Liquid Bulk Contractor


Job Location: 225 South Maple Avenue, Morton, Illinois

Job Type: Owner Operator, Full Time

Job Description

Tired of being treated as an employee and not a business owner?

Fort Transfer is looking to partner with owner-operators in the midwest!

  • Equipment Type: Single barrel chemical tank trailers, 1-2 compartment trailers, and meter tank trailers.
  • Average length of haul : 378 miles loaded / 732 miles round trip
  • Home time: Drivers within reasonable drive distance of central, IL and Northeastern, IN – Typically out 3-5 days at a time and home 3 out of 4 weekends
  • Average miles per week: 2500
  • Average Gross Pay in 2018: $220,000

1 year CDL Class A with 6 months tank experience required. Must have Tank endorsement. Hazmat endorsement, and TWIC card and Passport preferred but not required. 

Detailed Job Information
Category: Owner Operator
Equipment Requirements: Lease Options Available, Must Own Equipment
Product being transported: General Chemical and Herbicide
Transmission Type: Manual
Minimum Age: 23
Type of License: CDL A
Type of Power Unit / Truck Used: Tanker, Conventional Tractor, Semi-truck / semi-trailer truck
Trailer Type: Other, Tanker, Step Deck
Special Endorsements: Hazmat, Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC), Tanker
Minimum Experienced Required: 1 Year
Type of Work: Load and Unload, Combination Touch/No Touch Freight
Type of Schedule: Home every couple of weeks, On the road for long periods
Type of Run / Travel Range: Long Haul - OTR (48 states), Regional (Midwest)
Type of Haul: Hazardous Materials (HazMat), Tanker, Other Commodities
Job Pay & Benefits
Type of Pay Pay Per Load / Percent of Line Haul
Special Bonuses Employee Referral Bonus, Sign On Bonus, Service/Longevity Bonus
Supplemental Pay Loading / Unloading Pay
Paid Time Off Layover Pay
Travel Companion Programs Spouse / Partner, Pets, Other Passengers
Health Insurance Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug
Disability and Other Insurance Accidental Death and Dismemberment, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Long Term Care
Employee Assistance Programs Drug and Alcohol Counseling
Wellness Programs Smoking Cessation, Weight Management, Health Club Memberships, Fitness Programs
Savings / Flexible Spending Direct Deposit
Performance Recognition Inspection Bonus, Safety Bonus
Perks and Discounts Tire Discounts, Retail / Restaurant Discounts, Free Truck Washes, Fuel Surcharge / Discounts
Equipment Provided Ez Pass / Pike Pass / Toll Road pass, Base Plates, Permits
Equipment Insurance Cargo Insurance, Liability Insurance, Non-Trucking Liability / Bobtail Insurance, Collision / Physical Damage Insurance, Occupational Accident
Operating Support 24/7 Dispatch, Uniforms, Lease Purchase Program
Company Details
Company Location:
MORTON, Illinois 61550

Carrier Type: Tanker
Contact Information:
Phone: (309) 321-0346

For over 90 years, Fort Transfer has been providing the trucking industry with superior quality service and reliability. Fort Transfer is a family owned and operated company with terminal locations in the South and Midwest to help meet the needs of our customers. Fort Transfer has become a leader in the specialized services of liquid bulk and operates one of the largest liquid bulk storage facilities in the Midwest. We have not stopped there; as our industry and customers’ needs change, we are driven to continue to provide effective solutions to meet those needs.