Owner Operators - Steve Emken Trucking - Long Haul Transportation Services.

Owner Operators

Our terminal gives you the feel of a small family run business with the advantages of being leased to a large motor carrier.  Our open door policy allows you access to any of our staff to discuss problems which may arise.  Fleet coordinators are assigned and committed to finding frieght for our drivers each and every day.  Everyone is treated fairly and with respect.


Driver Qualifications:

  • Must read and speak English.
  • Must present a clean, professional appearance.
  • Must never have failed or refused a drug test.
  • Should be 25 years old with a minimum of 6 months driving experience.  If less than 25 years of age, applicants must have 2 years applicable tractor/trailer experience with 6 months of flatbed experience. 
  • Must complete an accurate application.
  • Must not have more than 2 license suspensions in the last 5 years of more than 12 months total duration.
  • Must have held a valid U.S. driver's license for the past 36 months from their state of residence.
  • No DUI's in the last 5 years.  No DUI's in a commerical motor vehicle ever.
  • No more than 1 DUI in the past 15 years, no more than 2 life time.
  • No reckless or careless driving convictions in the last 5 years.
  • No more than 2 moving violations in the last 2 years, no more than 3 in the last 3 years.
  • No serious moving violation in the last 36 months.
  • All accidents must be reviewed by the safety department.




We offer:

No Forced Dispatch
Nationwide Freight
Assigned Coordinator
Paid 75% of Gross Revenue
Fuel Surcharge passed through @ 100%
Tarp Charge passed through @ 100%
Average Gross Revenue $1.92 per loaded mile
Average Deadhead 12%
Average Length of haul - 783 miles
Paid Twice Weekly
Pegasus load scanning for paperwork
Electronic Payment
Fuel Advances
Spread Axle Aluminum Trailers available for rent @ $185/week
Drop Trailers at selected shippers
Tire discount program
Health Insurance / Occupational Accident Insurance available


                                                                                         Timothy P Downs - Owner Operator of the Year 2011





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