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Dedicated Transportation Services does not operate in the East with the primary operating area being the Central Midwest and Southeast.  Our OTR drivers that live in our traffic lanes are home weekly as we feel it is important to be home taking your time off with family and friends rather than on the road. DTS utilizes paper logs due to exempt engines - no ELD's.

  • OTR drivers average 2700 to 3500 miles per week
  • OTR drivers home weekly with regional and Southeast loads
  • Refrigerated no touch loads
  • Regular and recurring shippers and destinations each week
  • 80% drop and hook loads in the central Midwest, trailer ratio 4:1
  • 3000 mi per week average for OTR drivers
  • Weekly mileage pay, direct deposit
  • Benefits of working for a small company and benefits of large companies
  • Benefits that come with a customer base of national companies
  • No Qualcomm or Peoplenet
  • PrePass
  • PAPER LOGS (engines exempt from ELD's)
  • Cell phone dispatch (driver owned)
  • No touch freight—in the rare instances a lumper is required it is reimbursed
  • Company trucks are predominantly Freightliner Classic XL condos
  • Trucks set at 72 mph
  • Rider program
  • Company paid life insurance.

Job Requirements for a DTS OTR driver

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    Driver must have a desire to work and be a self starter
  • Previous owner operator experience desirable
  • Must be able to run 3000 miles a week
  • Driver must have good work history and references
  • Driver must be good with paperwork with a sense of urgency to complete and turn in
  • Driver must be proficient and knowledgeable with DOT rules and hours of service and use of paper logs
  • Driver must have minimum of 2 years OTR experience, one year in the past 3 years
  • No DWI’s last 5 years
  • No recent or violent felony convictions
  • No more than 3 moving violations/accidents the past 3 years
  • No serious or disqualifying traffic violation or DOT reportable accidents past 3 years

Pay Details

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    Starting pay is a combination of taxable pay, and non taxable per diem totaling 50-55 cents per mile with the expectation that the driver exceeds 3000 miles per week with driver pay exceeding $1,500 per week.  Company paid LIFE INSURANCE on OTR drivers.  Weekly mileage pay by check or direct deposit.
  • Owner operator speced equipment.  Big power, 13 speed transmissions and long hoods.
  • Contact Lanny at Dedicated Transportation Services in Gretna, NE at 402-699-3465 or email to with any questions.

DTS Pay Package

Base taxable wage 33 to 38 cpm (1 cent increase 6 mo, then on 1, 2, 3, 4 year)
Per Diem (not taxed to driver) 17 cpm
Total Driver Pay 50 to 55 cpm
Company paid LIFE INSURANCE  
Direct electronic weekly DEPOSIT