Forward Air

Forward Air Is Partnering With Owner Operators - $4,000 Sign On Bonus!

Tomball, TX
Job Type
Solo Owner Operator
Job Type
Dry Van
Job Type

Job Overview

New Rate Increase for Solo Owner Operators!

Teams up to $2.21 / mile averaging $41,500 / month

Solos up to $1.85 / mile averaging $16,858 / month

With Forward’s commitment to the success and development of our fleet partners, Forward recently announced a +$.015 per mile increase on all loaded and empty miles for Independent Contractors! This will mark the 3rd rate increase announced in 2021 and the sixth in the last five years!

Forward Air has the most consistent Solo Owner Operator offerings in the industry. Owner Operators run from coast to coast (or on a national/regional dedicated if available) from Forward Air location to Forward Air location with our lightly loaded dry van trailers. We want our fleet partners to be as successful and profitable as possible. With our new destination pay, there is no doubt you will soon turn your truck into a revenue generating machine!

For a limited time, as we position ourselves to grow our fleet following several customer awards:

  • $4,000 Sign On Bonus for Solo Owner Operators
  • Includes $$ after your first load to help offset transition costs.
  • Entire bonus is paid out in the first year

Solo Drivers: Earn up to $1.85 / mile averaging $16,858 / month


  • Terminal to Terminal – don’t deal with customer docks!
  • 99% Drop & Hook Freight – No Touch!
  • Best in industry benefits, with health options as low as $8.99/wk
  • Newer equipment
  • Predictable home time
  • Weekly pay with Direct Deposit Options
  • Pet Friendly

NEW 3rd Party Lease Purchase Options

Program Highlights:

  • Purchase option pricing with in-house financing
  • Provides a path to ownership if they would like
  • Ability to participate in trade-equity when upgrading
  • NOT a walk-away lease!


  • Class A CDL required
  • Minimum 6 months experience

“My husband and I have been with Forward Air for 7 years. And we have finally found our home with them! Everyone is so AMAZING every place we go! We’ve never felt like we belonged somewhere else so much like we do here!” - Robyn

"Miles. The miles and the money is good. And you don't have to kill yourself to get the miles." - Stacey & Robert P.

Job Highlights



Pay per Mile



$4,000 Sign On Bonus Bonus



99% Drop & Hook Freight – No Touch!



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