Independent Contractors

You can depend on our company for consistent miles in today's uncertain job market.

We offer great opportunities for exceptional earning power and steady freight to help you succeed.  Secure your future by working with Russell. 

Standard Qualifications
You must:
  • Have a Class “A” CDL
  • Be at least 25 years old
  • Have 2 years verifiable over-the road experience
  • Meet DOT requirements
  • Have a safe driving record
  • Have no more than three moving violations and/or  accidents in the most recent three years
  • Have no more than two moving violations and/or accidents in the most recent year
  • Have no DUI/DWI, reckless or careless convictions or incidents within the last five years with no more than one in a lifetime
  • No felony convictions
  • No controlled substance  conviction of any kind
  • Be able to fulfill the demands of the job 
Operator Provides
  • Tractor - must pass company inspection
  • Expenses - all maintenance and operating cost of equipment furnished by Owner Operator
  • Copy of Texas Title (front and back) or Texas Title Receipt
  • Current Texas vehicle inspection
  • Copy of Bill of Sale
  • A current 2290 Tax Form - Heavy Vehicle Use / Equipment 
Tractor Must
  • No year requirement on equipment. All equipment must pass inspection by Russell shop personnel 
  • Cabover or Conventional 
  • Russell pays all plates, permits, authorized tolls and scales
  • Excellent Home time
  • Dedicated lanes
  • Fuel cards,
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid all miles
  • Fuel Surcharge
  • Direct Deposit
  • Wellness program
Satellite Communication

Direct Communication with your assigned dispatcher. No more missed calls which translate to no more wasted time, more miles and more money! This is mandatory.

New Pay Package Available for Owner Operator

Please call a recruiter for details



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