Welcome to Our Family

Owner/operators are at the heart of our business and their success leads to our success. That's why we are committed to their economic and personal well being

Opportunities

Our driver turnover ratio is one of the lowest in the business, so we must be doing something right!

Benefits

  • Fuel Surcharge Program
  • Fuel card program through Com Data
  • Bobtail, Physical Damage, Health, Workman’s Compensation, Insurance Offered
  • Detailed settlement reports on Friday (also available on-line Wednesday afternoon)
  • Direct deposit available
  • Company paid IFTA Program

Advantages

  • Independent Contractors Wanted
  • Steady work available year round
  • Diverse customer base including steamship Lines, railroads, freight forwarders and direct shippers
  • 100% Owner Operator
  • Local, Regional and OTR work

Compensation Program

Local:

  • Flat rates based on customer and locations
  • Accessorial pay competitive to industry standards
  • Drop and pick business to fill out day

Regional:

  • Flat rates based on mileage bands
  • Accessorial pay competitive to industry standards

Over The Road:

  • Per mile rates paid on all loaded, empty and bobtail miles
  • Toll reimbursement
  • Accessorial pay competitive to industry standards

Referral Program

  • Evans Delivery will pay $300 to any current owner/operator that refers a driver. This is paid after the referred driver has been hired and has operated for three months.
  • Century Express has revolving referral bonuses. In the past they have been drawings for a portable DVD player, cash and free drive tires.

Lease to Buy Program

  • Only $1000 down payment due when you pick up the truck from the dealership*
  • 48 month lease*
  • Mandatory Maintenance program of $110 per week which helps to keep you running without falling behind on payments.*
  • *2 year, 200k mile warranty included in the price!

Requirements

  • Must be at least 23 years of age
  • Must have a valid commercial driver’s license
  • Must have two years of verifiable tractor/trailer experience
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Must be a TWIC card holder

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Return by submitting through the form below, or by mailing to Century Express, Attn: Marilynn Ryan, 810 Ford Dr., Norfolk, VA 23523.

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Our mission is to be the best in the mid-atlantic. Period.

Our mileage rates and fuel surcharge exceed most competitors.

Our varied lanes of freight allow you to stay within your comfort zone.

Our exacting payroll and expert dispatch and sensitivity to your individual circumstances are unmatched.

CSA and Driver Safety

CSA (Compliance, Safety and Accountability) is FMCSA’s safety compliance and enforcement program.

No new rules, just new ways of monitoring and reporting unsafe behaviors.

Why the new system?

  • Way to identify drivers with unsafe driving habits.
  • Way to identify companies with inadequate safety policies
  • Allows FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) to intervene prior to accidents occurring.

What does CSA mean to the driver?

  • Each commercial vehicle license holder will be assigned a “Safety Record:” PSP (Pre-employment Screening Profile) and CSA Report (Driver BASIC Summary)
  • Your safety record will follow you regardless of the company you work for or contract with.
  • Your activity on the highway, i.e. roadside inspection violations, accidents, tickets, even warning tickets, will have a negative impact on your personal safety record.
  • You could limit yourself in regards to the companies you can work for. Companies are hiring based on the new PSP reports.

The BASICs

Behavioral Analysis & Safety Improvement Categories are:

  • Driver Fitness
  • Unsafe Driving
  • Fatigued Driving
  • Controlled Substances and Alcohol
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Improper Loading/Cargo Securement
  • Crash/Incident Experience

How does the FMCSA plan to intervene?

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