Owner Operator

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Drive for lawrence

At Lawrence our drivers come first. With our independent contractor opportunities you can driver your own truck and run under our authority while taking advantages of all that our packages have to offer.

Lawrence Transportation Careers

Local Ownership

Ours is not a big impersonal company headquartered in a distant city, with a revolving cast of contacts you never get to know. We are a capable, reputable transportation company owned and managed by the people in your neighborhood – folks you will get to know. Talk to a team member to learn how Lawrence Transportation Company can improve your distribution system.

Many Benefits

Lawrence’s Owner Operator package is boasting with benefits. As an independent contractor you can take advantage of competitive percentage pay, paid base plate as well as discounted fuel and insurance. Lawrence offers well maintained reefer trailers with ZERO rental fees.

Road Side Assistance

While operating under Lawrence’s authority you can take advantage of our NationaLease affiliate relationships offering you discounted shop labor rates. You will have full access to our road side assistance program and access to all NationaLease affiliates while out on the road.

Driving Qualifications



  Settlements EVERY Friday with direct deposit available

  Passenger Program available to keep family and friends close on the road

  Paid Base Plate with ZERO monthly charge

  Paid CARGO and LIABILITY Insurance with discounts available on Physical Damage and Bobtail rates

  Fuel card provided with fuel discount

  Competitive percentage pay with 100% of fuel surcharge

Friendly and personable dispatch with open door policies

Quarterly Safety Incentive


  1 year OR 100,000 miles experience

  Must have no more than THREE jobs in the last 12 month period

  Must have no more than THREE moving violations in the last 3 years

  Must have zero DOT serious accidents in the last three years

Lawrence does not have an age requirement for our Owner Operators however we ask that all equipment be up to date mechanically with DOT, Federal and State inspection requirements and be eligible for an Omni Trac install.

Please call anytime if you are questioning your eligibility – we would love the opportunity to discuss your employment options!

Driving for lawrence

What people are saying

“I have been with lawrence for over 30 years. My driver manager is just like family to me and treats me with respect. The entire Lawrence team works with me to ensure I get the mileage I need backed by the home time I want. I would strongly recommend a career with lawrence.”

-Bob Lindgren
Lawrence Transportation Driver