Refrigerated Trucking Jobs

As the title suggests, refrigerated carriers utilize a refrigeration unit in the cargo area of a trailer to protect temperature-controlled commodities. The term reefer is also used to describe these trailers. Reefer units are not only used in tractor trailers, but can also be found on straight trucks. The type of trucks used for hauling temperature-controlled goods can often vary based on the size of load and type of route. It could be an ice cream truck used for local delivery or large containers designed to deliver perishables across the country.

The driver of a refrigerated unit often has strict guidelines, established in their contract with the shipper, regarding the temperature variation allowed and must monitor and regulate the cargo area accordingly, throughout the shipment.

Refrigerated trailers are used to move many products that you use in your everyday life, including household goods, food and beverage, medical, pharmaceutical and more. Some examples of products that may need to be temperature controlled are: meat, dairy, medical supplies, computer products, chemicals, fresh produce, household cleaning products and more.

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Top Companies Hiring refrigerated Drivers

Dean Foods - Indiana, PA

  • $3,000 Sign-On Bonus
  • Dedicated Local Food Delivery Positions
  • Home Daily
  • Competitive Pay
  • Competitive Benefits Including 401K

Doug Andrus Distributing LLC

  • Our Drivers Average $1,100 per Week
  • Very Reliable Miles - 2,800 to 3,200 a week (average haul is 1,250 miles)
  • All New Drivers get a Guaranteed 2 CPM Bonus for their First Six Months
  • Industry competitive benefits include medical/dental/vision/life insurance, retirement plan, etc
  • Rider Policy program - Mostly No Touch Freight

TWT Refrigerated Service - Northwest Regional

  • Top Driver Pay – Drivers STARTING PAY IS $.50 PER MILE
  • Solo Drivers - $1,500 SIGN-ON BONUS and Weekly Pay!
  • Team Drivers - $3,000 SIGN-ON BONUS ($1,500 each driver)
  • COMPANY TEAMS Starting Pay $.60 CPM
  • $300 Quarterly SAFETY BONUS

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