What Companies Offer Slip Seat Jobs With Extended Home Times?

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Dean W.'s Comment
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I am looking for companies that offer slip seat type positions where for example you can fly in, work for 30 days, fly home take 15 days off, fly back for another 30 days. I know Barr-Nunn offers this type of position.

Any other companies? I have seen some Jet-Set jobs with Schneider that advertise 3 weeks on 5 days off but not 2 weeks off.

Anybody working a position like this? Do you like it?

I realize that this means you are working aprox 35 weeks a year so I expect annual salary will be lower than a normal full time OTR position.

OTR:

Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Michael B.'s Comment
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Fly in then fly home? Do you live in another country?

Jamie's Comment
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Fly in then fly home? Do you live in another country?

Companies like Schneider will fly drivers to an area they need you for 3 weeks, then pay for you to fly back home for 5 days off. It's called Jet-Set.

Tractor Man's Comment
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The only one I have heard of is Schneider. Trying to take that much time off will severely limit your income potential. If you are Ok with 25-30 K per year, I suppose you could find something. For that kind of money you could just drive for Uber, and be home every day.

Dean W.'s Comment
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Tractor Man,

I plan on making more than $750 per week.....

Working 30/15 you would be working somewhere around 35 weeks a year. 35 X 1400 is still $50k a year.

Tractor Man's Comment
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Tractor Man,

I plan on making more than $750 per week.....

Working 30/15 you would be working somewhere around 35 weeks a year. 35 X 1400 is still $50k a year.

We all would like to plan on 1400 per week, every week, but that is not very realistic, especially during your rookie year. I was trying to use some realistic numbers of 800-1000 per week. I hope you find what you are looking for.

Dean W.'s Comment
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Is that really all most rookie drivers are getting? I have only been at this for 6 months with a small carrier and averaging about 2500 miles a week pulling a refrigerated trailer. I have only had one 2 week period that I did 6200 miles.

I was thinking could probaly do better on miles with a larger carrier like Barr-Nunn.

PackRat's Comment
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Is that really all most rookie drivers are getting? I have only been at this for 6 months with a small carrier and averaging about 2500 miles a week pulling a refrigerated trailer. I have only had one 2 week period that I did 6200 miles.

I was thinking could probaly do better on miles with a larger carrier like Barr-Nunn.

He’s talking dollars, not miles.

Marc Lee's Comment
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I think US Xpress has a 4 / 4 (4 days on 4 days off which is slip.

No planes to my knowledge!

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