Driving Position Information

Information

  • Competitive Wages starting at 57CPM and up depending on application – Per Diem
  • All Solo Driving Positions
  • Dry-Van – General Freight – 99% No Touch – 70-80% Drop and Hook
  • 500 mile minimum on a loaded move (excludes local and dedicated)
  • Equipment: Kenworth T680s, Freightliner Cascadias, and Internationals.
  • Layover/Breakdown Pay: $100 per day after 24 hours
  • Detention Pay: $15/ hour after 2-3 hours depending on the load.
  • No forced dispatch to NYC.
  • Pet Policy: 1 dog with a $400 pet deposit ($50 deducted weekly until deposit is met)
  • Rider Policy: 1 rider – must be at least 9 years of age – $40 per month for insurance purposes
  • Benefits Start Day 1 of Hire
  • Vacation Pay

Requirements

  • Must have 3 months of recent and verifiable CDL-A tractor-trailer experience pulling 53′ trailers.
  • Must be able to drive a Manual Transmission truck
  • Application must show all DOT sensitive driving employment history including any previous prospective employers that a drug screen was taken with within the last 10 years.
  • Must have a valid Class A license and Medical Card.
  • Midwest & East Coast regional positions: must reside in either region to get home weekly for 34-hour reset.

Solo OTR (All 48 States) Only

SUMMARY
  • All 48 states – Dry-van – 99% No touch freight – 70-80% drop & hook
  • 2 weeks out, 2-3 days home – Avg. 2,700 – 3,300 miles/week
  • No forced dispatch to NYC
  • 24-hour dispatch

     

PAY

  • Competitive Wages starting at 57CPM and up depending on application – Per Diem – Weekly pay via direct deposit or paper check
  • Paid for 500 miles minimum on a loaded move (excludes local and dedicated)
  • Picking up a load Friday in Michigan for a Monday delivery on the East Coast? Get paid an extra $100! (PA, MD, NJ, EAST NY, WV, and DE only)
  • Paid Clean Inspections: Level 1 = $200, Level 2 = $100, Level 3 = $50
  • Additional Stops: 1st = $30, 2nd – 4th = $40, 5th+ = $50
  • Layover & Breakdown: $100/day
  • Detention: $15/hour

PERKS

  • Benefits start Day 1 – no waiting periods
  • Paid Vacation: 5 days of PTO to start!
  • Pet/Rider Policy available. 
  • Rewarding Driver Referral Program: $300 per month for up to 6 months (Must have referrer’s full name on application for referrer to be eligible).

EQUIPMENT

Kenworth – Freightliners – Internationals – APUs – Inverters – Refrigerators – Elite Pass – Samsara – ELD System

Midewest/East Coast Regional

  • 2,600 – 3,000 miles per week on average
  • Home weekly for 34-Hour reset (weekends are not guaranteed)
  • Midwest Running Area: IL, IN, IA, KS, MI, MN, MO, NE, ND, OH, SD, and WI.
  • East Coast Running Area: PA, NY, NJ, DC, VA, WV, MD, CT, and MI.

Owner Operators

  • Paid 80% gross of each load and includes Cargo Insurance and Trailer Rent
  • Pick and choose your loads and decide when you go home
  • $6,000 Sign-on bonus ($1,000 paid per 10,000 miles; paid in full at $6,000 / 60,000 miles) (new hires only)
  • Plates (IRP) provided at no expense for the first year (new hires only)
  • Fuel reimbursement for driving up to orientation – processed after 30 days of employment.

Expenses

General: 

  • HWY-2290 with visible watermark: If you do not have one, Sweet Express can provide one at a fee of $550. If Sweet provides the HWY-2290 after June 1st, the fee will be prorated. 
  • $2.55 charge per transaction if using company provided fuel card.


Weekly: 

  • Fuel is deducted weekly
  • Elite Pass: (if applicable) $50.00 weekly deduction until escrow is met ($500)
  • Samsara (ELD): $200.00 weekly deduction until escrow is met ($1,200)
  • Physical/Non-Trucking Liability deducted weekly (if applicable)


Monthly:

  • $155.00 Occupational/Accidental Insurance
  • $55.00 Samsara (ELD service) 
  • $22.00 Elite Pass rental fee
  • If the owner operator’s truck ever falls under Sweet Express’ Physical Damage Insurance, that amount will be deducted monthly 


Quarterly: 

  • IFTA – Varies on how much you fuel per state 
  • $50.00 IFTA prep fee

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