FAQ

How much will a contractor earn weekly?

In 2017 Barlow contactors averaged $1,400.00 weekly after all expenses, this can increase or decrease on a weekly basis.

how are contractors paid on the percentage program?

-74% line haul

-100% fuel surcharge

-74% stop pay

-74% deadhead

-74% detention pay

how are contractors paid on the pay per mile program?

-$1.15 on all loaded and empty miles

-Fuel surcharge on all loaded miles

-Stop pay on every drop after the first delivery

-10,000 miles guaranteed monthly

-74% detention pay

What does a contractors pay out of pocket?

-Tractor and Reefer fuel

-Trailer washouts

-Tolls and Scales

How often will a contractor get home?

Contractors stay over the road an average of 3-4 weeks before taking hometime.

How do I qualify?

-Have 2 recent years of OTR driving experience

-Have not failed a drug or alcohol test in the past 5 years

-Be able to pass a drug and alcohol test

-Not have more then 5 moving violations or accidents in the past 3 years

-Must be able to stay on the road for a minimum of 3 weeks before going home

What are the Truck models?

-Kenworth T680

-Freightliner Cascadia

-Volvo 780

Do I need a down payment?

-No down payment or credit check is required.

lease payment amount and contract length?

-Lease payments are $750.00 weekly for all truck models

-Lease contract terms start from 1 to 5 years depending on truck age

What if you don’t have the truck I want when I start?

-You choose a temporary truck to lease until your requested truck becomes available.

-Lease payments made while in a temporary truck are transferred to your permanent truck.

Can I take the lease truck to another carrier?

-No, until the lease contract is completed the truck must haul for Barlow Truck Lines Inc

Can I have a pet in the truck?

-Yes, pets are allowed with a refunable pet deposit.

Does Barlow have a rider program?

-Yes, riders are allowed on the truck 6 years of age and older.

Does Barlow have a safety bonus pay program?

-Yes, earn a cash bonus every six months you’re accident & ticket free.

-An average six month safety bonus is $900

What lanes does Barlow haul?

-75% of lanes hauled from the Midwest to the Northeast.

-25% of lanes hauled from the Midwest to: South, Southeast & Northwest.

What product does Barlow haul?

-75% of cargo hauled is refrigerated meats and produce.

-25% of cargo hauled is dry materials.

-No hazmat cargo.