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Marathon Driveaway

Click on or see below for more details. Driver Qualifications - The minimum driver qualifications are: you must be between 23 and 64 years of age, with a minimum of two years verifiable over-the-road experience and have a current, valid CDL. All applicants are limited to no more than two moving violations in the prior year and a total of no more than 4 moving violations within the prior three years. The driver must not have been convicted ever of DUI, leaving the scene of an accident or any criminal activity.

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Drug and Alcohol Testing - Pre-employment drug testing is required. Our Safety Department has over 300 collection sites nationwide. In addition, contractors are also subject to random drug and alcohol testing, which will be paid by the company. A positive result or failure to submit for testing will be grounds for immediate termination. The pre-employment test is charged to the Contractor.

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Compensation - The Contractor will be paid 65% of gross revenue. In addition, we pay for all necessary permits and tolls.

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Revenue/Safety Bonus - Contractorís compensation will be increased after the Contractor has achieved $25,000 in gross revenue in any calendar year to 66% and will be increased to 67% after achieving $50,000 in revenue. Any increases will require that the operator has been and continues to be accident and cargo claim free, and complies with company policies and procedures including but not limited to logs, fuel receipts, trip reports, timely submission of all paperwork, etc.

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Advances - Advances will be available, via EFS card or Comcard. Advances will be limited to 35% of gross revenue. There will be a $1.75 charge from MARATHON per advance, and a charge of $10 for 2nd advances where the total amount advanced exceeds 35% of the gross revenue.

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Settlements - All settlements will be via Comcard. Settlements will be made within 24 hours of the receipt of the paperwork at the Driveaway Divisionís General Offices. Upon delivery Contractors will fax all paperwork to the Divisionís General Offices at (800) 844-2190. We will pay on faxed copies if the customer will accept them. Contractors will be provided postage-paid envelopes and will be required to send in the original paperwork including logs, trip reports and fuel receipts, etc. We must receive this paperwork within 5 days of that fax settlement. There will be a charge of $1.75 per settlement.

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Operations - The Driveaway Division will operate throughout the continental 48 states

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Central Dispatch - The Driveaway Division will operate a Central Dispatch from the Divisionís Main Office in Seagoville, Texas, at 800-844-5623. Contractors will be required to check-in daily while under dispatch. All Contractors will be required to have in his possession and on at all times a Cell Phone, and the number must be supplied to Central Dispatch.

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Fuel Tax/Road Tax - Contractors will be required to turn in valid original fuel receipts that comply with company standards. Marathon allows 7 miles per gallon for all miles traveled under dispatch. Contractors will be charged for failure to provide sufficient valid original fuel purchase receipts with each trip.

Marathon will provide IFTA decals for all contractors.

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In-Transit Plates - Marathon will provide In Transit Plates for all contractors to be used only when under dispatch.

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Workers' Compensation - All Contractors will be required to provide proof of Workerís Compensation Insurance. In the alternative, the contractor will be required to provide an appropriate waiver from the state.

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Health Insurance - ATI has available a comprehensive Health Insurance program that includes Major Medical, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance. This is available to all Fleet Owners, Owner Operators, Drivers and their families. Call the Safety Department for details.

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Retirement - All of our agents, owner-operators and fleet owners now have access to Individual Retirement Savings Plans with Wachovia Securities and Heritage Seubert Financial. The Individual Profit Sharing Plan with a 401(k) feature is designed for businesses with no employees other than the owner and the ownerís spouse. Ask our Safety Department for details.

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Escrow - Marathon will require a $600 escrow, to be accumulated at the rate of $10 per load. The escrow is refundable 30 days after termination of the contract with MARATHON, less any monies due the company by the Contractor.

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For more information, please contact the Driveaway Division Headquarters at 1-800-844-5623.