Swift Transportation Company, Inc.

Swift Transportation Company is hiring Company Drivers

Swift Transportation Owner Operators Flatbed Division

Whether you go out and buy your own truck or participate in our lease purchase program you enjoy the benefits of contracting with the largest truckload carrier in the nation. Our superior freight network and terminal network give you the miles and service you need to be successful.

Western Pay Package

Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming

Owner Operators make $.90 cents per loaded miles / $.665 cents per empty mile

Eastern Pay Package

Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin

Owner Operators make $.90 center per loaded mile and $.81 cents per empty mile

Swift Transportation Incentives

SWIFT DISCOUNTS for Owner Operators

*Ask your recruiter about the details

Swift Transportation Advancement Opportunities:

Top drivers are always encouraged to consider management and administrative positions as they become available. These positions are always awarded based on tenure and standing in Swift Transportation Company. Your Driver Manager will help you obtain an application.

Swift Transportation Home Time:

Our Driver managers strive to get every driver an average of one day off for every six days driven. Our drivers are away from home an average of 10 to 14 days at a time and home for 1 or 2 days when they get back. The longer you are with Swift and the better job you do, this home time will improve. Exceptional employees with Swift are looked at first to run in the dedicated fleets, which typically get a person home more frequently.

Swift Dedicated Fleets:

Working well with your driver manager, doing a good job, being a reliable, safe and courteous driver will enable you to work your way into Swift’s many dedicated fleets. This could occur around your 6-month anniversary and could get you home much more often. There are dedicated accounts in almost every terminal in our system. These jobs are given to Swift’s best drivers.

Swift Terminal Locations:

Drivers can be based at any of 37 full-service Swift terminals, your home away from home. Terminals are you source for fuel, maintenance and repair service. Fuel lane personnel are trained to assist drivers with safety and maintenance checks.




Atlanta, GA
Columbus, OH
Detroit, MI
Eden, NC
Greer, SC
Harrisburg, PA
Ocala, FL
Richmond, VA
South Plainfield, NJ
Selkirk, NY
Syracuse, NY

Corsicana, TX
Edwardsville, KS
Gary, IN
Lancaster, TX
Manteno, IL
Memphis, TN
Menasha, WI
Minneapolis, MN
Oklahoma City, OK
Shoals, IN

Albuquerque, NM
Denver, CO
El Paso, TX
Fontana, CA
Laredo, TX
Lathrop, CA
Lewiston, ID
Phoenix, AZ
Pueblo, CO
Salt Lake City, UT
Sparks, NV
Sumner, WA
Troutdale, OR
Willows, CA

Swift Transportation Owner Operator Requirements:

Swift Transportation Tractor Requirements

We require a 1998 or newer 3-axle with sleeper and prefer low-profile tires. Maximum wheelbase- 260”, maximum weight- 22,000 lbs. with fuel. Your tractor must pass a DOT level I inspection. You are responsible for your single state registration @ $250.95 ($25 / week for 10 weeks)

Swift Pays

Base plate licensing and permits are provided. An escrow bond is required. The cost is $1500.00 @ $50.00 a week. This is an interest bearing account. $35.00 for each additional drop/pick on multi-stops loads. (after the first). 100% of lumper fees, if required. Load insurance when under dispatch. Owner Operators are insured while under dispatch by Swift Transportation. Paid tolls.

QUALCOM IS MANDATORY-Your cost would be $26.42/week (on a rent-to-own basis)

The Owner Operator is also responsible for the special permits needed. These are as follow:

New York Hut-----------------$25.00

New York 72 Hour---------$25.00

New Jersey Alcohol---------$20.00

Idaho Oversize---------------$28.00

Oregon PUC Plate------------$7.50

New Mexico Cab Card------ $7.00


Truck Insurance

Physical damage insurance - available at 2.5% per $1000.00 of truck value Non-trucking liability insurance - available through Swift at $8.08/week Occupational Accident/Hazard insurance - available at $47.76/week Insurance is available through the company, or you do have the option of using your own insurance. Your insurance policy must comply with our company requirements.

Rider Program

We have a spouse rider program and a summer rider program for children ages 12-17. We also have a pet rider program.