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What kind of freight do you haul?

We haul only Dry Van loads. The commodities are usually electronics, auto parts, and medical supplies.

How many miles do your drivers average?

- Solo drivers at Paragon Freight average between 2900-3500 miles.
- Team drivers at Paragon Freight average between 5500-6500 miles. Hard-running teams can expect more than 7000 miles!

What kind of equipment do you have?

All of our trucks are manufactured between 2019 and 2022. They are all equipped with a fridge, microwave, inverter and have an automatic transmission. The fleet consists of Volvo’s, Mack’s, Freightliners, and Internationals.

What is the pay?

- Solo drivers at Paragon Freight can get up to $.70 CPM based on their driving record and experience.
-  Team drivers at Paragon Freight can get up to $.90 CPM a mile based on their driving record and experience.

Are any endorsements required?

We do not require any endorsements.

Can I take the truck home?

If you have a safe place to park the truck, you can take it home, but if you plan a longer vacation, the truck must be parked at our yard.

How many years of experience do you require?

We require 2 years of verifiable over-the-road experience.

Do you have 24/7 support?

- Yes! Our tracking and dispatch teams are available day and night!

Will I have to load and unload the truck?

- No, we provide no-touch freight to our drivers.

Can I rent a trailer from you?

We do not offer trailer rent outside of our organization, however, we do offer trailer rent to owner-operators that do not own their own trailer!

What is the average gross owner-operators make at Paragon Freight?

- Owner-operators gross between $6,000 - $12,000!
- Team owner-operators gross between $12,000 - $20,000!

How heavy are the loads usually?

We mostly haul light loads for our main customers, ranging from 25,000 - 35,000 lbs.

Do you have any dedicated lanes?

We do have some dedicated lanes for owner-operators, but we mostly have dedicated accounts with our biggest customers running all 48 states.

Do you offer a lease to purchase?

At the moment we do not offer a lease-to-purchase program.

Do you have any local positions available?

As of right now, we are focused on over-the-road transportation. We plan to expand into regional and local markets in the near future.

How long do your drivers stay out on the road?

Our drivers usually stay out 3 weeks at a time. Owner-operators can stay out less and have a bigger variety of routing options to choose from.
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