• CLARK FREIGHT LINES

    is a Houston based corporation which has been providing safe, high-quality service to customers across the United States for more than 25 years. Clark affiliated companies have furnished these same services since 1963 while retaining many of the same customers for this entire span.

    We are proud that many of our drivers, along with their sons and other family members, have been a part of Clark for decades and their service still endures.

  • OUR PEOPLE MAKE THE DIFFERENCE

    Become part of our family!

    With professionals who know what it's like to live behind the wheel of a truck, Clark Freight understands the challenges you face all too well. At Clark, we know what it takes to succeed -are you ready to become part of that success?

  • HAUL MORE, SAVE MORE, WITH LIGHTWEIGHT TRUCKS

    Lighter Trucks - These trucks, on average, are 3,000lbs lighter than comparable trucks.

    Super Single Tires - Approximately 800lbs lighter than duals when combined with aluminum wheels.

    84k Permits - Each truck is equiped with 84k permits.

WE PROVIDE A DIVERSE RANGE OF SERVICES AND EQUIPMENT

Along with being a leader in intermodal trucking, we also provide a diverse range of services to shippers across the country. We also maintain a wide array of intermodal equipment to supplement and support our customers needs to ensure that their freight can be moved timely and efficiently. If your load is time sensitive, hazmat, or has temperature controlled needs, you’ve come to the right place.

Safety at Clark is paramount! With Several generations of drivers from same families working with us, we feel that our drivers are the best and have demonstrated the highest level of professionalism from generation to generation.

OUR MISSION FOR SAFETY

Clark Freight Lines, Inc has a Safety First approach to everything we do. Nothing is left to chance. Our Safety Team reviews and maintains a constant up to date knowledge of the U. S. Federal, State, and Local Regulations to ensure everyone at Clark Freight Lines, Inc are kept current with the regulations. We also review the latest products, methods, and equipment that becomes available that we feel will improve our ability to perform the job Safely and efficiently and provide a better product for our customers. Our Safety Team provides training for everyone that works with, contracts with, or is in need of the training to maintain a current knowledge of the regulations and the latest equipment.

DRIVING OPPORTUNITIES

We're proud of the work our drivers do for us and our customers

What ever your vision is - we have just the right thing. Feel free to run local, regional, and over-the-road - what ever you want, when you want. The only limits and boundaries are YOU!

Join Our Family

Become part of the family. With professionals who know what it's like to live behind the wheel of a truck, Clark Freight understands the challenges you face all too well. At Clark, we know what it takes to succeed -are you ready to become part of that sucess?

DRIVER APPLICATION

If you have a stable work history, good driving record, and at least 3 years of verifiable experience, we'd love to hear from you.

WHAT DO YOU WANT TO DO?

What do you like to haul -Flatbeds? Vans? Containers? At Clark Freight Lines, we have a diverse range of equipment, freight, and services for you to choose from.

COME VISIT US!

In the neighborhood? Stop in and visit with us at one of our terminals. We'll be glad to talk with you and answer any questions you might have.

Careers at Clark

At Clark Freight Lines, we're proud of the work our drivers do for us and our customers. We have drivers with us that are second generation within their families as a driver or owner-operator at Clark. Additionally, we have multiple brother / cousin relationships where good drivers come to work at Clark and stay; and even bring others with them.

Whatever your career goals are, Clark Freight has an opportunity for you.

If the open road is calling your name, and mileage is your game, we have just the thing for you. We pickup and deliver across the United States daily.

Do you like the open road, but don't like being far from home? Have the best of both worlds! Our regional loads are serviced out of our terminals in Pasadena, TX, Birmingham, AL, and Nashville, TN. We can get you out and back in no time.

Do you prefer to be home every evening? Our local fleet operates Monday through Friday and even on the weekends when needed. The great thing about being a local driver is that you're home every evening!

What do we offer?
  • US Fleet - Average Miles are 100,000 to 120,000 a year!
  • US Fleet - Empty Miles compensation
  • 24-Hour Dispatch Personnel
  • Weekly Settlements
  • Fleet Coordinator for Problem Solving
  • Referral Bonus
  • Stop-Off Pay
  • Safety Bonus
Owner-Operator

Benefits Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Non-Forced Dispatch
  • Terminal Dispatch
  • Passenger Plan
  • Fuel Card available to all Contractors
  • Small Fleets Welcome
  • Drive yourself or use your hired hand
Company Driver

Benefits Include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Family Medical Benefits
  • Per-Diem Pay
  • Pension Plan
  • 427-450 Horsepower Engines
  • Assigned Tractors
  • Prescription Plan
  • Life Insurance

We are confident that our compensation and benefits package will appeal to you. If you have any questions, please contact us -we'd be delighted to answer any questions you might have.

