Company Drivers, Owner Operators & Lease Needed

    Hiring Positions:
    • Company Driver Solo
    • Company Driver Team
    • Owner Operator Solo
    • Owner Operator Team
    • Lease
    Hiring States:
    • AL
    • AR
    • CT
    • DC
    • DE
    • FL
    • GA
    • IA
    • IL
    • IN
    • KS
    • KY
    • LA
    • MA
    • MD
    • MI
    • MN
    • MO
    • MS
    • NC
    • NE
    • NJ
    • NY
    • OH
    • OK
    • PA
    • RI
    • SC
    • TN
    • TX
    • VA
    • WI
    • WV

    Job Overview

    Marten is a Certified Top Pay Carrier! We offer the professional driver the right combination of opportunity, support and drive. Marten has been providing superior time and temperature-sensitive transportation services for more than half a century. With our "Fair Pay" pay scale, top of the line Equipment, $100 Layover Pay Policy, and so much more…we provide an expectation for the best! MARTEN offers great driving opportunities for BOTH COMPANY DRIVERS & OWNER OPERATORS. With Marten’s outstanding regional runs, you can expect more home time & more money! IT'S TIME TO RETHINK REGIONAL! Marten regional opportunities give drivers top pay on excellent regional runs, the same great Marten equipment & benefits, a Fleet manager based in your home terminal for quality, one-on-one contact & steady miles every week! Marten drivers experienced pay and rate increases, automatic detention pay and new terminals to make life on the road a little easier. Join the Marten team today!


    If you're interested in becoming part of a team that is dedicated to excellence - if you want the best that professional driving has to offer, call a recruiter today at 866-370-6269 or apply online at


    To qualify as a company Driver, you should meet the following requirements:

    • Have 6 months of over the road driving experience

    • Be at least 22 years of age

    • Pass physical and drug screen - (These take place during Orientation. Marten Transport, Ltd. covers all associated costs)

    • Have a safe driving record, with no serious traffic violations, no patterns of irresponsible driving habits and no more than three preventable accidents in the last three years


    Fair Pay Rates apply for all solo drivers at Marten Transport! Now all solo drivers will get credit for prior experience and will be paid via a graduated pay scale, based on length of haul.

    Pay Rates for Solos:

    • Fair pay sliding pay scale based on length of haul
    • Up to 5 years credit for prior experience
    • Annual pay increases
    • Up to $.495 per mile
    • Per diem pay package

    Pay Rates for Teams:

    • .474 to .52 cents per mile!
    • Up to 5 years credit for prior experience
    • Annual pay increases
    • Per diem pay package

      Marten is also changing the way Owner Operators think of Regional Runs!

      At Marten, you keep MORE of what you EARN!
      Here's how:

      • Fuel Program
      • EZ Pass available
      • Marten Purchasing Power
      • Paid License Fees & Plates
      • All authorized tolls paid

      Contractor Settlement Package **

      • 1-150 miles : 50% revenue
      • 151-400 miles : $1.05 per mile
      • 401-800 miles : $1.00 per mile
      • 801 -1,200 miles : $.91 per mile
      • 1.201-1,600 miles : $.89 per mile
      • 1601 miles or more : $.88 per mile
      • Empty miles : $.85 per mile
      • Teams earn an additional $.03 per mile


    We offer basic medical, dental and vision insurance, and company paid life insurance as well as:

    • Disability insurance available

    • Supplemental Life Insurance for driver, spouse, and children

    • Flexible spending for medical and dependent care

    • Employee Assistance Program - free counseling, with legal and financial services

    • Paid Orientation

    • Transportation & Lodging provided for Orientation

    • TripPak Express - free delivery to our headquarters

    • Open door management policy

    • Rider program available

    • 401K eligibility after 90 days of employment

    • Stop pay of $20 (excluding first and last drop/pick-up)

    • HAZMAT pay

    • Layover pay

    • Loading and unloading pay - 100% reimbursed

    • Direct deposit / weekly payroll

    • Holiday incentive pay

    Vacation Policy:

