We know how hard your job is, and how you may have been taken for granted by other carriers.
Quality driver teams are the lifeblood of our business. That’s why our compensation package is one of the best and why you’ll be treated as a valuable team member.
Here’s Who We Are
Established Expedited Carrier, Founded in 1989
Our Staff Includes Former Drivers Who Understand Your Needs
Our Dispatchers are Friendly & Driver Oriented
We Manage Fuel Tax & HOS Reporting
We Pay Our Teams by Direct Deposit
Our Driver Teams Stay With Us For Many Years
1. Apply & Qualify
When you apply as an Owner Operator Team, we will pre-qualify you and your team driver, by obtaining your DAC, PSP and Criminal reports. Once you’re approved, we’ll ask each of you to take a standard DOT drug test.
2. Paid Orientation
Next, you’ll come to St. Louis for a 2-day paid orientation. On the first day, we’ll discuss company policies and procedures and you’ll watch safety videos. On the second day, you’ll finish orientation and perform a pre-trip vehicle inspection and road test.
3. Get On the Road
When everything is complete, you’ll meet our dispatchers and be assigned your first load. At this point, you’re fully trained and ready to be on the road and making money.
I really love driving with my dog, Zoey. Metro's pet policy allows me the freedom to keep my best friend with me. I can't imagine leaving her at home while I'm away working. There are so many good things about driving for Metro Express, but my favorite is their understanding about the importance of pets, and being able to bring Zoey with me on the road.
Great dispatch team and excellent customer service. Owner Operators are treated with courtesy and respect. The pay is always consistent and timely.
I told my husband Alan how Lucky we are. He said why? I said because we work for Metro Express. They really care about their drivers. For a small company they really do have the right ingredients of a great company.
Mary Speer, Team Driver
In our 20 years of experience, we’ve found this is THE best company for team owner operators! Metro is a small, driver friendly company with mostly very light weight expedited freight. The company has fantastic miles and the best rate of pay you can get anywhere. If you’re a team that doesn’t own a truck, they have options for you. Dispatch needs extra stars!!! (yes I am a driver).
Debra Shockome, Team Driver
You love your pet and we know how important that companionship can be towards your happiness. For that reason, we are happy to have a pet policy that allows you to bring your pet with you.
Maintains close relationships with drivers, and keeps them running with high quality loads. Makes sure drivers always have support at all levels while on the road.
Years Dispatching Experience
Rob Reed has been with Metro Express for over 13 years. Rob takes pride in developing strong relationships with all of our drivers on personal level.
A seasoned dispatcher, and former Captain in the U.S. Air Force, that helps our drivers get loaded and overcome any obstacles that could impact an on-time delivery.
Years Dispatching Experience
Christopher Klomps is the Operations Captain of Metro Express Tranportation Services. He has over 16 years of experience working in the industry. He came to us after serving 8 years as a Captain in the United States Air Force.
Manages truck and trailer maintenance and repairs, and facilitates the relationships between driver teams and other departments in the company.
Years Driving Experience
For the past 24 years, I’ve served as the operations manager for Metro Express Transportation Services. In that capacity, I manage the company’s truck and trailer maintenance issues. More importantly, I also work to create and maintain friendly and productive relationships between our driver teams and our safety, dispatch teams and back-office support. The success I’ve had in doing my job is tied to the many years I worked as a driver for the company. That experience taught me how drivers think and the high level of support it takes to keep them happy.
Keeps our drivers legal by closely monitoring all qualification and hours of service issues. Also trains on company policies and safety guidelines.
Years Driving Experience
I have over 35 years of experience in the transportation industry. Since 1993, I’ve served as Metro’s Safety Director. Prior to taking that position, I was a driver for the company, and I later assisted management in training new hires. My goal was to make certain each new driver understood and followed the company’s policies and safety guidelines. My current responsibility is to make certain that all of Metro’s drivers stay legal. To do this, I closely monitor all driver qualification and hours of service issues, so that they never affect a driver’s PSP.
Avoid Other Carriers Who
- Require Escrow Accounts
- Charge Trailer Fees
- Charge For Liability and Cargo Insurance
- Charge Administration Fees
- Fail To Reimburse Tollway Expenses
- Use Forced Dispatch
- Require Drivers to Handle Freight
- Provide No Financial Support For Truck Repairs
Metro ExpressHome of Serious Team Drivers
- Paid Orientation
- Paid All Miles
- Paid to Go Home
- Large Fuel Discounts
- Paid Permits and Tolls
- Qualcomm and Pre Pass
- Low Turn Over
- No Hidden Fees
- Tire Discounts
- Well Maintained Trailers
- Fuel Tax Reporting
- Liability and Cargo Insurance Paid
- Pet Policy
- Sign On Bonus