Company Drivers Needed for TQI, a division of Forward Air

    Hiring Positions:
    • Company Driver Solo
    • Company Driver Team
    Hiring States:
    • AL
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    Job Overview

    TQI, Inc., a Forward Air Company, is an industry leading, full-service CCL (cold chain logistics) company dedicated to the Life Sciences sector. We are a premium carrier that specializes in hauling time-sensitive, temperature controlled freight. Because of the critical nature of our business, we only hire the best Company Drivers in the industry. TQI's experience, history of quality service, and focus on customer satisfaction have earned us the opportunity to serve the largest Life Sciences companies in the world. TQI is a proud member of the Forward Air network.

    Job Description:

    The advantages and benefits you will receive by becoming a Team Company Driver with us are second to none. As an elite division, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer our drivers the best opportunity to succeed in the industry. Our drivers are the backbone of our company and we strive to provide you with first class support and service, as we expect you to provide the same to our customers. We are invested in your success.


    • Guaranteed minimum annual pay of up to $110,400 – That’s $2,300 per week!* (Team drivers frequently exceed weekly minimum earnings)
    • Starting pay of $0.57 / mile (+) accessorial pay
    • Sign-on bonus of up to $2,500
    • Annual performance and safety bonuses of up to $4,000
    • Tenure based increases in pay per mile (up to $0.65 / mile)
    • Industry leading benefits package including 401K with employer match; Medical benefits start at $7.15/week for employee only, and $33.46/week for a family
    • Excellent wellness program options including $50,000 in life insurance and free dental coverage
    • Paid holidays and vacations
    • Company provided cell phone


    • Make more money, run less miles!
    • Dedicated lanes available
    • Weekly pay with direct deposit option
    • Newer equipment featuring refrigerators are assigned exclusively to each company driver

    (Manual and automatic transmission options available)

    • No idling restrictions on equipment without APU (auxiliary power unit)
    • Weekly home-time available
    • Driver advocate service provided to you by our Contractor Relations Team
    • Team trainee program – Less tenured drivers (6 months experience or more) can partner with a veteran driver (1 year or more verified experience) to operate as a team in order to gain valuable experience at a great pay rate!


    • Must meet minimum age requirement of 23 years old
    • Class A CDL required
    • 1 year of verifiable OTR tractor trailer experience in the last 5 years
    • No more than 2 traffic violations in a commercial vehicle in the past 5 years
    • No more than 2 preventable accidents in the past 3 years
    • Any DOT recordable accidents in the last 3 years may lead to disqualification
    • Employment subject to background and drug screening
    • Must meet DOT and company requirements & regulations
    • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English, as defined by DOT
    • Passport and/or Fast Card is a plus
    Payment Options:
    • Retirement Plan / 401k
    • Vacation Pay
    Other Benefits:
    • Health Insurance
    • Est. Miles A Week: 2,751 - 3,000
    • Orientation Length: None
    • Satellite Communications: Qualcomm
    General Information about Forward Air
    Established in: 1993 (23 years ago)
    Type of Company: Public
    Number of employees: 5,000 - 9,999
    Number of company trucks: 500 - 999
    Number of trucking owner operators: 1,000 - 4,999

    About Forward Air:

    Come work for one of “200 Best Small Companies in America” As the leading provider of time-definite surface transportation and related logistics services to the North American air freight and expedited LTL market, if you are an experienced driver with a Class A CDL, and you are committed to safety and customer service, we’d like to talk to you about our Trucking jobs, especially our Driver jobs.

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    Truck Driver Requirements
    • Minimum Age: 23
    • License Classes: A
    • OTR Exp: 1 Year
    • OTR Exp in last 5 years: 1 Year
    • Local Exp: None Required
    • Endorsements Required: None

    Equipment Types (and experience required):
    • Reefer

    Violations Accepted:
    • DUI Policy: Must be before Oct 24, 2006
    • Felony Policy: Must be before Oct 24, 2006
    • Moving Violations: 3 in the last 3 years
    • Reckless Driving Violations: 0 in the last 3 years
    • Preventable Accidents: 2 in the last 3 years