Seward Motor Freight, Inc

Company History:

Seward Motor Freight has been committed to quality service since the 1940's when it started hauling freight from Omaha to Seward, Nebraska. In 1969, Wayne and Joan Tanderup purchased Seward and built on the company's growing reputation for excellence. They acquired haul permits to haul across the United States and expanded their operations base as the company continued to grow.

Fast-forward to today, and Seward's core mission for excellent customer service is stronger than ever. Operating from a 6.5 acre office, Seward operates 150 tractors 400 trailers and counts over 200 employees as part of our growing family. our reach spans from Illinois to Utah and into the southwestern and southeastern states.

Contact us right now to learn more about joining our team, or continue reading to find out why we're a great place for drivers to call home.

Company Headquarters:

PO Box 126
Seward, NE 68434

Hiring Areas:

Seward Trucking Job Hiring Map

Why Choose to Drive for Seward Motor Freight?

Our drivers have a REPUTATION for being courteous, competent, and willing to give excellent customer service.



  • All drivers must be at least 23 years old
  • Have two years verifiable experience and a clear Motor Vehicle Record
  • Must meet the Department of Transportation requirements and be screened for both alcohol and drugs



Our driver education and training program includes a three-day orientation and weekly driver safety/information meetings at both terminals that cover such topics as maintenance, cargo handling, defensive driving, and accident prevention.


Seward Motor Freight, Inc. will pay the tuition and books for any qualified student to attend an accepted truck driving school, providing that the student makes a commitment to work for the company following graduation. An additional minimum six weeks over-the-road training with a certified trainer will then be required before becoming eligible to be a driver for Seward Motor Freight.


  • 2 Cent per mile quarterly safety/performance bonus
  • 2 Cent per mile bonus for those who run 12,000+ miles a month, for all the miles driven that month
  • 1 cent raise to qualified drivers after 90 days
  • Dry van, 90% no-touch
  • Your own dispatcher
  • Assigned trucks
  • No NYC
  • Bonuses for low idle time
  Types of Routes:

  Types of Freight:

  • OTR
  • Regional
  • Local
  • Dry Van

Average Days of Home Time Per Month: 4

Number of Trucks in Fleet: 150

Number of U.S. Terminals: 1

Additional Company Details:

  • Rider Policy
  • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance May Be Available
  • Drivers Average 2500-2750 miles per week

Bonuses (Subject to change):


  • Longevity
  • Safety
  • Miles Driven
  • Medical Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • 401K
  • Weekly Pay