United Road specializes in auto transport and delivers more than three million vehicles per year. Their customers include major automakers, manufacturers, auctioneers, financial institutions, remarketers, retail and dealers.
The company has a network with more than 6,000 trucks to ensure a smooth, quick delivery.
United Road has been in business since 1997, and they serve all the needs of the auto transport industry.
The company offers a wide range of services, and they only employ highly-trained, professional drivers.
The company has an impeccable safety record, and the company uses OVISS technology to ensure better order efficiency, tracking, invoices and more. United Road’s drivers also have experience navigating Alaska’s challenging roads and terrain.
United Road Services
United Road’s auto transport services include:
Closed Carrier/Specialty Vehicle Transport
United Road has a specialty vehicle transport business called Pilot Transport. The department services customers who demand the absolute best auto transport.
The company offers high-end auto transport services and uses enclosed carriers driven by specially-trained, professional drivers.
United Road’s Logistics
United Road transports millions of vehicles each year, so the company can handle logistics with ease. The company can pick up or ship to ports, assembly plants, rail distribution sites, auctions and dealerships.
As part of United Road’s remarketing services, the company will pick up one or multiple vehicles at the end of their leases and move them anywhere in the country.
They also offer truck-away or drive-away services as well as marshalling and delivery to auction sites.
Dealers and Auction Houses
United Road works with auctioneers, buyer groups and dealers to ship vehicles. The company has an extensive distribution network and also uses OVISS technology to allow dealerships to sell online directly to customers.
Marshalling & Storage Centers
The marshalling and storage services offered by United Road allow customers to distribute their vehicles in an efficient and controlled manner.
United Road will handle the logistics, so customers can relax.
Retail Single Vehicles and Privately-Owned Vehicles
Along with transporting multiple vehicles, United Road also specializes in hauling single vehicles. The company has a massive distribution network and fleet, which allows them to move single vehicles more efficiently.
Drivers must meet the following requirements if they want to work for United Road:
Valid Class A CDL
Acceptable driving record
6 months of recent, verifiable Class A tractor-trailer experience
There are some locations that are willing to train recent graduates. Recent grads can call United Road’s recruiting office to find out how they can jumpstart their careers.
Car hauling positions are available in more than 70 terminals located throughout the United States, including Alaska.
Driver Pay & Benefits
United Road company drivers receive the following benefits:
401(k) retirement with company match
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medical insurance with vision, RX and no annual deductibles
Monthly safety and quality bonuses
Non-experienced haulers also receive first-year guaranteed pay as well as intensive one-on-one paid training to ensure safety and the highest earning potential.
The benefits are great, but what about their pay?
United Road says that they offer a competitive pay scale, but they don’t specify their pay rates on their website.
On average, United Road drivers earn $71,345.
According to our 3rd-party tools, these vary by “designation” and range from:
$71,151/year working in a “regional” position
$74,991/year working in a “truck driver” position
$67,893/year working as a “driver”
United Road Owner-Operator Pay
Owner-operators working with United Road enjoy competitive rates for equipment financing. Drivers also receive fuel and tire discounts as well as group discounts for insurance.
The company also offers owner-operators pre-paid access to their Universal Truckload Benefit Association, which provides voluntary medical insurance, dental, vision and critical illness coverage.
In order to work with United Road, owner-operators must meet the following requirements:
Possess a valid Class A CDL
At least 1-2 years of verifiable carhaul experience, with at least 1 year as an owner operator
Possess late-model carhaul equipment with high capacity. The company prefers 8, 9, 10-car capacity
No accidents (commercial or personal) in the last 5 years
No DUIs, reckless/careless driving or pleas to lesser charges
No failed drug or alcohol tests
No more than 2 moving violations within the last 3 years
An acceptable re-employment screening program report
United Road does not provide any information on owner-operator pay, but according to our surveys and 3rd-party platforms, owner-operators earn:
This figure is based on seven salaries reported by over 66 owner-operators.
Drivers are mostly happy with their experience at United Road. They love the benefits, and claim that the company offers a fun place to work.
Some employees say that the company offers an excellent training program for new car haulers. Dispatchers and terminal managers are great to work with, and employees say that the company does its best to accommodate drivers.