There are lots of advantages to being an Owner Operator.

But is it right for you?

New Mileage Pay to Independent Contractors $1.05 loaded!

Calculate your earnings

Owner Operator Calculator

There is a fair amount of math involved in being an Owner Operator, but luckily USA Truck has you covered. Our new Owner Operator Calculator will help show the potential costs and profits involved in this kind of venture to help you make an informed decision on your future.

Risk vs. Reward

Becoming an Owner Operator

Becoming an Owner Operator and truck owner can be a rewarding and successful experience. When you're weighing the pros and cons about going independent, one of the biggest decisions you'll have to make is, will this be worth it to you? Independence comes with its own set of risks and rewards. USA Truck wants to help you by providing the information you need to make a good decision. Whether you are leasing your truck, or committing to a more traditional ownership plan, here are some tools to help you.

Getting Started

What You Need To Begin

Being an Owner Operator means you will be operating your own business, so it is time you started planning on how to set up your new venture. USA Truck is right by your side and we’ll show you how to get in full swing with a rewarding new career as an Owner Operator.

Planning for Success

Know what it takes to be successful

In order to become an Owner Operator, planning for success, such as maintenance expenses, startup costs, and running costs is very important.

How we operate

What to expect when you join

To get a better idea of how USA Truck operates, let’s go over what to expect when you join us as an Owner Operator.

How Owner Operators
are paid

Help where it matters most

Managing your cash flow as an Owner Operator is a critical factor in the success of your small business. Knowing the details and managing the settlement process is important. USA Truck will be with you by providing the tools you need for success.

Managing Fuel Expenses

A Challenging But Important Task

Managing fuel costs is perhaps the most important and challenging task for an Owner Operator. Do it right, and you will find the path to success. Do it wrong, and you may have trouble staying in business. USA Truck is here to help you with tools, and support to help you, make the right decisions.

Orientation And In Servicing

Final Steps To Becoming An Ic

USA Truck is committed to getting you rolling and generating income as quickly as possible, with all the information you need, and proper licenses and permits. That starts during our Orientation.