Dedicated trucking jobs are a great option for drivers looking for predictable home time as well as a stable income. In most cases, dedicated drivers are aware of their route and destination well in advance. The purpose of a dedicated route is to provide drivers with a more reliable work schedule to give drivers a greater work-life balance. Many companies allow drivers to choose from and apply for a variety of available runs.
Companies with Dedicated Truck Driving Positions
Dart - Dart has dedicated driver positions with great pay, you can earn up to $100,000/year. They offer benefits like PTO and 401k with company match. Dart Transit also has a $5,000 sign-on bonus at select locations and they give their drivers multiple home time options.
Werner - A Werner dedicated truck driver has average earnings of $75k - $85k per year and can get up to $5,000 sign on bonus. Their home time options include daily, weekly, and bi-weekly options. Recent CDL school graduates are welcome, and Werner will give up to $15k tuition reimbursement to qualified employees.
Hub Group - A dedicated truck driver working for Hub Group earns may earn up to $100,000 annually. You’ll be paid weekly and have healthcare benefits available to you. Hub Group also offers their employees benefits like a 401k Plan and paid time off.
C.R. England - Drivers for C.R. England average between $66,000 and $103,000 per year, with the top 10% of their drivers earning close to $143,000 annually. These dedicated route positions include consistent miles with predictable home time. Benefits that come with the position include health benefits, 401k, paid time off, and bonus incentives.
U.S. Xpress - To start, U.S. Xpress dedicated route driving jobs pay up to $12,000 sign-on bonus. The average yearly pay is $80,000 and the average weekly pay is $1,500. Their top-notch benefits include paid vacation, medical, dental, vision and 401k match.
Common Dedicated Route Job Requirements
- At least 21 years of age to apply
- Class A CDL License
- 1 + years of valid USA driver's license
- US work authorization
- Verifiable work history
- Good driving record
- Willing to travel and be on the road 2-3 weeks at a time
- Experience (though some companies will hire drivers who completed a CDL program at a top school)
More About Dedicated Route Truck Driving
Dedicated routes often provide drivers with the opportunity to develop more personal relationships with their customers. This makes dedicated drivers the face of a company, so it is essential for dedicated drivers to behave professionally at all times. Dedicated trucking jobs are typically a more sought after position. Therefore, it can be difficult to obtain until you have significant experience as a trucker. In most cases, dedicated trucking routes are reserved for drivers with at least a year of driving regional or long haul routes. However, there are some companies that offer dedicated routes to drivers with less experience.
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