Company Driver

Why Trans-United?

What’s the Process to Becoming a Trans-United Driver?

1. Fill out an online application here.

2. Follow up and discuss next steps by calling 800-476-8867.

3. Get Approved.

4. Before Orientation:

• Complete Clearhouse Request.

• Complete a DOT Drug Screen/Non-DOT Physical/Lift Test.

• Complete online orientation paperwork

5. Travel to Trans-United, complete 1 full day of orientation.

6. Make our truck your home and start earning.


How Long is Orientation?

Orientation is 1 day, in person at our headquarters at 1123 N State Rd. 149 Burns Harbor, IN 46304.

Stay in the company-owned house connected to the terminal and get started with a 60 year old, family-run carrier that welcomes all qualified professional drivers! 

Accelerate YOUR Career Through Dry Van

Van to Flatbed

  • Pay: .60 CPM all miles driven.
  • Minimum: Two Week Over-The Road Minimum
  • Experience: 2 years experience required (18 Months + CDL School)

Training Program

6 months in the Van fleet and advanced training is available.


Dry Van

  • 2 years of verifiable experience or 18 –months plus CDL school.
  • .60 per mile on all miles driven.
  • Detention pay.


  • 3 years of verified Class A experience and one year of flatbed/open deck.  Loads under 12’6” W, 14’6” H, 100ft long overall, and 120,000LBS.
  • 28% of line haul.


  • 3 years verified Class A experience and one year “S” Dimensions and Loads under 15’ W, 15’ H, 100’ L, and over 120,000LBS
  • 30% Line haul
  • Detention pay/ tarp Pay


  • 5 years verified open deck with 3 years hauling “X” Dimensions and   Loads over 15’ W, 15’ H, 100’ L, and over 120,000 LBS gross define super load.
  • 32% Line Haul.
  • Detention pay/Tarp Pay.
15ft wide MRI Unit, Modular Building

Where Do We Run?

Our primary focus is to keep assets on the Eastern half of the continental United States. Our region focused sales team works to keep trucks loaded and focused on serving direct customers.

Our Trucks

Port of Chicago
  • Late-model Western Star tractors
  • 3 axle and 4 axle tractors available
  • Automatic and manual available
  • 500 HP Detroit motors
  • Green APU
  • Locking Headache Rack
  • Power Inverter – Refrigerator – Location for TV mount
  • Fully adjustable and heated air ride seats
  • One free truck wash per month provided by T-U
Port of Chicago


Where Do We Run?

We run the continental USA, Canada, and Mexico. Our goal is to keep our trucks strategically located in the Eastern half of the U.S., where our customer base is located, and keep the trucks operating at a high level of efficiency.

What Type of Freight Do You Have?

We haul freight that ranges from LTL’s, Steel plates/poles, fabrication, machinery, modular buildings, and tanks.

What is Your Home Time Like?

Our goal is to load drivers home every two weeks. Some drivers like to be out longer than others so we work with every driver to ensure they meet their home time needs.

What Type of Trucks Do We Run?

Flatbed and heavy haul drivers run late-model Western Star trucks. They are 4900 SB models with 3 axle and 4 axle options.
Dry van fleet runs late-model Freightliner Cascadia’s fully loaded with fridge, microwave, TV, inverter, etc.

Do You Offer Benefits?

Company drivers can get health, vision, and dental insurance along with a life insurance option, and more.
Owner-operators have the option to get supplemental Aflac insurance.

How Long Has Trans-United Been Doing This

Company drivers can get health, vision, dental insurance along with a life insurance option, and more.
Owner Operators have the option to get supplemental Aflac insurance.

What is The Best Thing About Trans-United?

The “Truckismo” culture! We promote living out an All-American, get it done kind of attitude. Life will always come at you hard; however, with a Truckismo attitude you can do anything.

What's The Best Way To See if I Am A Good Fit for Trans-United

The best way to see if we are a good fit for you is to apply through the Apply Now button above or give us a call at 800-476-8867.

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