Occupational Accident (required)
  • Deductible Buy Back Plan (lowers deductible to $500.00 per collision)
PASSENGER PROGRAM: Passengers allowed after 90 days
DISPATCH: No forced dispatch, assigned fleet manager
SETTLEMENTS: Done weekly, Direct Deposit, Cash Advances
FUEL: Comdata fuel card - no transaction fees. Generous fuel discount program
BASE PLATE PROGRAM: Base plate program (Illinois) with convenient weekly deductions
FUEL TAX PROGRAM: IFTA provided, company files and pays quarterly on owner-operators’ behalf

Added Perks:

SAFETY/PRODUCTIVE BONUS: $0.02/mile on all miles - paid quarterly
  • Level 1 Inspection - No Violations - $200.00
  • Level 2 Inspection - No Violations - $150.00
  • Level 3 Inspection - No Violations - $100.00

Basic Qualifications:

  • At Least 23 years old
  • At least two years of recent, verifiable experience
  • Haz Mat Endorsement preferred - will allow non-haz mat if willing to get after 45 days from on-hire date. (Company will reimburse all costs)
  • Pass DOT physical and drug screen (Company paid)
  • Tractor passes DOT inspection (Company paid)

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