Now is a great time to for Owner-Operator truck drivers to partner with Marten!

Marten Transport has always had great freight and earning power for contractors – and now it’s better than ever! Earn $1.05 per mile on Rand McNally/Household Goods Miles!

Special Advantages for Marten owner operators:

  • Detention pay after 1 hour (paid on remaining drivable hours)
  • Severe Inclement Weather Pay – We want you safe!

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Other pluses:

  • All miles are paid according to Rand McNally/Household Goods Miles
  • 100% fuel surcharge paid on all miles
  • Safety and Performance bonuses
  • $20 Drop Pay (excluding first and final drop)
  • Holiday pay
  • Hourly pay for local work (to be determined by FLT Manager) 
  • Free rider passes

We help your truck driving business stay profitable!

  • All license fees paid, including base plates
  • All road & bridge tolls (except for Chicago Skyway), some designated routing
  • EZ Pass available
  • Qualcomm at no charge, with no monthly charge
  • File & pay state fuel & mileage tax returns (except for the 2290)
  • Fuel card for fuel that will be settlement deducted
  • Cost plus .04 Terminal fuel

Partner with an industry leader – Marten Transport! Apply now!


  • Bobtail Insurance -Required by Marten Transport, Ltd.  $1,000,000 minimum.
  • Physical Damage -Required on the truck.
  • Occupational Accident -Required

Marten can assist you to get insurance through Protective if needed.

  • Physical Damage Insurance .3491/$100 value/per month ($174.55monthly premium based on $50,000)
  • Occupational Accident Insurance required. $120/month

Owner Operators are not covered by Marten’s Worker’s Compensation Policy.

  • Marten Transport, Ltd. will provide the option to purchase physical damage and bobtail insurance and will provide liability and cargo insurance at no cost; however, the deductible (up to the stated amount) is the responsibility of the driver and may be taken through payroll deductions.
  1. Automobile Liability: $1,500 deductible per accident/incident to cover other party damages.
  2. Trailer Damage: $1,000 deductible per accident/incident to cover damages to Marten Transport, Ltd. equipment.
  3. Cargo: $1,000 deductible per accident/incident to cover cargo damaged in an accident.

Total exposure per accident/incident is $3,500 plus deductible paid to own insurance company on tractor.  OWNER OPERATORS ARE HELD LIABLE FOR 100% OF REPAIR COST FOR TOPPED TRAILERS.

Trailer Top Insurance –   $10/month.
Deductible Buy- back-buys your $2,500 deductible down to $500   $27.00 per month
Gap insurance – buys the gap between residual and market value $29.00 per month

CALL TODAY! 800-395-3331

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