Solo over-the-road partners


You can drive in confidence with Celadon. We've developed strong relationships with leading retailers to ensure that our drivers always have reliable and consistent freight to haul. Currently, we operate about5,500 tractors and more than 12,000 trailers throughout the United States, Mexico and Canada.

Don't have 6 months of experience within the last 36 months? No problem, as long as you have at least 3 months, we'll offer you a spot in our extended orientation refresher course. Our refresher program lasts 2 or 5 days. Once completed, you will then be scheduled for Celadon orientation. If you have less than 3 months, contact our Driving School.

Want to know more about becoming a driver at Celadon? Check our frequently asked questions page to see qualifications and other details. Some other benefits of driving for Celadon include:

Regular Pay Increases // State-of-the-Art Equipment // Health Benefits Package // Bonus Pay Opportunities

Celadon Pay

Pay Packages

Pay is 94 cents for all miles. Fuel surcharge is paid based on DOE average, no fuel surcharge reimbursement on empty miles.


75% of gross revenue - must live in target hiring zones (see map below)


70% of gross revenue - must live in target hiring zones (see map below)
67% of gross revenue for all other over-the-road partners

We also refuse to "nickel and dime" you to death:
• No trailer rental fees (dry van only)
• Celadon pays the fuel tax
• No Qualcomm fees
• No cargo insurance

All new and existing drivers are eligible for this pay package.

• Pay is based on sliding mileage band as outlined below (loaded miles only).
• Loads exceeding 40,000 pounds will slide into the sliding scale weight column.
• All empty miles are paid at 94 cents – no fuel reimbursement on empty miles.
• Fuel surcharge will be paid based on DOE average.

Note: If the weight is not captured prior to the load being delivered, payroll will default to the non-40k pay scale.

All new and existing drivers are eligible for this pay package.

Mileage Std Rate - 2¢ = Rate
0-99 Rate + 10¢
100-199 Rate + 10¢
200-299 Rate + 8¢
300-399 Rate + 6¢
400-499 Rate + 4¢
500-599 Rate + 2¢
600-699 Rate
700-799 Rate
800-899 Rate
900-999 Rate
1000-1099 Rate
1100-1199 Rate
1200+ Rate

$.20/Mile — Fuel Surcharge

($.07/mile maintenance escrow)

Celadon Bonus Pay

Incentive Pay Opportunities

  • $150 Congestion Fee — For each load delivered in the 5 boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens, & Staten Island)
  • Authorized Toll Reimbursement — PA East, VA North

Celadon Freight


  • Guaranteed Dock Detention Pay
  • Mostly No Touch, Drop & Hook Freight
  • 100% Lumper Reimbursement

Celadon Home Time & Vacation

Home & Vacation Time

Best productivity is usually around 14-21 days out with 3 to 4 days off.

Celadon Hiring Map

Hiring Map

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