Central Freight creates new division for o/o teams

Updated Jul 6, 2017

Texas-based Central Freight Lines has announced the creation of a new division for owner-operator teams called the Expedited Elite Fleet.

Central Fright Lines has created a new division for owner/operator teams.Central Fright Lines has created a new division for owner/operator teams.

To fill the team spots in this new division, the company is contracting team drivers in Fontana, California; Houston; Atlanta; and Orlando, Florida.

“Central Freight Lines is excited to expand our fleet to add this new division for owner operator teams,” said Betsy Waldrop, recruiting director for Central Freight Lines. “We’re pairing a pay increase and excellent miles with solid freight lanes drivers can rely on.”

The different runs include

  • Houston to Orlando
  • Orlando to Houston
  • Houston to Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Fontana, California to Atlanta
  • Atlanta to Fontana

Teams in the new division will earn $1.15 base pay plus fuel surcharge. They can also expect dedicated lanes, terminal-to-terminal runs, two coast-to-coast options, and 5,000 miles or more per week.

The Houston to Orlando and Houston to Charlotte runs have weekend home time and the southern runs have convenient routes along I-10 and I-20.

Interested owner-operators must be at least 23 years old, have a minimum of one year OTR tractor-trailer driving experience and have a valid Class A CDL with Hazmat, doubles/triples and tanker endorsements.

Central Freight Lines is a less-than-truckload carrier based in based in Waco, Texas.