Transport America is increasing starting driver pay to 43 cents per mile and raising pay for owner operators, solo, team and hazmat drivers.
The Eagan, Minnesota-based company is increasing owner operator pay by 2 cents per mile and increasing pay by 1 cent for solo drivers and team drivers and paying hazmat drivers an additional 4 cents.
The increases will be effective Sept. 1.
“The new pay structure keeps Transport America as a leader among industry pay and one of the first to increase pay among the larger fleets,” CEO Scott Arves said in a statement.
Transport America ranks No. 71 on the Transport Topics Top 100 list of the largest U.S. and Canadian for-hire carriers.