Drivers Short App

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Lease Purchase

Provided by West Carolina Freightliner

This program is currently not available


  • Must be at least 25 years of age
  • Stable Work History; no history of equipment abandonment
  • Same criteria as non-lease purchase drivers
  • Review of MVR (EPES safety dept) with instant credit approval.


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  • 2015/2016 Freightliner Cascadias out the door at $80,000.00 as of Jan 2019
  • Cleaned and detailed
  • Terms 36 months
  • 24 month/200,000 mile warranty provided

Lease Agreement

  • Lease payments average - $550.00 per week depending on purchase price
  • $1,000 down payment. Applied to purchase price
  • $550.00 required for annual Heavy Vehicle Use Tax (in order to obtain plate)
  • Lease tractor from West Carolina Freightliner, terms could vary depending on value of tractor at time of lease.
  • Lease payments deducted directly from settlements weekly and remitted to the lessor as agreed between lessor and lessee


  • % pay + 100% billable fuel surcharge
  • Company paid Cargo & Liability Insurance
  • IC responsible for apportioned license plate, fuel taxes and permits. IC has option for Epes to obtain and charge back to IC.
  • Physical Damage and Non-Trucking Liability (Bobtail) Insurance required. IC has option for Epes to obtain and charge back to IC.
  • Weekly Settlements


  • (8%) weekly gross settlement contribution into maintenance account. Up to $15,000.00 maximum in escrow account.
  • Escrow accounts held 45 days after completion of lease
  • Federal Inspections required by the lessor at any of 5 Epes Shops every 120 days at no cost to the lessee
  • Hourly mechanic rate at EPES locations is $75 per hour.
  • Electronic logs, no Onmitracs usage fee
  • All maintenance repairs to be approved by the lessor
  • National Accounts program