Regional Owner Operator
Company: General Transport Inc.
Phone number: 330-786-3400
Hiring region: Within 50 miles of 44306
Driver type: Owner Operator
Equipment type: Dry Van
Job type: Regional
Miles per week: 2100 - 2600 per week
Compensation: Average weekly TAKE HOME $2500 +
Bonus: Safety; Clean Inspection; Annual; Referral
Home time: Weekends

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About This Job at General Transport Inc.

At General Transport - Akron, OH, we are proud to be providing 40 years of dedicated service to our customers transportation needs, as well as being devoted to providing our employees and drivers and Owner Operators with a Solid and Rewarding Career Future. You will find familiar faces at General Transport, many of our staff and drivers have been with us for decades - we stand behind the "say what you do and do what you say" mentality.

Owner Operator – Consistent Regional Freight – Per Mile Rate – Plus Fuel Surcharge & Rebates

Loads will originate in NE Ohio and run to: MO, TN, IL, WI, MN, NC, SC & GA

• 2100 – 2600 miles / weekly – NO Forced Dispatch
• Home weekly (options to run Sun – Sat or Mon – Friday)
• 53’ Dry Van NO Touch Freight – Trailers assigned at NO COST to you
• $1.20/mile plus Fuel Surcharge – Current FSC .47 4/15/2024 – ALL IN PER MILE RATE $1.67 plus weekly fuel rebates
o $2500 Consistent Weekly Take Home Potential
• Annual service awards - $100 for each year of service
• Bonus’ available: Safety, Clean Inspection, Referral
• Excellent Fuel Discounts paid weekly on top of above pay per mile – Report emailed daily with current discounts (4/15/2024 Current avg fuel rate $3.65)
• Paid one day orientation (paid on 1st settlement)

Mandatory Deductions – Very low deductions which helps to make our owner operator lane successful

• Transflo Scanning - $20 / month
• Samsara ELD - $30 / month (use your device of choice)
• Escrow - $1000 – collected at $100/week 10 weeks
• Netradyne Camera No cost – Qualifies you for a $100/month safety bonus

Optional Deductions/features:

• PrePass Elite - $35 / mo. plus accumulated tolls
• Tablet Kit - $250 Includes, Tablet, Case, Screen Protector and Mount
• Passenger Policy - $29 / mo. – Required when a rider is on your truck
• Base Plate - $38 / week (current paid 2290 & clear title required)
• Insurance - Based on a truck value of $40,000 your cost would be $301.00 / month billed a month in advance – policy includes Physical Damage, Bobtail Coverage & contents
• Occupational Accident coverage is available at $150 / month

Minimum Qualifications:

• Must be at least 23 yrs. old
• Must have at least 2 years verifiable Class A CDL with Tractor Trailer in the last 3 years – Van Exp Required
• Trucks to be 2014 or newer with a 5th wheel height at or below 50”
• Reasonable MVR and Safety Record
• Must Read, Write and Speak Fluent English

If you require a plate and or physical damage/bobtail insurance through General Transport, we will require the following:

• Copy of the front & back of your clean title *plate
• Current paid 2290 – Schedule 1 *plate
• Lien holder information *insurance
• Completed application *insurance
• Current Annual DOT Inspection – must be in your name
• Stated value of your truck

Thank you for your interest in General Transport!

Please visit our website at to complete an online application for immediate consideration!

Feel free to contact recruiting at 330-819-6626 or email [email protected] for more information.
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Driver Types Hired

  • Owner Operator

Equipment Types Hired

  • Dry Van

Equipment Experience Accepted

  • Dry Van
  • Refrigerated

CDL Classes Accepted

  • Class A

Expediting Experience Required?

No, we do not require that applicants have expediting experience.


Medical plan: Yes
Dental plan: Yes
Vision plan: Yes
Retirement plan: No
Profit sharing: Yes
Stock purchase: No


Bonuses for extra pickups & dropoffs: Yes
Hiring bonuses: Yes
Annual bonuses: No
Mileage bonuses: No
Safety bonuses: Yes
Per diem: No
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Driver Requirements

Min. driver age: 23
Min. driving experience: 2 years

DMV Record

Hire a driver who has had their license suspended or revoked: Yes
Hire a driver with a DWI or DUI: No

General Program Offerings

Paid orientation: Yes
Spouse rider program: Yes
Child rider program: Yes
Pets: Yes
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