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Drive To Own 

GDS Express is looking to partner with honest, hardworking people who wish to advance their careers. We provide all the tools you need to become successful owner operators. Our drive-to-own drivers receive the same benefits and compensation as our owner operators with the exciting opportunity to lease purchase your own truck. Join the GDS family today. The GDS drive-to-own program includes:
  • Late-model tractor lease
  • Payoff rate of $.14 to $.20 per mile
  • Operation and technical support

Benefits

GDS is a family-owned trucking company. As an drive to own truck operator, you’ll have an assigned dispatcher who knows you by name, dedicated lanes that meet your needs and excellent home time. We also offer a maintenance program and outstanding fuel and tire discounts.

Loads

  • 100% “No touch”
  • 70% drop and hook
  • All dry freight (no hazmat)

Miles

  • 3,500 miles per week (singles)
  • 5,500 – 6,000 miles per week (teams)

Deadhead

  • 2.8% fleet average

No Inspections

  • Pre-pass is available for a green light in every state

Transflo Scanning

  • Scan your bills from any Pilot, Love’s or Flying J, and they are received within minutes.

Permit

  • All permits are provided

No Upfront Costs

  • Baseplates and insurance are available at competitive rates.

Compensation

GDS operates under a no-hold-back policy. If all your paperwork is in on Wednesday, your paycheck will be direct deposited on Friday.

West Coast Dedicated Teams (5,000 – 6,000 miles per week)

  • $.92 per mile, plus fuel surcharge, safety bonus and performance bonus.

Regional Dedicated (OH, IN, MI, NJ, PA, KY, NY-upstate)

  • $1.10 per mile, plus fuel surcharge, safety bonus.

Safety Bonus

  • A safety bonus is awarded monthly for no chargeable accidents or CSA points. Bonus is $.01 per mile for your first six months, and $.02 per mile after six consecutive months of no accidents or CSA points.

Performance Bonus

  • A performance bonus of an additional $.05 per mile is awarded monthly for qualified loaded and delivered miles. To qualify for the bonus, singles need 10k miles per month. For teams, it’s 18k miles per month.

Contact Mike at (800) 782-6038 x212 or mcady@gdsexpress.com with any questions about the GDS recruitment process. Or, apply online now!