OWNER OPERATOR - LEASING INFORMATION

We offer owner operators a choice with our multiple locations and services.

Facility LocationType of ServiceLocation Serviced
Scottsbluff NE (Home Terminal)Dry Van and FlatbedContinental U.S. and Canada
Cartersville, GADry Van and FlatbedGenerally Southeast

We pride ourselves in maintaining a small company atmosphere. Our owner operators are a critical part of our operation. We understand and respect each owner operator's operation. We strive to provide the best working conditions and a top compensation program.

 

Compensation programs

As a contractor of Ameri-Co® Carriers you have a choice in your compensation plan. Fuel Surcharge is compensated in additional to line haul rates below.

 

Driver Recruiting - Compensation Sheet

 

Insurance

Owner Operators of Ameri-Co® are required by the terms of the lease to purchase company Liability and Non-Trucking Liability (Bobtail) Insurance. The costs can be shared or paid for by the company, depending on the contract you choose and your MVR. It is also the policy of the company that the contractor must purchase or provide proof of insurance for Workmen's Compensation or Occupational Accident Coverage.

 

Licensing and Permits

Leased equipment of Ameri-Co® Carriers will utilize company license plates and permits. A permanent plate is applied for when you lease on, until its receipt, you will operate on a temporary permit. Purchased temporary state permits will be reimbursed to you when you turn in the receipts to our office.

Our leasing program rewards dedication and hard work! Ask us how to qualify for Ameri-Co® Carriers to pay 100% of your base plate in a short amount of time!

When leasing on Ameri-Co® will need a copy of your tractor title and or lease/ purchase agreements proving ownership of the equipment. Ameri-Co® will also need a copy of your Federal heavy highway use form 2290.

 

Equipment

We prefer equipment that is six years old or newer.

In our Flatbed division the unit must be able to scale 48,000 lbs. of cargo. If you will be pulling an Ameri-Co® Carriers trailer factor in a trailer weight of 10,000 - 10,500 lbs.

In our Dry Van division the unit must be able to scale 46,000 lbs. of cargo. The Ameri-Co® Carriers dry vans average 13,500 lbs.