Owner-Operators - Flatbed & Step Deck Careers

Bennett Motor Express
Akron, OH
Oct 09, 2020


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Job Overview:

Take the High Road - Flatbed & Step Deck

Get consistent loads with load board, true self-dispatch and you choose your home time.

Flatbed & Step Deck Careers

As part of our general freight division, you’ll join our growing, nationwide network of over 195 agents and more than 2,000 active, direct customers. Bring your own trailer or lease one of ours. Bring your entire fleet, your team or yourself. You’ll never be forced to dispatch and you make your own hours. Join the carrier that puts its people, their safety and their success above all else.

Support Comes Standard

Fuel and maintenance are two of the largest expenses for an owner operator and we want to lighten your load. Our A+ Advantage program offers discounts and special rates on things like fuel, tires and parts. You’ll also have access to powerful technology like Transflo and our Overdrive Connect Mobile App that put real-time, accurate business resources at your fingertips. Same day settlements and great benefits? You’ll get that too.

Your Road to Success is Paved with Great Benefits

Fuel Discounts

Get huge discounts at the pump with our partners and our Overdrive Connect app.

Safety Incentives

Cash bonuses up to $2,000 for safe driving, clean roadside inspections and more.

Tire Discounts

Take advantage of our nationwide preferred vendor discounts on tires, service and parts.

Business Accounting Support

Need help with taxes, bookkeeping or business consulting? Our partner ATBS can help!

State-of-the-Art Technology

Get real-time information on available loads, settlements, tracking and much more, 24/7.

Million Mile Club

We honor drivers who have a million safe miles with numerous special perks and recognition.

Voluntary Health Programs

Choose from affordable medical, dental & vision, accident, disability and critical illness options.

Same Day Settlements

Keep your cash and productivity flowing with same day pay and get money when you need it. 

Women in the Driver’s Seat Program.

There are some amazing independent women drivers and contractors at Bennett and we think that’s something worth celebrating. The Women in the Driver’s Seat program fosters ongoing communication and encouragement for women drivers through networking, driver recognition and industry events and resources.

Bennett Military Veteran Program.

If you’re a military veteran or a soon-to-transition service-member looking for a rewarding career as an independent contractor, we’ll help you get going. We have outstanding opportunities on our Motorized Delivery (Driveaway) or Pick-Up Equipment teams, whether you currently own a truck or not. 

Welcome to the Bennett family.

Having a family-centered culture isn’t just something we say, it’s how we live. For over 40 years, Bennett has been run by the same family who founded it. Treating our drivers and contractors as an extension of our family is as central to our values as it is to our success. We do everything in our power to ensure our drivers feel the love, showing them respect and giving recognition where it’s due. 

Hiring States:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Hiring Requirements

Minimum Age 23
Minimum Experience 6 months
License Type Class A
Trailer Experience Accepted Van, Flatbed, Reefer, Tanker, Car Hauling, Household Goods
Driving Preference Any
Allowable Moving Violations Any
Allowable Preventable Accidents Any
Hazmat Endorsement No
DWI/DUI Accepted Any

Company Benefits

Bonuses N/A
Paid Orientation N/A
Profit Sharing N/A
Retirement Plan N/A
Dental Insurance N/A
Vision Insurance N/A


Time Away From Home N/A
Lease Purchase N/A
Rider Program Spouse N/A
Rider Program Child N/A
Pets N/A