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Flatbed Freight Available for Owner Operators

Company: Mercer Transportation
Phone number: 877-375-2401
Driver type: Owner Operator
Equipment type: Flatbed
Job type: Over the Road

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Flatbed Freight Available for Owner Operators

Make the most of your business with Mercer Transportation! It’s your truck and your future, which is why you should check out the opportunities available with Mercer. With a surplus of open deck freight, you can choose your own loads or work through a helpful load coordinator.

Mercer has over 12,000 customers and a massive freight network from Mexico to Canada, providing stability and quick, reliable payments. Right after paperwork is submitted for each load, you can depend on Mercer to quickly pay what you’re owed.

As you know from running your business, hauling a lot of freight will mean added expenses on essentials like fuel and tires. With Mercer Transportation, you can take advantage of our fuel discount program and discounts on tires.

Here are some of the perks and benefits for owner operators:
• Zero sign-on fees to join with Mercer
• Quick Pay after paperwork is submitted for each load
• Save on diesel with Mercer fuel card (we file and pay fuel taxes)
• Use a personal load coordinator or choose loads yourself
• Major discounts on tires, insurance, and essential gear
• Bonus credits for revenue, safety, and years-of-service
• Access to driver lounge and open-door offices in Louisville

More than 40 Years and Still Going Strong!
“The Owner Operator Company” is Mercer Transportation!

Call (877) 375-2401 for a Mercer recruiter and
get more information and answers to your questions.

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Minimum Requirements for Owner Operators: 
• 25+ years old with current class A CDL and DOT physical
• Clean driving record (accidents, traffic violations, etc.) 
• 6 months open deck experience in the last 3 years
• One year of recent interstate trucking experience
• Willing to install forward facing dashcam
• Must have a smartphone
• Fluent in English (spoken and written)

Mercer Transportation started as a small flatbed company over 40 years ago. Since then, the company has expanded and diversified, serving Canada, Mexico, and the lower 48 with dry van, flatbed, heavy haul, and related services. Mercer’s goal is for everyone to succeed together in business, moving one more load safely. Designed to work with owner operators, Mercer Transportation still has the friendly culture of a “mom and pop” operation. Call to learn more about the support and stability that Mercer Transportation can offer for your business.
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Driver Types Hired

  • Owner Operator

Equipment Types Hired

  • Flatbed

Equipment Experience Accepted

  • Dry Van
  • Flatbed
  • Tanker
  • Household Goods
  • Refrigerated
  • Oversized
  • Intermodal
  • Other

CDL Classes Accepted

  • Class A

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Driver Requirements

Min. driver age: 25
Min. driving experience: 1 year

DMV Record

Hire a driver who has had their license suspended or revoked: Yes
Hire a driver with a DWI or DUI: Yes

General Program Offerings

Paid orientation: No
Spouse rider program: Yes
Child rider program: Yes
Pets: Yes

Pay Information for Owner Operators

Pay for layovers: Yes
Pay for breakdowns: No
Pay for loading and unloading: Yes
Pay for tarp: Yes
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