Melton Truck Lines

Company Profile

  • Description: Melton Puts Drivers First
  • Headquarters: Tulsa, OK
  • Number of Terminals: 6
  • Number of Trucks: 1300
  • Number of Owner Operators:
  • Type of Freight Hauled: General
  • Operating Area: 48 states and Canada
  • Equipment Type: Kenworth

Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is known for treating its drivers like family. Melton has been running more than 65 years with a reputation of excellence and stability in the trucking industry. Melton aims to remain ahead of the competition with free on-site clinics and dentists, 24/7 driver help desk, rider and pet programs, and much more.

With our industry high new base pay, per diem plan, extra pay for tarping, OD, hazmat, and Canada loads Melton’s pay package can’t be beat.

Hiring Area

  • Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin


  • Minimum Age: 21
  • Type of Experience: Class A CDL Exp or Recent CDL School
  • Endorsements: none

NEW Company Driver Compensation

    • 0 Months of Class A T/T driving                        46¢ per mile
    • 1-5.999 months OTR or 4 mos local                 47¢ per mile
    • 6-8.99 months OTR                                             48¢ per mile
    • 9-11.999 months OTR                                         49¢ per mile
    • 1-3 years OTR                                                       51¢ per mile
    • 3+ years OTR                                                        52¢ per mile
  • Owner Operator Pay: n/a

Paid Training

Drivers will be placed in a customized orientation program based on their experience.

As an extra precaution for our current and future drivers, in addition to following CDC guidelines to helpprevent and slow the spread of COVID-19, Melton is not currently hiring entry level drivers that arerequired to go out with a trainer (less than 5 months OTR experience) at this time. However, if youwould like a recruiter to follow up with you about driving opportunities with Melton when our traineeprogram is open or once you reach 5 months OTR experience, please give our team a call.


  • Comprehensive health, dental, and vision coverage 

  • Free on-site health clinics and dental exams 

  • 401(k) retirement program with company match 

  • On-site gym, workout facilities, and personal trainer 

  • Dedicated driver services team 

  • 24/7 safety helpline 

  • MDLive - professional medical assistance from anywhere 

  • Flexible home domicile 

  • Pet Program – 90 lbs or less dog or cat 

  • Rider Program – 18+ years old year-round, 10+ years old during summer months 

Extra Pay & Bonuses:

  • .14 CPM per diem

  • Performance Bonus – Up to $6,000 Extra Per Year 

  • $50 tarp pay 

  • Extra stop/repower pay - $25 

  • .06 CPM extra for Canada and hazmat loads 

  • .16 CPM extra for over dimensional loads 

  • Driver referral bonus: $250-$1,000 

  • CSA inspection bonuses 

  • Driver Trainer/Safety Trainer/Mentor/Road Recruiter Pay 


Melton Truck Lines has some of the newest equipment in the industry. The average age is 1.5 years old! Our trailers have air-ride, spread axle suspension and offer 48,000 lb. payload capacity. Melton has also added step deck trailers to our fleet! We assign trucks to individual drivers which means the truck stays with YOU even on home time. We take pride in our trucks and work to maintain the highest quality equipment. 

Other Compensation

  • Pay Cycle/Periods: weekly
  • Direct Deposit: Yes
  • Layover Pay: Yes
  • Breakdown Pay: Yes
  • Loading/Unloading Pay: Yes
  • Tarp Pay: Yes
  • N.Y.C. Pay: Yes
  • Stop Off Pay: Yes

Owner Operator Compensation

  • Paid Lumpers: No

  • Per Diem: 14 cpm


  • Safety: Yes

  • Fuel: Yes

  • Longevity: Yes

  • Recruiting: Yes

Additional Information

  • Slip Seating: No
  • 24x7 Dispatch: Yes
  • Rider Program: 10 yrs or older
  • Pet Policy: 1 dog or cat 90 lbs or smaller
  • Paid Orientation: Yes
  • Orientation # of Days: 4 - 8 days 
  • Free Training: Yes
  • Lease Purchase Available: No
  • Home Time: 2-3 weeks depending on home domicile
  • Unloading Required: No
  • If yes, specify:
  • Take Truck Home: Yes

Additional Comments

Based out of Tulsa, OK, Melton Truck Lines is known for treating its drivers like family. Melton's gleaming fleet of 1,300 blue Kenworth trucks proudly serves customers from coast-to-coast and has been running more than 60 years with a reputation of excellence in the transportation industry.

  • Get the successful career you want and the respect you deserve. Complete your application and join the Melton team today!

    Call us at 877-462-3528 today or Apply Online at 

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