Driving Position Information

Information

  • Competitive Wages starting at 50CPM – Per Diem
  • All Solo Driving Positions
  • Dry-Van – General Freight – 99% No Touch – 70-80% Drop and Hook
  • 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 allowed with a $400 non-refundable pet fee
  • 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 6 months of recent and verifiable CDL-A tractor-trailer experience pulling 53′ trailers within the last 12 months
  • Must be able to pass a road test
  • 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 CDL-A and Medical Card.

Solo OTR Only

 HIRING AREA
  • AL, AR, CT, DE, GA, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VT, VA, WV, WI
SUMMARY
  • All Dry-van – 99% No touch freight – Avg. 2,700 – 3,300 miles/week
  • Drivers may be dispatched anywhere in the lower 48 states
  • 2 weeks out, 2-3 days home
  • No forced dispatch to NYC
  • 24-hour dispatch

       PAY

  • Competitive Wages starting at 50CPM – Per Diem – Weekly pay via direct deposit or paper check
  • 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

Please Note: ALL company drivers are required to sign this form (click button below to view)  as part of their orientation paperwork. 

Owner Operators

  REQUIREMENTS 

  • Must have 6 months of recent and verifiable CDL-A tractor-trailer experience pulling 53′ trailers within the last 12 months
  • Application must show all DOT sensitive driving employment history including any previous prospective employers that a drug screen was taken within the last 10 years
  • Must be able to pass a road test
  • Must have a valid medical card
  • Must have a valid CDL-A

     
 CURRENT OFFERINGS

  • Dry van – 99% no touch freight
  • 70-80% drop & hook
  • No forced dispatch: pick and choose your loads and when you go home
  • No Hazmat, Canda, or Mexico
  • Rewarding Driver Referal Program: $300 a month for up to 6 months (Note: Must have referral’s full name on application for the referrer to be eligible)
  • Paid weekly paper check or direct deposit
  • Rider policy available

      

PAY

  • Paid 80% gross of the agreed upon amount of the load
  • Includes trailer rental
  • Includes cargo insurance 
  • Sign on (OOP ONLY and Excludes Lease Purchase): $1,000 for every 10,000 miles driven (paid in full at 60,000 and/or $6,000 paid out).

      

 WHAT SWEET CAN PROVIDE: 

  • Company provided plate (renewals on September 30th of each year)
  • Fuel Card
  • Insurance
  • HWY-2290
  • Elite Pass (Weigh Stations and Tolls)
  • Fuel reimbursement for driving your truck to our orientation located in Grand Rapids, MI
  • Reimbursement will be discussed and determined prior to arrival

      

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): $200.00 weekly deduction until escrow is met ($,200) – NOTE: OOP financially responsible for installation fee of $97.50 – will be deducted)
    – 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

WHAT WE NEED TO GET YOU STARTED: 

  • Full application
  • Proof of Ownership (Title and/or lease agreement if applicable)
  • SS-4 Form if Titled under an LLC or DBA
  • Must provide a DOT Inspection report that has been completed within 30 days of the owner operator coming in for orientation.

 

 

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