Eagle Express Lines Company Review

Eagle Express Lines Company Overview

Eagle Express Lines company logo

Eagle Express Lines, Inc. is a full service asset-based contract carrier that specializes in the on-time delivery of time sensitive materials. Their drivers are based in most Eastern and Midwestern metro areas with Terminals in Chicago, IL, Indianapolis, IN, and Pittsburgh, PA.

Eagle Express Lines primarily services the routes of the US Postal Service. Their primary mission is to service the needs of the US Postal Service at locations across the country with on-time delivery, courtesy, safety, and efficiency.

Eagle Express Lines Corporate Headquarters

Map of Eagle corporate headquarters
715 West 172nd Street
South Holland, IL 60473
Phone: 1-708-333-8400
Website: Eagle Express Lines

Getting Hired At Eagle Express Lines

Eagle Express Lines Minimum Hiring Qualifications

  • Minimum age is 23 years old
  • Class A CDL license with 18 months verifiable experience (Tractor Trailer experience only)
  • No more than 1 ticket in the previous year (previous 12 months)
  • No more than 3 tickets in previous 3 years (previous 36 months)
  • Can not have 3 tickets or more for the same offense in previous 5 years (previous 60 months)
  • No more than 2 at fault accidents in 5 years
  • No at fault fatality accidents
  • No conviction involving drugs, alcohol or other controlled substances
  • No conviction involving leaving the scene of an accident
  • No more than 1 reckless or careless driving conviction in 3 years
  • No more than 2 reckless or careless driving convictions in 5 years
  • No pending proceedings for suspension of driver's license
  • No suspension of driver's license for any moving violation within previous 3 years (previous 36 months)
  • No revoked license with past 5 years (previous 60 months)
  • Must have adequate on-route driving experience over all types of terrain and weather
  • Pre-employment Drug Screen and DOT physical is required
  • Must be registered with the US Selective Service
  • Hiring Drivers With Felonies

    • No conviction involving drugs, alcohol or other controlled substances
    • No conviction involving leaving the scene of an accident
  • Hiring Drivers With A DUI

    Eagle does not allow any DUI's

Eagle Hiring Area

Minimum Hiring Age For Eagle Express Lines

Eagle Minimum Hiring Age:
23 Years Old

Minimum Age Comparison

  • Salmon 25  
  • Eagle 23  
  • Jack Cooper 23  
  • Hub 23  
  • Swift 21  
  • Hirschbach 21  
  • Western Express 21  

Minimum Experience Required For Eagle Express Lines

Eagle Minimum Experience:
18 Months

Minimum Experience Comparison (Months)

  • AAA Cooper  24  
  • Eagle  18  
  • Estenson  12  
  • CalArk  6  
  • Jack Cooper  6  
  •  Swift
    No Experience Required
  •  Carter
    No Experience Required

Eagle Express Lines Driver Pay

Salary is dependent largely on the route driven, and will be generally be an hourly rate between $19 - $22 per hour.

Eagle Express Lines Operations

Driving Opportunities At Eagle Express Lines

Driver Types:

  • Solo

Freight Types:

  • Dry Van
  • Specialized

Route Types:

  • Regional
  • OTR
  • Dedicated

Eagle Express Lines's Driving Opportunities In Detail

Dedicated round-trip mail runs and one-way mail runs that are combined with return freight. Eagle Express Lines carries freight both regionally and over-the-road.


Eagle Operating Area

Eagle Express Lines Terminal Locations

Eagle Express Lines terminal locations
  • Homewood, IL

Eagle Yearly Miles

Eagle: 61,909,058

Yearly Miles Comparison

  • Swift  1.87B
  • Estes  425.56M
  • Hub  203.89M
  • Transport America  177.77M
  • Super Service  116.09M
  • Eagle  61.91M
  • Oak Harbor  3.89M

Eagle Company Policies

  • Eagle Home Time Options

    Eagle has the following home time options available:

    • Daily
    • Weekly

    Many drivers are home every day, others are home every 2nd or 3rd day

  • Eagle Rider Policy

    Eagle does not allow anyone to ride along.
  • Eagle Tuition Reimbursement

    Eagle does not offer tuition reimbursement.
  • Eagle Pet Policy

    Eagle does not allow pets.

Eagle Company Equipment

Eagle Number Of Trucks

Eagle Number Of Trucks:
698 Trucks

Number Of Trucks Comparison

  • Swift  25,685
  • Transport America  1,516
  • Martin  950
  • Millis  820
  • Wilson  790
  • Eagle  698
  • Lynden  198

Eagle Number Of Trailers

Eagle Number Of Trailers:
0 Trailers

Number Of Trailers Comparison

  • J.B. Hunt  87,150
  • Averitt  12,500
  • Southeastern  6,000
  • Roehl  5,000
  • Maverick  1,700
  • Wil-Trans  300
  • Eagle  0

Eagle Governed Speed

Eagle Speed:

  • Millis  70 mph
  • A&R  67 mph
  • Maverick  65 mph
  • SRT  65 mph
  • J.B. Hunt  65 mph
  • Schneider  60 mph
  • Eagle  0 mph

Eagle Tractor Brands

  • Eagle

  • Marten

  • Trimac

  • TransAm

  • Super Service

  • Millis

  • Schaffer

  • A&R

  • Maverick

  • J.B. Hunt

  • P&S

  • Navajo

Eagle Transmission Types

Eagle has standard transmissions

  • Standards
    • Hunt
    • SRT
    • Schaffer
    • J.B. Hunt
    • Lone Star
    • MTS
  • Automatics
    • Averitt
    • Maverick
    • Koch
    • AAA Cooper
    • Dillon
    • Watkins Shepard
  • Mix Of Both
    • Navajo
    • Trimac
    • Dart
    • XPO
    • Schneider
    • CRST

Eagle APU Policy

Eagle has trucks equipped with APU's

  • APU Equipped
    • Paschall
    • Wil-Trans
    • Koch
    • Lone Star
    • Hirschbach
    • Marten
  • Without APU's
    • Cowan
    • Rush
    • PGT
    • CTL
    • ABF
    • JBS
  • Mix Of Both
    • TMC
    • K & B

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