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CDL A Local Intermodal Owner Operators in Houston, TX

Company: Gulf Winds International Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Gulf Winds is seeking Local Owner Operators for its Houston, TX location. Gulf Winds serves the container drayage, transloading, and domestic transportation industries and offers CDL-A owner operators consistently high volumes of work. Plus, you'll stay close to your starting point, making your runs and home time dependable.Compensation:

  • Average Weekly Pay: $4,500 + 100% FSC
    • Fuel surcharge paid off gross (% of load)
    • Bonuses:
      • Sign on: $2,000 (paid in 2 installments over the first 2 weeks of employment)
      • Referral: $1,000 paid weekly at $125
      • Clean roadside inspection & Safety bonuses
        • $50 for Clean Level 3, $75 for Clean Level 2, $100 for Clean Level 1, $200 for Clean Level 1 + a CVSA decal issued to the truck, $300 for a Clean Level 1 + a CVSA decal issued on BOTH the truck & the chassis, $50/each decal for an inspection that has a violation BUT a CVSA decal(s) issued
        • Additional pay for Hazmat and overweight
        • Settlement paid weekly / direct deposit availableHighlights:
          • Run under Gulf Winds authority
          • Private Gulf Winds Chassis (owns 2,900)
            • Average age of chassis is less than 6 years old
            • Best in class driver retention
            • Best in class equipment: LEDs, radial tires, tire inflation systems
            • Free parking
            • Consistent, year-round freight
            • 24/7 Dispatch
            • Pre-dispatch Daily
            • No forced dispatch
            • Fuel and tire discounts availableHome Time, Route and Schedule
              • Home Daily
              • Routes: Regional routes that will still get you home daily
                • stops may include San Antonio, Dallas, Victoria, TX, Waco, TX, Durant, OK & Seminole, OK
                • Level of touch: 75% drop and pick/hookEquipment Requirements
                  • Any year of truck as long as it passes inspectionQualifications
                    • Must have a valid CDL A License
                    • Minimum 21 years of age
                    • Minimum 1-year verifiable tractor trailer driving experience in the last 10 years
                    • TWIC required, HazMat not required but adds additional opportunities
                    • No more than three (3) moving violations within the last thirty-six (36) months.
                    • No more than two (2) preventable accidents within the last twenty-four (24) months
                    • Must be able to pass a FMCSA pre-hire drug screen and have no prior FMCSA positive drug and/or alcohol testing or refusals within the last 10 years
                    • Must be able to pass a previous employer and criminal background check. No misdemeanor in the last five (5) years or felony convictions in the last seven (7) years
                    • Must live within 60 Miles of Houston, TX As a full-service, third-party logistics provider, our Owner Operators enjoy consistent and steady work as partners with the largest container drayage provider on the Gulf Coast.

Keywords: Gulf Winds International Inc., Houston , CDL A Local Intermodal Owner Operators in Houston, TX, Professions , Houston, Texas

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