Owner Operator  driving careers with Atlas

Atlas is increasing the size of our 100% no-touch Commercial Truckload Division & needs experienced Owner Operators now!


This Commercial Truckload Division is a small owner operator fleet that runs coast to coast transporting truckload/less than truckload shipments of new products, office furniture, store fixtures and trade show items. We pay all loaded and empty miles, detention pay and offer a mileage bonus program that means the more miles and time you have in this division, the higher your per-mile pay and more money in your pocket.


Want to Just Drive? Click Apply Today to fill out an application, or if you are in a rush, fill out the contact form on this page, and one of our recruiters will contact you with more information.


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What can you expect with Atlas?

  • Miles per week - Solo: 2,100 – 2,500/Teams: 3,100 – 4,000

  • Fuel-Saving Light loads

  • Flexible home time

  • Still using paper logs

Average compensation (not misleading “Up To” statements like other carriers!):

  • Commercial Truckload Division Mileage Base Pay: $1.64 Average (per all loaded and empty dispatched miles, including fuel surcharge).

  • Toll Allowance: $.03 paid on all loaded miles.

  • Fuel Surcharge: Provided based on current D.O.E. National Average, we have the highest surcharge for van type operations in the industry. Example: at $3.50, it is $.40, and at $4, it is $.49. Besides being the highest surcharge, it is paid on all dispatched miles (loaded and empty).

  • Fuel Discount Program: The average last year was $.19 per gallon off the pump price, which means several thousand dollars saved per year. Actual range of $.05 - $.61.

  • Mileage Bonus Program: Paid on all miles in excess of 65,000 miles each year, based on years of service: first year is $.07 per mile; second year is $.10; fifth year is $.13; tenth year is $.16; and fifteenth year is $.19.

Our pay is competitive across the industry to provide the solid income you seek. You can count on above-average rates per mile and assistance with expenses to maximize your earnings.


Owner Operator advantages:

  • Detention Pay Paid Permits and Cargo Liability Insurance
  • Free PrePass and Blue Beacon Truck Washes
  • Direct Deposit Settlements (weekly)
  • ComData Fuel Card (no hidden company charges)
  • Bobtail insurance is included in contract
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Cell Phone reimbursement up to $50 per month (must supply monthly receipts)

Optional benefits:

  • Health, Dental, Life Insurance available
  • National Tire Account Maintenance program
  • No Cost Year-Round Rider Program (18yrs or older)
  • Open pet policy

Owner Operator Obligations: Base Plate – O/O supplied plate is allowed or Atlas supplied plate with settlement deduction; 12 years old or newer tractor; Center Pin on 7-way “Pigtail Plug” must be hot at all times on your tractor. Class A CDL License required with 1yr OTR exp.