We are hiring Owner Operators in the Charleston area for Independent Contractors.  Home Time: Mixture of local and regional runs.  Regional runs only have one overnight run a week.  

This job comes with a $2000 sign on bonus.

Owner Operators must be willing to do both local and home daily regional runs  and be willing to enter the port.

We have tons of freight in container drayage industry,  transloading, and domestic transportation industries

We can take Day Cabs for this job but see the weight requirements below.  

  • Local freight is 75 % drop and pick
  • Consistent, year-round freight
  • 24/7 Dispatch
  • Pre-dispatch Daily
  • Clean Roadside Inspection Safety Bonus Opportunities
  • Any year of truck as long as it passes inspection. We take both sleepers and double axle daycabs.  (*Port has limit on trucks, must be 1994 or newer to enter*)

Charleston Owner Operators is a mix of freight some local with a mostly regional. 60-65% is overweight which is over 45,000 lbs. From time to time we have a 30 mile run from Charleston that is 60,000 lbs. 

Day Cab local loads for CHS are 58k lbs; anyone coming on with a day cab in CHS need to know all the loads weigh that much.

Monks Corner, SC (35 miles each way)
•    OW, export drop and hooks
Orangeburg, SC (65 miles each way from yard to 29115)
•    Light to OW, live loads

Regional / OTR
2-Day run: Memphis, TN. (690 miles each way)
Lincolnton, NC (239 miles each way)
Columbia, SC 

Byhalia, MS  (Bye-hey-lia)
Mcbee, SC
Richmond, VA
New Johnsonville, TN

Riegelwood, NC.  (This route requires Hazmat)

General Pay Structure

UP to $4000 gross + FSC
a.    Paid 70% of the gross line haul
b.    Paid FSC off 100% of the gross (FSC changes weekly)
c.    We have a 2-week hold on settlements to start
d.    Paid 70% for most additional fees
e.    Example
i.    Line haul = $100
ii.    FSC = 25%
iii.    Calculation
1.    Line haul: 100*70% = $70
2.    FSC: 100*25% = $25
3.    Driver pay = $95

 Additional Driver Pay Items
a.    Chassis split – N/A
a.    Bobtail – 
b.    Waiting time after 2 hours = $70/hour
c.    Haz mat = $100
d.    Tanker =
e.    OVERWEIGHTS – $25 and an additional $25 for every state they go through

Expected Standard Deductions
1.    Approximately $200/week
i.    Liability Insurance (Cargo) = $94 – required
ii.    Occupational = $48 – required
iii.    Bobtail = $10
iv.    Physical Damage = (Total amount) X 6% = ________ / 52 Weeks = _________(example coverage: $20K = 20K*6= $1200/52 weeks= $23.08 a week)
2.    Security Deposit (refundable 45 days after contract cancellation)
i.    No fuel card – $50/ week until balance is $1500
ii.    OTR – $50/week until balance is $1900, then $25 until balance is $3500
iii.    Local – $50/week until balance is $1500, then $25 until balance is $2000
iv.    Lease Purchase (LP) – $50/week until balance is $3000, then $25 until balance is $4000
3.    ELD & camera
i.    $2.31/week
4.    Plates – if needed
i.    $40/week
7.    Additional info
1.    Comdata fuel card – Love’s discount
•    Love: $0.30 discount
•    Pilot/Flying J: $0.15 discount.
•    TA/Petro: Cost plus $0.03
2.    Free truck parking on yard 

REQUIREMENTS:  Class A License with at least 12 months of Class A tractor trailer experience in the last 10 years.



Sorry We do not hire SAP drivers.


  • Truck condition (Can Pass DOT inspection)
  • Paperwork is provided by owner operator (scanned in by the recruiter prior to onboarding)
    • Title or title application in owner’s name
    • Most recent 2290 (IRS form, Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax Return)
    • Bill of sale
    • Most recent registration and contact information for the lien holder

Please don’t text or call until you complete the 10 street (Intelliapp) application at the link below. Most likely you are in the 10 street system already which means it should only take you about 2 minutes to complete our application.

You will be contacted within 24 hours of submitting the application with an update on your application. •

We cannot respond unless we have an application from you, so we can ensure you are in the hiring area, qualified and so we don’t have to initially ask you 20 questions over the phone. •

This job will fill up fast, so please apply ASAP before it’s filled up.