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 - Dana Ellefson

Dart – The Trucking Company Where Owner Operators Succeed

Dart has been one of the best, family-owned trucking companies for owner operators since it was founded in 1934.

Dart Transit has a reputation as America’s top trucking company for independent contractors.  You can contract with Dart with confidence, knowing that it is a company that operates with integrity and professionalism.  The Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) and Carriers Edge identified trucking companies with the strongest over-all programs for drivers and owner operators, and ranked Dart among the best carriers for professional drivers.  Dart topped the field in 2010 as the Best Fleet for Owner Operators, and won “Best Fleets to Drive For” in 2009, 2010 and again in 2011.

According to the TCA, the strength of Dart’s contractor support programs encourages owner operator success – something we have known for years.

It starts with offering contract choices that allow you to pick an owner operator driving option that meets your individual needs.

Financial advantages include same-day settlements (settle on your schedule, not ours), very competitive mileage and percentage pay rates and big savings through participating vendors.  Savings include rich fuel discounts from every major truck stop chain, the trucking industry’s best truck lease purchase program, discounts on tires and truck repairs, a full range of insurance offerings, plus access to a SEP-IRA retirement program.

Dart has been a great place for independent contractors since 1934 because we’ve designed our company to meet their business needs.  Whether you’ve been an owner operator for years or are hoping to become one now, Dart is a great trucking company for you.

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