FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
CRST Malone Lease Purchase
What do you pay? We pay 75% of gross revenue with or without CRST
Malone’s trailer. 100% fuel surcharge is paid to the truck. Our Owner/Operators’ fleet average
gross revenue is $1.89 per mile. Midwest based operators average well over 2.00/mile). You get 75%
of the gross revenue plus 100% of the fuel surcharge. Current fuel surcharge to your truck is 36
cpm fleet average. PLUS fuel discounts using Malone's fuel card.
What is your average deadhead? Our average is 12-15%
When do I get paid? We pay twice weekly - Wednesday and Friday by noon through ComData. 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 $0.35 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
No hold back of your pay when you complete orientation.
How long is orientation? 4 days including Securement Training . CRST Malone Lease Purchase
does not typically receive orientation pay, but there is often a $ign-On Bunus at certain times of the year. Malone has multiple orientation sites for Owner Operators, and Lease Purchase drivers.
Malone pays your transportation to orientation, motel, and some meals for you.
Orientation is held on Sundays in Birmingham AL, Mondays in Rockport IN and Oklahoma City OK. Class
Starts @ 7am Sharp.
What are your hiring requirements? (NO FLATBED EXPERIENCE REQUIRED) 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 five years. No felony convictions within the past 7-10 years. DUIs, DWIs
and felonies have a lifetime limit of one. No rear-end accidents or talking on a cell in CMV w/i past 3 years. NO ROLLOVERS ever. Minimum age requirement: 25 years old or 23 years old
with 2 years of verifiable OTR experience.
||No positive drug tests, convictions, or refusals - EVER.
NOTE: When you move from being a Company Driver to an Owner Operator
you change IRS status from an Employee to an Independent Contractor.
Please take time to learn the difference Click Here
Among other things this means that many of the items that were paid for by the
Carrier can no longer be paid for by the Carrier and are now your responsibility
such as health benefits, fuel tax, heavy use tax on your truck (IRS form 2290)
which is $550 per year, Work Comp or Occupational Accident Insurance, truck
insurance: physical damage and bobtail, and a few other items. Most Carriers do pay
these items up front and deduct them from your weekly Settlements.
IF YOU MEET THE ABOVE REQUIREMENTS call during business hours for answers
to any additional questions, equipment availability and to APPLY Monday thru Friday 8:30 AM - 5:30 EASTERN TIME call 1-800-837-1320