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CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking

CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking is one of the oldest truckload carriers in the industry, having served the flatbed marketplace since 1928.

The company was founded on the principals of superior customer service, along with the relentless pursuit of maximizing the success of our independent contractors and terminals.
Our dedication to these goals has become even stronger since that time.

Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking is the largest flatbed organization in the nation under one roof. We currently have over 1600 trucks and operate over 100 field offices throughout the contiguous United States and Canada. This vast infrastructure allows CRST Malone to provide all levels of flatbed services, from the most simple to the most complex.

The management and administrative staff at CRST Malone are one of the most stable in the industry, with an average tenure of 15 years. Our experience gives you the confidence of knowing that you are dealing with dedicated and knowledgeable transportation professionals at all levels of our operations.

CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking

You control your miles and your home time: No Forced Dispatch
Your trailer or Malone's. No headache rack required; CRST Malone flatbed trailers have bulkheads

Owner Operatro settlements75% of gross revenue
Owner Operatro settlements 100% fuel surcharge passed through to CRST Malone Contractors. Fleet average fuel surcharge averages 55 - 60 cents per mile
Owner Operatro settlementsSettlements paid twice weekly, more frequently in some locations
Owner Operatro settlements100% pay for all accessorial charges, including but not limited to: stopovers, tarping, OD miles and permits, detention, fuel surcharge, etc.
Owner Operatro settlementsCRST Malone Flatbed Trucking has General commodities authority in 48 states and Canada.  If you run the Malone Plate you will be apportioned in all 48 states.
Owner Operatro settlementsAdvance on net truck earnings on each load.
Owner Operatro settlementsHealth and accident plan available.
Owner Operatro settlementsTwice Weekly settlements. Direct deposit option.
Owner Operatro settlementsFuel and cash cards with access to fuel discount program and long distance calling card programs.
Owner Operatro settlementsNo forced dispatch.
Owner Operatro settlementsNational tire account with discounts for you
Owner Operatro settlementsPaid cargo and liability insurance.
Owner Operatro settlementsToll free numbers to all 80 terminals.
Owner Operatro settlementsAnnual award programs and cash incentives.
Owner Operatro settlementsCustomer referral bonus.
Owner Operatro settlements97% of our freight is contract freight - NOT From Brokers!
Owner Operatro settlementsLTL freight available

CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking is a fast-growing, people-oriented trucking company that is committed to excellence.  In order to meet this commitment, we have a clear understanding that developing partnerships with top-quality Owner/Operators is essential.  We have created a comprehensive and growing network that, in a cooperative effort with CRST’s broad customer base, can provide our Operators with the ability to have high earnings with low deadhead.  Our operation is made up of one of the nation’s largest fleets of covered wagons, a large number of step decks and regular flatbeds.  We pride ourselves on our driver friendly freight.


DISPATCH PROCEDURES – We have a company wide load board only accessible by CRST Malone O/O’s.  This board contains ALL available loads with rate and fuel surcharge info on the screen.  Know what you are able to do in advance.

Our dispatch procedure is not new or unique.  Stay in touch with your designated contact, central dispatch or terminal.  We do not force your dispatch.  We do utilize pre planning to insure you can get reloaded with the least amount of layover and empty miles. 

Pre planning requires communication, and good communication leads to higher earning. 

HOME TIME – As stated above, we do not force your dispatch.  Therefore, home time is up to the Operator.  Keep your fleet coordinator informed as to when you want to go home and how long you want to stay.  Most of our Operators develop lanes within our system that allow them to have whatever home time they desire.




What do you pay?  We pay 75% of revenue with or without CRST Malone’s trailer.  100% fuel surcharge is paid to the truck.  Our Owner/Operators’ fleet average gross revenue is $1.95 per mile.  You get 75% of the gross revenue plus 100% of the fuel surcharge. 


What is your average deadhead?  Our average is 12-15% (You can keep that down with experience)


When do I get paid?  CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking Owner Operators can get paid twice weekly – Wednesday and Friday by noon through ComData.  If your paperwork arrives on Saturday, Monday or Tuesday, you will be paid that Friday.  Have your bills in 2 full working days before payday to get paid on time.  CRST Malone uses the Pegasus scanning system, available at truck stops across the nation, at a cost of $0.25 per page.  Pegasus provides immediate receipt of scanned documents into CRST Malone’s Settlement department.  Other pay options available are:  Direct Deposit through ComData, Standard Check and Terminal Pay (in some locations).


What is the age limit on a truck?  Malone flatbed trucking does not have an age limit on tractors.  All new owner operator leases must pass a CRST Malone DOT inspection.  Tractors ten years or older must also pass a safety visual inspection conducted at an authorized location.


How long is orientation?  4 days total includes Securement Training and Coil Certificate.  We pay  orientation pay per unit leased on after you are dispatched on your first load. Lease Purchase does not receive orientation pay.  We have multiple orientation sites for Owner Operators.


What are your hiring requirements for CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking? Must have a minimum of six months OTR in the past three years in equipment similar to the type you will operate at CRST Malone.  No more than three moving violations  over the past three years.  No DUI or DWI convictions within the past three years.  No felony convictions within the past 10 years.  DUIs, DWIs and felonies have a lifetime limit of one. 

No positive drug tests, convictions, or refusals - EVER.

Minimum age requirement:  25 years old or 23 years old with 2 years of verifiable OTR experience.

Call 1-800-837-1320 Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:30 EASTERN Time  Malone Owner Operators or  Malone's Lease to Purchase

CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking