driver pay

Averitt Express Raises Pay for Regional LTL Drivers

Averitt announces driver pay increase John Sommers II for TT

Averitt Express Inc. has increased pay in an effort to recruit and retain drivers, a sign that the less-than-truckload sector of trucking is doing slightly better than the truckload side.

Transport Topics
July 10, 2017

Bay & Bay Transportation Raises Owner-Operator Pay


Bay & Bay Transportation, an Eagan, Minn., truckload carrier, increased pay for its refrigerated van owner-operators on April 1, company President Sam Anderson told Transport Topics.

Transport Topics
April 21, 2017

CFI Raising Driver Pay

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CFI, the truckload division of the former Con-way Freight, raised driver pay this month 2 cents per mile and announced the purchase of 626 new Kenworth tractors.

Transport Topics
January 12, 2017

USA Truck Raises Driver Pay Up to 38%

USA Truck Inc. increased driver pay as much as 38% for some independent contractors beginning Oct. 1, the company announced.

Transport Topics
October 14, 2016

New Steps to Boost Driver Pay Include Weekly Guarantees

Covenant Transport

Driver pay increases are continuing at a brisk pace as fleets turn to weekly guarantees, new mileage calculation approaches and steps to cushion fuel price swings, carrier officials and industry experts said.

Rip Watson | Senior Reporter
June 15, 2015

Watkins & Shepard, Bay & Bay Boost Driver Pay

Two truckload carriers announced they are boosting their drivers’ pay.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
May 15, 2015

Carriers Set Driver-Pay Increases

Dupré Logistics’

Several trucking companies announced driver pay increases earlier this month.

Michael G. Malloy | Web Editor
December 5, 2014

Crete, Shaffer Announce Driver Pay Increases


Crete Carrier Corp. and Shaffer Trucking have become the latest fleets to raise driver pay in response to growing demand.

Transport Topics
December 1, 2014

Nussbaum Raises Driver Pay 6%

Nussbaum Transportation

Nussbaum Transportation has increased driver pay 6% for over-the-road drivers, effective in January.

Transport Topics
November 17, 2014

Drivers Gain From Wage Race as Truckers Turn Away Cargo

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Tommy Walters, hauling lawnmowers to Rhode Island from Maryland with his Boston terrier Daisy riding shotgun, is feeling flush these days after the biggest raise of his 17-year trucking career.

Bloomberg News
September 25, 2014