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5 Best Trucking Companies to Haul Flatbed For (As a Company Driver)

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5 Best Trucking Companies to Haul Flatbed For (As a Company Driver)

CHRIS KUTZ

If you’re a flatbed expert and want to work with a company that respects your skill, look no further than this list. The beauty of being an owner operator is that the job offers all the freedom in the world, but at some point drivers may want to settle down with the right company to gain more benefits. For those looking to transition from OO to Company Driver, we put together the best companies with the best offerings, the most important factors being retirement, bonuses and insurance plans.


TMC Transportation
A self-proclaimed employee-owned company, TMC is always looking for company drivers to haul flatbed, with an especially keen interest in hiring veterans. Hiring mostly in eastern states, the company offers great benefits and a high earning potential for those who’ve been in the business the longest. They’ve also been awarded Flatbed Carrier of the Year by Home Depot, and National Carrier of the Year by Firestone. Here’s what you should know:

  • Performance-based earnings average $65K - $70K
  • Per-mile earnings range from .49 cents - .64 cents
  • Paid Training for experienced drivers
  • $5K signing bonus
  • 401K with employee ownership
  • Health, Dental, Life, Vision and Prescription insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Access to company-owned Peterbilt trucks
  • Contact: 1-833-720-0532

MadCo Transportation Inc
An Ohio-based company that offers company drivers highly competitive rates, constant bonus opportunities and most importantly, respect, the family-owned MadCo Transportation is always looking for new flatbed haulers. A kind owner who is okay with past incidents, each hire is looked at closely and case-by-case, the company is more interested in where drivers are going as opposed to where they have been. They mostly look for drivers in the Midwest and southeast areas, as they are based in Columbus, Ohio and Chattanooga Tennessee, but all are welcome. Here’s what you should know:

  • Mandatory drug, background & credit check
  • Guaranteed weekly pay of $1,000
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
  • Two weeks paid vacation
  • Borrow exotic company-owned car for date night
  • Pet friendly
  • Various bonus opportunities for safe driving, long days, loyalty and Christmas
  • Choose your truck
  • Online calculator helps find exact annual earnings before signing
  • Contact: 614-219-3160

Maverick
Constantly looking for flatbed company drivers, especially those who can haul glass, Maverick is a reliable company that’s been hiring flatbedders since 1980. With over 1,600 units that haul from coast to coast, including Canada and Mexico, odds are there is a job here for you. Especially friendly towards U.S. veterans, and those who have been in the industry for a while, experienced drivers will find better luck at Maverick. Here’s what you should know:

  • Guaranteed weekly pay of $1,000
  • Paid Training
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Contact: 1-833-912-1794

Williams Brothers Trucking, Inc.
Operating since 1977 out of Hazelhurst, Georgia, Williams Brothers Trucking mostly hauls timber, containerized freights and other bulk material. They are always in need of flatbed drivers for what they do, and treat every customer and employee with equal respect. Here’s what you should know:

  • Mandatory drug test
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Christmas parties
  • Paid Orientation
  • Paid Vacation
  • Various bonus opportunities for loyalty (3-5 years employment), quarterly achievements and holidays
  • Contact: 1-800-822-7730

Combined Transport, Inc.
A major player in the trucking world, Combined Transport Logistics is a strong network of other companies that help transfer various flatbed materials, with a heavy focus on a-frames hauling flat glass. In 2014, the company grew to be one of the largest glass haulers, and currently operates in 48 states as well as parts of Canada. Company drivers will get to see the beauty of America from coast to coast, and will also have the chance to receive solid perks. Here’s what you should know:

  • Earn up to $70K first year
  • No felonies or DUIs in the past 5 years
  • Annual raises
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance available after 8 days
  • 401K after 90 days
  • Tarp & Rack pay
  • Paid vacation
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Contact: 541-618-6554

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