Heartland Express

Leadership. Strength. Performance. Innovation.

Company Headquarters:

901 N. Kansas Ave.
North Liberty, IA 52317


Why Choose to Drive for Heartland Express?

At Heartland Express, we believe in providing our drivers the best opportunities for success. We recently raised pay for all drivers. Our fleet consists of all 2015 and newer Kenworth, International, and Freightliner trucks. And our award winning logistics team will strive to get you the most out of your career. Do you want more home time, more miles, more consistent routes, or a more comfortable vehicle? Our trucks have cab space to install a refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker, TV – you decide how you prefer to ride!

Stop struggling to make the pay you deserve! We offer starting pay up to 10 years of verified experience and an annual wage increase up to 20 years of driving. You can have 6 months of experience or 30 years under your belt. Our focus is to give you the best experience on the road because we know you are the key to success in this rapidly growing industry. We have 21 terminals nationwide so there is always room for you to grow and have MORE.

Worried about earning miles? The New Driver Mileage Pledge guarantees a minimum pay during your first 13 weeks with us as a company driver. Give us a call with any questions or submit a short-form app by clicking the link below. We’re excited to have you on board!

Types of Routes:

Types of Freight:

  • OTR
  • Regional
  • Dedicated
  • Salary
  • Dry Van
  • Flatbed
  • Hazmat
  • Average Days of Home Time Per Month: On average, our drivers get home every week or every other weekend, depending on their route.

    Number of U.S. Terminals: 21

    Additional Company Details:

    • Top mileage pay packages in the industry
    • Rider Policy
    • Fleet = 2015 and Newer Trucks
    • Green Zone Pay = extra 5 CPM

    Bonuses (Subject to change):


    • Safety = extra 1-3 CPM
    • Referral = $2000 per hire
    • Annual Wage Increase
    • Paid Orientation and Vacation
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
    • Detention, Layover, and Breakdown Pay
    • 401(k) Retirement Package