Independent Contractor Trucking

You are a one truck independent contractor because you wanted to be an independent business owner with the freedom to decide what to haul, where & when. Let’s face it, buying and maintaining your truck was a major commitment to your business and we understand the seriousness of that commitment.

If you’re a responsible and professional independent contractor with a good driving record, you’ve come to the right place. Qualified Independent Contractors choose which areas they’d like to run – regional or interstate long-hauls.


  • A financially stable business with quality service since 1952
  • Weekly Settlements (with direct deposit available)
  • Trip Advances up to 50% on each load
  • 100% of billed fuel surcharge
  • 100% of Loading and Unloading charges on billed revenue
  • Refrigerated Food Express Inc. carries the General Liability, Trucker/Auto Liability and Cargo Insurance
  • Internal Independent Contractor liaison to support your needs and resolve any accounting, safety or other issues
  • Pay percentage of revenue
  • Competitive Trucking Insurance available
  • Apportioned Truck Plates available


All Independent Contractors must meet the following requirements for application. You must:

  • Be 23 years of age
  • Hold a valid commercial driver’s license (CDL) with no serious moving violations in the last three years
  • Be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen
  • Have 2 years verifiable over the road experience
  • Have a working cell phone
  • Present a clean, well groomed, professional appearance
  • Have a permanent address and phone number
  • Have equipment able to pass a D.O.T. safety inspection
  • Knowledge of reefer operations is preferred, but not required
  • Be committed to safe driving

To learn more about our Independent Contractor Program you can call us at800-225-2350, or complete the Independent Contractor Application. Your information will be kept strictly confidential


2. Safety Awards Must meet criteria
  • 1 year $50
  • 2-4 years $100
  • 5-9 years $250
  • 10-14 years 500
  • 15-19 years $750
  • 20 + years $1000

Contact Us

Whether you’re ready to begin a relationship or you’re looking for more information, you’ve come to the right place. Simply fill out the contact form below and one of our agents will contact you directly. Thank you for your interest!

Refrigerated Food Express, Inc.
Attn: Tammi
57 Littlefield Street
Avon, MA 02322
Telephone: 508.276.2000 ext. 227
Fax: 508.276.2000

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