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Owner Operator - Leasing Information

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

Facility Location Type of Service Location Serviced
Scottsbluff NE (Home Terminal) Dry Van and Flatbed Continental U.S. and Canada
Cartersville, GA Dry Van and Flatbed Generally 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 addition to line haul rates below.

Flatbed Equipment

Company Owned Flatbed Rates Effective 7/16/18
Description Rate Per Mile
All Empty Miles $1.15
1-75 Loaded Miles $2.95
76-150 Loaded Miles $1.89
151-200 Loaded Miles $1.49
201-250 Loaded Miles $1.25
251 and above Loaded Miles $1.15
Owner Operator Owned Flatbed Rates Effective 7/16/18
Description Rate Per Mile
All Empty Miles $1.22
1-75 Loaded Miles $3.02
76-150 Loaded Miles $1.96
151-200 Loaded Miles $1.55
201-250 Loaded Miles $1.32
251 and above Loaded Miles $1.22

Flatbed-*Effective 7/16/18- Fuel surcharge using 5.6mpg table using Nat Avg Padd will be paid on all empty and loaded miles.

Dry Van Equipment- Company Owned Trailers
Description Rate Per Mile
All Empty Miles $1.02
0-30 Loaded Miles $6.02
31-75 Loaded Miles $2.82
76-150 Loaded Miles $1.75
151-200 Loaded Miles $1.35
201-250 Loaded Miles $1.12
251 and above Loaded Miles $1.02

Van-*Effective 1/14/19- Fuel surcharge 5.6mpg table using Nat Avg Padd will be paid on all empty and loaded miles.

Regional Fleet – Rocky Mountains - (Effective 1/21/19)

  • $1.16 per mile FLB service type
  • $1.10 per mile VAN service type
  • $1.14 per mile VT service type
  • $1.21 per mile QD service type
  • $1.25 per mile QD pusher axle

*Fuel service pay is based on Rocky Mountain Padd and at 5.6 mpg table. FSC paid on all empty and loaded miles.

Pneumatic Equipment - (Effective 1/21/19)

  • $1.13 per mile, all dispatched miles, company trailer
  • $1.15 per mile, all dispatched miles, company trailer cargo weight of 48,000 lbs.
  • $1.17 per mile, all dispatched miles, company trailer cargo weight of 49,000 lbs.

*Fuel service charge is based on National Average and at 5.6 mpg. Fuel surcharge will be paid on all miles.

Additional Compensation

You are also eligible to earn Quality Performance Incentives. You can earn an additional .02 cents per mile in incentives. Regional and Dedicated fleets may offer other compensation plans. Please contact our recruiting department for details.

Short haul Compensation ranges

The Short Haul compensation table that accompanies the Regional Fleet only.

Description Rate Per Mile
1-75 Loaded Miles $135.00 additional revenue
76-150 Loaded Miles $110.00 additional revenue
151-200 Loaded Miles $65.00 additional revenue
201-250 Loaded Miles $25.00 additional revenue

Pneumatic Short Haul Table Effective January 6, 2014 (remains unchanged)

Description Rate Per Mile
1-75 Loaded Miles $135.00 additional revenue
76-150 Loaded Miles $110.00 additional revenue
151-200 Loaded Miles $65.00 additional revenue
201-250 Loaded Miles $25.00 additional revenue

Tarp Charges

  • $35.00 – 4 foot tarp
  • $65.00 – 8 foot tarp

Additional Stop-off pay

Compensation is $50 up to $150 dependent upon customer.

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.

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