Average $60,000 Annually

    Hiring Positions:
    • Company Driver Solo
    • Company Driver Team
    • Owner Operator Solo
    • Owner Operator Team
    Hiring States:
    • AL
    • AR
    • AZ
    • CA
    • CO
    • CT
    • DC
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    Job Overview

    Experience the open road and earn Top Pay while doing it. Shaffer Trucking is currently hiring over the road truck drivers to join their national fleet. On this fleet, you will be out up to 21 days, earning one day off for every six days out. Starting pay on this fleet is $.48 - .51 per mile. The top 25 percent of our fleet will average more than $69,000 per year. If you want more miles, more freight and more money, call us today at 800-669-0322.

     Benefits

    • Our average driver will earn $60,000 and the top 25% of our fleet will earn $69,000
    • GUARANTEED Detention Pay
    • 4.4% increase in paid miles over past year
    • Gold Standard Driver Benefits
      • Health, Dental, Life, and 401K
    • Profit Sharing Opportunities
      • Deposited $10 Million in 2015
      • In 2015, our average driver received approx. 4.4% of their total earnings
    • New Pet Policy - furry 60lb pet allowed
    • Industry Leading CSA Scores
    • Average Equipment age of 2 years
    • Dedicated Dispatch 24/7
    • Debt Free and Privately owned

    Qualifications

    • Minimum 22 years old
    • Stable & verifiable work history
    • Acceptable driving record
    • Valid Class A CDL
    • Minimum of 4 months OTR experience*
    • No alcohol related offenses or positive drug screens in the past five years

     About Shaffer

    Founded in 1937, Shaffer Trucking has a 75-year history of excellence. Joining the Crete Carrier family in 1974, the two companies, along with Hunt Transportation have become one of the nation’s largest, privately owned transportation companies. Shaffer specializes in temperature-sensitive freight, and is a premier carrier for the candy and confectionary industry. 

     * Some area restrictions apply

    Payment Options:
    • Paid Weekly
    • Direct Deposit Available
    • Retirement Plan / 401k
    • Lay Over Pay
    • Deadhead Pay
    • Stop off Pay
    • Vacation Pay
    • Orientation Expenses Paid
    Other Benefits:
    • No-Touch Freight: 80%
    • Lease Purchase Program
    • Assigned Equipment
    • Assigned Dispatchers
    • 24/7 Dispatch Available
    • Base Plate & Permits
    • Paperless Logs
    • Truck Wash
    • Rider Program
    • Health Insurance
    • Medical Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Est. Miles A Week: Varies
    • Orientation Length: 3 days
    • Satellite Communications: Qualcomm
    General Information about Shaffer Trucking
    Established in: 1937 (79 years ago)
    Type of Company: Private
    Number of employees: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of company trucks: 1,000 - 4,999
    Number of trucking owner operators: 50 - 99

    About Shaffer Trucking:

    With 75 years of service in the refrigerated trucking industry, Shaffer Trucking has established strong relationships with some of the nation’s largest customers. Similar relationships have been built with our drivers, as well. We offer consistent miles and competitive pay to ensure that you earn a consistent paycheck. The average Shaffer Trucking Driver earns over $60,000 per year and the top 25% earn above $69,000 per year. CALL US AT 877-550-2752 OR APPLY ONLINE NOW! TOP REASONS WHY DRIVERS CHOOSE SHAFFER TRUCKING DRIVER TOP PAY CERTIFIED We invest in our most valuable resource, our drivers. We offer a gold standard benefit package for the driver and their family and have been independently certified as a Top Paying Carrier by the National Transportation Institute. TRUCK DRIVER RUNS Our Drivers earn 1 day off for every 6 days they spend on the road. • National $.48 – $.51/mile Home every 21 Days • National/Regional $.46 – $.50/mile Home every 12 Days • National Teams $.54/mile Home every 21 Days • Home Weekly $.45 – $.49/mile Home every 6 Days • Northeast Regional $.50/mile Home every 6 Days • Pennsylvania Regional $180/dayHome every 2 – 3 Days DRIVER BENEFITS: Gold Standard Benefits (Health, Dental, Vision, and a Prescription Card) 401(k) & Profit Sharing Free Rider Program Dedicated Dispatch 24/7 Pet Policy Guaranteed Detention Pay And More!

    Truck Driver Requirements
    • Minimum Age: 22
    • License Classes: A
    • OTR Exp: 6 - 9 months
    • OTR Exp in last 5 years: 2 Years
    • Local Exp: Not Relevant
    • Endorsements Required: None

    Equipment Types (and experience required):
    • Dry Van
    • Reefer

    Violations Accepted:
    • DUI Policy: Must be before Jul 31, 2011
    • Moving Violations: 3 in the last 3 years
    • Reckless Driving Violations: 1 in the last 3 years
    • Preventable Accidents: 2 in the last 3 years