1475 Boettler Road
Green, Ohio 44232
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FedEx CC Important Facts
- The FedEx Custom Critical fleet is made up entirely of independent owner operators and the individuals who drive for them. They do not employ drivers.
- They accept several types of vehicles including cargo vans, 14’ straight trucks, 22’ straight trucks and tractor-trailers. All vehicles must meet FedEx Custom Critial Specs
- Over 1,300 employees that service all of North America
- FedEx Custom Critical uses a two-way satellite system as a communication tool with drivers operating trucks in the fleet
- FedEx Custom Critical supplies permits, free of charge, enabling the truck to be operated in the contiguous United States and Canada.
FedEx CC Pay & Benefits
Owner operators receive a percentage of the gross revenue on every load they take. Settlement checks are issued on a weekly basis, based upon paperwork received.
FedEx Custom Critical independent owner operators are required to have workers compensation or work accident insurance, depending on the regulations of the state in which they are based. Owner operators are responsible for providing their own workers compensation or work accident insurance. Those who choose to purchase work accident insurance from Protective Insurance Company may have the payments deducted directly from their settlement checks.
Independent owner operators are responsible for their own medical insurance.
FedEx CC Qualifications & Requirements
A. New Driver Eligibility Requirements
- No record of a preventable accident resulting in a fatality or serious injury.
- No record, citation or conviction during the one-year period prior to the Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) of more than:
- One moving violation
- One preventable accident
- One preventable accident and one moving violation
- No record, citation or conviction during the three-year period prior to the MVR of more than:
- Three moving violations (two equipment violations equal one moving violation)
- One preventable accident
- One preventable accident and two moving violations
- One suspension period longer than 30 days for any reason
- No record, citation or conviction during the five-year period prior to the MVR order date for:
- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
- Refusal to take a test provided for by an implied consent or similar law
- Reckless homicide or involuntary manslaughter
- Operating while under suspension or revocation
- Leaving the scene of an accident or “hit and run”
- Speed exhibition, contest or drag race
- Use of a motor vehicle in the commission of a felony
- Assault with a motor vehicle
- Reckless driving or careless endangerment
- Fleeing or eluding a police officer
- Suspension associated with or caused by excessive or serious moving violations
- All straight truck drivers (C & D units) must have:
- Six months minimum, verifiable commercial driving experience in same size vehicle intended to operate or greater within the past two years of the driver application date or
- Pass a road test from a commercial driver training school pre-approved by FedEx Custom Critical.
B. FELONY AND DUI CONVICTIONS
FedEx Custom Critical will not qualify a driver who has been convicted of a felony or DUI within five years, sometimes longer dependent upon the circumstance. Exemption may be granted through a written appeal and approval process.
Drivers with DUIs, felonies or violent misdemeanors are considered “inadmissible” by Canadian authorities and must apply for “rehabilitation” (permission) to enter into Canada. As of June 1, 2001, all new contractors and their drivers must have received this rehabilitation prior to leasing with FedEx Custom Critical. The telephone number for the Canadian border supervisor is 905-871-5660.
C. COMMERCIAL DRIVER’S LICENSE POLICY
Drivers of 14′ or 22′ straight trucks must have an unrestricted class B (or class A) commercial driver’s license (CDL) with a hazardous materials endorsement.
Learner’s permits or restricted licenses are not acceptable for drivers of FedEx Custom Critical leased vehicles.
Canadian contractors: please ensure your Class G CDL is rated for a GVW greater than the GVW of your vehicle.
FedEx CC General Information
- Founded in 1947 as Roberts Cartage, the company became Roberts Express in 1980 and was rebranded FedEx Custom Critical in 2000
- Has numerous divisions including surface expedite, air expedite, and white glove services
- Has over 1,300 employees
- Exclusively owner-operators
- Specializes in very time-sensitive freight