Forward Air Driver Application


Solo/Team Owner Operators

JUST ANNOUNCED: Destination-Based Compensation

What is destination-based compensation? Destination-based compensation will add additional compensation to ALL loaded and empty miles ran by Team Owner Operators based on applicable load destination locations.

Forward has the most consistent Owner Operator offerings in the industry. With competitive per-mile compensation rates, light loads that save on fuel and maintenance, and routes running exclusively between our nationwide locations, it’s no wonder the average annual revenue generated by Owner Operators and Fleet Owners who do business with Forward is at the top of the charts. Forward works hard to both negotiate the best rates with its customers and offer efficient, profitable loads to Owner Operators and Fleet Owners. In fact, Forward has been able to offer Owner Operators and Fleet Owners five rate increases in the last four years. With our new destination-based compensation, there is no doubt you will soon turn your truck into a revenue generating machine!

Job Benefits:

  • Teams: Earn up to $2.21 / mile averaging $41,500 / month
  • $10,000 Sign On Bonus for Team Owner Operators
  • Teams Average 5,800+ miles / week
  • Solos: Earn up to $1.85 / mile averaging $16,858 / month
  • $4,000 Sign On Bonus for Solo Owner Operators
  • Solos Average 2,800+ miles / week
  • ALL miles paid, empty and loaded
  • 99.9% drop & hook freight
  • All Tolls, Bridges and scales are Paid and/or reimbursed
  • Run from Forward Terminal to Forward Terminal
  • Our Dedicated Driver Support Team has your back
  • Pet Friendly

Job Requirements:

  • Class A CDL required
  • Previous Driving Experience: 12 months in the last 36 months, 18 months in the last 5 years, or 24 months in the last 10 years

Apply Now to Drive for Forward Air!

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