Owner-Operators

Eligibility requirements for Owner-Operators

  • All driver applicants to be a minimum of 24 years of age, and have a minimum of 3 years verifiable driving experience. (Sec. 391.11(b)(1))
  • Class A CDL
  • Qualifiable MVR
  • Current DOT Physical, must pass drug screen
  • 10 years work history -- last 3 years verified

Tractor Requirements

  • Clean, Neat, and Orderly Appearance
  • Pass DOT Inspections
  • Copy of Title
  • Current 2290

Required Driving Record

  • Only those driver applicants with 2 or fewer chargeable motor vehicle accidents within the past 3 years will be considered for employment / lease. Because of our commitment to safety, the company will not consider driver applicants who fail to meet the above standards.
  • Only those driver applicants with 3 or fewer violations of motor vehicle laws (other than violations involving parking only) within the past 3 years will be considered for employment / lease. An applicant who has incurred more violations than the above standard has demonstrated a pattern of unsafe driving behavior which Clark Freight Lines Inc. finds unacceptable in any prospective driver associate. (Secs. 383.51, 391.15, and 391.23)
  • Employment / lease of a driver will not be considered if the applicant has been convicted of any careless or reckless driving of a motor vehicle offense within the past 10 years. Drivers convicted of operating a motor vehicle with willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or properties are considered to be unsafe by the company. This kind of behavior is unacceptable in any prospective Clark Freight Lines Inc. driver. (Secs. 383.5 and 391.15)
  • Employment / lease of a driver will not be considered if the applicant has been convicted of a criminal offense involving a commercial vehicle, including operating while under the influence of a controlled substance, transporting a controlled substance, or a felony involving the use of a commercial motor vehicle. (Secs. 383.51 and 391.15)

Other Requirements

  • Clark Freight Lines Inc. has a no tolerance policy regarding drug and alcohol related incidents and will not consider for employment / lease, any driver applicant convicted of any offense involving the operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs or alcohol.
  • Drivers will be expected to converse with other company employees, our customers, and the general public. Therefore, Clark Freight Lines Inc. requires all driver applicants to be able to read and speak English sufficiently to be able to perform all duties and functions of the job. (Secs. 391.15(b)(2))
  • Applicants will also be required, because of experience, training, or both, to be able to Safely operate a Clark Freight Lines Inc. Vehicle Determine and Execute proper cargo securement procedures.
  • Although it is not required, it is highly encouraged that All driver applicants possess a Hazardous Materials Endorsement (H) and a Tank Endorsement (N), or both (X) on their driver's license. All drivers must keep their Hazardous Materials Endorsement (N).
  • All driver applicants must not have any restrictions that limit them to Intra- State only (Restriction M).

Many drivers cannot pass these requirements; our standards are high and make reruitment difficult. Only the best belong at Clark Freight Lines Inc. We hope you understand. Without professional drivers, we cannot provide our customers with the level of service they have come to demand from us.

Company Drivers

Eligibility requirements for Company Drivers

  • All driver applicants to be a minimum of 24 years of age, and have a minimum of 3 years verifiable driving experience. (Sec. 391.11(b)(1))
  • Class A CDL
  • Qualifiable MVR
  • Current DOT Physical, must pass drug screen
  • 10 years work history -- last 3 years verified

Required Driving Record

  • Only those driver applicants with 2 or fewer chargeable motor vehicle accidents within the past 3 years will be considered for employment / lease. Because of our commitment to safety, the company will not consider driver applicants who fail to meet the above standards.
  • Only those driver applicants with 3 or fewer violations of motor vehicle laws (other than violations involving parking only) within the past 3 years will be considered for employment / lease. An applicant who has incurred more violations than the above standard has demonstrated a pattern of unsafe driving behavior which Clark Freight Lines Inc. finds unacceptable in any prospective driver associate. (Secs. 383.51, 391.15, and 391.23)
  • Employment / lease of a driver will not be considered if the applicant has been convicted of any careless or reckless driving of a motor vehicle offense within the past 10 years. Drivers convicted of operating a motor vehicle with willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or properties are considered to be unsafe by the company. This kind of behavior is unacceptable in any prospective Clark Freight Lines Inc. driver. (Secs. 383.5 and 391.15)
  • Employment / lease of a driver will not be considered if the applicant has been convicted of a criminal offense involving a commercial vehicle, including operating while under the influence of a controlled substance, transporting a controlled substance, or a felony involving the use of a commercial motor vehicle. (Secs. 383.51 and 391.15)

Other Requirements

  • Clark Freight Lines Inc. has a no tolerance policy regarding drug and alcohol related incidents and will not consider for employment / lease, any driver applicant convicted of any offense involving the operation of a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs or alcohol.
  • Drivers will be expected to converse with other company employees, our customers, and the general public. Therefore, Clark Freight Lines Inc. requires all driver applicants to be able to read and speak English sufficiently to be able to perform all duties and functions of the job. (Secs. 391.15(b)(2))
    • Applicants will also be required, because of experience, training, or both, to be able to:
      • Safely operate a Clark Freight Lines Inc. Vehicle
      • Determine and Execute proper cargo securement procedures.
  • Although it is not required, it is highly encouraged that All driver applicants possess a Hazardous Materials Endorsement (H) and a Tank Endorsement (N), or both (X) on their driver's license. All drivers must keep their Hazardous Materials Endorsement (N).
  • All driver applicants must not have any restrictions that limit them to Intra- State only (Restriction M).

Many drivers cannot pass these requirements; our standards are high and make reruitment difficult. Only the best belong at Clark Freight Lines Inc. We hope you understand. Without professional drivers, we cannot provide our customers with the level of service they have come to demand from us.

Our Equipment

Our tractor fleet is made up of, conventional, air-ride Kenworth T-600's. There is no slip-seating. All tractors are high rise sleepers with 13 speed transmissions. Tractors are equipped with jake brakes. Average tractor age is under two years. Heated/power mirrors, custom interiors and power windows are standard. Most engines generate 427-450 hp at 2100 rpm. Cruise control is standard.

  • Tractors are equipped with AM/FM cd radios with CB hookups.
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Eligibility requirements for Company Drivers

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