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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
Bremen IN Mostly Flatbed Regional and Continental U.S.
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

  • $1.09 per mile, all dispatched miles, company trailer (effective 11/13/17)
  • $1.16 per mile, all dispatched miles, contractor trailer (effective 11/13/17)
  • $1.25 per mile DB equip type, all dispatched miles, company trailer (effective 11/13/17)

Dry Van Equipment

  • $1.00 per mile, all dispatched miles, company trailer (effective 11/13/17)

*Flatbed and Dry Van Equipment Fuel Surcharge

Fuel service charge is based on National Average and at 5.5 mpg. All empty miles above 200 are reimbursed.
If the shipment is round trip then all empty miles are reimbursed for fuel surcharge. (effective 11/13/17)

Regional Fleet – Rocky Mountains

  • $1.14 per mile FLB service type (effective 11/13/17)
  • $1.08 per mile VAN service type (effective 11/13/17)
  • $1.12 per mile VT service type (effective 11/13/17)
  • $1.19 per mile QD service type (effective 11/13/17)
  • $1.23 per mile QD pusher axle (effective 11/13/17)

Fuel service charge is based on Rocky Mountain and at 5.5 mpg. All empty miles above 100 are reimbursed. If the shipment is round trip then all empty miles are reimbursed for fuel surcharge.

Pneumatic Equipment

  • $1.11 per mile, all dispatched miles, company trailer (effective 11/13/17)
  • $1.13 per mile, all dispatched miles, company trailer cargo weight of 48,000 lbs. (effective 11/13/17)
  • $1.15 per mile, all dispatched miles, company trailer cargo weight of 49,000 lbs. (effective 11/13/17)

Fuel service charge is based on National Average and at 5.5 mpg. (effective 11/13/17)

Dedicated Flatbed Fleet - Rapid City

  • $1.47 per mile, round trip miles, over dimensional cargo, minimum $375.00 ((effective 11/13/17))
  • $1.06 per mile, regular trailer service (flat, van, step) ((effective 11/13/17))

Fuel service charge is based on Rocky Mountain and at 5.5 mpg. All empty miles above 100 are reimbursed. If the shipment is round trip then all empty miles are reimbursed for fuel surcharge. (effective 11/13/17)

Additional Compensation

  • In addition to the per mile earnings, you will earn additional compensation for shipments that are 250 miles and shorter.
  • 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.

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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