    Benefit program includes paid time off for drivers. Vacation pay is determined by dividing annual earnings by 52 (weeks):

    • Drivers receive one week paid time off after first year

    • Two weeks from 2-7 years

    • Three weeks from 8-14 years

    • Four weeks from 15-19 years

    • Five weeks after 20 years


    We are very excited to announce that effective July 1, 2012 our current quarterly driver performance bonus has been replaced by a new, more achievable monthly driver performance bonus. These changes were made in order to bring our bonus more in line with achievable miles operating in today’s regional environment with electronic logs. Because it is a monthly bonus instead of quarterly, drivers will get that bonus money in their hands more quickly!

    We are committed to providing drivers, with a total package of top pay and rewards for performance. In addition to our top mileage pay, only Marten Transport offers drivers automatic $20.00 per hour detention pay, $20.00 per hour trailer maintenance pay, $100 first day layover pay and $150 holiday bonus pay.


    Marten offers OTR, Regional, Flex Fleet, Intermodal, & Dedicated positions in many areas.

    Drivers are eligible for thousands of dollars of extra money annually if they take advantage of Marten's bonus programs.

    • Monthly safety bonus - $70 per month

    • Referral bonus: Earn $1,000 per qualified driver who joins Marten

    • Performance bonus: Company drivers at Marten Transport can earn a monthly driver performance bonus.



    Dedicated Routes

    Marten has established lanes with a number of customers that allow drivers to be home more frequently. All dedicated openings are offered to our current fleet drivers first, on a seniority basis and depending on the proximity in which they live to the dedicated runs. Some of the companies that we haul dedicated freight for include Anheuser Busch, Procter & Gamble, General Mills and Nestle.

    Regional Routes

    Regional Opportunities:

    • Central Plains Region
    • Florida Region
    • Memphis Region
    • Mid-Atlantic Region
    • Great Lakes Region
    • South Central Region
    • Southeast Region
    • Upper Midwest Region
    • Western Region
    • PA Region

    Marten Transport, Ltd. offers opportunities for regional routes based from Atlanta, Indianapolis and Los Angeles. For more about these positions contact recruiting at 1-866-370-6269.

    Payment Options:
    • Paid Weekly
    • Direct Deposit Available
    • Retirement Plan / 401k
    • Lay Over Pay
    • Vacation Pay
    • Orientation Expenses Paid
    Other Benefits:
    • No-Touch Freight: 95%
    • Lease Purchase Program
    • Assigned Equipment
    • Assigned Dispatchers
    • 24/7 Dispatch Available
    • Base Plate & Permits
    • Paperless Logs
    • Truck Wash
    • Rider Program
    • Health Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Est. Miles A Week: Varies
    • Orientation Length: 2 days
    • Satellite Communications: Qualcomm
    General Information about Marten Transport
    Established in: 1945 (71 years ago)
    Type of Company: Private
    Number of employees: 500 - 999
    Number of company trucks: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of trucking owner operators: 100 - 249

    About Marten Transport:

    Founded in 1946, Marten Transport has reached its high level of success by focusing on providing excellent career opportunities for professional drivers like you. Marten has been providing superior time & temperature sensitive transportation services for more than half a century. As one of today's leading national protective service transportation companies, Marten Transport is able to offer company drivers excellent opportunities for growth and stability.

    Truck Driver Requirements
    • Minimum Age: 22
    • License Classes: A
    • OTR Exp: 1 Year
    • OTR Exp in last 5 years: 1 Year
    • Local Exp: Not Relevant
    • Endorsements Required: None

    Equipment Types (and experience required):
    • Reefer

    Violations Accepted:
    • DUI Policy: Must be before Dec 3, 2011
    • Moving Violations: 3 in the last 3 years
    • Reckless Driving Violations: 0 in the last 3 years
    • Preventable Accidents: 3 in the last 3 years