Owner Operator

Build the independence you want with Swift as your foundation

Do you have a passion for the road and an entrepreneurial spirit? Are you a skilled and ambitious professional seeking to take control of your destiny and forge your own path in the world of business? If so, being an Owner Operator at Swift may hold the key to unlocking your entrepreneurial spirit. As an Owner Operator, you have the opportunity to build a successful business and enjoy the rewards of being your own boss.


  • You must be at least 21 years old.



  • Your tractor must pass a DOT 1 level inspection no more than 30 days prior to application
  • 3-axle with sleeper and sliding fifth wheel, and preferably low-profile tires. Maximum (WB 265) wheelbase; maximum weight- 22,000 lbs. with fuel



  • Insurance is available through Swift's preferred vendor or you have the option of using your own insurance. Your insurance policy must comply with our contract requirements.
  • Physical damage insurance
  • Non-trucking liability insurance
  • Occupational Accident per Hazard insurance

Fleet Options

  • Linehaul
  • Refrigerated
  • Intermodal
  • Flatbed
  • Teams
  • Grocery
  • Dedicated
  • Become a Fleet Owner



  • Various truck options (new, used, & MRP)
  • Freightliner
  • International
  • Kenworth
  • Volvo
  • Vast trailer network
  • In Cab Refrigerators
  • Decal package options
  • Power inverters
  • Dump valves
  • In cab heater systems
  • Opti Idle equipped



  • Fuel protection plan (FSC)
  • Referral program
  • Toll pass available
  • Competitive insurance plans

Driver Programs

  • Load board
  • Owner operator million-mile program
  • Leasing purchase program (new, used, & MRP lease options)
  • No credit check, $0 down lease options
  • Training Consultant (ICTC)


Swift Network

  • Regional Fleet Consultants focused on helping you get where you need to go
  • Rapid response – All things Owner, one call does it all
  • Truck leasing options thru IEL
  • 24/7 On-road support
  • Placement Center for regional or dedicated lane options for your business
  • 50+ Shops and Terminals that provide free parking
  • $80 per hour for Shop Door Rates
  • Rental trucks available
  • 200+ Terminal & On-site locations
  • Majority drop and hook load options



  • Free Laundry at Terminals
  • Truck Washes
  • Fitness Center at select locations
  • Remodeled Driver Lounges

Ready to be an Owner Operator?

Call us today!