Owner-Operator Jobs with Tenpoint
Tenpoint is a growing logistics company with plenty of available owner-operator jobs. We are based in Lansing, Michigan but are accepting applications from potential employees across the United States. Our service area is the lower 48 states, but most of our logistics jobs take place in the areas between Michigan, Texas, and the Carolinas.
We are almost always hiring owner-operators for all unit sizes, which includes tractors, straight trucks, and sprinters.
If you’re looking for a role with a supportive team that believes in honesty and transparency, then Tenpoint is the place for you. We have both DOT and non-DOT owner-operator jobs available for Class B CDL and higher.
Who We Are
Tenpoint Expediting Services, Inc. and Tenpoint Logistics, LLC were founded by James M. Tropf II in 2012. We are a complete transportation company specializing in critical freight management. Our fleet includes a variety of owner-operator vehicles, including sprinter vans, straight trucks, and tractors.
We follow the Golden Rule: Treat others how you would wish to be treated. That mentality has helped build positive and long-lasting relationships with our clients, drivers, and owner-operators. Join a company that performs quality work in and demand industry while making sure its employees and business partners are treated fairly.
Why Is Tenpoint One of the Best Trucking Companies for Owner-Operators?
Tenpoint is a small company with a close-knit team that looks out for each other. Our ops team works extremely hard to ensure that we provide competitive rates for our owner-operators.
We also believe in being as transparent as possible with our drivers. We know that many people in the trucking business have experienced issues with transparency in their previous roles. We are proud to say Tenpoint works closely with our owner-operators to ensure that there aren’t any surprises regarding routes or compensation.
Tenpoint also has a competitive compensation package that includes bonuses and rewards programs for our owner-operators.
Working with Tenpoint is about more than just driving. We work closely with our contractors to help them develop resources and strategies that allow them to grow their own companies. When you work with Tenpoint, you’re treated as a true partner in the trucking industry.
Innovative Services and Technology
Keeping on top of new innovations is essential to succeeding as an organization. At Tenpoint we’re always using the latest technology and logistics services. Whether that’s our late-model vehicles, new equipment, or software—we make sure our people have the best tools at their disposal.
What Are Truck Driving Jobs at Tenpoint Like?
At Tenpoint, we believe in giving owner-operators the support they need to just drive. When you work with us, you’ll have no start-up costs, no-touch freight, and a strong network of administrative support. Our logistics staff are experts at working directly with our owner-operators.
We strive to create a positive workplace that values honesty and flexibility. We like to treat our owner-operators as business partners and show them the same respect that we show our clients.
To help onboard new drivers, we have a short orientation process at our Lansing office. New owner-operators will spend one or two days working with our logistics team and dispatch operations. They’ll help you learn our processes and procedures, and know what to expect from the position.
In addition to owner-operator jobs, we also have positions available for drivers at Tenpoint.
Perks for Owner-Operator Jobs at Tenpoint
- Dedication and safety bonuses
- Weekly settlements
- Breakdown assistance
- Fuel discounts
- Paid cargo and primary liability insurance
- No-touch freight
- Zero startup costs
- In-house physical damage and Non-Trucking liability insurance program
Owner-Operator Job Requirements
We have a short list of requirements for our owner-operator trucking jobs. If you meet these requirements, we’re happy to talk to you about joining one of the best trucking companies for owner-operators.
- Minimum age: 23
- Minimum trucking experience: 1 year
- Legal history: No alcohol or drug convictions
- Driving history: No more than three moving violations
- Connectivity: Reliable cellular device
- Safety: Vehicle must pass DOT inspection
- Technology: Ability to use/operate dispatch and tracking software effectively
DOT and Non-DOT Driving Jobs
Tenpoint has a wide range of owner-operator jobs available across both DOT and non-DOT roles. We’re always updating our positions with new roles too. Even if we don’t have the right position available for your skillset right away we will keep your application on hand for when we do.
Apply to an Owner-Operator Job Today
Ready to apply for an owner-operator job with Tenpoint? We’d love to hear from you. Our application process includes a range of options for owner-operators, drivers, and fleet owners. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to our team.
Frequently Asked Questions
How Much Do Owner-Operators Make at Tenpoint?
The owner-operator driver salary at Tenpoint will vary depending on a number of factors. In the simplest terms, our owner-operators are paid 70% of the line haul plus fuel surcharge. We always make sure our owner-operators are fully informed of their compensation and benefits for each role. Our staff will be happy to talk about specific compensation during the onboarding process. Owner-operators’ share in market increases with the percentage-based pay model.
What Industries Does Tenpoint Work With?
Tenpoint works with a broad range of industries to deliver products throughout the United States, Canada, and Mexico. We often work with companies in the manufacturing, retail, automotive, and aerospace industries.
We provide end-to-end logistics solutions with a broad range of services for our clients. Our ground services include truckload brokerage, expedited shipping, flatbed shipping, and cross-docking and consolidation. We have cargo air charter, air-freight shipping, and blended solutions.