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You choose the package that fits you right.  You will find that both are very competitive with industry offerings.

Load Miles @ $1.20 per mile and Empty Miles @ $.90 per mile

Or you can choose 75% of gross haul
Fuel Surcharge is paid to the operator in addition to the rates above.


  • We pay for all liability insurance
  • Terminals in Buffalo Lake, MN, WIldwood, FL, Davenport, FL & Winter Haven, FL
  • A superior fuel surcharge matrix
  • Discounted License Plates
  • 100% Paid lumpers
  • 75% of stop pay
  • Bobtail and physical damage insurance available
  • Year round rider program with insurance
  • Every company claims open door policy, but we are actively involved in your success.
  • One-on-one dispatch
  • Weekly settlements
  • Direct deposit
  • One of the lowest cost fuel networks in the industry!  Every penny of discount passed to the operator.
  • Cash Advances


Expenses covered by the Contractor

  • Fuel taxes (we calculate and file for you, you just pay!)
  • Federal Highway Use Tax ($550 annually, we can help you if needed!)
  • Overweight tickets / scale tickets
  • All maintenance and related items
  • Collision and bobtail insurance (offered through Kottke Trucking)
  • Workman’s Compensation: If owner has hired driver, a $1 million dollar policy is required
  • We recommend Occupational death & dismemberment
  • Reserve account of $100 per week with $2000 cap for cargo damage, claims to trailer, etc



  • Minimum age of 23.
  • Must have valid Class A commercial driver’s license
  • Recent OTR experience
  • Must pass DOT physical and drug screen
  • Safe driving record:
    • No serious traffic violations.
    • No patterns of irresponsible driving habits.


Hiring Area:

  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kentucky
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • North Carolina
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Wisconsin

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Become a part of the Kottke Trucking family by joining our owner operator fleet today!

(800) 248-2623 (320) 833-5385

Kottke Trucking, Inc.