CRST Malone Flatbed
CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking is one of the oldest truckload carriers in the industry, having served
the flatbed marketplace since 1928.
The company was founded on the principals of superior customer service, along with the relentless pursuit of
maximizing the success of our independent contractors and terminals.
Our dedication to these goals has become even stronger since that time.
Headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking is the largest flatbed
organization in the nation under one roof. We currently have over 1600 trucks and operate over 100 field offices
throughout the contiguous United States and Canada. This vast infrastructure allows CRST Malone to provide all
levels of flatbed services, from the most simple to the most complex.
The management and administrative staff at CRST Malone are one of the most stable in the industry,
with an average tenure of 15 years. Our experience gives you the confidence of knowing that you are dealing with
dedicated and knowledgeable transportation professionals at all levels of our operations.
CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking
You control your miles and your home time: No Forced Dispatch
Your trailer or Malone's. No headache rack required; CRST Malone
flatbed trailers have bulkheads
75% of gross revenue
100% fuel surcharge passed through to CRST Malone Contractors. Fleet average fuel surcharge
averages 55 - 60 cents per mile
Settlements paid twice weekly, more frequently in
100% pay for all accessorial charges, including but
not limited to: stopovers, tarping, OD miles and permits, detention, fuel surcharge, etc.
CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking has General
commodities authority in 48 states and Canada. If you run the Malone Plate you will be apportioned in
all 48 states.
Advance on net truck earnings on each
Health and accident plan available.
Twice Weekly settlements. Direct deposit
Fuel and cash cards with access to fuel discount
program and long distance calling card programs.
No forced dispatch.
National tire account with discounts for
Paid cargo and liability insurance.
Toll free numbers to all 80 terminals.
Annual award programs and cash
Customer referral bonus.
97% of our freight is contract freight - NOT From
LTL freight available
CRST Malone Flatbed
Trucking is a fast-growing,
people-oriented trucking company that is committed to excellence. In order to meet this commitment, we have a clear
understanding that developing partnerships with top-quality Owner/Operators is essential. We have created a
comprehensive and growing network that, in a cooperative effort with CRST’s broad customer base, can provide our
Operators with the ability to have high earnings with low deadhead. Our operation is made up of one of the
nation’s largest fleets of covered wagons, a large number of step decks and regular flatbeds. We pride
ourselves on our driver friendly freight.
DISPATCH PROCEDURES – We have a company wide load board only accessible by CRST
Malone O/O’s. This board contains
ALL available loads with rate and fuel surcharge info on the
screen. Know what you are able to do in advance.
Our dispatch procedure is not new or
unique. Stay in touch with
your designated contact, central dispatch or terminal. We do not force your dispatch. We do
utilize pre planning to insure you can get reloaded with the
least amount of layover and empty miles.
Pre planning requires communication, and good communication leads to
HOME TIME – As stated above, we do not force your dispatch.
Therefore, home time is up to the Operator. Keep your fleet
coordinator informed as to when you want to go home and how long you want to stay. Most of our Operators
develop lanes within our system that allow them to have whatever home time they desire.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What do you pay? We pay 75% of revenue with or without CRST
Malone’s trailer. 100% fuel surcharge is paid to the truck. Our
Owner/Operators’ fleet average gross revenue is $1.95 per mile. You get 75% of the gross revenue plus 100% of the fuel surcharge.
What is your average deadhead? Our average is 12-15% (You can keep that down with
When do I get paid? CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking
Owner Operators can get paid twice weekly – Wednesday and Friday by noon through
ComData. If your paperwork arrives
on Saturday, Monday or Tuesday, you will be paid that Friday. Have your bills in 2 full working days before
payday to get paid on time. CRST Malone uses the Pegasus scanning system, available at truck stops across the
nation, at a cost of $0.25 per page. Pegasus provides immediate receipt of scanned documents into CRST
Malone’s Settlement department. Other pay options available are: Direct Deposit through ComData,
Standard Check and Terminal Pay (in some locations).
What is the age limit on a truck? Malone flatbed trucking does not have an age limit
on tractors. All new owner operator leases must pass a CRST Malone DOT inspection. Tractors ten years
or older must also pass a safety visual inspection conducted at an authorized location.
How long is orientation? 4 days total
includes Securement Training and Coil Certificate. We pay
orientation pay per unit leased on after you are dispatched on your first load.
Lease Purchase does not receive orientation pay. We have multiple
orientation sites for Owner Operators.
What are your hiring requirements for CRST Malone Flatbed
Trucking? Must have a
minimum of six months OTR in the past three years in equipment
similar to the type you will operate at CRST Malone. No more than three moving violations over
the past three years. No DUI or DWI convictions within the past three years. No felony
convictions within the past 10 years. DUIs, DWIs and felonies have a lifetime limit of one.
No positive drug tests,
convictions, or refusals - EVER.
Minimum age requirement: 25 years old or 23 years old
with 2 years of verifiable OTR experience.
Call Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:30 EASTERN Time 1-800-837-1320 and press 1 for Owner Operators or 3 for Malone's
Lease to Purchase
CRST Malone Flatbed Trucking