Schwend, Inc. is a quality driven company specializing in serving the transportation related needs of customers who share our value of high quality service, continuous improvement, and employee support and development.

Located 35 miles North of Tampa, FL, near Dade City, we entered the transportation industry in 1977 offering service to the agricultural industry through the use of hopper-bottom grain trailers and pneumatic trailers. We continue to expand our operation to provide more options to our customers.

Owner Operator

All Drivers are generally out during the week and home on the weekends, with an occasion to be out over the weekend. Pneumatic drivers have a higher likelihood of being out over the weekend than hopper drivers. Those selecting longer periods out may be accommodated. We also hire owner operators to work locally in the state of Florida.

Owner Operator Pay Schedule - Local and OTRHopper Bottom We pay you 75% of the gross to pull our trailer and 90% to pull your own trailer.
Pneumatic We pay you 72% of the gross to pull our trailer.
We pay 100% of fuel surcharges.

Owner Operator Requirements

  • Requirements
    • Two years tractor trailer experience
    • Less than seven points on your MVR
    • Late model equipment
  • Insurance requirements
    • Liability insurance- $80 per week
    • Bobtail insurance- $7.38 per week
    • Occupational accident insurance- $32.55/wk

   Call: 800-243-7757